New York Times, Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QV} This is puzzle # 75 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Play place : STAGE
6. Ballroom dance : TANGO
11. Chart-topper : HIT
14. Sign of spring : ARIES
15. Mountaineer's tool : ICEAX
16. ET's ride : UFO
17. Play follower, usually : CURTAINCALL
19. Unruly do : MOP
20. Amateurish : BUSH
21. "___ economy is always beauty": Henry James : INART
23. Buggy rider : BABY
26. Loofah, e.g. : BATHSPONGE
30. 108-card game : UNO
31. Start the pot : ANTEUP
32. Pest control brand : DCON
33. Spoil : GOBAD
35. Bibliophile's suffix : ANA
36. Tipplers : SOTS
37. Circulatory system flow : BLOODSTREAM
41. Singer ___ P. Morgan : JAYE
43. Early 11th-century year : MII
44. Back at sea? : STERN
47. Actress Chase of "Now, Voyager" : ILKA
48. For dieters : NONFAT
51. Smidgen : DAB
52. Shoot-'em-up figure : GUNSLINGER
54. Harmony, briefly : SYNC
55. Clobber, biblically : SMITE
56. Computer that uses OS X : IMAC
58. Director Lee : ANG
59. What the starts of 17-, 26-, 37- and 52-Across are : THINGSDRAWN
66. Crib cry : WAH
67. Burger topper, maybe : BACON
68. Site of Ali's Rumble in the Jungle : ZAIRE
69. Salon job : SET
70. Cuts and pastes : EDITS
71. TV awards : EMMYS
1. Amniotic ___ : SAC
2. Play about Capote : TRU
3. Put on TV : AIR
4. Manage, barely : GETBY
5. Jacob's twin : ESAU
6. G.I.'s helmet, slangily : TINHAT
7. Duke's sports org. : ACC
8. "Read Across America" grp. : NEA
9. Guy's partner : GAL
10. Primrose family member : OXLIP
11. Saroyan novel, with "The" : HUMANCOMEDY
12. "It slipped my mind!" : IFORGOT
13. Letterman lists : TOPTENS
18. ID on a dust jacket : ISBN
22. Acknowledges nonverbally : NODSAT
23. PC glitch : BUG
24. "Wheel of Fortune" buy : ANO
25. Hoops coach with the most N.C.A.A. Division I wins : BOBBYKNIGHT
27. Playful mockery : TEASING
28. Rural event on horseback : HUNT
29. Work out in the ring : SPAR
31. Commotion : ADO
34. Red Sox div. : ALEAST
38. Old Dodge : OMNI
39. Singer of the 1962 hit "The Wanderer" : DION
40. Guinness Book suffix : EST
41. Tools for making twisty cuts : JIGSAWS
42. Barnard grads : ALUMNAE
45. Bled, like dyes : RAN
46. "Deal or No Deal" network : NBC
49. Fakes, as an injury : FEIGNS
50. Weaponry : ARMS
53. Leave alone : LETBE
54. "Beat it!" : SCRAM
57. Wood-shaping tool : ADZE
60. Suffered from : HAD
61. Here, in Paris : ICI
62. "I'm kidding!" : NOT
63. Deadeye's asset : AIM
64. Dryly amusing : WRY
65. Nintendo's Super ___ : NES

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