New York Times, Monday, December 12, 2005

Author: Allan E. Parrish
Editor: Will Shortz
Allan E. Parrish
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQW} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Parrish. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. ___ Bearcat (classic car) : STUTZ
6. Muslim leader : IMAM
10. Cover the driveway : PAVE
14. Gdansk natives : POLES
15. "I Just Wanna Stop" singer ___ Vannelli : GINO
16. Manipulator : USER
17. How often rent is usually paid : ONCEAMONTH
19. Perlman of "Cheers" : RHEA
20. 1950's prez : IKE
21. It's nothing at all : ZERO
22. Herb with the Tijuana Brass : ALPERT
24. Oldtime crooner Julius : LAROSA
26. What a settlement avoids : TRIAL
28. Indian music : RAGA
30. Difficult situations : ORDEALS
34. "My Friend ___" (old radio/TV series) : IRMA
37. Frozen waffle brand : EGGO
39. Lovable ogre of film : SHREK
40. Bellyache : MOAN
41. What each of the longest words in 17A, 65A, 10D and 25D famously lacks : RHYME
43. Online auction site : EBAY
44. Mexican friend : AMIGO
46. MasterCard alternative, informally : AMEX
47. Inquires (about) : ASKS
48. Kodaks, e.g. : CAMERAS
50. Crowd reaction : ROAR
52. Jokes : JESTS
54. " " " " " : DITTOS
58. Rocket propulsion : THRUST
61. Pudding fruit : PLUM
63. Blood-typing letters : ABO
64. Second-largest of the Hawaiian islands : MAUI
65. Lone Ranger's cry : HIYOSILVER
68. Writer Waugh : ALEC
69. ___ synthesizer : MOOG
70. Din : NOISE
71. Small winning margin : NOSE
72. Diarist Frank : ANNE
73. Xenon and neon : GASES
1. Go bad : SPOIL
2. Toy truck maker : TONKA
3. Stomach malady : ULCER
4. Golf ball raiser : TEE
5. A Gabor sister : ZSAZSA
6. Stravinsky or Sikorsky : IGOR
7. North Dakota city : MINOT
8. Picnic intruder : ANT
9. Angora fabric : MOHAIR
10. Military hero's award : PURPLEHEART
11. ___ Stadium (Queens landmark) : ASHE
12. Suddenly change course : VEER
13. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
18. Scanty : MEAGER
23. Young fellows : LADS
25. Breakfast beverage : ORANGEJUICE
27. Boardinghouse guest : ROOMER
29. Shocked : AGHAST
31. Wall St. figures : ARBS
32. Plumbing problem : LEAK
33. "The ___ the limit!" : SKYS
34. Apple computer : IMAC
35. Italia's capital : ROMA
36. Seriously injure : MAIM
38. Sock hop locale : GYM
42. Large-scale emigration : EXODUS
45. Underground deposits : ORES
49. Respiratory problem : ASTHMA
51. Pointing : AIMING
53. Observe furtively : SPYON
55. Smiley of PBS : TAVIS
56. Fatter than fat : OBESE
57. Tender areas : SORES
58. Fed. agent in finances : TMAN
59. Saint's glow : HALO
60. Regrets : RUES
62. Seating section : LOGE
66. Charged particle : ION
67. Mauna ___ volcano : LOA

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