New York Times, Thursday, October 5, 2006

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQZ} Spans: 1 Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 93 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. A Bing Crosby/Bob Hope film locale : BALI
5. Ache : CRAMP
10. Actress Gershon : GINA
14. Baseball's Rodriguez : ALEX
15. Blue, e.g. : COLOR
16. Bogart was one : ICON
17. Challenges : STANDSUPTO
19. Clothing item worn over a shirt : VEST
20. Coast Guard equipment : SONAR
21. Definite article : THE
22. Drain connections : PIPES
23. Dumb laugh : YUK
25. Elevated, in a way : ALPINE
27. Embrace : HUG
30. Embryonic shape, at first : BLOB
32. Fighter Marvin : HAGLER
35. Filmdom's Merkel : UNA
36. Five Nations tribe : SENECA
38. Giant role for Peter Fonda, 1997 : ULEE
39. Girl : MISS
41. Graves of "Mission: Impossible" : PETER
42. Hair salon job : PERM
43. He and she in a gossip column : ITEM
44. High-pitched warbling sounds : TRILLS
46. Inez's aunt : TIA
47. Intense worker : DYNAMO
49. Itch reliever : CLAW
50. James Brown hit "___ Machine" : SEX
51. John Reed's predecessor as N.Y.S.E. chairman, Richard ___ : GRASSO
53. Just average : PAR
55. Kangaroo pocket openings : SLITS
57. Ken Stabler's pride : ARM
59. Kinds of clouds : NIMBI
63. La or fa : TONE
64. Late-fall door adornment : INDIANCORN
66. Lexington and others, in N.Y.C. : AVES
67. Manuscript marks : STETS
68. Margarine : OLEO
69. Musical sign : REST
70. Napoleon relatives : TARTS
71. No longer standing, as a tree : HEWN
1. "Nozze di Figaro" part for Dr. Bartolo : BASS
2. Opera villainess, typically : ALTO
3. Option at a butcher's, maybe : LEAN
4. "Over my dead body!" : IXNAY
5. Patient's dosage measure, for short : CCS
6. Powerful defeat : ROUT
7. Puzzler's alert: the clues in this crossword are all in this : ALPHABETICORDER
8. Quarters costing dollars? : MOTEL
9. Quid ___ quo : PRO
10. Quitting : GIVINGUP
11. Raindrops after freezing : ICEPELLETS
12. Rhinoplasty target : NOSE
13. Ruiners of some picnics : ANTS
18. Shellacs : DRUBS
22. Singer Zadora : PIA
24. Sticky-fingered types : KLEPTOS
26. Thoroughbred film of 1983 : PHARLAP
27. "Three H's" component : HUMID
28. Togetherness : UNITY
29. Ubiquitous auto features : GASENGINES
31. Unique person : ONER
33. Unnatural : EERIE
34. Very big name in home-selling : REMAX
37. Voltaic ___ : CELL
40. Voting category in a high school yearbook : SMARTEST
45. Wide receiver Lynn of Steelers fame : SWANN
48. Women with young 'uns : MAS
52. Workshop owner of note : SANTA
54. Xerox competitor : RICOH
55. Xmas tree topper : STAR
56. XOXOXO alternative : LOVE
58. Yankee's wear : MITT
60. Yard pest : MOLE
61. Yeasty drink : BREW
62. Zero ___ : INON
64. Zion's tail? : IST
65. Zoo animal : ASS

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