New York Times, Thursday, December 14, 2006

Author: Ed Early
Editor: Will Shortz
Ed Early
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Hairstylist's supply : GEL
4. It may be high or faint : PRAISE
10. Bud : CHUM
14. Newcastle Brown, e.g. : ALE
15. Cry with an outstretched hand : HELPME
16. Venetian magistrate of old : DOGE
17. Start of a riddle : WHATDOESONECALL
20. Diva ___ Te Kanawa : KIRI
21. Tic-tac-toe loser : XOO
22. Line on which y = 0 : XAXIS
23. Start of Massachusetts' motto : ENSE
26. Music at many a memorial : TAPS
28. Riddle, part 2 : AFISHWITHNOEYES
35. Tractable : DOCILE
36. Boosts : AIDS
37. One with Red Cross training, maybe: Abbr. : EMT
38. Lena of "Polish Wedding" : OLIN
39. Better suited : ABLER
41. City near Crawford, Tex. : WACO
42. Golfer's concern : LIE
43. Another, in Madrid : OTRO
44. Person bringing much happiness : ELATER
46. Riddle, part 3 : FORTHEANSWERSEE
49. Dugout shelter : ABRI
50. Z ___ zebra : ASIN
51. Shot : PHOTO
54. Command to Fido : SIT
56. Wagner heroine ___ of Brabant : ELSA
60. End of the riddle : SIXTYNINEACROSS
64. Author Silverstein : SHEL
65. Marx collaborator : ENGELS
66. Penciled-in eyebrow, e.g. : ARC
67. Timbre : TONE
68. Land on Lake Victoria : UGANDA
69. See 60-Across : FSH
1. Hang around at an accident scene : GAWK
2. Like some educ. publishing : ELHI
3. Shakespeare's "very foolish fond old man" : LEAR
4. Many a prof. : PHD
5. Car introduced in 1904 : REO
6. Anna's lover in "Anna Karenina" : ALEXEI
7. ___ facto : IPSO
8. Glib romancer : SMOOTHIE
9. Poetic contraction : EEN
10. Music storage place : CDCASE
11. Con : HOAX
12. Wrinkly fruit : UGLI
13. Allen and Ott : MELS
18. Connects : TIESIN
19. Bygone N.L. team : EXPOS
24. Penguins' home?: Abbr. : NHL
25. Person in a sauna : SWEATER
27. Maryland's ___ Air Force Base : ANDREWS
28. ___ von Baeyer, 1905 Chemistry Nobelist : ADOLF
29. Page in an account book : FOLIO
30. More treacherous in the winter : ICIER
31. Gripper : TALON
32. "Easter 1916" poet : YEATS
33. Ed Sullivan, e.g. : EMCEE
34. Cache : STORE
40. Browning and simmering : BRAISING
41. ___ Bros. : WARNER
43. "Yippee!" : OHBOY
45. Hilo garland : LEI
47. Snitch : TATTLE
48. Glossy fabric : SATEEN
51. Attention-getter : PSST
52. Happy cry in song : HIHO
53. Animals in harness : OXEN
55. Swenson of "Benson" : INGA
57. Goldbrick : LOAF
58. A lot of Eurasia, once: Abbr. : SSRS
59. Writer Sholem : ASCH
61. Not old: Ger. : NEU
62. Municipal pol. : ALD
63. Civil War inits. : CSA

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