New York Times, Thursday, December 27, 2007

Author: Jim Leeds
Editor: Will Shortz
James R. Leeds
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Leeds. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Palms (off on) : FOBS
5. Egyptian symbols of royalty : ASPS
9. Casino equipment : RAKES
14. "___ the Agent" (old comic strip) : ABIE
15. Place : LIEU
16. "If ___ you ..." : IWERE
17. Certain marine biologist's test? : CORALEXAM
19. Gainsay : BELIE
20. ___ Kooser, former U.S. poet laureate : TED
21. Cultural stuff : ARTS
22. Tops : CRESTS
23. One way to get into a gang's headquarters? : CONTHELOOKOUT
26. Splits : LEAVES
28. F.D.R. agcy. : OPA
29. Wrinkly fruit : UGLI
30. "Breaker Morant" people : BOERS
32. Lived : WAS
35. Eskimos in an igloo? : COLDFOLKSATHOME
39. Many a person on the U.S.S. Enterprise: Abbr. : ENS
40. Stomach contents : ACIDS
41. "'Starts With F' for a thousand, ___" : ALEX
42. Cartoon pooch : REN
43. Prepare trout, in a way : PANFRY
45. Pictures of Slinkys? : COILPAINTINGS
51. Part of A.S.A.P. : ASSOON
52. Prefix with -phile : OENO
53. ___ canto : BEL
56. Wombs : UTERI
57. Witches' pots, pans, etc.? : COVENWARE
59. Cling Plus brand : SARAN
60. Novelist Seton : ANYA
61. Kiss in Kensington : SNOG
62. "___ we all?" : ARENT
63. Zest : PEEL
64. 1910s heavyweight champ ___ Willard : JESS
1. "Is that a ___?" : FACT
2. Poulenc's "Sonata for ___ and Piano" : OBOE
3. Coos and hoots : BIRDCALLS
4. Triton's realm : SEA
5. Red lights and flares : ALERTS
6. Musical interval : SIXTH
7. ___ pudding (British dish) : PEASE
8. Arithmetic exercise : SUM
9. Beef cut : RIBROAST
10. Hebdomadally : AWEEK
11. Five-time Horse of the Year, 1960-64 : KELSO
12. Verdi aria : ERITU
13. "What ___ thou?" (biblical query) : SEEST
18. Word with bus or memory : LANE
22. Dried coconut meat : COPRA
24. Poet who wrote "At night there is no such thing as an ugly woman" : OVID
25. Windblown deposit : LOESS
26. Time-honored name : LUCE
27. Expressionist Schiele : EGON
30. Thin pancakes : BLINI
31. Let pass : OKD
32. Poisonous flower : WOLFSBANE
33. Western Hemisphere abbr. : AMER
34. Hot : SEXY
36. Utmost distance from the eye at which an image is clear : FARPOINT
37. Triton's realm : OCEAN
38. Not be resolved : HANG
43. Kind of gland : PINEAL
44. Like most adages: Abbr. : ANON
45. ___ finalis (purpose, in law) : CAUSA
46. Massive, very hot celestial orb : OSTAR
47. French frigate that carried the Statue of Liberty to the U.S. : ISERE
48. Nautical acronym : LORAN
49. Who has won an Oscar for Best Actor three times : NOONE
50. "Fiddler on the Roof" role : TEVYE
54. Carrier of a bow and arrows : EROS
55. Stamina : LEGS
57. Climax : CAP
58. Financial paper: Abbr. : WSJ

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