New York Times, Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Author: Chuck Deodene
Editor: Will Shortz
Chuck Deodene
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Inane : DUMB
5. ___ scan (biometric authentication method) : IRIS
9. Districted : ZONED
14. Cynic's comment : IBET
15. Payload delivery org. : NASA
16. Beam : SMILE
17. Helpful person's line : NONEEDTOTHANKME
20. Spiral in space : GALAXY
21. Most comfy : COZIEST
22. Jazz dance : STOMP
23. Vice squad arrestees, perhaps : JOHNS
25. Perturbation : ALARM
27. Autumn bloomer : ASTER
32. With 42-Across, helpful person's line : GLADTOBEOF
37. Mesa tribe : HOPI
38. Philosophy of bare existence? : NUDISM
39. Log-in info : USERID
41. Writer Waugh : ALEC
42. See 32-Across : ASSISTANCE
46. Like good pianos and engines : TUNED
48. Levitated : AROSE
49. Versatile fabric : RAYON
51. Lives on : LASTS
56. Spode ensembles : TEASETS
60. Coterie : CLIQUE
61. Helpful person's line : ITWASMYPLEASURE
64. Popular place for 18-Down : PARIS
65. Tied up : EVEN
66. Reel in : LAND
67. With cunning : SLYLY
68. St. Andrew's Day observer : SCOT
69. Virtual mart : EBAY
1. Small jobs for a body shop : DINGS
2. Kriegsmarine vessel : UBOAT
3. ___ Park (noted lab site) : MENLO
4. Substitute players : BTEAM
5. Annual racing classic : INDY
6. Squealer : RAT
7. Prefix with tonic : ISO
8. "Hello, Dolly!" jazzman : SATCHMO
9. One of the Gabors : ZSAZSA
10. Bygone Dodge : OMNI
11. Giant in footwear : NIKE
12. Graceful shaders : ELMS
13. It's repellent : DEET
18. Sojourners abroad, for short : EXPATS
19. Darlin' : HON
23. Elbow : JAB
24. Prospecting find : ORE
26. 1989's ___ Prieta earthquake : LOMA
28. Flushing stadium : SHEA
29. Having a hard time deciding : TORN
30. Like "Paradise Lost" : EPIC
31. Ferris wheel or bumper cars : RIDE
32. Swarm member : GNAT
33. "To Sir With Love" singer, 1967 : LULU
34. Mideast harbor city : ADEN
35. Cubes at Harrah's : DICE
36. Bother : FUSS
40. ___ Artois beer : STELLA
43. Agrees : SAYSYES
44. Sellout letters : SRO
45. Lithium-___ battery : ION
47. Stylish : DRESSY
50. Dough producer, briefly : ATM
52. Airplane seating request : AISLE
53. Fowl entree : SQUAB
54. ___ deaf ear to : TURNA
55. Not yet gentrified : SEEDY
56. Much of a waitress's income : TIPS
57. And others, for short : ETAL
58. Cockeyed : AWRY
59. Clipper's sheet : SAIL
60. ¢ : CENT
62. Piping compound, briefly : PVC
63. Fierce type, astrologically : LEO

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