New York Times, Thursday, September 27, 2007

Author: Peter Wentz
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Wentz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BJQZ} Spans: 1 Featured Will Shortz favorite This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Wentz. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. End of many college addresses : DOTEDU
7. Fictional pirate : SMEE
11. Suffix with official : DOM
14. "I do," e.g. : AVOWAL
15. King's position, in a game : HILL
16. "Another Green World" musician : ENO
17. 90 : PARENTHESES
19. The Silver State: Abbr. : NEV
20. Like white elephants : RARE
21. Damp basement cause : SEEPAGE
23. One way to stand : PAT
26. Prime Cuts maker : ALPO
28. This and that : OLIO
29. Shia leaders : IMAMS
32. 3 : POUNDSIGN
35. Jai alai ball : PELOTA
37. Lake ___ : TROUT
38. 1 : EXCLAMATIONMARK
43. Present-day Persian : IRANI
44. Don't stop : KEEPON
45. 7 : AMPERSAND
49. Criticize sneakily : SNIPE
50. Skittles variety : SOUR
51. Weary worker's cry : TGIF
53. Roll call call : AYE
54. Auto accident sound : SCREECH
57. Cruise ship Empress of the ___ : SEAS
60. Turner in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame : IKE
61. What is being held in 17-, 32-, 38- and 45-Across : THESHIFTKEY
66. Receive : SEE
67. Captain of literature : NEMO
68. "The Power and the Glory" novelist, 1940 : GREENE
69. Walletful, informally : IDS
70. Like many games : AWAY
71. Hunter-gatherer types : NOMADS
1. Drop bait lightly on the water : DAP
2. Eggs in labs : OVA
3. A.L. team, on scoreboards : TOR
4. Still-life object : EWER
5. Carvey of "Wayne's World" : DANA
6. Extreme sort : ULTRA
7. Alan Jay Lerner's "___ Wasn't You" : SHE
8. ___ Valley Conference in college sports : MISSOURI
9. Gen. Robt. ___ : ELEE
10. Alternatively : ELSE
11. 20,320-foot Alaskan peak : DENALI
12. Capacity of many a flash drive, informally : ONEGIG
13. Not dawdle : MOVEON
18. Information desk offering : HELP
22. Some carriers : POSTMEN
23. Old King Cole accessory : PIPE
24. Kind of card : AMEX
25. Soapstone, e.g. : TALC
27. Plant nursery activity : POTTING
30. Pseudonym of Jean Baptiste Poquelin : MOLIERE
31. ___ Report of the 1990s : STARR
33. Breakfast place : NOOK
34. Beach sights : DUNES
36. Second in a Latin series : AMAS
39. Damned one : ANATHEMA
40. Samoan capital : APIA
41. Like some muscles : ROPY
42. Common injury site : KNEE
45. Franciscan locale : ASSISI
46. Unpopular, in a way : MOCKED
47. Makes applesauce, e.g. : PUREES
48. One helping : DISH
52. Pretend : FEIGN
55. Locale of many Italian vineyards : ETNA
56. Bawl (out) : CHEW
58. It's rarely seen under a hat : AFRO
59. Originate : STEM
62. Sauce ingredient : SOY
63. Mauna ___ : KEA
64. Culmination : END
65. "You bet!" : YES

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