New York Times, Monday, December 4, 2006

Author: Richard Chisholm
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Chisholm
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Chisholm. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Variety of poker : STUD
5. Actress Rowlands : GENA
9. Vice president Spiro : AGNEW
14. Prefix with glycemic : HYPO
15. Patron saint of Norway : OLAV
16. Dog's restraint : LEASH
17. Unlock : OPEN
18. Not all : SOME
19. "Heavens to ___!" : BETSY
20. "Sahara" co-star, 2005 : PENELOPECRUZ
23. Capital of New Mexico : SANTAFE
24. Lagasse of the Food Network : EMERIL
28. Shack : HUT
29. Up to, briefly : TIL
31. Prefix with tiller : ROTO
32. Luggage attachment : IDTAG
35. Theme : MOTIF
37. Ukraine, e.g., once: Abbr. : SSR
38. Trip to Tahiti, for example : SOUTHSEASCRUISE
41. What andirons support : LOG
42. Blocked from sunlight : SHADY
43. Result of a hit by a leadoff batter : ONEON
44. Med. school subject : ANAT
46. "Pick a card, ___ card" : ANY
47. Getting on in years : OLD
48. Shooting star : METEOR
50. Italian city on the Adriatic : TRIESTE
54. Groups collecting litter : CLEANUPCREWS
57. Ones attracted to flames : MOTHS
60. ___ Hashanah : ROSH
61. Landed (on) : ALIT
62. Sharpshooter Oakley : ANNIE
63. "Puppy Love" singer Paul : ANKA
64. Heredity unit : GENE
65. All gone, as food : EATEN
66. Ship's petty officer, informally : BOSN
67. To be: Lat. : ESSE
1. Mall units : SHOPS
2. Aggressive, as a personality : TYPEA
3. Ivy League school in Phila. : UPENN
4. Words after "been there" : DONETHAT
5. Become lenient (on) : GOSOFT
6. Act on a sudden itching for a hitching : ELOPE
7. Title : NAME
8. With: Fr. : AVEC
9. Photo book : ALBUM
10. Codger : GEEZER
11. Singer ___ King Cole : NAT
12. Letter before tee : ESS
13. Philosopher's question : WHY
21. Guffaws : LAUGHS
22. Archaeological find : RELIC
25. O'Donnell of "The View" : ROSIE
26. "___ easy to fall in love" (1977 lyric) : ITSSO
27. Sophia of "Two Women" : LOREN
29. Fawner : TOADY
30. ___-bitsy : ITSY
32. Muhammad's religion : ISLAM
33. "Lorna ___" : DOONE
34. Gently pull on : TUGAT
35. Average : MEAN
36. Merry play : FROLIC
39. Stock unit : SHARE
40. 20 or less, at a bar : UNDERAGE
45. Computer whiz : TECHIE
47. Parentless child : ORPHAN
49. With 52-Down, showbiz's Mary-Kate and Ashley : OLSEN
50. Walrus features : TUSKS
51. Tennis's Monica : SELES
52. See 49-Down : TWINS
53. Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
55. Syrian or Yemeni : ARAB
56. Taboo : NONO
57. Sex kitten West : MAE
58. Go ___ rampage : ONA
59. Explosive letters : TNT

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