New York Times, Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 74 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mountain goat's spot : CRAG
5. Letter-shaped fastener : UBOLT
10. Shake up : FAZE
14. Hold sway : RULE
15. "Socrate" composer : SATIE
16. Co. bigwig : EXEC
17. "You said it!" : AMEN
18. Dress design : ALINE
19. "Jaywalking" personality : LENO
20. Smash : BOXOFFICEHIT
23. Pipe type : BRIAR
24. Once-common skyline sights : AERIALS
28. Head of state? : ESS
29. Athlete seated at a table, maybe : ARMWRESTLER
33. "Shrek" princess : FIONA
34. "It's Impossible" crooner : COMO
35. Advice to a Harley passenger : HOLDONTIGHT
39. Cracked a bit : AJAR
41. County near Tyrone : DERRY
42. Fits perfectly : SUITSTOATEE
46. Jiffy : SEC
49. Soccer forward : STRIKER
50. Put on : APPLY
52. Sprint to the tape ... and a hint to this puzzle's theme : FINISHSTRONG
56. Pacific retreat : FIJI
59. Like any of seven Nolan Ryan games : NOHIT
60. Similar : AKIN
61. Tom Joad, for one : OKIE
62. With 57-Down, 1950s campaign slogan : ILIKE
63. Hawaii's state bird : NENE
64. Does a dog trick : BEGS
65. Break off : SEVER
66. Windsor, for one : KNOT
1. Tarzan portrayer : CRABBE
2. They spread fast : RUMORS
3. Joan's "Dynasty" role : ALEXIS
4. Salami variety : GENOA
5. B-1 letters : USAF
6. Hope/Crosby "Road" destination : BALI
7. Ear-related : OTIC
8. Going from A to B, say : LINEAR
9. [Giggle] : TEEHEE
10. Suffered from an allergy, maybe : FELTITCHY
11. Send packing : AXE
12. Meditative sect : ZEN
13. "Foucault's Pendulum" author : ECO
21. Hardly robust : FRAIL
22. Employer of many auditors: Abbr. : IRS
25. Plenty : ALOT
26. Apollo vehicle, for short : LEM
27. Good sign for an angel : SRO
30. Retinal cell : ROD
31. Phone trigram : MNO
32. Fish in a John Cleese film : WANDA
33. Enriches with vitamins : FORTIFIES
35. "Aquarius" musical : HAIR
36. Asian holiday : TET
37. High dudgeon : IRE
38. Destined for the record books : GREAT
39. Onager : ASS
40. Stick out : JUT
43. Do moguls, say : SKI
44. Court action : TENNIS
45. A.L. East player : ORIOLE
46. Not tacit : SPOKEN
47. Cause of weird weather : ELNINO
48. Young swan : CYGNET
51. Short-sheeting, e.g. : PRANK
53. Weapon in a rumble : SHIV
54. Scout outing : HIKE
55. Poll closing? : STER
56. Watch attachment : FOB
57. See 62-Across : IKE
58. Energetic dance : JIG

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