New York Times, Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Author: Ray Fontenot
Editor: Will Shortz
Ray Fontenot
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Fontenot. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Did one leg of an Ironman competition : SWAM
5. Mike holder on a film set : BOOM
9. Luxuriant fur : SABLE
14. Wheeling's river : OHIO
15. Castaway's spot : ISLE
16. Ballerinas' skirts : TUTUS
17. Queen of Carthage who loved Aeneas : DIDO
18. Part of a blind : SLAT
19. Paradises : EDENS
20. Start of a newspaper headline about a workplace mishap : MANWHOFELLINTO
23. HBO competitor : SHO
24. U.N. workers' grp. : ILO
25. Mil. decoration : DSC
28. Special ___ : OPS
30. Not subtle at all : BLATANT
34. Headline, part 2 : UPHOLSTERY
37. Mideast ruler: Var. : AMIR
38. Ingenuous : NAIVE
39. Flight info, for short : ETA
40. Subject for a chiropractor : SPINE
41. Feudal serf : ESNE
42. Headline, part 3 : MACHINENOW
44. Stung : SMARTED
46. I, in old Rome : EGO
47. C.I.A. predecessor : OSS
48. ___ Lanka : SRI
49. Something that may be drawn in a fight : IRE
51. End of the headline : FULLYRECOVERED
59. Soothing plants : ALOES
60. Shook, maybe : WOKE
61. Panache : ELAN
63. Map detail : INSET
64. Beige : ECRU
65. Muse of history : CLIO
66. Blacksmiths' tools : RASPS
67. Bubble source : SOAP
68. Soviet news agency : TASS
1. Greenskeeper's supply : SOD
2. Caprice : WHIM
3. "Celeste ___" (aria) : AIDA
4. Gazes dreamily : MOONS
5. Knights' neighbors : BISHOPS
6. 1952 Winter Olympics site : OSLO
7. Minnesota's St. ___ College : OLAF
8. Hand (out) : METE
9. Designer McCartney, daughter of Paul and Linda : STELLA
10. Sound recording : AUDIOTAPE
11. Bingo call : BTEN
12. Broadway's ___-Fontanne Theater : LUNT
13. Brand name that's coincidentally Italian for "it" : ESSO
21. Alternative to 1% or 2% : WHOLE
22. Easter decoration : LILY
25. Beach sights : DUNES
26. Twitch : SPASM
27. Great Wall site : CHINA
29. Lieu : STEAD
30. Astronomer Tycho ___ : BRAHE
31. Protein acid, for short : AMINO
32. Boys, in Bogot√° : NINOS
33. Close-fitting tartan pants : TREWS
35. Ignore the alarm? : OVERSLEEP
36. List ender : ETC
40. [How boring!] : SNORE
42. Rabin's predecessor : MEIR
43. "Go ahead, tell me" : IGIVEUP
45. No-tell motel happenings : TRYSTS
50. Construct : ERECT
51. Evenhanded : FAIR
52. It's hinged with the humerus : ULNA
53. Red ink entry : LOSS
54. Meadow mamas : EWES
55. Fashion's Chanel : COCO
56. Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
57. "___ Enchanted" (Gail Carson Levine book) : ELLA
58. Place for a seat of honor : DAIS
62. Dissenting chorus : NOS

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