New York Times, Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 114 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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1 Face imaginary enemies
7 1972 Bill Withers #1 hit
37 Bettor's buy
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Across Down
1. Base runner's stats : THEFTS
7. Basis for the musical "Rent" : LABOHEME
15. Jockey Shoemaker : WILLIE
16. Manta ray : SEADEVIL
17. Rusher's cry : IMLATE
18. Previews : TRAILERS
19. Cousin of a raccoon : COATI
20. TV forensic drama : CSI
21. Young muchacho : NINO
22. Ambulance letters : EMS
23. Bubble contents : AIR
25. Waffle brand : EGGO
27. How tuna salad may be served : ONTOAST
29. Bio word : NEE
32. One-wheeled vehicles : BARROWS
34. Plays chords, perhaps : STRUMS
37. Hunt down : TRACE
38. Early sixth-century year : DII
40. Certain navel : OUTIE
41. Spleen venting : TIRADE
43. Crime lab job : DNATEST
45. "Dern tootin'!" : YEP
46. Not quite catch fire : SMOLDER
48. Town near Caen : STLO
50. Flagship fig. : ADM
51. Donkey Kong, for one : APE
54. Cry from a crib : WAAH
56. One who may bug you : SPY
58. Rock climber's tool : PITON
60. Wicked acts : MISDEEDS
62. Spray alternative : ROLLON
63. Indian beverage : ASSAMTEA
64. It's basic : ALKALI
65. Got mushy : WENTSOFT
66. Predicaments : MESSES
1. Time and time again? : TWICE
2. Handmade sign in a stadium : HIMOM
3. Greece, to modern Greeks : ELLAS
4. Showing no growth : FLAT
5. Brownish orange : TITIANRED
6. "Told ya!" : SEE
7. D-Day craft : LSTS
8. High homes : AERIES
9. Cote sound : BAA
10. Taking too much : ODING
11. Sun: Prefix : HELIO
12. Tied up : EVEN
13. Surrealist Joan : MIRO
14. Ways around Chi-town : ELS
20. Jam in elbow to elbow : CROWD
24. "Am ___ believe ??" : ITO
26. Sporty cars : GTS
27. Preyer on seals : ORCA
28. "Like me" : ASIDO
29. Bananas : NUTS
30. Throw off : EMIT
31. Compass dir. : ESE
32. Cracker topper : BRIE
33. Org. for boomers, now : AARP
35. Headline? : TOTEMPOLE
36. Sorry sort? : RUER
37. Communications syst. for the deaf : TTY
39. Mosaic element : INLAY
42. Alien's subj. : ESL
44. Contribute : ADD
47. Rapper who co-starred in "The Italian Job" : MOSDEF
48. 1978 co-Nobelist : SADAT
49. "___ the breaks" : THEMS
51. Two-dimensional world? : ATLAS
52. English Channel port : POOLE
53. Bandleader Skinnay ___ : ENNIS
54. Impudent : WISE
55. N.C.A.A. part: Abbr. : ASSN
57. Jr.'s exam : PSAT
59. Sorts : ILKS
60. Gaping mouth : MAW
61. W.W. II inits. : ETO
62. Zodiac creature : RAM

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