New York Times, Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Author: Tyler Hinman
Editor: Will Shortz
Tyler Hinman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Hinman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Auto amenities, for short : ACS
4. Baseball and football star Sanders : DEION
9. Having one's jaw dropped : INAWE
14. Wish undone : RUE
15. ___-Detoo : ARTOO
16. Was rude at a dance : CUTIN
17. Oar : ROWINGIMPLEMENT
20. Black cats and dark clouds, e.g. : OMENS
21. Reverse of post- : PRE
22. Doesn't just ask : BEGS
23. Or : WORDOFCHOICE
27. Bubkes : NIL
28. Craft over Niagara Falls? : BARREL
31. 45, for one : DISC
35. Nine-to-five activity : JOB
37. Chance to get on base : ATBAT
39. O'er : OPPOSITEOFNEATH
43. One often leaving his initial behind : ZORRO
44. Lao-tzu principle : TAO
45. Trading org. : NYSE
46. Hereditary ruler : DYNAST
49. Josh : KID
51. Orr : BRUINSLEGEND
57. Way, way off : AFAR
60. Friend of Morpheus in "The Matrix" : NEO
61. Some sports commentary : COLOR
62. Ore : MINERSDISCOVERY
66. Of base 8 : OCTAL
67. Theater employee : USHER
68. Where S.F. is : CAL
69. Busts : RAIDS
70. Shows its age, as wallpaper : PEELS
71. Quaker possessive : THY
1. Traffic director : ARROW
2. Former New York 53-Down : CUOMO
3. Rats' milieu : SEWER
4. Ted of "Becker" : DANSON
5. Piece of work? : ERG
6. "Is ___, Lord?" : ITI
7. Pizazz : OOMPH
8. Easy : NOPROB
9. Stuff in trays : ICE
10. Start of a David Letterman countdown : NUMBERTEN
11. Done to ___ : ATEE
12. Building extension : WING
13. Warring Tolkien creatures : ENTS
18. Not Dem. or Rep. : IND
19. Luke's sister, in "Star Wars" : LEIA
24. Golfer Vijay Singh's homeland : FIJI
25. Thrombosis cause : CLOT
26. Start of some juice blend names : CRAN
29. Online flea market : EBAY
30. Back muscles, for short : LATS
31. Baker's no. : DOZ
32. Device with a Nano model : IPOD
33. Pretty agile for one's age : SPRY
34. Southern treat : CORNBREAD
36. "Wanna ___?" : BET
38. Not just "a" : THE
40. Fly high : SOAR
41. Acorn sites : OAKS
42. Straight man, for a comedian : FOIL
47. Phoenix five : SUNS
48. Busy : TIEDUP
50. Room treatments : DECORS
52. Bing, bang or boom : NOISE
53. Statehouse V.I.P. : GOV
54. President-___ : ELECT
55. Grammy winner Jones : NORAH
56. How deadpan jokes are delivered : DRYLY
57. Love, in Lima : AMOR
58. Kind of tax that funds Soc. Sec. : FICA
59. Prefix with body : ANTI
63. "Kidnapped" monogram : RLS
64. Word for half of hurricanes : SHE
65. Cartoon film art : CEL

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