New York Times, Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQW} This is puzzle # 15 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Take ___ at (try) : ASTAB
6. Wield, as influence : EXERT
11. Lens holder, for short : CAM
14. Statesman known popularly as Panditji, or "Scholar" : NEHRU
15. Mister abroad : SENOR
16. Draft choice? : ALE
17. Kind of acid : OLEIC
18. Place to see a Goya : PRADO
19. Cookie holder : TIN
20. Show hospitality at the door : ASKIN
22. *Coin collector's purchase : MINTSET
24. Tom, at birth : KITTEN
26. Game pieces : MEN
27. Splitsville? : RENO
28. *It has "E pluribus unum" on it : GREATSEAL
30. Broker's quarry : BUYER
31. Setting for many a joke : BAR
32. Peccadilloes : SINS
33. Donnybrooks : MELEES
34. *Has a clear conscience : RESTSEASY
36. Small military craft : PTBOAT
39. Release : EMIT
40. Side in checkers : RED
43. Butler at Tara : RHETT
44. *"Friends" was once part of it : MUSTSEETV
46. Cosmetics maker ___ Laszlo : ERNO
47. It may not be easy to shoot : PAR
48. Fixed, as a loose lace : RETIED
49. *"Dig in!" : LETSEAT
51. Menace to society : FELON
52. Suffix with Moon : IES
53. Rockne of Notre Dame fame : KNUTE
55. "A Faust Symphony" composer : LISZT
58. G.I. chow : MRE
59. Spine-tingling : EERIE
60. Wiesel and namesakes : ELIES
61. One form of ID : SSN
62. Was out : SLEPT
63. Soprano Fleming : RENEE
1. It begins with enero : ANO
2. Partner of poivre : SEL
3. Play ground? : THEATER
4. Record label founded by Clive Davis : ARISTA
5. *Sports car feature : BUCKETSEAT
6. Disney-owned channel : ESPN
7. Gen ___ : XER
8. Nail polish : ENAMEL
9. "The Gates of Hell" sculptor : RODIN
10. Pioneering 1982 sci-fi film : TRON
11. *Colorful marble : CATSEYE
12. Property receiver : ALIENEE
13. Gurus : MENTORS
21. Not give an inch : INSIST
23. In fact : TRULY
24. Org. in which Putin was once an officer : KGB
25. Roth ___ : IRA
26. Rubber : MASSEUR
29. Suffix with differ : ENT
30. *What a writer hopes to write : BESTSELLER
33. Teacher at an école : MAITRE
34. Old newspaper sections : ROTOS
35. Grp. gotten by dialing 911 : EMS
36. Tourney starters : PRELIMS
37. Education fundamentals : THREERS
38. *1988 vice-presidential candidate : BENTSEN
40. Restrains : REINSIN
41. When the French fry? : ETE
42. Movie format : DVD
44. Adultlike : MATURE
45. Prima ballerina : ETOILE
47. Jury : PANEL
50. Squeezes (out) : EKES
51. Pedal pushers : FEET
54. Show instability : TIP
56. Last of 26 : ZEE
57. Literary monogram found in the answers to the nine asterisked clues : TSE

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