New York Times, Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Author: Allan E. Parrish
Editor: Will Shortz
Allan E. Parrish
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Parrish. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Chews the fat : GABS
5. Cleveland cagers, briefly : CAVS
9. 1986 Indy winner Bobby : RAHAL
14. ___ breve : ALLA
15. Writer Waugh : ALEC
16. Maine college town : ORONO
17. Paper quantity : REAM
18. Zig or zag : VEER
19. Pooh's creator : MILNE
20. *Line formatting option : TRIPLESPACE
23. Go off course : YAW
24. Blockbuster aisle : HORROR
25. Prerequisite for sainthood : MIRACLE
27. Nixon's 1968 running mate : AGNEW
30. Big top noise : ROAR
31. Coke competitor : PEPSI
34. Not of the cloth : LAIC
36. Pawn : HOCK
39. In the style of : ALA
40. *Hipster : COOLCAT
43. Cyndi Lauper's "___ Bop" : SHE
44. Accompanying : WITH
46. Explorer Zebulon : PIKE
47. Book before Joel : HOSEA
49. Lacking slack : TAUT
51. Get going : START
53. Kind of pool or medal : OLYMPIC
56. Common TV dinner : POTPIE
60. Part of Ascap: Abbr. : SOC
61. *Education overseers : SCHOOLBOARD
64. Ring-tailed mammal : COATI
66. Jason's craft : ARGO
67. Wharton degs. : MBAS
68. Sought answers : ASKED
69. Old female country teacher : MARM
70. Der ___ (Konrad Adenauer) : ALTE
71. Model/volleyballer Gabrielle : REECE
72. Commoner : PLEB
73. Coward of the stage : NOEL
1. Singer Brooks : GARTH
2. Last Oldsmobile to be made : ALERO
3. Britain's P.M. until 2007 : BLAIR
4. Tennis star Pete : SAMPRAS
5. Grotto : CAVERN
6. Pub servings : ALES
7. 27-Across, e.g., informally : VEEP
8. "Get out!" : SCRAM
9. Cesar who played the Joker : ROMERO
10. "Exodus" hero : ARI
11. *College in Worcester, Mass. : HOLYCROSS
12. One-year record : ANNAL
13. Lerner's musical partner : LOEWE
21. Sound reasoning : LOGIC
22. About, in dates : CIRCA
26. Satisfied sigh : AAH
28. "The Time Machine" race : ELOI
29. Word following the last parts of the answers to the five starred clues : WALKS
31. Pussy foot? : PAW
32. QB Manning : ELI
33. *Kids' game : PATTYCAKE
35. "Ricochet" co-star : ICET
37. Rebel Guevara : CHE
38. Mauna ___ : KEA
41. Fiber-___ cable : OPTIC
42. Pulsate : THROB
45. Prosciutto : HAM
48. Living room piece : OTTOMAN
50. Positive aspect : UPSIDE
52. Self-assurance : APLOMB
53. Musician/wit Levant : OSCAR
54. Not tied down : LOOSE
55. Titleholder : CHAMP
57. Artist Picasso : PABLO
58. Really steamed : IRATE
59. Collectible Ford product : EDSEL
62. Voiced : ORAL
63. Fairy-tale fiend : OGRE
65. Private eye, slangily : TEC

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