New York Times, Saturday, December 31, 2005

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert H. Wolfe
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 7, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 67 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Some bait : INSECTS
8. Best-selling novel featuring lawyer Mitch McDeere : THEFIRM
15. Central Vermont, e.g. : MOUNTAINOUSAREA
17. Element of irony : OPPOSITEMEANING
18. Ship, to a poet : KEEL
19. Not separate : WED
20. Possessive on a Chinese menu : TSOS
21. Semidome sites : APSES
25. Cry of disbelief : PAH
26. Son of Prince Valiant : ARN
29. Far from welcoming : ICY
30. ___-Mex : CAL
32. Cut : LOP
35. Not take risks : BEONTHESAFESIDE
39. Neighbor of a Prussian : ALSACELORRAINER
40. Unsentimental practicality : TOUGHMINDEDNESS
41. F1 neighbor : ESC
42. He played Sam on "Cheers" : TED
43. Expert finish? : ISE
44. Rob Roy's rejection : NAE
45. Movie inits. : HBO
47. Related Nobel-winning physicists : BOHRS
49. Film critic Balázs : BELA
51. "I get it!" : AHA
53. They have no grace : OAFS
57. 1994 Christopher Walken comedy : ABUSINESSAFFAIR
62. Townsman : LOCALINHABITANT
63. Dry, in a way : INKLESS
64. Sail : GOBYSEA
1. Comment after an accident : IMOK
2. Informal rejection : NOPE
3. Apartment V.I.P. : SUPE
4. Col. Paul Tibbets's mother : ENOLA
5. Pieces of bread?: Abbr. : CTS
6. Popular sushi fish : TAI
7. Host's invitation : SIT
8. Substantial volume : TOME
9. In color : HUED
10. Spanish pronoun : ESA
11. Coca-Cola Company brand : FANTA
12. Material for tablecloths and doilies : IRISHLINEN
13. City named for a Civil War general : RENO
14. They're often sold with papers : MAGS
16. Intelligence : NEWS
22. Target : PITCHTO
23. Project : SCHEME
24. Shadow site : EYELID
25. One before a tribunal, maybe : PLEADER
26. Moderate : ABATE
27. Slangy moves : RELOS
28. "It didn't work out" : NOSUCHLUCK
30. Part of many workouts, informally : CARDIO
31. From the top : AFRESH
33. Ukrainian port, to natives : ODESA
34. As such : PERSE
36. Peck at : NAG
37. Many a delivery : SON
38. Anger, e.g. : SIN
46. Primary : BASAL
47. Big do : BASH
48. Movable type : SOFTY
49. Part of Indonesia : BALI
50. Dark, in verse : EBON
51. French cordial flavoring : ANIS
52. Natural incubators : HENS
54. Some batteries : AAAS
55. Something to be slapped with : FINE
56. Abbr. on Mexican mail : SRTA
58. Part of l'Indonésie : ILE
59. Decline in price : SAG
60. Typing system : ABO
61. Inconsequential invention : FIB

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