New York Times, Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Author: Sarah Keller
Editor: Will Shortz
Sarah Keller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 36 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Flubs : MUFFS
6. Order's partner : LAW
9. X-rated : ADULT
14. Dickens title starter : ATALE
15. 16-Across residue : ASH
16. Havana, e.g. : CIGAR
17. Coup ___ : DETAT
18. Nike product : SPORTSHOE
20. Genes govern them : TRAITS
22. Bearer of town news, once : CRIER
23. Sphere at the Olympics : VOLLEYBALL
25. Kindergarten basics : ABCS
29. Withered : SERE
30. Stay out of sight : LIELOW
32. Cardinal letters? : STL
35. Poetic foot : IAMB
38. Quench : SLAKE
39. What 18-, 23-, 52- and 61-Across have in common : THEYCANBESPIKED
43. Made public : AIRED
44. Margarita glass rim coater : SALT
45. Language suffix : ESE
46. ___ Pointe, Mich. : GROSSE
48. Kiltie's gal : LASS
51. "Grand" ice cream brand : EDYS
52. Prom beverage : FRUITPUNCH
58. Bullion unit : INGOT
60. Madrid madam : SENORA
61. Unhippielike characteristic : SHORTHAIR
65. John on the Mayflower : ALDEN
66. Lost on purpose : THREW
67. Crafty : SLY
68. Falsified, as a check : KITED
69. Quickie ghost costume : SHEET
70. Links prop : TEE
71. Heeds a roadblock : STOPS
1. Fox comedy show : MADTV
2. In ___ (unborn) : UTERO
3. Causing ruin : FATAL
4. Thrashes about : FLAILS
5. Small sofa : SETTEE
6. ___ Palmas : LAS
7. Pet protection org. : ASPCA
8. Thumbprint feature : WHORL
9. Entr'___ : ACTE
10. British P.M. before Gladstone : DISRAELI
11. "Yuck!" : UGH
12. Southeast Asian tongue : LAO
13. Uno + due : TRE
19. Streamlet : RILL
21. Half of the United Arab Republic : SYRIA
24. Pintos, e.g. : BEANS
26. Pianist Eubie : BLAKE
27. Drinks with the old slogan "Refresh yourself" : COKES
28. Jenny Lind, e.g. : SWEDE
31. Enabler of WWW access : ISP
32. Oater transport : STAGE
33. Bronze medalist's place : THIRD
34. Sports artist Neiman : LEROY
36. C.E.O.'s deg. : MBA
37. Melvin, the King of Torts : BELLI
40. "You betcha!" : YESSIREE
41. Music store mdse. : CDS
42. ESPN figures : STATS
47. Run after D : EFGH
49. Sounds off : SPEAKS
50. Like some bright rooms : SUNLIT
53. Friars fete : ROAST
54. Serving a purpose : UTILE
55. Acknowledge, in a way : NODTO
56. Sleazeball : CREEP
57. Ranch crew : HANDS
59. Food label abbr. : NTWT
61. Ave. crossers : STS
62. L.B.J.'s veep : HHH
63. It needs refining : ORE
64. Deli loaf : RYE

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