New York Times, Thursday, June 21, 2007

Author: John Sheehan
Editor: Will Shortz
John Sheehan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41 Missing: {JZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Sheehan. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Smithereens : BITS
5. America's Cup, e.g. : EWER
9. It's lowered before a joust : VISOR
14. Source of misery : ACHE
15. Volcanic formation : DOME
16. Wear : ERODE
17. Many a Del. registration : CORP
18. "Here ___!" : GOES
19. Kiboshed : NIXED
20. PROSE : KNOTTEDROPES
23. Jeremiah, e.g., in the Bible : SEER
24. Potted ornamental : ALOE
25. Leader of the Autumn Harvest Uprising : MAO
28. TORSO : TANGLEDROOTS
32. 1950s-'60s American rocket : ASP
35. Hoover Dam's Lake ___ : MEAD
36. University of New Mexico athlete : LOBO
37. SAP : FAUXPAS
39. LEAD : BADDEAL
42. Car bar : AXLE
43. Prefix with -drome : AERO
44. Turn blue, e.g. : DYE
45. GENRES : TOSSEDGREENS
50. Charlotte-to-Raleigh dir. : ENE
51. Yarn producer? : LIAR
52. "___ is not to ..." : OURS
55. BAIRNS : ADDLEDBRAINS
59. Progeny : ISSUE
62. Hollow, perhaps : LAIR
63. Dull : BLAH
64. Targets for weightlifters : QUADS
65. Itch : URGE
66. Well-known maker of two-by-fours : LEGO
67. Go 50/50 on : SPLIT
68. "Hey, buddy!" : PSST
69. Sponsor of early radio's "Five Star Theater" : ESSO
1. Support : BACK
2. Shining examples : ICONS
3. Spasm : THROE
4. Snow White's dwarfs, e.g. : SEPTET
5. Nose (out) : EDGE
6. Fifth-anniversary gift : WOOD
7. 55th-anniversary gift : EMERALD
8. Do cobbling work on : RESOLE
9. Facade : VENEER
10. You can see through it : IRIS
11. One of two A.L. teams : SOX
12. Wordsworth's "___ to Duty" : ODE
13. Obviously chafed : RED
21. March : TRAMP
22. Boll : POD
25. Made farm sounds : MOOED
26. Cornered : ATBAY
27. "___ Mio" : OSOLE
29. Grant-giving grp. : NEA
30. Oomph : GAS
31. Moth-eaten : OLD
32. ___ worse than death : AFATE
33. Fifth-century invader of Britain : SAXON
34. Something a doctor may check : PULSE
38. Ballot markings : XES
39. School competition : BEE
40. It may come after you : ARE
41. Organ ___ : DONOR
43. Payments might be in it : ARREARS
46. In position to inherit the throne, say : ELDEST
47. Carried out : DID
48. New Mexico town mentioned in the hit "Route 66" : GALLUP
49. Ripe for a trial lawyer : SUABLE
53. Ruffles : RILES
54. Hooks : SNAGS
55. A6 maker : AUDI
56. Pad : DIGS
57. TV's Maverick : BRET
58. "Out!" : SHOO
59. Measures of brightness : IQS
60. Eat well : SUP
61. Dean's companion in Kerouac's "On the Road" : SAL

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