New York Times, Thursday, August 3, 2006

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 164 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Going off : ERUPTING
8. Hostess offerings : CUPCAKES
15. Little extra action : SIDEBET
16. Was abased : ATEDIRT
17. Scheme : CONNIVE
18. Beat : PULSATE
19. Hee-hawer : ASS
20. Arlene of "Here Come the Girls," 1953 : DAHL
21. Attend to a tear : SEW
22. Brownish-gray : TAUPE
24. Cooler : FAN
26. Marooned person's message : SOS
28. Cooler : ADE
29. Fete : AFFAIR
31. Butterfly, once : PUPA
34. Exclamation with an apostrophe : DOH
35. Nut case : BUR
36. Represented symbolically : NOTATED
39. Rococo painter Watteau : ANTOINE
41. Conscience : SUPEREGO
42. Pure : SINLESS
43. All-purpose vehicle, briefly : UTE
44. Get set? : GEL
45. Lay a lawn on : SOD
46. "Rats!" : OHCRUD
48. Mare's morsel : OAT
49. Elbow-bender : SOT
51. Sales staffer : REP
52. RR stops : STNS
53. Giant successes, briefly : TDS
56. Lab that's not very big, e.g. : PUPPY
58. Sucker : DUPE
59. E-mailed, e.g. : WROTETO
61. Take the place of : PREEMPT
65. Log holder : ANDIRON
66. Relatively small : TEENIER
67. Warhol subjects : SOUPCANS
68. Jake ___, De Niro's role in "Raging Bull" : LAMOTTA
1. Key in a corner : ESC
2. Popular cruise port : RIO
3. Legit : ONTHEUPANDUP
4. Wound up : TENSE
5. Big-billed bird : IBIS
6. Ariz. neighbor : NEV
7. Co. in the merger that formed Verizon : GTE
8. Bullfighter's red cloak : CAPA
9. "Action, not words!" : PUTUPORSHUTUP
10. Part of a chamber orchestra : CELLO
11. Zappers' targets : ADS
12. Korean autos : KIAS
13. Art Deco designer : ERTE
14. Brood : STEW
20. Some forensic evidence : DNA
22. Shouts of triumph : TADAS
23. Dreamboat : ADONIS
24. Inferior : NOTUPTOSNUFF
25. From square one : AFRESH
27. Bandy words : SPAR
29. Rose's love, on Broadway : ABIE
30. Safeguard : INSURE
32. Reveille message … or a possible title for this puzzle : TIMETOGETUP
33. Cyclades' sea : AEGEAN
37. Put on a peg : TEED
38. Dimbulbs : DOLTS
40. Automotive innovator : OLDS
47. Squawk, e.g. : CRY
50. Puccini production : OPERA
52. Outdoes : ONEUPS
53. Holiday poem opener : TWAS
54. Early Bond baddie : DRNO
55. High hairstyles : UPDOS
57. Diva Lily : PONS
58. Think : DEEM
60. Jerk : TIC
61. "The ___ Club" of 1970's-80's TV : PTL
62. Stephen of "Still Crazy" : REA
63. Dear : PET
64. La lead-in : TRA

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