New York Times, Thursday, January 12, 2006

Author: Kyle Mahowald
Editor: Will Shortz
Kyle Mahowald
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Mahowald. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: The 22 rebus squares in this puzzle is the third highest count in the database. The other two are both Sundays.
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Across Down
1. Neighbor of Bulg. : ROM
4. Time on the job : STINT
8. Big name in morning TV : MATT
12. Joe Pesci title role : VINNY
13. Silly : INANE
14. It's heard coming and going : ALOHA
16. ___ all-time high : ATAN
17. Scary : SPINETINGLING
19. Masked fighters : NINJAS
21. Little annoyance : GNAT
22. Squeeze (out) : EKE
23. J.F.K. info : ETA
24. Word with show or know : HOW
27. Important time : ERA
28. "Too-ra-loo-ra-loo-___" : RAL
29. 1952 Gene Kelly film : SINGININTHERAIN
32. In the past : AGO
33. ___ position : FETAL
34. Hall-of-Famer Musial : STAN
35. Hoedown seats : BALES
38. Fellah : MAC
40. Going out with : SEEING
41. Belgian river : YSER
42. Going nowhere fast : INARUT
44. Chart-topper : HIT
45. Biblical opening : INTHEBEGINNING
51. Snack, say : EAT
52. Title for una dama: Abbr. : SRA
53. Ancient royal : INCA
54. Grandpa Simpson : ABE
55. Despot of old : AMIN
56. Othello villain : IAGO
58. Novarro of "Ben-Hur" : RAMON
60. Onomatopoeic Sinatra album title : RINGADINGDING
64. Call at a deli : NEXT
65. Senators' attire : TOGAE
66. "What Is to Be Done?" writer : LENIN
67. No-win situations? : TIES
68. Not just tehee : ROAR
69. Classic brand with an oval logo : ESSO
70. UFO pilots : ETS
1. Barker of TV/movie fame : RINTINTIN
2. Painting the town red : ONAJAG
3. Avian talker : MYNA
4. Does bad : SINS
5. Send a message in Morse code, e.g. : TAP
6. Diamond unit : INNING
7. Many a Britney Spears fan : TEENER
8. Keep up : MAINTAIN
9. Subj. in which 2x + 3 = 9 is solved : ALG
10. Stomach : TOLERATE
11. "Not a chance, bud!" : THINKAGAIN
12. Ones blowing in the wind : VANES
15. Almost eternal : AGELONG
18. Reid of "American Pie" : TARA
20. Has one's moment in the sun : SHINES
25. Giant of note : OTT
26. "Pow!" : WHAM
30. Read between the lines : INFER
31. "The Graduate" girl : ELAINE
34. Take effect : SETIN
35. From memory : BYHEART
36. Turkey's place : ASIAMINOR
37. Releasing one's anger : LETTINGGO
39. Cruise accommodations : CABIN
40. How sweet it is! : SUGAR
43. It may accompany a coll. application : REC
45. Many a news source : INSIDER
46. Practice, practice, practice : TRAIN
47. Try to knock down : HAGGLE
48. "Anything your little heart desires!" : NAMEIT
49. Desk sights ? or an apt title for this puzzle : INBOXES
50. Lavatory label : GENTS
57. Poetic tributes : ODES
59. It's put in a pot : ANTE
61. Tiny battery : AAA
62. Roadside stops : INNS
63. N.F.L. Hall-of-Famer Marchetti : GINO

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