New York Times, Monday, April 14, 2008

Author: Christina Houlihan Kelly
Editor: Will Shortz
Christina Houlihan Kelly
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQW} This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Kelly. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
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1. Vampire's tooth : FANG
5. Playing marble : AGATE
10. At any time : EVER
14. Pi r squared, for a circle : AREA
15. Engine : MOTOR
16. Lucy Lawless TV role : XENA
17. From ___ (completely) : ATOZ
18. Cheri formerly of "S.N.L." : OTERI
19. Persia, today : IRAN
20. Bidding impediment? : AUCTIONBLOCK
23. "Ooh, tasty!" : YUM
26. Enter : GOIN
27. Streisand film about a Jewish girl masquerading as a boy : YENTL
28. How sardines may be packed : INOIL
30. Suffix with vocal : IST
32. Enzyme suffix : ASE
33. Outdoor meal deterrent? : PICNICHAMPER
38. Gas brand with the slogan "Put a tiger in your tank" : ESSO
39. Book after Daniel : HOSEA
40. Show ___ (attend, as a meeting) : UPAT
44. Truth obstruction? : REALITYCHECK
47. ___ Francisco : SAN
50. Inc., abroad : LTD
51. Lawn care brand : ORTHO
52. Garbage : TRASH
54. Tipplers : SOTS
57. The second "S" in MS-DOS: Abbr. : SYS
58. Metallic element's obstacle? : ALUMINUMFOIL
62. Small plateau : MESA
63. Singer Bryant : ANITA
64. January to December : YEAR
68. Humdinger : ONER
69. Odometer units : MILES
70. Nautilus captain : NEMO
71. Chair or pew : SEAT
72. Happening : EVENT
73. Photo often taken after an accident : XRAY
1. Air safety org. : FAA
2. Murals and such : ART
3. Opposite of paleo- : NEO
4. Mideast's ___ Strip : GAZA
5. BP gas brand : AMOCO
6. Crime boss known as the Teflon Don : GOTTI
7. Had dinner at home : ATEIN
8. Bullring bull : TORO
9. "___ go bragh!" : ERIN
10. Napoleon, on Elba or St. Helena : EXILE
11. "The Two Gentlemen of ___" : VERONA
12. Passes, as a law : ENACTS
13. Annoy : RANKLE
21. Aptly named tropical fruit : UGLI
22. Computer memory unit : BYTE
23. "Eek!" : YIPE
24. Les √Čtats-___ : UNIS
25. Beaded shoes, informally : MOCS
29. "Are you ___ out?" : INOR
30. "___ a man with seven wives" : IMET
31. Neuter : SPAY
34. Casual conversation : CHAT
35. Wrestling move : HOLD
36. "___ live and breathe!" : ASI
37. German industrial valley : RUHR
41. No ___ allowed (sign) : PETS
42. Hurting all over : ACHY
43. Some boxing results : TKOS
45. Grades 1 to 12, briefly : ELHI
46. Mozart's "___ Fan Tutte" : COSI
47. Actor John of "Full House" : STAMOS
48. Dahl or Francis : ARLENE
49. Pregnancy symptom, frequently : NAUSEA
53. Brainy : SMART
54. Photographer's request : SMILE
55. Frequently : OFTEN
56. "Here's mud in your eye!," e.g. : TOAST
59. Partner of rank and serial number : NAME
60. Prof's place: Abbr. : UNIV
61. Wildcat : LYNX
65. Suffix with musket : EER
66. Doc's org. : AMA
67. Dodgers catcher Campanella : ROY

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