New York Times, Tuesday, November 7, 2006

Author: Bruce P. Douglas
Editor: Will Shortz
Bruce P. Douglas
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Douglas. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pool sites : SPAS
5. Certain turns : LEFTS
10. It might be found, appropriately, in a newspaper morgue : OBIT
14. Nonclerical : LAIC
15. Dickens's Heep : URIAH
16. Lose support, as at campaign's end : FADE
17. Red state : INSOLVENCY
19. Twerp : TWIT
20. Where the river meets the sea : DELTA
21. Corp. top dog : CEO
22. Intentionally vague statement : HEDGE
23. Tyrants : DESPOTS
25. Hindu princess : RANI
26. Home of the N.C.A.A. Spartans : MSU
27. Kind of alert : SMOG
29. Quick refresher : NAP
32. Speed : PACE
35. What an ogler gives : THEEYE
37. Prefix with friendly : ECO
38. Smeltery input : IRONORE
40. Unfairly outnumbers, with "on" : GANGSUP
42. Little beauty : GEM
43. Former Saudi king : FAISAL
45. Nasty vipers : ASPS
46. Uncle ___ : SAM
47. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
48. ___ Taylor, the Tool Man, on "Home Improvement" : TIM
50. Press, as to vote : URGE
52. Rappers and poets, say : RHYMERS
56. One who needs to be rubbed out? : GENIE
58. Fannie ___ : MAE
59. Campfire remains : ASHES
61. "Metamorphoses" author : OVID
62. Blue state : MELANCHOLY
64. Effect of yeast on dough : RISE
65. Actor Christopher : REEVE
66. Till compartment : ONES
67. Elegant shade trees : ELMS
68. Shooting game : SKEET
69. Part of the country where polls close later : WEST
1. Dropped, as in the polls : SLID
2. Having separate glass segments : PANED
3. Divider in the House of Representatives : AISLE
4. Rob Roy and kin : SCOTSMEN
5. Hon, in Hampshire : LUV
6. Put up : ERECT
7. Nifty bridge play : FINESSE
8. South-of-the-border order : TACO
9. Timid : SHY
10. Frequently : OFTEN
11. Blue state : BAWDINESS
12. Beatnik's "Gotcha" : IDIG
13. French head : TETE
18. Swimmers may do them : LAPS
22. Actress Uta : HAGEN
24. Red state : OUTRAGE
25. Blue state : ROYALTY
28. Start of something big? : MEGA
30. Small bra part : ACUP
31. Daddy-o : POPS
32. Gluttons : PIGS
33. District : AREA
34. Red state : COMMUNISM
36. Successor : HEIR
39. Eligible, as to vote : OFAGE
41. Daytime TV staple : GAMESHOW
44. Chicago-based food giant : SARALEE
49. Apple variety : IMAC
51. Election Day freebies from party workers : RIDES
53. Throw with great effort : HEAVE
54. French wine region : RHONE
55. Tennis's Monica : SELES
56. Clinton's number two : GORE
57. The dark side : EVIL
58. Docile : MEEK
60. Part of CBS: Abbr. : SYST
62. "___ Doubtfire" : MRS
63. Butterfly catcher : NET

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