New York Times, Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Author: Oliver Hill
Editor: Will Shortz
Oliver Hill
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {J} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Hill. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. "Do you like green eggs and ham?" speaker : SAMIAM
7. In the style of : ALA
10. Lao-tzu's way : TAO
13. Meeting handout : AGENDA
14. Broke from the band, maybe : WENTSOLO
17. Cosmopolitan staple : PERSONALITYQUIZ
19. Date : SEE
20. Uncertainties : IFS
21. It can be silly : PUTTY
22. Spot en el mar : ISLA
24. W.W. I German admiral : SPEE
26. N.F.L. star : PROQUARTERBACK
32. Slip : LAPSE
33. Conquistador's quest : ORO
34. Actress Turner : LANA
36. Opposite of WSW : ENE
37. Period of human benightedness : DARKAGE
41. Stroke : PET
42. Overall feel : AURA
44. Coquettish : COY
45. Relative of a mole : SHREW
47. Colorful bed cover : PATCHWORKQUILT
51. Corrida cheers : OLES
52. Pageant adornment : SASH
53. Highest peak of Crete : MTIDA
56. Egg: Prefix : OVI
57. Wide shoe spec : EEE
60. "Behave!" ... and a hint to this puzzle's theme : MINDYOURPSANDQS
65. Representative : EMISSARY
66. Tie, as a score : EVENUP
67. Cry between "ready" and "go!" : SET
68. "Kid-tested" breakfast cereal : KIX
69. Keep : RETAIN
1. Fools : SAPS
2. Author James : AGEE
3. Slight : MERE
4. Special connections : INS
5. Bustle : ADO
6. Port seized by Adm. Dewey, 1898 : MANILA
7. Poking tools : AWLS
8. Luau offering : LEI
9. Queen of the hill? : ANT
10. Ballyhoo : TOUT
11. Dismounted : ALIT
12. Like mud : OOZY
15. Easygoing : TYPEB
16. Sound at a greased pig contest : SQUEAL
18. In the distance : AFAR
22. Figs. clustered around 100 : IQS
23. Like a malfeasant, often : SUED
24. Fluids in bags : SERA
25. Bull Moose party: Abbr. : PROG
26. Appeal : PLEA
27. Incurred, as charges : RANUP
28. "La Traviata," e.g. : OPERA
29. Site of the first Asian Olympics : TOKYO
30. Kind of pants : CAPRI
31. Prepare to propose : KNEEL
35. 1, for hydrogen: Abbr. : ATWT
38. What a massage may ease : ACHE
39. Theater seating : ROWS
40. Titles for attys. : ESQS
43. In disagreement : ATODDS
46. "Say what?" : HUH
48. Pottery materials : CLAYS
49. Reply, briefly : RSVP
50. Onetime German leader : KAISER
53. Mlles. after marriage : MMES
54. Red-bordered magazine : TIME
55. The "W" in Geo. W. Bush, e.g. : INIT
56. Straight-horned African animal : ORYX
57. Author Ferber : EDNA
58. Prefix with distant : EQUI
59. "SportsCenter" channel : ESPN
61. Yellow ribbon holder, in song : OAK
62. Geller with a psychic act : URI
63. St. crosser : AVE
64. Bring home : NET

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