New York Times, Saturday, October 21, 2006

Author: David Quarfoot
Editor: Will Shortz
David Quarfoot
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Out of the woods : HOMEFREE
9. Peel provider : DAYSPA
15. Pitched : ONASLANT
16. "Immediately, boss!" : IMONIT
17. Bolts : GETSAWAY
18. Adenosine component : RIBOSE
19. It may be found in an elevator : WHEAT
20. They're taken out in alleys : PINS
22. "___ hoppen?!" : WHA
23. Vaporize : AERIFY
25. Apocalyptic topic : ENDTIMES
27. Boost : RAISEUP
29. Trendy : ALAMODE
30. Musical syllable : TRA
31. As a friend, to François : ENAMI
33. Oaf, slangily : DUB
34. Capital of Manche, France : STLO
36. Some cap tossers : GRADS
38. Nostalgic person's response : SIGH
41. Saskatoon-to-Calgary dir. : WSW
43. Jam : BLOCK
45. Matter of debate in a sénat : LOI
46. Opposite of dolce : AGITATO
49. Delivery aid : FORCEPS
51. "Go for it!" : LETERRIP
53. Performer after whom a clone was named : PARTON
54. Shape ender : GON
55. MTV segment? : TELE
56. Crane's place : MARSH
57. Had too much of, briefly : ODEDON
59. Go back further than : ANTEDATE
62. Turn (to) : RESORT
63. Start of a rhyming taunt : LIARLIAR
64. Strict Sabbath observer of yore : ESSENE
65. Marketing mantra : SEXSELLS
1. Fictional school whose motto is "Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus" : HOGWARTS
2. Bridge opening : ONEHEART
3. Important person on the stand : MATERIALWITNESS
4. Seigneur de Montaigne's output : ESSAIS
5. Payment that won't change : FLATFEE
6. Inexperienced : RAW
7. Old queen of Spain : ENA
8. Sporty Jaguar model : ETYPE
9. Full skirt with a tight waistband : DIRNDL
10. 1839 revolt site : AMISTAD
11. Ruffian, to a Brit : YOB
12. Winter track : SNOWMOBILETRAIL
13. Directed a cry of contempt at : PISHED
14. Not tense : ATEASE
21. Helping : INAIDOF
24. Foo ___ (Chinese dish) : YUNG
26. MSNBC talk host : IMUS
28. Make uncomfortably hot : PARBOIL
32. Yvette's evil : MAL
35. Bone head? : OSTE
37. Old English poet : SCOP
39. Totally lose it : GOPOSTAL
40. Matching pair, informally : HISNHERS
42. Opposite of peaceful : WARTORN
44. Family in a 1979 Oscar-winning film : KRAMERS
46. First-ever speaker on C-Span, 3/19/79 : ALGORE
47. Some fancy paperweights : GEODES
48. ___ et quarante (card game) : TRENTE
50. ___ of civilization : CRADLE
52. Tolls : PEALS
58. It might go for a buck : DOE
60. Never abroad : NIE
61. Take a toll on : TAX

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