New York Times, Wednesday, October 4, 2006

Author: Adam Cohen
Editor: Will Shortz
Adam Cohen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQ} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Cohen. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. ___ Strip : GAZA
5. Fight off : REPEL
10. Magic charm : MOJO
14. Wows : AWES
15. Slip away, as support : ERODE
16. Go up against : ABUT
17. Headline? : PART
18. Thumb, e.g. : DIGIT
19. "Little ___ in Slumberland" (early comic) : NEMO
20. Breakup line from a data inputter? : YOURENOTMYTYPE
23. Scottish river : DEE
24. Canal locale : EAR
25. Breakup line from an astronaut? : INEEDMORESPACE
33. Mountain lakes : TARNS
34. Tarzan's transportation : VINES
35. Pick, with "for" : OPT
37. Afr. or Eur. : CONT
38. Ice hockey game interruption : MELEE
39. Noted tower site : PISA
40. Initials on the high seas : HMS
41. Less sportsmanlike : SORER
42. Round dance : GALOP
43. Breakup line from a grammarian? : ITSNOTYOUITSME
46. Steno's need : PAD
47. Modern navigation aid, for short : GPS
48. Breakup line from a farmer? : WEVEGROWNAPART
56. "Anything ___?" : ELSE
57. What "audio" means in Latin : IHEAR
58. Curse : JINX
60. In : AMID
61. Dusk to dawn : NIGHT
62. "___ walks into a bar …" : AGUY
63. ___ Music of 1970's-80's rock : ROXY
64. Stimulate : GOOSE
65. ___ v. United States, 1967 decision limiting wiretapping : KATZ
1. Breach : GAP
2. "Shoo!" : AWAY
3. Complete drip : ZERO
4. Candidate for valedictorian : ASTUDENT
5. Turn in : REDEEM
6. Actress Moran of "Happy Days" : ERIN
7. "We have met the enemy and he is us" speaker : POGO
8. Tweak, say : EDIT
9. "Hmmm …" : LETMESEE
10. Oft-repeated phrase : MANTRA
11. Word removed from many modern wedding vows : OBEY
12. Parachutist's act : JUMP
13. Cornhusker State tribe : OTOE
21. Cold war side : REDS
22. Sounds in pounds : YAPS
25. Wanderlust, e.g. : ITCH
26. One of the Judds : NAOMI
27. Surrealist Max : ERNST
28. Manifest : OVERT
29. "Home-Folks" poet : RILEY
30. First page of a calendario : ENERO
31. Mattress layer : COILS
32. ___ salts : EPSOM
36. Wiretapping evidence : TAPE
38. 1970's fad item : MOODRING
39. Man of letters? : PATSAJAK
41. Unforeseen difficulty : SNAG
42. Notre Dame footballer coached by Rockne : GIPP
44. Express : SPEEDY
45. Lorre's "Casablanca" character : UGARTE
48. Sport : WEAR
49. "Redhead" on "Sesame Street" : ELMO
50. Midsize motor : VSIX
51. Miami River's outlet : OHIO
52. "___ Together" (song from "Grease") : WEGO
53. Casual denials : NAHS
54. Baltic capital : RIGA
55. Letter-shaped hardware item : TNUT
59. End of kindergarten? : XYZ

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