New York Times, Saturday, September 29, 2007

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert H. Wolfe
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 74 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. When : ASSOONAS
9. Slip covers? : BLEEPS
15. She was executed in 1917 : MATAHARI
16. 100 centésimos : BALBOA
17. "Nonsense!" : THATSRIDICULOUS
19. Pentax Spotmatic, e.g., in brief : SLR
20. Boy in the comic strip "Rose Is Rose" : CLEM
21. Parents : REARS
22. Parts of many jam sessions : SOLOS
25. Minute : TEENTSY
27. African evergreen shrub : ERICA
29. Vlasic varieties : DILLS
30. Get ready to grill : LIGHTAFIRE
33. Like VCRs in the 1970s : NEW
36. Delicacy : SENSITIVENATURE
39. One-striper: Abbr. : ENS
40. Stuck with no way out : INADILEMMA
41. Kitchen pieces : TILES
43. Animal visitor to Paris in a classic children's book : BABAR
44. Cornmeal concoction : POLENTA
47. One that takes a picture? : FRAME
49. Crosses : SPANS
50. Lead, e.g. : ROLE
52. Engraved message?: Abbr. : RIP
55. "I'm not volunteering!" : HEYDONTLOOKATME
59. Ring of anatomy : AREOLE
60. Boring people : DRILLERS
61. On notice : WARNED
62. "Tonka" star, 1958 : SALMINEO
1. Withdrawal figs. : AMTS
2. Joke writer for many Kennedy campaign speeches : SAHL
3. Astrological set : STARSIGNS
4. Some husk contents : OAT
5. Understanding responses : OHS
6. Pusher : NARCO
7. Botanical appendages : ARILS
8. Fries, say : SIDE
9. A telly may get it : BBC
10. Old Olympics award : LAUREL
11. Scarlett O'Hara's mother and others : ELLENS
12. W.W. II vessel : EBOAT
13. Cascades : POURS
14. Flip : SASSY
18. Comment before turning in : IMTIRED
23. Director of the Associated Press, 1900-35 : OCHS
24. Scale succession : LATI
26. Nicholas Gage title character : ELENI
27. More : ELSE
28. Tout's opposite : RIEN
29. 45-Down performers : DIVAS
31. How some hats are worn : ATILT
32. Drawing, e.g. : FINEART
33. Start of some countdowns : NUMBERTEN
34. "Piece of My Heart" singer Franklin : ERMA
35. Result of regular use : WEAR
37. "Sin City" actress, 2005 : ALBA
38. Stagecoach puller : TEAM
41. Body band : TENDON
42. Flat part : INSOLE
44. 17-Across, quaintly : PSHAW
45. See 29-Down : OPERA
46. Parfait part : LAYER
47. It's a big part of life : FLORA
48. Do some tune-up work on : REOIL
51. Aurora producer : OLDS
53. 2002 Literature Nobelist Kertész : IMRE
54. Capital of Colombia : PESO
56. Land of "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" : NED
57. Dutch traveler's choice : KLM
58. Figure in the Sunni/Shia split : ALI

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