New York Times, Friday, May 18, 2007

Author: David Quarfoot
Editor: Will Shortz
David Quarfoot
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Controversial court call? : ROEVWADE
9. See 36-Down : SKETCH
15. Bloody battleground for Lee : ANTIETAM
16. Affect sharply : PIERCE
17. Hit show with a colon in its name : CSIMIAMI
18. Site of Atatürk's mausoleum : ANKARA
19. Series finale?: Abbr. : ETC
20. What a slasher usually gets : RRATING
22. Top : LID
23. Base for some decorations : CAKE
25. Childish retort : ISTOO
26. Commanded : BADE
27. Means : AGENT
29. Suburb of Melbourne, Australia : KEW
30. Many a surfer : AOLER
31. First woman to appear on the front of a Wheaties box : RETTON
33. Venus and others : DAYSTARS
35. Non-P.C. suffix : ENNE
37. Target of a sweep : SOOT
38. Musician known as "the Sound" : STANGETZ
42. Treaded transport : SNOCAT
46. Drops : OMITS
47. Political columnist Thomas : CAL
49. Cry too readily, maybe : EMOTE
50. Further : MORE
51. Beat : THROB
53. 1973 novel title character surnamed Peace : SULA
54. Drop : EBB
55. Setting of the FX series "Over There" : IRAQWAR
57. Area of responsibility : LAP
58. Jazz singer Reeves : DIANNE
60. "Yes, alas" : AFRAIDSO
62. Draw : ALLURE
63. Offer that may be answered by "How much?" : WANNABET
64. Gave a hoot : YELLED
65. "The situation looks bad" : ITSAMESS
1. Drag performer? : RACECAR
2. Acting, say : ONSTAGE
3. Airport printout : ETICKET
4. Zip : VIM
5. Milldam : WEIR
6. Breakout maker : ATARI
7. Patterned fabric : DAMASK
8. Put out : EMITTED
9. Emmy-nominated "Hill Street Blues" actor : SPANO
10. Hopper around a board : KING
11. Cry of mock fright : EEK
12. "An American in Paris" song : TRALALA
13. Classic R & B song with the repeated lyric "See what you have done" : CCRIDER
14. Trips might cause them : HEADERS
21. Midwestern tribe : IOWAS
24. Compact : ENTENTE
26. Seats : BOTTOMS
28. Poker partner? : TONGS
30. Not independently : ASONE
32. Pilot's dir. : NNE
34. Attention-getters : YOS
36. With 9-Across, its images aren't hard to shake off : ETCHA
38. In time : SOMEDAY
39. Sprint competitor : TMOBILE
40. Court embarrassment : AIRBALL
41. Noted terrorist killed in June 2006 : ZARQAWI
43. "Perhaps" : COULDBE
44. Country albums? : ATLASES
45. Bag holders : TEAPOTS
48. Lean : LOWFAT
51. Put in a difficult position : TREED
52. Stock holders : BARNS
55. About : INRE
56. Frog genus that's Spanish for "frog" : RANA
59. Nonexistent, in Nantes : NUL
61. Translated sum : IAM

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