New York Times, Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Author: John Halverson
Editor: Will Shortz
John Halverson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {GJQWZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Halverson. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Baseball's Rose : PETE
5. Struck, old-style : SMIT
9. Violin master Zimbalist : EFREM
14. Nike competitor : AVIA
15. ___ Hari (infamous spy) : MATA
16. Native New Zealander : MAORI
17. Super-easy decision : NOBRAINER
19. Carpet cleaner target : STAIN
20. Tightwads : SKINFLINTS
22. Dino whose body was more than 30 feet long : TREX
23. Vote in a legislative body : YEA
24. Official, informally : REF
25. In ___ (as found) : SITU
27. Noted Charlton Heston role : MOSES
29. Aunts' relatives : NIECES
33. Reverent : PIOUS
36. Put too much pressure on : STRESSOUT
38. Gremlins and Pacers : AMCS
39. Eyelid woes : STYES
40. "Dumb ___" (old comic strip) : DORA
41. Get the sniffles : CATCHCOLD
43. Place with a "do or dye" situation? : SALON
44. Having an uninterrupted series of steps : SCALAR
45. Like 5:00 or 6:00 a.m., say : EARLY
47. P.T.A. concern: Abbr. : EDUC
49. Gray general : LEE
50. Full-bodied quaff : ALE
53. Electrical letters : ACDC
56. Really, really dumb : BONEHEADED
59. Kitchen wrap : SARAN
61. Recycled metal : SCRAPIRON
62. Score with two balls : SPARE
63. Body art, slangily : TATS
64. Singer Horne : LENA
65. "That's a lie!" : NOTSO
66. Accessory for Miss America : SASH
67. Places to tone bodies : SPAS
1. Garden bloom : PANSY
2. Conjure up : EVOKE
3. Part of the lower body skeleton : TIBIA
4. Make, as a salary : EARN
5. Beams : SMILES
6. Unabomber's writing, e.g. : MANIFESTO
7. Major Calif.-to-Fla. route : ITEN
8. Fruity desserts : TARTS
9. Grp. called after an accident : EMS
10. Big Easy bash : FATTUESDAY
11. Surf sound : ROAR
12. Buffalo's body of water : ERIE
13. Flirt : MINX
18. Hairdos for Jimi Hendrix and others : AFROS
21. Trig ratios : SINES
26. "My country, ___ of thee" : TIS
27. G.T.O.s, e.g. : MUSCLECARS
28. Flair : STYLE
30. Hip : COOL
31. Money since 2002 : EURO
32. "South Park" boy who's always crying "Oh my God, they killed Kenny!" : STAN
33. Big donors to office seekers : PACS
34. G3 or G4 computer : IMAC
35. Eight: Prefix : OCTA
37. Enterprise warnings : REDALERTS
39. Clean with elbow grease : SCRUB
42. Made a fool of : HAD
43. Get some shuteye : SLEEP
46. Same old stuff : REHASH
48. Prices : COSTS
50. One selling TV time, e.g. : ADREP
51. Hotelier Helmsley : LEONA
52. Author Ferber and others : EDNAS
53. Members' body: Abbr. : ASSN
54. Mob boss : CAPO
55. "Dagnabbit!" : DRAT
57. Final Four org. : NCAA
58. Suffers bodily woes : AILS
60. Hero of "The Matrix" : NEO

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