New York Times, Monday, October 17, 2005

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 116 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Unravel, as a cord : FRAY
5. Hand support : RAIL
9. Fissures : RIFTS
14. Christmas season : YULE
15. To be, in Toulon : ETRE
16. Messages via MSN.com, e.g. : EMAIL
17. "___ small world!" : ITSA
18. Extended family : CLAN
19. Backside : FANNY
20. Old-fashioned : HORSEANDBUGGY
23. Nonverbal O.K.'s : NODS
24. Author Harper ___ : LEE
25. Amer. soldiers : GIS
28. Result of a hung jury, maybe : RETRIAL
31. Fit ___ fiddle : ASA
34. Fess up (to) : ADMIT
36. Driver's lic. and such : IDS
37. + : PLUS
38. Fundamental : MEATANDPOTATOES
42. ___ liquor : MALT
43. Two halves : ONE
44. "All in the Family" spinoff : MAUDE
45. The whole ball of wax : ALL
46. Mt. Rushmore material : GRANITE
49. "Law & Order" fig. : DET
50. Shipwreck signal : SOS
51. Instrument hit with a hammer : GONG
53. Petty : NICKELANDDIME
59. Lethal snake : COBRA
60. Yankee nickname starting 2004 : AROD
61. Workbench attachment : VISE
63. "Doe, __, a female ?" : ADEER
64. Sagan or Sandburg : CARL
65. Glimpse : ESPY
66. It might be 18 oz. on a cereal box : NETWT
67. Safe sword : EPEE
68. ___ the wiser : NONE
1. Memo letters : FYI
2. Justice ___ Bader Ginsburg : RUTH
3. By the same token : ALSO
4. Long (for) : YEARN
5. Ebb : RECEDE
6. "Finally!" : ATLAST
7. Tehran's land : IRAN
8. What usurers do : LEND
9. Gas up again : REFUEL
10. Spitting ___ : IMAGE
11. Weapon of 59-Across : FANG
12. Wee : TINY
13. Underhanded : SLY
21. After a fashion, informally : SORTA
22. Really good time : BLAST
25. Alpha, beta, ___ : GAMMA
26. Perfect : IDEAL
27. Wee : SMALL
29. Turn red, as a strawberry : RIPEN
30. Wedding vow : IDO
31. Not silently : ALOUD
32. Luxury leather : SUEDE
33. Liability's opposite : ASSET
35. Cousin ___ of "The Addams Family" : ITT
37. School fund-raising grp. : PTA
39. Like the Vikings : NORSE
40. Genetic stuff : DNA
41. Change, as the Constitution : AMEND
46. Fun park car : GOKART
47. Tune out : IGNORE
48. Walk like a little 'un : TODDLE
50. It fits into a nut : SCREW
52. First, as a name : GIVEN
53. Lymph bump : NODE
54. "Yeah, sure" : IBET
55. Open fabric : LACE
56. Amount not to care : ARAP
57. Soybean paste : MISO
58. Armchair athlete's channel : ESPN
59. Pop-top's place : CAN
62. Storm's center : EYE

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