New York Times, Thursday, November 8, 2007

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 26 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Quarrel (with) : SPAR
5. Contents of a scoop : INFO
9. Glass substitute : MICA
13. Child's plea : CANI
14. "Jabberwocky," for one : POEM
15. Real ___ : MCCOY
16. Former southern constellation in the shape of a ship : ARGO
17. Billet-doux writer : AMIE
18. "Skunk egg" : ONION
19. Internal-combustion device : PISTONENGINE
22. Executor's concern : ESTATE
23. When someone 27-Across : ARRIVAL
27. See 23-Across : COMES
30. "Très sexy!" : OOLALA
31. "American Psycho" author : BRETEASTONELLIS
35. One of the first to raise a hand, usually : YEA
36. Barn adjunct : PEN
37. Scented gift : LEI
38. Loser in a staring contest : FIRSTONETOBLINK
45. Temper, as metal : ANNEAL
46. Vaccine target : POLIO
47. Acts as a middleman : RESELLS
49. Began : DAWNED
53. Unfeeling nature ... or a literal hint to 19-, 31- and 38-Across : HEARTOFSTONE
56. Lustrous black : RAVEN
59. "What ___?" : TODO
60. Type choice: Abbr. : ITAL
61. Apply : EXERT
62. Not worth ___ : AFIG
63. Equipment in chuck-a-luck : DICE
64. Best of the early Beatles : PETE
65. Chop ___ : SUEY
66. Tolkien's talking trees : ENTS
1. Suffix with land or sea : SCAPE
2. Setting for "La Traviata" : PARIS
3. Inner tension : ANGST
4. It's read to the unruly : RIOTACT
5. Beach adjacent to Copacabana : IPANEMA
6. The ___ Nugget, Alaska's oldest newspaper : NOME
7. Sinn ___ : FEIN
8. The end : OMEGA
9. Historian William H. ___, author of "The Rise of the West" : MCNEILL
10. Here, abroad : ICI
11. Be lovey-dovey : COO
12. Philosopher Rand : AYN
15. Secretary of state during the War of 1812 : MONROE
20. Siouan speaker : OTOE
21. Monopoly token : IRON
24. "Rag Doll" singer, 1964 : VALLI
25. Visitor from afar : ALIEN
26. Kind of surgery for the eyes : LASIK
28. Home of "Monday Night Football" : ESPN
29. Soak : STEEP
31. Without question : BYFAR
32. Marie Antoinette, par exemple : REINE
33. Gets : EARNS
34. Hang ___ : ONTO
39. "You pay attention!" : SEEHERE
40. Factor in pageant judging : TALENT
41. Stewpot : OLLA
42. One who's late to adopt the latest : OLDFOGY
43. Leaning : BIAS
44. Beach maximizer : LOWTIDE
48. Mex. misses : SRTAS
50. Away : NOTIN
51. Pass : ENACT
52. Strikes out : DELES
54. Vegan's protein source : TOFU
55. Cartoon canine : ODIE
56. Agent, for short : REP
57. Sturdy feller? : AXE
58. A.S.P.C.A. worker : VET

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