New York Times, Monday, September 5, 2005

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {V} This is puzzle # 13 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. N.B.A.'s O'Neal, informally : SHAQ
5. Armada parts : SHIPS
10. Shoots the breeze : GABS
14. Andean land : PERU
15. 1992 and '96 third party candidate : PEROT
16. Milky white gem : OPAL
17. A couple of chips in the pot, say : ANTE
18. Knight in shining ___ : ARMOR
19. Waiter's offering : MENU
20. California senator : BARBARABOXER
23. Lucy's best friend : ETHEL
26. Water pitcher : EWER
27. Singer at Woodstock : JOECOCKER
31. Pharmacy weights : DRAMS
35. Historical period : ERA
36. Comet feature : TAIL
37. Exactly right : DEADON
38. Humorist Bennett who co-founded Random House : CERF
40. Long-billed marsh bird : SNIPE
42. Abhor : HATE
43. One-on-one teachers : TUTORS
45. Pitts of Hollywood : ZASU
47. "Oh, my!" : GEE
48. Johanna ___, author of "Heidi" : SPYRI
49. 1972 Olympic swimming sensation : MARKSPITZ
51. '60's civil rights org. : SNCC
53. Came about : AROSE
54. Comment when things are tough ? or a title for this puzzle : ITSADOGSLIFE
60. Bulletin board fastener : TACK
61. Middle of a sink : DRAIN
62. Baby carriage : PRAM
66. Tip-off : CLUE
67. Slugger with 755 home runs : AARON
68. Prince Charles's sport : POLO
69. ___ and haws : HEMS
70. Tchaikovsky ballet roles : SWANS
71. Puppy's cry : YELP
1. Healthful retreat : SPA
2. Rooster's mate : HEN
3. Paintings and such : ART
4. Where Montreal is : QUEBEC
5. Wrangle : SPAR
6. Parsley or bay leaf : HERB
7. "___ la Douce," 1963 film : IRMA
8. More in need : POORER
9. Old mattress stuffing : STRAW
10. Sin city of Genesis : GOMORRAH
11. Pinnacle : APEX
12. Cause of distress : BANE
13. "Dirty, rotten scoundrel," e.g. : SLUR
21. Oodles : ALOT
22. George Eliot's "Adam ___" : BEDE
23. Kicks out : EJECTS
24. Shredded : TOREUP
25. Robust : HEARTY
28. Mama of the Mamas and the Papas : CASS
29. Cousins, e.g. : KIN
30. Henry's fair lady : ELIZA
32. Slow symphonic movement : ADAGIO
33. Sacred songs : MOTETS
34. "Bless you" preceder : SNEEZE
37. Kneehole site : DESK
39. Abandons : FORSAKES
41. What a golfer might shoot : PAR
44. Peel : RIND
46. Grp. with F-16's : USAF
49. Country singer Tim : MCGRAW
50. Ivy League-ish : PREPPY
52. Musical endings : CODAS
54. Measles symptom : ITCH
55. Chronicle : TALE
56. Lowlife : SCUM
57. ___ Lee cakes : SARA
58. One guarding the steps of the New York Public Library : LION
59. Rustic lodgings : INNS
63. Fish-to-be : ROE
64. Completely : ALL
65. Floor cleaner : MOP

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