New York Times, Thursday, September 21, 2006

Author: Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Editor: Will Shortz
Stella Daily
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1.61002

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FQ} This is puzzle # 7 for Ms. Daily. This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Venzke. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Most like a chimney sweep : SOOTIEST
9. Way up : ASCENT
15. Stomach : TOLERATE
16. Lunchtime tryst, informally : NOONER
17. 30- and 47-Down in Polish : DZIEKUJE
18. in Italian : GRAZIE
19. Pick up : SENSE
20. Activating switches : ONBUTTONS
22. "I am such an idiot!" : DOH
24. Actress Virna : LISI
25. Teased mercilessly : RODE
29. Pot collection : ANTES
31. Fictional pirate : SMEE
35. Stars and crosses : AWARDS
37. "Oh, very funny!" : HAHA
39. Pipe fitting : ELL
40. Felt but not seen : INNER
41. in Danish : TAK
42. DuBose Heyward novel on which an opera was based : PORGY
44. "___War" (Shatner novel) : TEK
45. "The Birds" screenwriter ___ Hunter : EVAN
47. Plants with sword-shaped leaves : YUCCAS
48. March lasting 31 days? : TREK
50. Invite for : ASKTO
52. Poop : TIRE
53. Shenanigan : LARK
55. The U.K.'s home : EUR
57. Alternative to Lycos : ALTAVISTA
61. Searched for morays : EELED
66. in Chinese : XIEXIE
67. in Portuguese : OBRIGADO
69. Implant deeply : ENROOT
70. Dope : NARCOTIC
71. Dope : SKINNY
72. Ways to leave : EGRESSES
1. Principles: Abbr. : STDS
2. Let out slowly : OOZE
3. Actress Lena : OLIN
4. Casual wear : TEES
5. Got to : IRKED
6. Mer filler : EAU
7. A Gospel writer : STJOHN
8. Many a Facebook listee : TEEN
9. It's heartrending : ANGUISH
10. Alphabetizes, e.g. : SORTS
11. Ring-tailed animals : COATIS
12. Women's shoe designer ___ Angiolini : ENZO
13. Overseas refusal : NEIN
14. "___ chic!" : TRES
21. Unpromising : BLEAK
23. Intl. assn. since 1948 : OAS
25. "Something to Talk About" singer, 1991 : RAITT
26. Lessor, usually : OWNER
27. in German : DANKE
28. In the time leading up to : ERE
30. With 47-Down, the theme of this puzzle : THANK
32. in French : MERCI
33. "Enigma Variations" composer : ELGAR
34. "Family Ties" mother : ELYSE
36. Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
38. Manjula's spouse on "The Simpsons" : APU
41. Jobs : TASKS
43. Part of the U.S. campaign season: Abbr. : OCT
46. Publication that coined the word "sitcom" : VARIETY
47. See 30-Down : YOU
49. "Ah-oooo-ga!" horn : KLAXON
51. One getting into hot water : TEABAG
54. Word on overseas mail : AVION
56. Treat again, as a sprain : REICE
57. Pink-slips : AXES
58. Coupling : LINK
59. Emmy-nominated Hatcher : TERI
60. Coloring : TONE
62. They may need massaging : EGOS
63. Chin-up targets, briefly : LATS
64. Singer Brickell : EDIE
65. Nonfictional films, for short : DOCS
68. Basic education, familiarly : RRR

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