New York Times, Monday, January 30, 2006

Author: Adam G. Perl
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Perl. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Madam's counterpart : SIR
4. Resort island near Venice : LIDO
8. Voodoo charms : MOJOS
13. Poem of praise : ODE
14. Stove part : OVEN
15. Inventor's goal : PATENT
16. Slangy negative : NAH
17. Renowned bandleader at the Cotton Club : CABCALLOWAY
19. "I have an idea!" : AHA
20. Go before : ANTEDATE
21. Androids : ROBOTS
23. By way of : VIA
24. 24-hr. banking convenience : ATM
27. Dernier ___ (latest thing) : CRI
28. Raisin ___ (cereal) : BRAN
30. Suffix with buck : AROO
31. Belief : CREDO
33. Beats a hasty retreat : RUNS
34. Emilia's husband, in "Othello" : IAGO
35. Chinese province : HUNAN
36. They're "easy" to find in 17- and 53-Across and 3- and 24-Down : ABC
37. Rural's opposite : URBAN
38. High: Prefix : ALTI
39. Muskogee native : OKIE
40. Walks like an expectant father : PACES
41. Noticed : SEEN
42. Stoop : BEND
43. With 45-Across, for the time being : PRO
44. Mess up : ERR
45. See 43-Across : TEM
46. Monkeylike animals : LEMURS
49. Tends, as a patient : CARESFOR
52. Butterfly catcher's tool : NET
53. Seize power : GRABCONTROL
56. Road goo : TAR
57. Reap : TAKEIN
58. Arnaz of "I Love Lucy" : DESI
59. Hwy. : RTE
60. Dizzy-making drawings : OPART
61. Ooze : SEEP
62. Big fat mouth : YAP
1. Submarine-detecting system : SONAR
2. Just 45 miles of it borders Canada : IDAHO
3. Place to get clean : REHABCENTER
4. When said three times, a real estate mantra : LOCATION
5. Several Russian czars : IVANS
6. Bankruptcy cause : DEBT
7. "___ upon a time ..." : ONCE
8. Island country south of Sicily : MALTA
9. 15-Down tribe : OTOE
10. Synagogue attender : JEW
11. Keep ___ short leash : ONA
12. Hog's home : STY
15. Where the buffalo roamed : PLAINS
18. Like Calculus II : ADVANCED
22. Confer holy orders on : ORDAIN
24. Jordan or Iraq : ARABCOUNTRY
25. Ancient Roman robes : TOGAE
26. Mars has two : MOONS
28. Train stoppers : BRAKEMEN
29. Apply, as cream : RUBIN
30. Military branch with planes : AIRARM
31. Pursue : CHASE
32. 12" stick : RULER
37. Mustache site : UPPERLIP
39. Fairy king, in Shakespeare : OBERON
45. Silently understood : TACIT
46. Not tied down : LOOSE
47. Rodeo rope : REATA
48. ___ throat : STREP
49. "Good buddy" : CBER
50. Regulations: Abbr. : STDS
51. Not tied down : FREE
53. Sporty Pontiac : GTO
54. Grandmaster Flash's music genre : RAP
55. Alias, for short : AKA

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