New York Times, Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Author: Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Editor: Will Shortz
Stella Daily
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148/26/20045/5/200814
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1.62002
Bruce Venzke
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188/26/20047/8/201417
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1.61002

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 13 for Ms. Daily. This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Venzke. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Some charity fund-raisers : GALAS
6. Outspoken : VOCAL
11. Org. with a code : IRS
14. Singer Davis with the 1998 hit "32 Flavors" : ALANA
15. Airplane seat choice : AISLE
16. Old ___, London theater : VIC
17. Joie de vivre : ZESTFORLIFE
19. Lab eggs : OVA
20. Accomplish : ACHIEVE
21. Star-related : ASTRAL
23. Prank player : RASCAL
26. "South Park" kid : KYLE
27. Preceder of Bell or shell : TACO
31. Speed-happy driver : LEADFOOT
33. Book in which the first Passover occurred : EXODUS
35. Castle protector : MOAT
36. Middle-earth meanie : ORC
39. Teacher's charge : CLASS
40. Paris's ___ Invalides : LES
41. Colder and windier : RAWER
43. "___ a Tramp" ("Lady and the Tramp" tune) : HES
44. Singer Pinza : EZIO
46. Popular setting for a wedding : GAZEBO
47. Fantastically wonderful : TODIEFOR
50. Snare : TRAP
51. Daughter of Czar Nicholas I or II : OLGA
53. Arctic bird : PUFFIN
55. Newswoman Katie : COURIC
57. Diner sign filler : NEONGAS
62. ___-la-la : TRA
63. Speaking manner : TONEOFVOICE
66. Go wrong : ERR
67. Proficient : ADEPT
68. O.K. : ALLOW
69. Newsman Koppel : TED
70. Fix, as laces : RETIE
71. This puzzle's theme : SOAPS
1. ___ Strip (much-fought-over area) : GAZA
2. British P.M. ___ Douglas-Home : ALEC
3. Whip : LASH
4. Prefix with matter : ANTI
5. Like wearing a seat belt, e.g. : SAFER
6. Lombardy province or its capital : VARESE
7. De-squeak : OIL
8. CBS forensic drama : CSI
9. "Our Gang" kid : ALFALFA
10. Famous Virginia family : LEES
11. Lofty place for an academic : IVORYTOWER
12. Pepsi vis-à-vis Coke : RIVAL
13. Symbol of justice : SCALE
18. Racetracks : OVALS
22. Bout decision : TKO
24. Didn't stay on : CAMEOFF
25. Kerfuffles : ADOS
27. Part of M.I.T.: Abbr. : TECH
28. Highway toll unit : AXLE
29. Its academy is in New London, Conn. : COASTGUARD
30. Some E.R. cases : ODS
32. ___ vez (again, in Spanish) : OTRA
34. Preowned : USED
37. Singer McEntire : REBA
38. Wheat, barley or beans : CROP
40. In ___ of : LIEU
42. First drug approved to treat AIDS : AZT
45. 90210, for Beverly Hills : ZIPCODE
46. Feeling of loss : GRIEF
48. Person obeying a coxswain : OAR
49. Significant : OFNOTE
51. Four duos : OCTET
52. Peter of "M" : LORRE
54. Super stars : NOVAS
56. ___-Tass news agency : ITAR
58. Court plea, informally : NOLO
59. Tributary of the Colorado : GILA
60. Rent-___ (security person for hire) : ACOP
61. Wraps (up) : SEWS
64. Snare : NET
65. Prefix with dermis : EPI

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