New York Times, Monday, December 26, 2005

Author: Allan E. Parrish
Editor: Will Shortz
Allan E. Parrish
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {KX} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Parrish. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "A guy walks into a ___ …" : BAR
4. State Farm competitor : AETNA
9. French artist Edgar : DEGAS
14. From ___ Z : ATO
15. Start of a weightlifting maneuver : SQUAT
16. ___ Gay (W.W. II plane) : ENOLA
17. Wail : SOB
18. 1994 John Travolta film : PULPFICTION
20. Unordinary : SPECIAL
22. Mended, as socks : DARNED
23. Litter's littlest : RUNT
24. Boob tube, in Britain : TELLY
26. Damon of "Good Will Hunting" : MATT
28. O3 : OZONE
30. Suffix with Oktober : FEST
34. Swiss peak : ALP
35. Mouse catchers : TRAPS
36. Defense grp., 1954-77 : SEATO
37. Dentists' focus : TEETH
39. Tire pressure measure: Abbr. : PSI
40. Varnish ingredient : RESIN
41. The "E" of EGBDF : EVERY
42. Sponsorship : AEGIS
44. "We Know Drama" cable channel : TNT
45. Actress Ward : SELA
46. British guns : STENS
47. McDonald's arches, e.g. : LOGO
48. Place : STEAD
50. Bridge guru Sharif : OMAR
52. Friend of Betty and Veronica, in the comics : ARCHIE
55. Wine server : STEWARD
58. "Queen of Hearts" vocalist, 1981 : JUICENEWTON
61. Neither's partner : NOR
62. Place to exchange rings : ALTAR
63. Boutiques : SHOPS
64. "Little" car in a 1964 top 10 hit : GTO
65. Bridle straps : REINS
66. Competitive, as a personality : TYPEA
67. Mind-reading ability, for short : ESP
1. Low voice : BASS
2. Sitting on : ATOP
3. British leader from whom the "bobbies" got their name : ROBERTPEEL
4. Former defense secretary Les : ASPIN
5. Line that extends for 24,902 miles : EQUATOR
6. 1960's-80's rock group Jethro ___ : TULL
7. Short snooze : NAP
8. Fed. law enforcement org. : ATF
9. Toy race car adornment : DECAL
10. Price to participate : ENTRYFEE
11. Enter : GOIN
12. Skin cream additive : ALOE
13. Hourglass fill : SAND
19. Doing nothing : IDLE
21. Last word from a director : CUT
24. Tournament favorite : TOPSEED
25. Coast Guard rank : ENSIGN
26. Pub buddies : MATES
27. Tylenol rival : ALEVE
29. Mexican revolutionary Emiliano : ZAPATA
31. City neighboring Newark, N.J. : EASTORANGE
32. Bee injury : STING
33. Kemo Sabe's sidekick : TONTO
35. "___ kingdom come …" : THY
36. Some S.A.T. takers : SRS
38. Refuse holder : TRASHCAN
43. Heavy hydrogen, e.g. : ISOTOPE
46. Witnessed : SEEN
47. Perry Mason's profession : LAW
49. Stadium levels : TIERS
51. High-I.Q. set : MENSA
52. Open slightly : AJAR
53. Govern : RULE
54. Commercial prefix with bank : CITI
55. "Halt!" : STOP
56. Goes bad : ROTS
57. Plunge : DROP
59. Guinness Book suffix : EST
60. "How come?" : WHY

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