New York Times, Wednesday, January 12, 2005

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 66 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Sex and the City" airer : HBO
4. Big dos : GALAS
9. Varnish ingredient : RESIN
14. It's measured in minutes : ARC
15. Multiple choice options, perhaps : ABORC
16. Come up : ARISE
17. Oscar Wilde, notably : WIT
18. College basketball coach who was the subject of "A Season on the Brink" : BOBBYKNIGHT
20. Alpine event : SLALOM
22. Have an impact on : TOUCH
23. "Fooled Around and Fell in Love" singer, 1976 : ELVINBISHOP
26. Piggy : TOE
29. "The Witches" director Nicolas : ROEG
30. ___ Jeanne d'Arc : STE
31. Some N.C.O.'s : SGTS
32. Celerity : HASTE
35. Gym wear : SWEATS
37. "Different Seasons" author : STEPHENKING
39. Inferior, slangily : CHEESY
41. Directly show where : POINT
42. Tusked beast : BOAR
43. Mideast grp. : PLO
44. Black-and-white predator : ORCA
48. Arrange : SET
49. Pseudonym in detective fiction : ELLERYQUEEN
53. Spade player, familiarly : BOGIE
55. It begins with an equinox : AUTUMN
56. Half a famous dance team : IRENECASTLE
60. 44-Across's milieu : SEA
61. Slippers of sorts : MULES
62. Attire for Mr. Peanut : SPATS
63. Like 31-Across : ENL
64. ___ four : PETIT
65. One of the black keys on a piano : EFLAT
66. Skid row affliction : DTS
1. Mooring rope : HAWSER
2. S.O.S alternative : BRILLO
3. Staff interval : OCTAVE
4. Libreville's land : GABON
5. "Little Boy" in 8/6/45 news : ABOMB
6. Shot having a 14-Across : LOB
7. Wall St. worker : ARB
8. Reaper's tool : SCYTHE
9. Incurred, as charges : RANUP
10. Journalist Sevareid : ERIC
11. Red Skelton specialty : SIGHTGAG
12. Sort of: Suffix : ISH
13. Take home : NET
19. Hootchy-___ : KOO
21. Match alternative : LIGHTER
24. Panama, e.g.: Abbr. : ISTH
25. Ring site? : STEEPLE
27. The Little Giant : OTT
28. 20-Across path : ESS
31. Dispatched : SENTOUT
33. 1950's political inits. : AES
34. Wire wearer : SPY
35. Do a 20-Across : SKI
36. Sports datum : WIN
37. It'll keep you in your place : SEATBELT
38. Queen who wrote "Leap of Faith" : NOOR
39. The so-called Tiffany Network : CBS
40. Weeder's need : HOE
43. "The magic word" : PLEASE
45. Got more life from : REUSED
46. Dental compound : CEMENT
47. They're history : ANNALS
49. Discharge, in a way : EGEST
50. Form of ID: Abbr. : LIC
51. W.W. II conference site : YALTA
52. Jason's journey, e.g. : QUEST
54. "The ___ Love" (R.E.M. hit) : ONEI
56. Devilkin : IMP
57. Wish undone : RUE
58. Coppertone rating: Abbr. : SPF
59. 1960's chess champ : TAL

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