New York Times, Monday, February 12, 2007

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "My Fair Lady" horse race : ASCOT
6. Wrigley Field team : CUBS
10. Hinged fastener : HASP
14. Tiresome task : CHORE
15. "Got it" : ISEE
16. Germany's von Bismarck : OTTO
17. Film director Frank : CAPRA
18. Sharp-toothed Atlantic swimmer : CONGEREEL
20. Ron of Tarzan fame : ELY
21. Record-setting miler Sebastian : COE
23. Diner's bill : TAB
24. Actress Gardner : AVA
25. Overabundance : PLETHORA
28. Washing site : BASIN
30. Fuss : TODO
31. Toyota rival : HONDA
34. Must-have : NEED
35. Holey cheese : SWISS
37. Entice : TEMPT
39. Doohickey : THINGAMAJIG
43. Sir ___ Newton : ISAAC
44. Skin woes : SORES
47. Total flop : BOMB
50. Evening up, as a score : TYING
53. Ice cream purchase : CONE
54. About 71% of the earth's surface : OCEAN
56. All-time winningest N.F.L. coach : DONSHULA
58. The "I" in T.G.I.F. : ITS
59. Acorn producer : OAK
62. ___ and Coke : RUM
63. Seize : NAB
64. 1978 Donna Summer hit ? or a hint to 18-, 25-, 39- and 56-Across : LASTDANCE
67. Tennis's Agassi : ANDRE
69. Nights before holidays : EVES
70. Wines like Merlot : REDS
71. Prolonged attack : SIEGE
72. Office furniture : DESK
73. Annoyer : PEST
74. Jackrabbits, actually : HARES
1. Takes, as an offer : ACCEPTS
2. Not deep : SHALLOW
3. Tweak, as magazine text : COPYEDIT
4. Hockey legend Bobby : ORR
5. Class instructor, informally : TEACH
6. Roman orator : CICERO
7. Grp. putting on shows for troops : USO
8. Not straight : BENT
9. Big video game maker : SEGA
10. Opposite of vert. : HOR
11. Relaxed : ATEASE
12. Musical Wonder : STEVIE
13. Pope John Paul II's homeland : POLAND
19. Diminish : EBB
22. Cry of wonder : OOH
26. Tokyo electronics giant : TOSHIBA
27. Heartburn reliever : ANTACID
29. Ohio college named for a biblical city : ANTIOCH
32. Rep.'s foe : DEM
33. Dr.'s advocate : AMA
36. Lisa, to Bart Simpson : SIS
38. Bedwear, briefly : PJS
40. ___ King Cole : NAT
41. Not straight : GAY
42. Alternative to a fly ball : GROUNDER
45. Expand : ENLARGE
46. Navy building crew : SEABEES
47. Heated, as water : BOILED
48. "Do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti, do" range : OCTAVE
49. Slobs' creations : MESSES
51. What the weary get, in a saying : NOREST
52. Horned beast : GNU
55. Silent O.K. : NOD
57. Huge hit : SMASH
60. Org. for those 50+ : AARP
61. Thigh/shin separator : KNEE
65. "For shame!" : TSK
66. PC inserts : CDS
68. Vardalos of "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" : NIA

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