New York Times, Thursday, July 5, 2007

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJVZ} This is puzzle # 153 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Revolutionary James ___, famous for saying "Taxation without representation is tyranny" : OTIS
5. Elem. sch. class : GEOG
9. "Look ___" (1975 #1 R & B hit) : ATME
13. Main : DUCT
14. April Fools' Day baby : ARIES
16. Like one leg of a triathlon : SWUM
17. "... ___ saw Elba" : EREI
18. Children's author who wrote "A fly can't bird, but a bird can fly" : MILNE
19. Cobra's greeting : HISS
20. *Undersized bats and gloves, e.g. : TBALLEQUIPMENT
23. Accountant's advice : TAXTIP
24. Journalist Hamill : PETE
25. Cargo compartment : BAY
27. Chemical ending : ANE
28. Bill Clinton, collegiately : ELI
30. *Chophouse order : TBONE
32. Fixed parts of motors : STATORS
36. Energy units : ERGS
37. *Founder of Mesa Petroleum : TBOONEPICKENS
40. Mystique : AURA
41. Dirty campaigner : SMEARER
42. *Alternatives to rope tows : TBARS
44. Stock (up) : LAY
45. Cable channel ... with a hint to the answers to the five starred clues : TBS
48. Start to stammer : HEM
49. Not very much : ADAB
53. J.F.K.'s command : PTBOAT
55. *Caucasus capital : TBILISIGEORGIA
58. At a dead end, as a case : COLD
59. Ruffles : RILES
60. Hostile : UGLY
61. Sport with masks : EPEE
62. Serving from a grill : KABOB
63. Relative of a plum : SLOE
64. Brand name that sounds like two letters of the alphabet : ESSO
65. Meddlesome : NOSY
66. Round up : HERD
1. "Gonna Let It Shine" singer : ODETTA
2. Diva's headwear : TURBAN
3. Mountaineering aid : ICEAXE
4. Circus prop : STILT
5. Strategies : GAMEPLANS
6. Actor La Salle : ERIQ
7. Lubricate : OILUP
8. One often seen with crossed arms : GENIE
9. "Off the Court" autobiographer : ASHE
10. Like Romulus and Remus : TWINBORN
11. Southern Methodist team, with "the" : MUSTANGS
12. Accident letters : EMS
15. Harvest time: Abbr. : SEPT
21. Deceive : LIETO
22. Bumped into : MET
26. "You rang?" : YES
29. Particular : ITEM
31. Ingredient in some batters : BEER
32. Really take off : SOAR
33. Reveal, in verse : OPE
34. Muscat money : RIAL
35. Makes a very modest living : SCRAPESBY
37. Stretchy attire : TUBETOPS
38. Hiking hazards : BRAMBLES
39. ___ the city : KEYTO
40. Part of N.C.A.A.: Abbr. : ATH
43. Folk singer's mule : SAL
45. Turn on and off : TOGGLE
46. Surety poster : BAILOR
47. Didn't split : STAYED
50. Dagger : DIRK
51. Like tigers : ASIAN
52. First name in "The Hobbit" : BILBO
54. Momentary contact : BRUSH
56. Logical start? : IDEO
57. Bygone G.M. cars : GEOS
58. Mid grade? : CEE

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