New York Times, Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 117 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Basics : ABCS
5. Raft wood : BALSA
10. Goes (for) : OPTS
14. Christine ___ (29-Down's love) : DAAE
15. Leave stranded by a winter storm : ICEIN
16. One who says "I say, old chap" : BRIT
17. See 11-Down : DIVA
18. It crashes in 29-Down/60-Across : CHANDELIER
20. Seethes : STEWS
22. Reverse of WNW : ESE
23. Site of Margaret Mead studies : SAMOA
24. With 40- and 51-Across, composer of 29-Down/60-Across, as well as 63-Across : ANDREW
26. Position : STAND
27. End a suit : SETTLE
30. Oboist's need : REED
31. ___ Stadium, home of the U.S. Open : ASHE
32. Theater areas : AISLES
36. Old spy org. : OSS
39. Addict : USER
40. See 24-Across : LLOYD
41. Aware of : ONTO
42. Slice (off) : LOP
43. Toy gun ammo : PELLET
44. Condo, e.g. : UNIT
45. When repeated, words of agreement : HEAR
47. Communion tables : ALTARS
49. Famed fireman Red : ADAIR
51. See 24-Across : WEBBER
54. Buddhist temple sights : GONGS
55. "___ had it!" : IVE
56. Persistently worry : NAGAT
60. See 29-Down : OFTHEOPERA
63. Longest-running show in Broadway history until 1/9/06 : CATS
64. Cheer (for) : ROOT
65. Painter Matisse : HENRI
66. Real name of 29-Down : ERIK
67. West Point team : ARMY
68. Hot, blue spectral type : OSTAR
69. Salon supplies : DYES
1. Attaches : ADDS
2. Can of worms? : BAIT
3. Spelunking site : CAVE
4. Brine : SEAWATER
5. Pen name : BIC
6. One who's sore : ACHER
7. Place for a renter's signature : LEASE
8. Tendon : SINEW
9. Now ___ then : AND
10. Flattened at the poles : OBLATE
11. Carlotta, in 29-Down/60-Across : PRIMADONNA
12. Fasten, as a ribbon : TIEON
13. Costly strings : STRAD
19. Twisty curves : ESSES
21. NBC fixture since '75 : SNL
25. Casino worker : DEALER
27. Fellow named Bellow : SAUL
28. Petrol provider : ESSO
29. With 60-Across, longest-running show in Broadway history as of 1/9/06 : THEPHANTOM
30. Levi's jeans brand : REDTAB
33. Indisposed : ILL
34. Peruvian money : SOL
35. Soap ingredient : LYE
37. Cookbook direction : STIR
38. Tipplers : SOTS
41. Went faster than : OUTRACED
43. Examine grammatically : PARSE
46. You might get a ticket for doing this : EIGHTY
48. Novelist Deighton : LEN
49. Old marketplace : AGORA
50. Help with : DOFOR
51. Wetnaps, e.g. : WIPES
52. Happening : EVENT
53. Quotable Yogi : BERRA
57. Indiana city near Chicago : GARY
58. Play to ___ : ATIE
59. Sounds of disapproval : TSKS
61. "So there you are!" : OHO
62. Put on TV : AIR

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