New York Times, Thursday, January 6, 2005

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert H. Wolfe
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 65 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Like the hair under a comb-over : SPARSE
7. Rare blood type, informally : BNEG
11. Illicit drug inits. : PCP
14. Soup holder : TUREEN
15. Ex-attorney general : RENO
16. ___-di-dah : LAH
17. Vigilant : ONONESGUARD
19. Brown, e.g. : IVY
20. Sheet music instruction : ADUE
21. Rebel-turned-national leader : TITO
22. Stir : ROIL
23. Carol contraction : TIS
24. Certain design transfer : IRONONDECAL
27. Caterer's aid : STERNO
29. Cheri of "Scary Movie" : OTERI
30. Doesn't work anymore, informally : ISSHOT
34. Self-replicating things : GENES
35. Quickly … and a hint to 17-, 24-, 45- and 55-Across : ONTHEDOUBLE
37. Cowboy's domain : RANGE
39. Foreign correspondent? : PENPAL
40. Seriously winded : AGASP
41. Cheaper now : ONSALE
45. Top-rated sports group : DIVISIONONE
50. Ancient law : LEX
51. Pack ___ (quit) : ITIN
52. Siouan Indian : CROW
53. Little dog of old Disney cartoons : FIFI
54. Western defense grp. : OAS
55. Was victorious, but not by a knockout : WONONPOINTS
58. "Lord, is ___?" : ITI
59. Pharaoh's deity : AMON
60. Behind, so to speak : INDEBT
61. Google's realm, with "the" : NET
62. Chapeau holder : TETE
63. Stimulates, slangily : GOOSES
1. Not highly valued furs : STOATS
2. "Meet the Press" guest, maybe : PUNDIT
3. Excite : AROUSE
4. Actor Auberjonois : RENE
5. Realize : SEE
6. Coast Guard officer: Abbr. : ENS
7. Brown bear : BRUIN
8. "Cool!" : NEATO
9. Noted bankruptcy of 2001 : ENRON
10. Jupiter, e.g. : GOD
11. Epoch from two to five million years ago : PLIOCENE
12. Expensive hors d'oeuvre: Var. : CAVIARE
13. 1970's sitcom : PHYLLIS
18. Ronnie & the Daytonas hit : GTO
22. Iterates : RETELLS
24. Arch sites : INSTEPS
25. ___ Hashana : ROSH
26. Plant with a bitter root : DOGBANE
28. Welcomes, as a new year : RINGSIN
31. Cool, once : HEP
32. Lines of homage : ODE
33. Bridge capacity unit : TON
35. Stopping by to say hello : ONAVISIT
36. Over : UPON
37. Call to police headquarters, maybe : RADIOIN
38. Stir : AGITATE
42. Some dresses : ALINES
43. Undisturbed : LEFTBE
44. Lives : EXISTS
46. See 47-Down : ICOME
47. With 46-Down, words finishing "Ready ___, here ___" : ORNOT
48. Not a soul : NOONE
49. Have : OWN
53. Cousin of Rover : FIDO
55. Angkor ___ (Cambodian landmark) : WAT
56. Slob : PIG
57. "It's Alright" singer : ONO

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