New York Times, Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Author: Patrick Blindauer
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Blindauer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KX} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Blindauer. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. 7-Up flavor : LIME
5. Easter serving : LAMB
9. Funny ones : RIOTS
14. "Just ___!" : ASEC
15. Succulent plant : ALOE
16. Clinker : ERROR
17. Locker room supply : TALC
18. *Solid ground : TERRAFIRMA
20. *You should have the body : HABEASCORPUS
22. Online currency : ECASH
23. Catches in the act : NABS
24. Pro at balancing : CPA
27. Big pet food brand : IAMS
30. Pageant wear : SASHES
32. Erica who wrote "Any Woman's Blues" : JONG
35. Bottom of a lily : BULB
38. Bank rights : LIENS
39. Schoenberg's "Moses und ___" : ARON
40. *From the beginning : ABOVO
42. Gray-brown goose : NENE
43. "The Taming of the Shrew" setting : PADUA
45. Sport whose name means "gentle way" : JUDO
46. Formerly, once : ERST
47. Kind of number : ATOMIC
49. 7'1" N.B.A. star, informally : SHAQ
51. Pince-___ : NEZ
52. Shout to a team, maybe : MUSH
55. Fall colors : RUSTS
59. *The die is cast : ALEAIACTAEST
62. *Always the same : SEMPERIDEM
65. "Warm" : NEAR
66. They're rather pointless : EPEES
67. "Camelot" actor Franco : NERO
68. Other, in the barrio : OTRA
69. Charges : WARDS
70. Innovative 1982 Disney film : TRON
71. Like a busybody : NOSY
1. Wood-turning tool : LATHE
2. Stern that bows : ISAAC
3. Nellie of opera : MELBA
4. *Behold the proof : ECCESIGNUM
5. Back muscles, for short : LATS
6. "The Black Stallion" boy : ALEC
7. Idiot : MORON
8. He said "Slump? I ain't in no slump. I just ain't hitting" : BERRA
9. Turndown : REFUSAL
10. Van Gogh floral subject : IRIS
11. Bobby of Boston : ORR
12. Male cat : TOM
13. Title in S. Amer. : SRA
19. Getaway alerts, for short : APBS
21. Cry before "It's you!" : AHA
24. All alternative : CHEER
25. ___ Grove, N.J. : PENNS
26. Money in the bank, e.g. : ASSET
28. Part of a C.E.O.'s résumé : MBA
29. Topic: Abbr. : SUBJ
31. *Without which not : SINEQUANON
32. Black lacquer : JAPAN
33. Filibuster, in a way : ORATE
34. Alertness aid : NODOZ
36. Bud's comedy sidekick : LOU
37. Briefs, briefly : BVDS
41. "Isn't that beautiful?!" : OOH
44. Lacking purpose : AIMLESS
48. Round dance official : CUER
50. Gallery display : ART
53. Canonized figure : SAINT
54. One who's not "it" : HIDER
56. Look after : SEETO
57. Some Peters : TSARS
58. Homeless animal : STRAY
59. Mimicked : APED
60. Pertaining to flying : AERO
61. "Follow me!" : CMON
62. Leave in stitches? : SEW
63. Air quality org. : EPA
64. Debussy's "La ___" : MER

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