New York Times, Wednesday, December 6, 2006

Author: Levi Denham
Editor: Will Shortz
Levi Denham
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Denham. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. One way to pay : INCASH
7. "Mazel ___!" : TOV
10. "___ next?" : WHOS
14. Illinois River city : PEORIA
15. "___ tu," aria sung by Renato : ERI
16. Disabled : HURT
17. Chessboard extremities : OUTERRANKS
19. Suffix with corrupt : IBLE
20. Tapped out : DRY
21. Grunt: Abbr. : PVT
22. Coal, essentially : CARBON
24. Adventurous hero of old : KNIGHTERRANT
27. Goodbyes : ADIEUS
30. Temper, informally : IRISH
31. Hip-hop subgenre : GANGSTERRAP
34. Einstein's birthplace : ULM
37. "Them!" bugs : ANTS
38. Trial lawyer's advice : SUE
39. Simple rhyme scheme : ABAA
40. Arctic explorer John : RAE
41. Intruder in Mr. McGregor's garden : PETERRABBIT
45. $10 to $12 an hour, e.g. : RAISE
47. Sans intermission, maybe : ONEACT
48. Some public transportation : COMMUTERRAIL
52. The heebie-jeebies : UNEASE
53. Subsidy : AID
54. Question calling for an explanation : HOW
57. Tease : RAZZ
58. Continental connection … and a hint to 17-, 24-, 31-, 41- and 48-Across : LANDBRIDGE
62. 6 7/8, e.g. : SIZE
63. Baton Rouge sch. : LSU
64. Calif. barrio locale : EASTLA
65. Son of Aphrodite : EROS
66. Unexplained phenomenon : ESP
67. Take from the top : DOOVER
1. Popular MP3 player : IPOD
2. Prefix with -itis : NEUR
3. Perfume name : COTY
4. "You ___ here" (map notation) : ARE
5. Title for Isaac Newton : SIR
6. One pulling strings? : HARPIST
7. Extra inning : TENTH
8. TV planet : ORK
9. Innards : VISCERA
10. Fan sounds : WHIRRS
11. Words to a good-looker : HUBBAHUBBA
12. DuPont fiber : ORLON
13. Blockage reliever : STENT
18. G.P.A. part: Abbr. : AVG
23. "What ___!" ("That's robbery!") : ARIP
24. They're tapped : KEGS
25. Sweater letters : NUS
26. Pull: Fr. : TIRER
27. Food thickener : AGAR
28. Delany of "China Beach" : DANA
29. Between-acts musical fare : INTERMEZZO
32. Perfume name : ESTEE
33. Feel regret for : RUE
35. Of the flock : LAIC
36. Drudge on the Internet : MATT
39. Genesis victim : ABEL
41. One of 12 popes : PIUS
42. English-born centenarian actress Winwood : ESTELLE
43. Track foundation : ROADBED
44. Singer DiFranco : ANI
46. Blows away : AMAZES
48. A mummy may have one : CURSE
49. Studio sign : ONAIR
50. Accumulated : RANUP
51. Purge : RID
54. Part of a home entertainment system : HDTV
55. Leer at : OGLE
56. Sport : WEAR
59. Long-eared beast : ASS
60. 1990's Indian P.M. : RAO
61. Prefix with bar : ISO

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