New York Times, Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QX} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 241 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
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1. Indian chief : RAJAH
6. Spilling point : BRIM
10. Wild ___ : OATS
14. Without help : ALONE
15. Mystique : AURA
16. Exploits : USES
17. Unsuccessful batter's intro? : ITSTRIKESMETHAT
20. It can take your breath away : NOSE
21. ___ Spiegel magazine : DER
22. Sizes up or down? : ALTERS
23. Koh-i-___ diamond : NOOR
25. "Waterloo" quartet : ABBA
26. Hot dog vendor's intro? : FRANKLYSPEAKING
33. Spiritual leaders : LAMAS
34. Letters on Challenger : USA
35. Nefariousness : EVIL
36. Blazing gun : UZI
37. Belt-attachable device : PAGER
39. Nicknamed : AKA
40. Clouds (up) : FOGS
42. Work ___ sweat : UPA
43. Assign, as the blame : PINON
45. Guard's intro? : FROMWHEREISTAND
49. Is bedridden : AILS
50. Cow-headed goddess : ISIS
51. Rough-cut : COARSE
54. Start and end of the Three Musketeers' motto : ALL
55. Pinnacle : ACME
59. Quotation citer's intro? : ASITHASBEENSAID
62. Lose strength in the backstretch : FADE
63. Tent event : SALE
64. Hazardous : RISKY
65. Regarded guardedly : EYED
66. Biblical plot : EDEN
67. Pays (up) : ANTES
1. Outdoor event planner's worry : RAIN
2. A chorus line : ALTO
3. ___ stick (incense) : JOSS
4. Reception aid : ANTENNA
5. Part of H.M.S. : HER
6. Napoleon's place : BAKERY
7. Regretful one : RUER
8. Audit grp. : IRS
9. "Goldilocks" figure : MAMABEAR
10. Dropped movie scene : OUTTAKE
11. "But, ___ was ambitious, I slew him": Brutus : ASHE
12. Eye drop : TEAR
13. Retired fliers : SSTS
18. Hero type : IDOL
19. Napoleon's place, once : ELBA
24. Green-lights : OKS
25. Notre Dame niche : APSE
26. More and more of news shows nowadays : FLUFF
27. Stubble remover : RAZOR
28. Baja buddy : AMIGO
29. Dearie : SUGAR
30. Former Mrs. Trump : IVANA
31. Olympus competitor : NIKON
32. Sweat ___ : GLAND
37. "Don't give me that!" : PUHLEASE
38. Knuckle draggers : APES
41. Hurt : SMARTED
43. 23rd in a series : PSI
44. "That just shouldn't happen" : ITSASIN
46. "Peace on earth," e.g. : WISH
47. ___ Collins, former space shuttle commander : EILEEN
48. Tropical escape : ISLE
51. Tea for two place : CAFE
52. Anthem opener : OSAY
53. Second : AIDE
54. Fit : ABLE
56. Playbill info : CAST
57. Karaoke need : MIKE
58. Häagen-Dazs alternative : EDYS
60. Sorry : SAD
61. Piece-keeping grp.? : NRA

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