New York Times, Monday, October 16, 2006

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 14 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. With: Fr. : AVEC
5. Milkshake item : STRAW
10. In ___ (together) : SYNC
14. Hawaiian port : HILO
15. "The Devil Wears ___" : PRADA
16. Get better, as a cut : HEAL
17. State with conviction : AVER
18. Drive away : REPEL
19. Artist Bonheur : ROSA
20. Historic Boston neighborhood : BACKBAY
22. Wiggle room : LEEWAY
24. Loads and loads : TONS
25. Gush : SPEW
26. Totaling : ADDING
29. Comedian who created the character Jose Jimenez : BILLDANA
33. Manipulate : WIELD
34. Burden of proof : ONUS
35. Half a sch. year : SEM
36. Toll unit on a toll road : AXLE
37. What "yo mama" is : SLANG
39. Cover for a wound : SCAB
40. Plop oneself down : SIT
41. "Are you ___ out?" : INOR
42. Gem of an oyster : PEARL
43. Ailment that may cause sneezing : HEADCOLD
45. Go by, as time : ELAPSE
46. Wolf's sound : HOWL
47. Jump named for a skater : AXEL
48. Empty, as a lot : VACANT
51. Auxiliary wager : SIDEBET
55. Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
56. Some Apples : IMACS
59. Say yea or nay : VOTE
60. Line of stitches : SEAM
61. Modern assembly line worker : ROBOT
62. Love god : EROS
63. "The Thin Man" dog : ASTA
64. Les ___-Unis : ETATS
65. Mardi Gras follower : LENT
1. Melville captain : AHAB
2. Start of a Spanish cheer : VIVA
3. Util. bill : ELEC
4. Sound-absorbing flooring : CORKTILE
5. Helped bust out, as from prison : SPRANG
6. Cards above deuces : TREYS
7. Séance sound : RAP
8. Juice drink : ADE
9. Where to get juice for a household appliance : WALLPLUG
10. Astute : SHREWD
11. "Man, that hurts!" : YEOW
12. Astronaut's insignia : NASA
13. Potter's medium : CLAY
21. 007 : BOND
23. Slithery fishes : EELS
25. Ireland's ___ Fein : SINN
26. Covered with water : AWASH
27. The South : DIXIE
28. River mouth feature : DELTA
29. Word that can follow the first words of 20-, 29-, 43- and 51-Across and 4-, 9-, 37- and 39-Down : BOARD
30. B.M.I. rival : ASCAP
31. Draws nigh : NEARS
32. Mosey (along) : AMBLE
37. Winter traction provider : SNOWTIRE
38. Lounge : LOLL
39. Death Valley is below it : SEALEVEL
41. Computer image : ICON
42. Appealed earnestly : PLED
44. Greg's sitcom partner : DHARMA
45. Is : EXISTS
47. English race place : ASCOT
48. Document checked at a border : VISA
49. Matures : AGES
50. Jacket : COAT
52. Bloviator, often : BORE
53. Princely prep school : ETON
54. Exam : TEST
57. Bon ___ (witticism) : MOT
58. Lawyer's org. : ABA

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