New York Times, Monday, March 5, 2007

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVWXZ} This is puzzle # 109 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Digging tool : SPADE
6. ___ McAn shoes : THOM
10. Felt remorse : RUED
14. Israel's Sharon : ARIEL
15. Lira's replacement : EURO
16. "Don't Tread ___" (old flag warning) : ONME
17. Planter without hired hands : DIRTFARMER
19. Game-stopping call : TIME
20. "Zip-___-Doo-Dah" : ADEE
21. "I didn't know that!" : GEE
22. Nervous giggle : TITTER
24. Fabrics for towels, robes, etc. : TERRIES
26. Sukiyaki side dish : RICE
27. Auto mechanic : GREASEMONKEY
32. Nests, for birds : HOMES
35. Fall site in Genesis : EDEN
36. Eco-friendly org. : EPA
37. ___ Brothers, who sang "Rag Mop" : AMES
38. Fur tycoon John Jacob : ASTOR
40. Trickle out : SEEP
41. A Bobbsey twin : NAN
42. Leave off : OMIT
43. Storied engineer Casey : JONES
44. Any member of Nirvana or Pearl Jam : GRUNGEROCKER
48. Java dispensers : URNS
49. Take back : RETRACT
53. Popular drink mix : NESTEA
56. Extra-wide, on a shoebox : EEE
57. Fitzgerald who knew how to scat : ELLA
58. Eurasia's ___ Mountains : URAL
59. Smear campaigner : MUDSLINGER
62. Race that once had a four-minute barrier : MILE
63. Give off : EMIT
64. Knight's mount : STEED
65. Borscht vegetable : BEET
66. D.C. nine, for short : NATS
67. Pig voiced by Mel Blanc : PORKY
1. Begin's co-Nobelist : SADAT
2. Family of lions : PRIDE
3. Broadcaster : AIRER
4. Cleanses : DETERGES
5. Keebler baker, in ads : ELF
6. Humanitarian Mother ___ : TERESA
7. Actor Cronyn : HUME
8. Smelter input : ORE
9. Edgar Bergen dummy ___ Snerd : MORTIMER
10. Way past ripe : ROTTEN
11. Condo or apartment : UNIT
12. Noted plus-size model : EMME
13. ___ Xing (sign) : DEER
18. "The Morning Watch" writer James : AGEE
23. Clickable screen symbol : ICON
25. E-file receiver : IRS
26. Change the décor of : REDO
28. Brief tussle : SETTO
29. Like an eagle's vision : KEEN
30. Blunted sword : EPEE
31. Big fat mouths : YAPS
32. Nail to the wall : HANG
33. Epps of TV's "House" : OMAR
34. Chalkboard writing at a cafe : MENU
38. Emphatic words of agreement : AMENAMEN
39. Knighted ones : SIRS
40. Bay of Naples tourist city : SORRENTO
42. Hideous sort : OGRE
43. Namath, for most of his career : JET
45. Small seed : NUTLET
46. Blue jay toppers : CRESTS
47. It runs from stem to stern : KEEL
50. "Ragged Dick" writer Horatio : ALGER
51. One iron, in old golf lingo : CLEEK
52. Late, on a report card : TARDY
53. Under the effects of Novocain : NUMB
54. Lake named after an Indian tribe : ERIE
55. Red-tag event : SALE
56. Trim, as text : EDIT
60. Actress Thurman : UMA
61. AOL, e.g.: Abbr. : ISP

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