New York Times, Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Author: Patrick Blindauer
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Blindauer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 75, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JQWZ} Spans: 3 Grid has mirror symmetry This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Blindauer. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Clear of stale odors, maybe : AERATE
7. Early Ford : MODELA
13. Catastrophic : RUINOUS
15. Genetic shapes : HELIXES
16. Dracula's least favorite citations? : CROSSREFERENCES
18. Asian occasion : TET
19. Tiny bit : TAD
20. "Well, ___ had it!" : IVE
21. Swedish-based furniture chain : IKEA
23. Cozy inn, briefly : BANDB
25. Puts to work : USES
26. Historian Thomas who wrote "The French Revolution" : CARLYLE
28. Drifting : AIMLESS
30. 1950 film noir classic : DOA
31. ___-X : GEN
32. Dracula's least favorite sporting event? : PREAKNESSSTAKES
41. Grand Cherokee, e.g.: Abbr. : SUV
42. Ink dispenser? : OCTOPUS
43. Night school subj. : ESL
44. Sound at a salon : SNIP
46. Lascivious sort : SATYR
47. Longtime Magic 8 Ball maker : TYCO
48. "Pale" drinks : ALES
50. Actress Sorvino : MIRA
51. Staggering : AREEL
52. Maple product : SAP
55. Director Kurosawa : AKIRA
57. Dracula's least favorite time? : DAYLIGHTSAVINGS
60. Unreturnable serve : ACE
61. Golf reservation : TEETIME
62. Elephant grp. : GOP
63. Kind of school : MED
64. Doesn't fold : STAYSIN
65. Aves. : STS
1. Frigid : ARCTIC
2. California's motto : EUREKA
3. One who's revolting? : RIOTER
4. Reply to a ques. : ANS
5. How-___ (handy books) : TOS
6. Prefix with Asian : EUR
7. French sea : MER
8. Rousing cheer : OLE
9. Kipling's "Gunga ___" : DIN
10. Cut out : EXCISE
11. "Frasier" actress Jane : LEEVES
12. Size up : ASSESS
14. Hairs on a caterpillar : SETAE
15. Ibsen's "___ Gabler" : HEDDA
17. Idol follower : FAN
22. Robert of Broadway's "Guys and Dolls" : ALDA
23. White wines : BLANCS
24. Sequel to Kerouac's "On the Road" : BIGSUR
25. One out on a limb? : ULNA
27. John left Cynthia for her : YOKO
29. "Miracle" team of 1969 : METS
32. Ltr. additions : PSS
33. Compete in track : RUNARACE
34. Having a mean, mean look : EVILEYED
35. Pilot's prediction: Abbr. : ETA
36. Tosspot : SOT
37. 007, for one : SPY
38. Janitor's belt attachments : KEYRINGS
39. Snail at Chez Jacques : ESCARGOT
40. Warning in a school zone : SLO
45. Stage after a sunburn : PEEL
47. Disneyland's Enchanted ___ Room : TIKI
49. Narrow cuts : SLITS
50. Whiz : MAVEN
51. Comic Sandler : ADAM
52. Home to the 29-Down : SHEA
53. Trial fig. : ATTY
54. Trident-shaped letters : PSIS
56. Nile snakes : ASPS
58. Pick up : GET
59. French friend : AMI

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