New York Times, Monday, July 16, 2007

Author: Elizabeth A. Long
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth A. Long
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Long. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cutlass or 88, in the auto world : OLDS
5. Result of a serious head injury : COMA
9. Refrigerates : COOLS
14. Hilarious happening : RIOT
15. Not new : USED
16. Big foil maker : ALCOA
17. *It rolls across the Plains : SAGEBRUSH
19. Poverty-stricken : NEEDY
20. Church music maker : ORGAN
21. Bean from which sauce is made : SOYA
23. 18, e.g., as a minimum for voting : AGE
24. When repeated, a Hawaiian fish : MAHI
27. Kevin of "Field of Dreams" : COSTNER
29. Psychiatrists' appointments : SESSIONS
33. Western Indians : UTES
34. First responder, say: Abbr. : EMT
35. ESE's reverse : WNW
36. Spoke roughly : RASPED
39. Former coin in the Trevi Fountain : LIRA
41. Barely chewable : TOUGH
43. "It is so" : TRUE
44. California city on a bay, slangily : FRISCO
46. Shooters' org. : NRA
47. Coach Parseghian : ARA
48. Edith who sang "La Vie en Rose" : PIAF
49. Responsible for, as something bad : GUILTYOF
52. Wife of Marc Antony : OCTAVIA
55. Vivacity : BRIO
56. "The Tell-Tale Heart" teller : POE
57. 1967 Montreal attraction : EXPO
59. Saint ___, Caribbean nation : LUCIA
63. Range maker : AMANA
65. *Beehive contents : HONEYCOMB
68. Put back to 0000, say : RESET
69. Preppy shirt label : IZOD
70. Jai ___ : ALAI
71. Birch and larch : TREES
72. Politicos with a donkey symbol : DEMS
73. Barber's call : NEXT
1. Roughly : ORSO
2. False witness : LIAR
3. Rapper Snoop ___ : DOGG
4. Really ticks off : STEAMS
5. Snarling dog : CUR
6. The Buckeyes, for short : OSU
7. Result of a ransacking : MESS
8. Like some committees : ADHOC
9. Card game with melding : CANASTA
10. Bullfight cry : OLE
11. *Juice drink brand : OCEANSPRAY
12. Where Moose meet : LODGE
13. Follower of nay or sooth : SAYER
18. ___ B'rith : BNAI
22. See 25-Down : YOURHAIR
25. With 22-Down, what the ends of the answers to the four starred clues are examples of : HOWTOFIX
26. ___ way, shape or form : INNO
28. Try out : TEST
29. ___-help : SELF
30. Mideast leader : EMIR
31. *Alluring dance : STRIPTEASE
32. Moved like a pendulum : SWUNG
37. Coin across the Atlantic : EURO
38. Unhearing : DEAF
40. Land east of the Urals : ASIA
42. Eats : GRUB
45. Cautions : CAVEATS
50. Easter bloom : LILY
51. Big-billed bird : TOUCAN
52. Bedazzling museum works : OPART
53. Person who shows promise : COMER
54. Green garden bug : APHID
58. Seep : OOZE
60. ___ slaw : COLE
61. Large-screen cinema format : IMAX
62. Not much : ABIT
64. Maiden name preceder : NEE
66. ___ de plume : NOM
67. Mag. staffers : EDS

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