New York Times, Tuesday, January 24, 2006

Author: David Sullivan
Editor: Will Shortz
David Sullivan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {Q} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Sullivan. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. It may be played in elevators : MUZAK
6. MGM co-founder : LOEW
10. Soldier who's nowhere to be found : AWOL
14. Entree served with a ladle : CHILI
15. Pro's opposite : ANTI
16. Waiter's offering : MENU
17. Psychologist sweethearts? : JUNGLOVERS
19. Sea dog : SALT
20. These can be vital : ORGANS
21. "___ Angel" (1960 #1 hit) : TEEN
23. Deli loaf : RYE
24. Manila ___ : BAY
25. Ring of frangipani blossoms : LEI
27. Lender terms: Abbr. : APRS
29. How a psychologist might start over? : FROMMSCRATCH
34. Mustard city : DIJON
37. Sleigh pullers : DEER
38. 10 C-notes : THOU
39. Anthem with both English and French lyrics : OCANADA
41. Preordain : DESTINE
43. Manage without assistance : FEND
44. Jacob's twin : ESAU
46. Hosiery brand : HANES
47. Psychologist's fast-food order? : FREUDCHICKEN
50. Grope : FEEL
51. Actor Stephen : REA
52. "Now I see!" : AHA
55. ___, amas, amat ... : AMO
57. The Tower of London was one : GAOL
59. "Laughing" animals : HYENAS
62. Atticful : JUNK
64. What a psychologist does at midnight in a motel pool? : SKINNERDIP
66. Helper : AIDE
67. Compos mentis : SANE
68. Struck forcefully : SMOTE
69. Kind of vision : XRAY
70. Spotted : EYED
71. San Rafael's county : MARIN
1. Not the most rewarding work : MCJOB
2. Communications officer on "Star Trek" : UHURA
3. Sharply piquant : ZINGY
4. Pond organism : ALGA
5. Glazier's oven : KILN
6. W.C. : LAV
7. Erstwhile : ONETIME
8. "To be," in Tours : ETRE
9. Smart aleck : WISEACRE
10. Wake-up times, for short : AMS
11. Gets tiresome : WEARSTHIN
12. Sole : ONLY
13. Accompaniment for a madrigal : LUTE
18. 1952 Olympics site : OSLO
22. "Morning Edition" airer : NPR
26. Punctuation used for stress : EMDASH
28. Wicker material : RATTAN
29. Melted-cheese dish : FONDUE
30. Genetic strand : RNA
31. Win over : SEDUCE
32. New Year's Eve party hat, essentially : CONE
33. Shades : HUES
34. Remove, as a hat : DOFF
35. Cake decorator : ICER
36. Best-selling "Workout" video maker : JANEFONDA
40. Far from elite : DECLASSE
42. H. Rider Haggard novel : SHE
45. American or Swiss : AIRLINE
48. M.D., e.g. : DEG
49. E. J. ___ Jr., longtime writer for The New Yorker : KAHN
52. Choice words : ANDOR
53. Half of Hispaniola : HAITI
54. Poplar tree : ASPEN
55. "Cleans like a white tornado" brand : AJAX
56. 1960's TV's "The Ghost and Mrs. ___" : MUIR
58. "Fine by me" : OKAY
60. Polite response from a ranch hand : YESM
61. Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
63. Critical : KEY
65. Composer Rorem : NED

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