New York Times, Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Author: Adam G. Perl
Editor: Will Shortz
Adam G. Perl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FKQX} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Perl. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Kind of pit at a rock club : MOSH
5. Locks up : JAILS
10. Epsilon follower : ZETA
14. On the subject of : ASTO
15. Make sense : ADDUP
16. U2's Bono, e.g. : ICON
17. Start of a quip from a returning vacationer : THETOWELSINTHAT
20. Animal with a snout : TAPIR
21. Rumble, e.g. : SETTO
22. Some hosp. cases : ODS
23. Mai ___ : TAI
25. New Haven student : ELI
27. Quip, part 2 : HOTELWERESOBIGI
36. Site of tiny orbits : ATOM
37. Norwegian saint : OLAV
38. 1960 Everly Brothers hit : SOSAD
39. Ferdinand, e.g. : REY
40. Whines : SNIVELS
42. Hospital room staples : TVS
43. Ending with aero- : DROME
45. Lifesaver, maybe : HERO
46. "Spare me!," e.g. : PLEA
47. Quip, part 3 : COULDJUSTBARELY
50. Sound during shearing : BAA
51. Smog control grp. : EPA
52. Scenery : SET
55. London institution since 1785, with "The" : TIMES
59. Egypt's Sadat : ANWAR
63. End of the quip : CLOSEMYSUITCASE
66. Competent : ABLE
67. Poly- follower : ESTER
68. 1950's British P.M. : EDEN
69. Stag party attendee : MALE
70. It's not good to do this at the sun : STARE
71. Bottom : SEAT
1. Longtime name on "Today" : MATT
2. Workers' protection org. : OSHA
3. Rung : STEP
4. Brisk seller : HOTITEM
5. Part of a dinosaur find : JAW
6. Sugary drinks : ADES
7. Lay off : IDLE
8. Libertine's feeling : LUST
9. Gets back at angrily : SPITES
10. Promgoer's woe : ZIT
11. Repeat : ECHO
12. Kenneth Grahame's ___ Hall : TOAD
13. Marchers in single file : ANTS
18. Kind of tradition : ORAL
19. "Good riddance" : NOLOSS
24. Lottery player's happy shout : IWON
26. Nigerian language : IBO
27. Croc's head or tail? : HARDC
28. New Mexico county : OTERO
29. "What's it ___?" : TOYOU
30. Root of diplomacy : ELIHU
31. Four-star reviews : RAVES
32. Turn inside out : EVERT
33. Carpet fiber : ISTLE
34. It may be within a judge's grasp : GAVEL
35. Start of hazarding a guess : IDSAY
40. Put under : SEDATE
41. Ear part : LOBE
44. Diamond org. : MLB
46. Gambols : PRANCES
48. Common Spanish boys' names : JAIMES
49. Give ___ on the back : APAT
52. Ripoff : SCAM
53. Isle of exile : ELBA
54. Usage fee : TOLL
56. Faddish 1990's computer game : MYST
57. "Cómo ___ usted?" : ESTA
58. Litigant : SUER
60. Hall-of-Famer Boggs : WADE
61. Sailing : ASEA
62. Monthly check : RENT
64. "Understand?" : SEE
65. Wrath : IRE

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