New York Times, Saturday, January 8, 2005

Author: David Levinson Wilk
Editor: Will Shortz
David Levinson Wilk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FWXZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Wilk. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Senator who wrote "Dreams From My Father" : OBAMA
6. The spy in "The Spy Who Came In From the Cold" : ALEC
10. Oral verse : EPOS
14. Hang : HOVER
15. Ambassador or Statesman, once : NASH
16. It had "well-kept acres," in a classic novel : TARA
17. "Wait your turn!" : ONEATATIME
19. Religious philosopher Watts : ALAN
20. Game ender, perhaps : HORN
21. Nonstop connection : DIRECTLINK
23. Sharp things : TVS
24. Flattening : KOING
25. Ours, in Umbria : NOSTRA
29. Tipped trips : CABRIDES
32. On occasion : EVERANDANON
34. N.Y. engineering sch. : RPI
35. Beauties : GEMS
36. Bony part : CORNU
37. TV tavern that sells Duff Beer : MOES
38. Epsilon ___ (the planet Vulcan's star) : ERI
39. N.B.A. star who was on the cover of Sports Illustrated while still in high school : LEBRONJAMES
41. Some shots : VACCINES
43. Potherb plant : CICELY
44. 1940's Italian Fascist leader : CIANO
45. Targeting need : AIM
46. One may have an arrow : STREETSIGN
49. One sacred to ancient Egyptians : IBIS
53. Tippling evidence : HICS
54. "Seems likely" : IIMAGINESO
56. Where I-5 crosses I-10 : INLA
57. Buck : CLAM
58. Sticks in a bathroom : QTIPS
59. Stress, say : AGER
60. Suffix with couch : ETTE
61. "Crime and Punishment" heroine : SONYA
1. Eager student's cry : OHOH
2. One-named rocker : BONO
3. Maintain : AVER
4. Suggest : MEAN
5. The "her" in Beethoven's question "Who comprehends her?" : ART
6. The opposition : ANTIS
7. Refuge : LAIR
8. Title girl of a "Nine Stories" story : ESME
9. It may be avoided by keeping one's balance : CHECKBOUNCING
10. Latin list-ender : ETALII
11. Bob, e.g. : PALINDROME
12. Bar garnish : ORANGEPEEL
13. Dropped : SANK
18. Fair warning : ADVANCENOTICE
22. Divided : TORN
23. La lead-in : TRA
25. Beersheba locale : NEGEV
26. Problem addressed by a drama coach : OVERACTING
27. Zero halved : SEMICIRCLE
28. ___-80 (old computer) : TRS
29. "It Must Be Him" singer and others : CARRS
30. Monumental year? : ANNO
31. Bruiser's antithesis : SISSY
33. "___ careful" : DOBE
37. Buddy : MAC
39. Ancestry : LINE
40. "Herman" cartoonist Unger : JIM
42. Self-proclaimed conqueror : CAESAR
45. "Only ___" (NPR program) : AGAME
46. Some Muslims : SHIA
47. Channel buildup : SILT
48. "While ___ it ..." : IMAT
49. Digging : INTO
50. Peaceful gathering, 60's-style : BEIN
51. Kids play it : ISPY
52. Dominican slugger : SOSA
55. Head counts? : IQS

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