New York Times, Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Author: Andrea Carla Michaels
Editor: Will Shortz
Andrea Carla Michaels
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {K} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 10 for Ms. Michaels. NYT links: Across Lite

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Andrea Carla Michaels notes: My first attempt at homonyms. AIR HEIR ERE AIRE AER. I was pleased to have five.
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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Option for a H.S. dropout : GED
4. Yaks : GABS
8. Ford misstep : EDSEL
13. Dispense, as milk : POUR
14. Surrounding glow : AURA
15. Throw water on : DOUSE
16. Big name in athletic shoes : AIRJORDAN
18. Still asleep : INBED
19. Site of a tkt. booth : STA
20. J. Edgar Hoover's org. : FBI
21. "Enough, you're killing me!" : STOP
22. Prince : HEIRTOTHETHRONE
28. Singer Guthrie : ARLO
29. Electronics giant : SONY
30. Reader of omens : SEER
31. Supermodel Carol : ALT
34. Defendant's plea, for short : NOLO
36. Neither's partner : NOR
37. End of a Napoleonic palindrome : EREISAWELBA
40. Mensa figs. : IQS
42. "Wiseguy" actor Ken : WAHL
43. Mediterranean, for one : SEA
44. Boring routines : RUTS
46. Laments : RUES
48. Rock's Better Than ___ : EZRA
52. Black-and-tan purebred : AIREDALETERRIER
56. Bush's "___ of evil" : AXIS
57. Priestly vestment : ALB
58. Sgt. or cpl. : NCO
59. Three-card con : MONTE
61. Carrier with a shamrock logo : AERLINGUS
64. Slang : ARGOT
65. Bird with an olive branch : DOVE
66. Zaire's Mobutu ___ Seko : SESE
67. "Fargo" brothers : COENS
68. Singles : ONES
69. "What ___ the chances?" : ARE
1. Possible result of iodine deficiency : GOITER
2. Provider of a pass abroad : EURAIL
3. Basketball's Erving, familiarly : DRJ
4. Greta of "Anna Christie," 1930 : GARBO
5. I.R.S. scares : AUDITS
6. Article under a blouse : BRA
7. ___ Diego : SAN
8. Mrs. Woodrow Wilson : EDITH
9. Patrons of the arts, perhaps : DONORS
10. Court summons : SUBPOENA
11. Chicago-to-Pittsburgh dir. : ESE
12. Commanded : LED
13. Turkish pooh-bah : PASHA
17. Frequently, to a poet : OFT
21. Modes : STYLES
23. Engine sound : ROAR
24. Puff the Magic Dragon's frolicking place : HONALEE
25. Sufficient, for Shakespeare : ENOW
26. Prefix with con : NEO
27. "To ___ is human ..." : ERR
32. Dr. Kildare player Ayres : LEW
33. Pageant toppers : TIARAS
35. Corrida cry : OLE
37. Alienate : ESTRANGE
38. Synagogue : SHUL
39. 1930s heavyweight champ Max : BAER
40. Tax planner's plan, for short : IRA
41. On the ___ vive : QUI
45. Church groundskeeper : SEXTON
47. Go hungry : STARVE
49. Clever comeback : ZINGER
50. Disqualify, as a potential juror : RECUSE
51. Got up from sleeping : AROSE
53. Removes excess poundage : DIETS
54. Monthly fashion issues : ELLES
55. Category in which the single-season record is 191 : RBI
59. Bub : MAC
60. Gold, in Guadalupe : ORO
61. Hubbub : ADO
62. Long, long time : EON
63. Code-crackers' org. : NSA

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