New York Times, Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 15, Columns: 16, Words: 81, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXYZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 141 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
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1. It may be held together by twine : BALE
5. Bit of broccoli : SPEAR
10. Tussle : SCRAP
15. ___ Turing, the Father of Computer Science : ALAN
16. Usher's domain : AISLE
17. Incinerator deposit : TRASH
18. Do a post office job : SORT
19. Prenatal : FETAL
20. It leaves the left ventricle : AORTA
21. Start of an idle question : IFVEGETARIANSEAT
24. Long look : STARE
25. Canasta plays : MELDS
26. Kon-Tiki Museum site : OSLO
30. Mid sixth-century year : DLI
31. ___-cow : MOO
34. Robbie Knievel's father : EVEL
38. Blow a mean horn : WAIL
40. Ruby's victim : OSWALD
42. Middle of the question : VEGETABLESWHATDO
45. Book before Jeremiah : ISAIAH
46. Drink with tempura : SAKE
47. Antelope's playmate : DEER
48. Inc., in St. Ives : LTD
49. Insolence : LIP
51. Rover's pal : FIDO
53. Low-fat breakfast dish : MELON
55. Cambria, today : WALES
60. End of the question : HUMANITARIANSEAT
66. Tenth of a decathlon : EVENT
67. Manhattan Project result : ABOMB
68. Contact at a hospital, say : PAGE
69. Pad paper? : LEASE
70. Bottom line : TOTAL
71. Tropical spot : ISLE
72. Went white : PALED
73. In need of middle management? : OBESE
74. "Bang Bang" singer, 1966 : CHER
1. Groundwork : BASIS
2. In the air : ALOFT
3. Pre-chrysalis stage : LARVA
4. Record : ENTER
5. Call at first : SAFE
6. Painter Mondrian : PIET
7. Is, to Isabella : ESTA
8. Chili rating unit? : ALARM
9. Depended : RELIED
10. Miles from Plymouth : STANDISH
11. Boxing punch : CROSS
12. Few and far between : RARE
13. Hammett pooch : ASTA
14. Excellent, slangily : PHAT
22. Prefix with thermal : GEO
23. Licit : ALLOWED
27. Language from which "safari" comes : SWAHILI
28. Part of a science course : LAB
29. Museum display : OILS
31. Final check : MATE
32. Ye follower : OLDE
33. Gas leak giveaway : ODOR
34. Satanic : EVIL
35. Endow with authority : VEST
36. "Zounds!" : EGAD
37. Luau favor : LEI
39. Fall faller : LEAF
41. Chewing gum mouthful : WAD
43. Masterful : TALENTED
44. Runner with a turned-up nose : SKI
50. Victim of ring rot : POTATO
52. Have title to : OWN
53. Parson's place : MANSE
54. Big shot : NABOB
56. Molded jelly : ASPIC
57. Collar attachment : LEASH
58. Top scout : EAGLE
59. Have the tiller : STEER
60. Fab Four film : HELP
61. Part of the eye : UVEA
62. Square thing : MEAL
63. Learning method : ROTE
64. "___ corny ..." : IMAS
65. Up to snuff : ABLE

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