New York Times, Thursday, July 19, 2007

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 123 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Restraint : CURB
5. Project Blue Book subject : UFOS
9. Ex- : PAST
13. Not berthed : ASEA
14. Big name in skin care : NIVEA
16. Talk radio's ___ & Anthony : OPIE
17. Hospital count : BEDS
18. Turns around, as a mast : SLUES
19. Abbé de l'___, pioneer in sign language : EPEE
20. With 28-, 48- and 56-Across, riddle whose answer appears in the circled squares : WHATIMPLEMENT
23. "Who ___?" (common riddle ending) : AMI
25. Camp seat : LOG
26. Largest geological division : EON
27. "Don't wanna" : NAH
28. See 20-Across : CANBEPRODUCED
32. Like frittatas : EGGY
33. Sun. discourse : SER
34. Year in the reign of Justinian the Great : DLX
35. Answers the call, maybe : RISES
37. Affluent duo? : EFS
39. Fortuneteller : SIBYL
43. Satisfied reactions : AHS
45. Suffix with profit : EER
47. Movie featuring Peter O'Toole as Priam : TROY
48. See 20-Across : FROMPOTASSIUM
51. Kentucky's Athlete of the Century : ALI
53. Goose egg : NIL
54. Plugs : ADS
55. "Bells ___ Ringing" : ARE
56. See 20-Across : NICKELANDIRON
60. Like worms : ICKY
61. Computer unveiled in 1946 : ENIAC
62. Cold feet : FEAR
65. Store drawer : TILL
66. See 58-Down : DELTA
67. Concerning : INRE
68. Suit to ___ : ATEE
69. Spin : REEL
70. Frequent gift for a PBS donation : TOTE
1. Trucker's place : CAB
2. Resort to : USE
3. N.H.L. team at Joe Louis Arena : REDWINGS
4. Big party : BASH
5. Pulls the plug on : UNSTOPS
6. Fine metal openwork : FILIGREE
7. Reproductive seed : OVUM
8. Trickled : SEEPED
9. "Odyssey," for one : POEM
10. Attach (to) : APPEND
11. Tuscany city : SIENA
12. Canines that bite : TEETH
15. Comparatively noisy : ASLOUD
21. Bass ___ : ALE
22. Bottom-of-letter abbr. : ENCLS
23. One with a sterling service : ACER
24. Ancient gift givers : MAGI
29. How some music is played : BYEAR
30. Monteverdi opera : ORFEO
31. Takes off : EXITS
36. Stood out : SHONE
38. Plan for nuptials : SETADATE
40. Musician who created the Windows 95 start-up sound : BRIANENO
41. Watch-step connection : YOUR
42. ___ disease : LYME
44. Beamed : SMILED
46. Avant-garde : RADICAL
48. Changeable on a whim : FICKLE
49. Power tool in woodworking : PLANER
50. Ukr., once : SSR
51. California's Santa ___ Park : ANITA
52. Kosher : LICIT
57. MacLachlan of "Desperate Housewives" : KYLE
58. With 66-Across, Egyptian agricultural area : NILE
59. "What ___?" (snippy reply) : OFIT
63. Knack : ART
64. "Riddle-me-___" : REE

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