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New York Times, Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Author:
Andrea Carla Michaels
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Andrea Carla Michaels

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {K} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 10 for Ms. Michaels. NYT links: Across Lite
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 TimesNo. 0708 ( 21,427 )

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Across
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
Down
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
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Gold, in Guadalupe : ORO
61
Hubbub : ADO
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Long, long time : EON
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Code-crackers' org. : NSA

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