New York Times, Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Out-of-focus image, say : BLOB
5. "Be ___ and help me" : ADEAR
10. Jets that boom : SSTS
14. Cosmonaut Gagarin : YURI
15. Bamboo lover : PANDA
16. Karate blow : CHOP
17. Cassini of fashion : OLEG
18. Following closely behind : INTOW
19. Meter maid of song : RITA
20. *Lousy advice : BUMSTEER
22. Martini garnishes : OLIVES
24. Private eyes, for short : TECS
25. ___ Penh: Var. : PNOM
26. Point the finger at : ACCUSE
29. *Model behavior on the field : FAIRPLAY
33. Elevator enclosure : SHAFT
34. From head ___ : TOTOE
35. Announcement at Penn Sta. : ETA
36. Sport of horse racing, with "the" : TURF
37. Subject of the 2004 biopic "Beyond the Sea" : DARIN
38. Teri of "Young Frankenstein" : GARR
39. Social finale? : ITE
40. "All for one and one for all," e.g. : MOTTO
41. Bagful on the pitcher's mound : ROSIN
42. *What the nouveau riche have : NEWMONEY
44. Commotions : HOOHAS
45. Decorative pitcher : EWER
46. Dune material : SAND
47. "Finally!" : ATLAST
50. "You're on!" … and a hint to answering the seven starred clues : ITSADEAL
54. Boast : BRAG
55. Laughs : HAHAS
57. First name in mystery writing : ERLE
58. Spelunker's setting : CAVE
59. Castaway's locale, maybe : ATOLL
60. Self centers : EGOS
61. Warm up in the ring : SPAR
62. Home on the range : TEPEE
63. "i" toppers : DOTS
1. Informal invitation letters : BYOB
2. Humdinger : LULU
3. City NNW of Provo : OREM
4. *Things worth sweating, with "the" : BIGSTUFF
5. Each : APIECE
6. Owners of the Faeroe Islands : DANES
7. ___'acte : ENTR
8. Hubbub : ADO
9. *Cutting it can bring tears to the eyes : RAWONION
10. Pinch pennies : SCRIMP
11. Switchblade, slangily : SHIV
12. Schlep : TOTE
13. Health resorts : SPAS
21. Quiz : TEST
23. Oral history : LORE
25. Barbecue site : PATIO
26. Patty Duke's son Sean : ASTIN
27. Water park slide : CHUTE
28. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Rod : CAREW
29. Number of winks in a nap : FORTY
30. Tether : LEASH
31. Places in the heart : ATRIA
32. Tall tales : YARNS
34. Spud : TATER
37. *Words after "Been there" : DONETHAT
38. *Samaritan's act : GOODDEED
40. Tends to the lawn : MOWS
41. Gossipy Barrett : RONA
43. Scanty : MEAGER
44. Pain in the behind : HASSLE
46. Like a day-old baguette : STALE
47. Rudiments : ABCS
48. Police sting, e.g. : TRAP
49. Source of basalt : LAVA
50. Chain restaurant with a blue roof : IHOP
51. As a result : ERGO
52. Scads : ALOT
53. Minus : LESS
56. "Thanks, but I already ___" : ATE

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