New York Times, Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Author: Kevan Choset
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QWZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Choset. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Big maker of metal products : ALCOA
6. "The Fox and the Grapes" author : AESOP
11. The "it" in "Step on it!" : GAS
14. Imam's declaration : JIHAD
15. Shelley's "Cheers" role : DIANE
16. Prov. on Niagara Falls : ONT
17. Egg-shaped : OVATE
18. E : ENRONLOGO
20. London's Big ___ : BEN
21. "Do the Right Thing" pizzeria : SALS
23. Actor Bruce : NIGEL
24. Good-for-nothing : BUM
26. Some Baltic residents : LETTS
29. Jazz's Fitzgerald : ELLA
30. Equals : TAKESTHEVALUEOF
33. Rodeo rope : RIATA
34. "Must be something ___" : IATE
35. M : ATHOUSANDINROME
42. Massage deeply : ROLF
43. Hotmail alternative : YAHOO
44. C : SYMBOLFORCARBON
50. Classmate : PEER
51. Challenged : DARED
52. Get an ___ (ace) : AON
53. Prenatal test, for short : AMNIO
55. Halloween wear : MASK
57. Morse Tony-winning role : TRU
59. Squared : SETTLEDUP
62. Like a game in which batters bat .000 : NOHIT
64. 6 on a phone : MNO
65. Many an ex-dictator : EXILE
66. Not just fat : OBESE
67. Elton John, e.g. : SIR
68. Flip out : GOMAD
69. Michelins or Pirellis : TIRES
1. "This is ___ for Superman!" : AJOB
2. Worms or grubs : LIVEBAIT
3. Setting of the movie "Eight Crazy Nights" : CHANUKAH
4. Stable bit? : OAT
5. Drinks stirred in pitchers : ADES
6. Title subject of a 1975 Truffaut film : ADELEH
7. E = mc2 (first presented 9/27/1905) : EINSTEINFORMULA
8. Mediterranean isl. : SAR
9. Yoko ___ : ONO
10. One of the Ivys : PENN
11. Modern means of search : GOOGLE
12. "Measure for Measure" villain : ANGELO
13. Minnesota college : STOLAF
19. Place : LIEU
22. PC key : ALT
25. "Get ___ the Church on Time" : METO
27. 30-second spot, e.g. : TVAD
28. Exam with a perfect score of 2400 : SATI
30. Part of a chorus line? : TRA
31. Lizard: Prefix : SAURO
32. Actress Lotte : LENYA
36. Auctioneer's shout : SOLD
37. Italian sports car, briefly : ALFA
38. ___ avis : RARA
39. "Nuts!" : OHBOTHER
40. Event on the horizon : MOONRISE
41. Ages and ages : EON
44. Jerks : SPASMS
45. Sana'a native : YEMENI
46. Yoda, to Luke Skywalker : MENTOR
47. Elton John, e.g. : BRIT
48. Collected : REAPED
49. Nonvinyl records, briefly : CDS
54. Designer Cassini : OLEG
56. Granny ___ : KNOT
58. Salt Lake City collegians : UTES
60. Prefix with skeleton : EXO
61. Darken : DIM
63. Formal Japanese wear : OBI

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