New York Times, Tuesday, January 9, 2007

Author: Ed Early
Editor: Will Shortz
Ed Early
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 52 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Carson predecessor : PAAR
5. 1970's-80's Renault : LECAR
10. Deck cleaner : SWAB
14. Wheel holder : AXLE
15. Tehran native : IRANI
16. A Chaplin : OONA
17. Picture starring 11D/55D : SMALLTIMECROOKS
20. Mai ___ : TAI
21. "___ homo" (cry in John 19:5) : ECCE
22. Take care of : HANDLE
23. Picture starring 11D/55D : ANNIEHALL
26. Pundit Alan : KEYES
27. ___-night doubleheader : TWI
28. "... ___ after" : EVER
30. N.F.L. coaching legend Don : SHULA
33. Alder or elder : TREE
35. Runner Sebastian : COE
38. Picture starring 11D/55D : HOLLYWOODENDING
42. As ___ (so far) : YET
43. PIN takers : ATMS
44. Poetry Muse : ERATO
45. Bone-dry : SERE
47. Elec. program since 1933 : TVA
48. Hunter's lure : DECOY
51. Picture starring 11D/55D : MANHATTAN
57. Give a pep talk : EXHORT
59. Pigeon-___ : TOED
60. "Eldorado" rock grp. : ELO
61. Picture starring 11D/55D : SCENESFROMAMALL
64. Bone-chilling: Var. : EERY
65. Flared dress : ALINE
66. Get in a stew : FRET
67. Forum 42 : XLII
68. Friars event : ROAST
69. Sandberg of Cooperstown : RYNE
1. Carbo-loader's fare : PASTA
2. Lumberjack : AXMAN
3. Actor Delon : ALAIN
4. Prot. or Cath. : REL
5. Chinese nut : LITCHI
6. Author Jong : ERICA
7. Lawrence of Arabia's ride : CAMEL
8. Hydrocarbon suffix : ANE
9. Very sweet and full of calories : RICH
10. Oklahoma athlete : SOONER
11. With 55-Down, star of this puzzle : WOODY
12. Common sprain site : ANKLE
13. Diamond corners : BASES
18. Wiggle room : LEEWAY
19. Croupier's implement : RAKE
24. "___ have to do" : ITLL
25. Yorkshire city : LEEDS
29. Neckline shape : VEE
30. Hardly gregarious : SHY
31. Weeder's tool : HOE
32. Final: Abbr. : ULT
33. Tribal emblem : TOTEM
34. CD-___ : ROM
35. Org. in the 2006 film "The Good Shepherd" : CIA
36. Niagara Falls's prov. : ONT
37. Freudian concern : EGO
39. Realm of Ares : WAR
40. Lake Tahoe state : NEVADA
41. "Darn!" : DRAT
45. Wife of 11D/55D : SOONYI
46. Brontë heroine : EYRE
47. N.Y.C. opera venue : THEMET
48. Neuter : DESEX
49. Stand out : EXCEL
50. Oteri of "Saturday Night Live" : CHERI
52. Skylit rooms : ATRIA
53. High times? : NOONS
54. Visibly upset : TEARY
55. See 11-Down : ALLEN
56. Nick of "48 HRS." : NOLTE
58. Pre-1917 autocrat : TSAR
62. Showman Ziegfeld : FLO
63. Producer: Abbr. : MFR

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