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New York Times, Monday, October 22, 2007

Author:
Lynn Lempel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lynn Lempel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 27 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 1022 ( 21,167 )
Across
1
Does sums : ADDS
5
Pillow filler : DOWN
9
Flapper hairdos : BOBS
13
Scuttlebutt : DIRT
14
Like a manly man : MACHO
15
Escapade : LARK
16
Part of the eye that holds the iris : UVEA
17
___ and pains : ACHES
18
What "thumbs up" means : OKAY
19
Bandleader in the Polka Music Hall of Fame : LAWRENCEWELK
22
Explosive initials : TNT
23
Pinocchio, famously : LIAR
24
Mock : JEERAT
28
Dance with a wiggle : HULA
30
Lord : GOD
31
Card that's taken only by a trump : ACE
32
Mail carriers' assignments: Abbr. : RTES
34
Creamy soup : CLAMBISQUE
38
City where Van Gogh painted sunflowers : ARLES
40
Suffix with sucr- and lact- : OSE
41
Pacific republic : NAURU
42
Substantial portion : FAIRAMOUNT
45
Pile : HEAP
46
Component of bronze : TIN
47
Permit : LET
48
Washington's Capitol ___ : HILL
50
Precipitates at about 32 degrees F : SLEETS
52
Left hurriedly : FLED
54
New Deal program inits. : WPA
57
One who lost what's hidden in 19-, 34- and 42-Across : LITTLEBOPEEP
60
Hawaiian isle : MAUI
63
More than perturbed : IRATE
64
"Unfortunately ..." : ALAS
65
Give a hard time : RAZZ
66
Nobodies : ZEROS
67
Small field size : ACRE
68
Branch of Islam : SHIA
69
Plow pullers : OXEN
70
Jean who wrote "Wide Sargasso Sea" : RHYS
Down
1
No longer a minor : ADULT
2
Couch : DIVAN
3
Made a stand and would go no further : DREWTHELINE
4
Polaris, e.g. : STAR
5
Bangladesh's capital, old-style : DACCA
6
Color of fall leaves : OCHER
7
"Thank goodness!" : WHEW
8
Rhinoplasty : NOSEJOB
9
Chap : BLOKE
10
Tree loved by squirrels : OAK
11
Maidenform product : BRA
12
Cloud's site : SKY
14
Psycho : MANIAC
20
90 degree turn : ELL
21
Ushered : LEDIN
25
"Fantastic Voyage" actress : RAQUELWELCH
26
Honda division : ACURA
27
Get ready to drive, in golf : TEEUP
29
___-friendly : USER
30
Agents under J. Edgar Hoover, informally : GMEN
32
Balsa transports : RAFTS
33
Path : TRAIL
35
Booty : LOOT
36
Tempe sch. : ASU
37
Comedian Mort : SAHL
39
1972 U.S./U.S.S.R. missile pact : SALTI
43
Latin American with mixed ancestry : MESTIZO
44
Oedipus' realm : THEBES
49
Wedding vow : IDO
51
Doolittle of "My Fair Lady" : ELIZA
52
Distress signal shot into the air : FLARE
53
Divulge : LETON
55
Explorer who proved that Greenland is an island : PEARY
56
Basilica recesses : APSES
58
Fearsome dino : TREX
59
Jack of early late-night TV : PAAR
60
___ Butterworth's : MRS
61
What a doctor might ask you to say : AAH
62
Israeli gun : UZI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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