New York Times, Monday, September 25, 2006

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 21 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Word repeated before "black sheep, have you any wool?" : BAA
4. Semester : TERM
8. Seizes (from) : WRESTS
14. Building add-on : ELL
15. Downwind, on a ship : ALEE
16. Kitt who played Catwoman on "Batman" : EARTHA
17. Avg., sizewise : REG
18. Aromatherapy liquid : LAVENDEROIL
20. Cereal named for two ingredients it doesn't have : GRAPENUTS
22. ___ of Cleves, English queen : ANNE
23. Back of a boat : STERN
24. Emergency PC key : ESC
25. SSW's reverse : NNE
26. The "I" in T.G.I.F. : ITS
28. Jacuzzi : HOTTUB
31. Jacuzzis : SPAS
34. Maxima maker : NISSAN
38. "Put ___ Happy Face" : ONA
39. Really tired : PLUMTUCKEREDOUT
42. Small bed : COT
43. Followed the leader : OBEYED
44. Shady giants : ELMS
45. Becomes a parent not by childbirth : ADOPTS
47. Slangy assent : YEP
49. "Once upon a midnight dreary" writer : POE
50. Veneration : AWE
53. Numbskull : MORON
57. No. on a baseball card : STAT
59. Gary Cooper film of 1928 : LILACTIME
61. Overwrought writing : PURPLEPROSE
64. Architect I. M. ___ : PEI
65. Removes, as a knot : UNTIES
66. Sporting sword : EPEE
67. Nest item : EGG
68. Turns back to zero : RESETS
69. Lifeless : DEAD
70. "Nope" : NAH
1. Floaters in northern seas : BERGS
2. Vigilant : ALERT
3. Tiny pond plants : ALGAE
4. Aptitude : TALENT
5. Pizazz : ELAN
6. Variety show : REVUE
7. Swim competitions : MEETS
8. Said "I do" together : WED
9. Norma ___, Sally Field role : RAE
10. On the wrong course : ERRANT
11. Paleolithic hammer or ax : STONETOOL
12. Skinny : THIN
13. Realtor's aim : SALE
19. President's foreign policy grp. : NSC
21. Light refractor : PRISM
25. All's opposite : NONE
27. Rebuffs rudely : SNUBS
28. Robust : HARDY
29. E pluribus ___ : UNUM
30. Upside-down sleepers : BATS
31. Org. offering creature comforts? : SPCA
32. Trudge : PLOD
33. Fenders, taillights, etc. : AUTOPARTS
35. Swelling reducer : ICE
36. Where a telescope is aimed : SKY
37. "Get it?" : SEE
40. Lug : TOTE
41. Train stop : DEPOT
46. Baked entree with a crust : POTPIE
48. Controlled the mike : EMCEED
50. Austrian peak : ALP
51. Sent by bank transfer : WIRED
52. Get hitched hastily : ELOPE
54. Turn red, as an apple : RIPEN
55. End of the Greek alphabet : OMEGA
56. Whinny : NEIGH
57. Cowboy boot part : SPUR
58. Ditty : TUNE
60. Between ports : ASEA
62. Permit : LET
63. Twisty turn : ESS

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