New York Times, Tuesday, September 6, 2005

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Cavalier or Impala : CHEVY
6. N.B.A. star in the '96 film "Kazaam" : SHAQ
10. Predicament : SPOT
14. Eagle's home : AERIE
15. Hot-and-sour soup ingredient : TOFU
16. Get misty-eyed : TEAR
17. Fifth Amendment issue : PRIVATEPROPERTY
20. Boat in "Jaws" : ORCA
21. Guesstimate phrase : ORSO
22. Church recesses : APSES
23. City on the Rhone : LYON
25. Gung-ho : ARDENT
26. Ulterior motive : HIDDENAGENDA
31. To no ___ (fruitlessly) : AVAIL
32. Biblical flood insurance? : ARK
33. ___ vu : DEJA
37. Congressional declaration : WAR
38. "Mr. Jock, TV quiz Ph.D., bags few lynx," for example : PANGRAM
42. Wrigley Field player : CUB
43. Where pants may have a hole : KNEE
45. Director Howard : RON
46. Lyric poem : EPODE
48. Australia was the first country to implement it : SECRETBALLOT
52. Billiard shots : CAROMS
55. Longtime host of "Scientific American Frontiers" : ALDA
56. Cover story? : ALIBI
57. Bantu language : ZULU
59. ___ Toys, maker of the Magic 8-Ball : TYCO
63. Intelligence endeavor : COVERTOPERATION
66. Pirouette points : TOES
67. Like most graffiti: Abbr. : ANON
68. Flower part : SEPAL
69. "Provided that is the case …" : IFSO
70. Man with a top hat and cane : GENT
71. College chief : PREXY
1. Mafia bigwig : CAPO
2. Frau's partner : HERR
3. Rocker Clapton : ERIC
4. "The Four Seasons" composer : VIVALDI
5. Roll-call vote : YEA
6. Breastbones : STERNA
7. Brewer's need : HOPS
8. A young Michael Jackson had one : AFRO
9. Quid pro ___ : QUO
10. Acquired family member : STEPDAD
11. Intrinsically : PERSE
12. Like some cereals : OATEN
13. Rendezvous : TRYST
18. Tom or Jerry of "Tom and Jerry" : TOON
19. Cowpoke's bud : PARD
24. Canine plaint : YELP
25. 44-Down singer : ANKA
26. Peddle : HAWK
27. Pavlov of Pavlov's dogs fame : IVAN
28. "How ___ you?!" : DARE
29. Eric ___, 2004 Dodger All-Star pitcher : GAGNE
30. Blunder : ERR
34. E.P.A. concern: Abbr. : ECOL
35. Unarmed combat : JUDO
36. Help in a heist : ABET
39. Circle segments : ARCS
40. Neither here ___ there : NOR
41. Lake ___, reservoir on the Colorado : MEAD
44. 1962 hit subtitled "That Kiss!" : ESOBESO
47. 45, e.g. : PLATTER
49. Qatari leader : EMIR
50. "American Idol" display : TALENT
51. Fuzzy image : BLUR
52. Desert bloomers : CACTI
53. Reserved : ALOOF
54. Tears apart : RIVES
57. Basketball defense : ZONE
58. Stratford-___-Avon : UPON
60. "Holy cow!" : YIPE
61. Try to persuade : COAX
62. Exclusive : ONLY
64. Put out, as a base runner : TAG
65. Egyptian snake : ASP

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