New York Times, Thursday, November 16, 2006

Author: Kevin Donovan
Editor: Will Shortz
Kevin Donovan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Donovan. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Collided, say : MET
4. Dominican-born baseball star : SOSA
8. Newspaper section, with "The" : ARTS
12. Soft rock? : LAVA
13. Class of birds : AVES
14. Sub : HERO
15. Spelling, e.g.? : MAGIC
16. Worker with a mask : BEEKEEPER
18. They come with pencils : EYELINERS
20. Not so bright : PALER
21. Calendar column: Abbr. : MON
22. Blacken : TAR
23. So far : TODATE
24. Overpower by force of arms : OUTGUN
26. Flock sounds : BAAS
28. Inferior of a brig. gen. : COL
29. Edwin with the 1970 #1 hit "War" : STARR
30. Lowdown : DIRT
31. Person in sales : REP
32. Puts on the line : ENDANGERS
35. Big mouth : MAW
37. Consequently : ERGO
38. U.S. swimming star Janet : EVANS
42. Close one : PAL
43. Word on a memorial : ANNO
44. How much a bottle top can hold : CAPFUL
45. "This has been a long time coming!" : ATLAST
47. Gets hold of : HAS
48. Big do, for short : FRO
49. Pageant prize : TIARA
50. Stones fan? : GEOLOGIST
53. Gold seekers : OLYMPIANS
55. Counterorders : NIXES
56. What a Frenchman thinks? : IDEE
57. ___ Towne : OLDE
58. Times in classifieds : EVES
59. One-named Grammy winner of 2001 : SADE
60. Costner role : NESS
61. Flushed : RED
1. Purplish shade : MAGENTA
2. Dastardly doings : EVIL
3. Reserved : TACITURN
4. Civil War weapon : SABER
5. Walkie-talkie word : OVER
6. Takes out : SEES
7. Search engine ___.com : ASK
8. Up : AHEAD
9. Change : REPLACE
10. Lofty position : TREETOP
11. Horse of a certain color : SORREL
12. Floor plan : LAYOUT
15. Notes : MEMOS
17. Poetic storytelling : EPOS
19. Photographer Goldin : NAN
23. London gallery : TATE
25. Boomed : GREW
26. Cry spelled out by the first syllables of 16-, 18-, 32-, 50- and 53-Across : BINGO
27. Mythological ship : ARGO
30. "Nuts!" : DARN
31. Host's request : RSVP
33. Impression : DENT
34. Logician : REASONER
35. Title girl in a Roald Dahl novel : MATILDA
36. Calmed : ALLAYED
39. Stuck on : AFFIXED
40. Sips : NURSES
41. Vegas attraction : SLOTS
42. Language offshoot : PATOIS
43. Request for special attention : ASAP
44. Baseball's Ripken : CAL
46. Napoleonic force : ARMEE
47. Water carriers : HOSES
50. Kind of force : GALE
51. Goals : ENDS
52. Turn over : GIVE
54. Tiny particle : ION

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