New York Times, Monday, July 25, 2005

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Be in harmony : JIBE
5. Lewis with Lamb Chop : SHARI
10. ___ out (barely made) : EKED
14. Functions : USES
15. Poison : TOXIN
16. Editor's strikeout : DELE
17. Removed as with a wave of the hand : SWEPTASIDE
19. Altar area : APSE
20. Asian New Year's festival : TET
21. Forever and a day : AGES
22. Bother : PESTER
24. Upstream swimmer : SALMON
26. Chicken of the Sea product : TUNA
27. Popular sandwich cookie : OREO
28. Gung-ho : AVID
32. Backward-looking : RETRO
35. Field of flowers? : BOTANY
37. Jong who wrote "Fear of Flying" : ERICA
38. Downs' opposite : UPS
41. Coach's encouraging words : PEPTALK
43. Nicotine's partner : TAR
44. R & B singer LaBelle : PATTI
46. Tough time : ORDEAL
48. Santa ___, Calif. : CLARA
49. Santa ___, Calif. : ROSA
50. Every one : EACH
54. Fly catcher? : MITT
56. Baby's noisemaker : RATTLE
58. Robert ___ … believe him, or not! : RIPLEY
60. Tailless cat : MANX
62. Wee bit : TAD
63. Savvy about : ONTO
64. Mom-and-pop event … and a hint to the insides of 17- and 41-Across and 11- and 40-Down : PTAMEETING
67. Blow one's horn : BRAG
68. Champing at the bit : EAGER
69. Hankering : URGE
70. Alluring : SEXY
71. Twirls : SPINS
72. First lady before Mamie : BESS
1. Precisely : JUSTSO
2. "Honest!" : ISWEAR
3. Classic Volkswagen : BEETLE
4. Psychic ability, for short : ESP
5. Remain in a rut : STAGNATE
6. Hydrant attachment : HOSE
7. Base line on a graph : AXIS
8. Free (of) : RID
9. All thumbs : INEPT
10. Mary Tyler Moore co-star : EDASNER
11. Persisted : KEPTATIT
12. Otherwise : ELSE
13. Does and bucks : DEER
18. Confucian path : TAO
23. "I got it!" : EUREKA
25. Mafia : MOB
29. Water in the air : VAPOR
30. Foreword : INTRO
31. Twosomes : DYADS
33. Major TV maker : RCA
34. Boat mover : OAR
36. Narcotic : OPIATE
38. It's scanned at checkout: Abbr. : UPC
39. Chum : PAL
40. Major irritant for American colonists : STAMPTAX
42. Students : LEARNERS
45. Three-part work : TRILOGY
47. Tennis umpire's cry : LET
51. Garb : ATTIRE
52. Gong sounds : CLANGS
53. Bushes between yards : HEDGES
55. Varieties : TYPES
57. Tree feller : AXE
58. Burglarizes : ROBS
59. Regarding : INRE
60. Visitors to Jesus : MAGI
61. "___, brother!" : AMEN
65. Listening-in device : TAP
66. Where you may get a soaking : TUB

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