New York Times, Monday, September 12, 2005

Author: Michael Shteyman
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Shteyman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. British rule in India : RAJ
4. Eject, as lava : SPEW
8. Multigenerational tales : SAGAS
13. Cowboy boot feature : SPUR
15. Read (over) : PORE
16. Trashy sort : TRAMP
17. Lowland : VALE
18. First-rate : AONE
19. With 67-Across, a whisker cutter : RAZOR
20. Dollar amount indicated on 55-Across : PREFERREDSALARY
23. Sunshine State city : STPETE
24. "That hurts!" : YOW
25. Gathers leaves : RAKES
28. Mailing label words : SHIPTO
33. "Stop yelling ___!" : ATME
36. Jazzy Fitzgerald : ELLA
38. Lend ___ (listen) : ANEAR
39. Niceties following 29-Downs : THANKYOULETTERS
42. Instant : TRICE
43. Opposite of "ja" : NEIN
44. Canadian gas brand : ESSO
45. "Seriously, don't bother" : NONEED
47. Mythical being with horns : SATYR
49. Playing card dot : PIP
51. Gives the gas : REVSUP
55. Forms filled out for potential employers : JOBAPPLICATIONS
61. Smell : AROMA
62. Ignoring modern sensibilities, for short : UNPC
63. Island of Napoleon's exile : ELBA
64. Hysterical : MANIC
65. Yards rushed, e.g. : STAT
66. "Hold it!" : WAIT
67. See 19-Across : BLADE
68. Nozzle site : HOSE
69. Hwys. : RDS
1. Replies to an invitation, briefly : RSVPS
2. Separately : APART
3. Minty drink : JULEP
4. Backup means for gaining entrance : SPAREKEY
5. Impoverished : POOR
6. Sea eagle : ERNE
7. Full of dandelions, say : WEEDY
8. Summer headwear : STRAWHAT
9. ___ Sea, which is really a lake : ARAL
10. Strip in the Mideast : GAZA
11. Love god : AMOR
12. Surprisingly lively : SPRY
14. Letter often accompanying 55-Across : REFERENCE
21. Flight board abbr. : ETA
22. Call for help : SOS
26. North Carolina's ___ University : ELON
27. Swings around : SLUES
29. Helpful step for an employment seeker : INTERVIEW
30. Preceders of cues, alphabetically : PEES
31. Blackens : TARS
32. Approximately : ORSO
33. Memo heading abbr. : ATTN
34. "Comin' ___ the Rye" : THRO
35. Common street name : MAIN
37. Inter ___ : ALIA
40. Not fall behind : KEEPPACE
41. Theater intermission : ENTRACTE
46. Plunge : DIP
48. "Is it soup ___?" : YET
50. Luxurious : PLUSH
52. ___-powered : SOLAR
53. Ignored, as a bridge suit : UNBID
54. Hurdles for H.S. juniors : PSATS
55. Doorpost : JAMB
56. Face-to-face exam : ORAL
57. ___ fide : BONA
58. In the thick of : AMID
59. Wild about : INTO
60. Book auditors, for short : CPAS

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