New York Times, Monday, September 29, 2008

Author: Sharon Delorme
Editor: Will Shortz
Sharon Delorme
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Delorme. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. It may get a licking after lunch : OREO
5. Charged, as particles : IONIC
10. "Immediately!," in the operating room : STAT
14. Choose : PICK
15. Said letter by letter, British-style : SPELT
16. One of 18 on a golf course : HOLE
17. Actress Spelling : TORI
18. One who embroiders a waste conduit? : SEWERSEWER
20. Police weapons that immobilize suspects : STUNGUNS
22. Drug that's smoked in a pipe : OPIUM
23. On the safe side, at sea : ALEE
24. Despots : TYRANTS
26. Sketcher of a bureau compartment? : DRAWERDRAWER
30. Caesar or Cicero : ROMAN
31. Drunk's sound : HIC
32. Facts and figures : DATA
36. Had lunch, e.g. : ATE
37. Ph.D. recipient : SCHOLAR
41. Hoover, informally : VAC
42. Chromosome part : GENE
44. Many, many moons : EON
45. Ham it up : EMOTE
47. Presenter of a bathroom stall? : SHOWERSHOWER
51. "The ___ Falcon" : MALTESE
54. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
55. Mideast chief: Var. : AMEER
56. Shipping hazards in the North Atlantic : ICEBERGS
60. One pulling a tall structure? : TOWERTOWER
63. Chimney buildup : SOOT
64. "Just a little off" at the barber's : TRIM
65. Put up with : ABIDE
66. Dial ___ (telephone sound) : TONE
67. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
68. Sal of "Rebel Without a Cause" : MINEO
69. Distort : SKEW
1. Withdraws, with "out" : OPTS
2. Hilariously funny thing : RIOT
3. Hosiery hue : ECRU
4. Pacific island in major W.W. II fighting : OKINAWA
5. Main bank vis-à-vis currency : ISSUER
6. Unlocked : OPENED
7. The first "N" of CNN : NEWS
8. ___ du Diable : ILE
9. Middle: Abbr. : CTR
10. Astronaut Alan : SHEPARD
11. Bring, as a disabled car to a garage : TOWIN
12. Native on the Bering Sea : ALEUT
13. Contract provisions : TERMS
19. Hurting : SORE
21. Secluded valleys : GLENS
24. Head's opposite : TAIL
25. Org. promoting leadership and growth for females : YWCA
26. Engage in a street auto race : DRAG
27. Memorization method : ROTE
28. "You said it, brother!" : AMEN
29. French wine region : RHONE
33. State openly : AVOW
34. London's ___ Gallery : TATE
35. Whiz at tennis serves : ACER
38. Corporate V.I.P.'s : CEOS
39. Hockey legend Gordie : HOWE
40. Get-off-drugs facility : REHAB
43. Holds in high regard : ESTEEMS
46. Bothers : MOLESTS
48. München mister : HERR
49. Many men's hairlines do this : RECEDE
50. Not mono : STEREO
51. Actor Damon and others : MATTS
52. Love Italian-style : AMORE
53. Annual telethon host Jerry : LEWIS
56. Triumphant cry : IWIN
57. Piece next to a knight : ROOK
58. "Going, going, ___!" : GONE
59. One-dish meal : STEW
61. Scottish cap : TAM
62. Geisha's waistband : OBI

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