New York Times, Thursday, December 6, 2007

Author: Joe Krozel
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe Krozel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Exorcism, e.g. : RITE
5. Certain aerophone : OBOE
9. Circle : ORBIT
14. Like some histories : ORAL
15. Addition : WING
16. Toots : BEEPS
17. Scolding : TALKINGTO
19. Chevy offering : TAHOE
20. Cry from Santa : ONCOMETONCUPID
22. Debate side : PRO
23. A.A.A. part: Abbr. : ASSN
24. You can hear it coming and going : ALOHA
28. Father : PADRE
31. Paris's Palais ___ Congrès : DES
34. Renounce allegiance : REVOLT
36. Scala of "The Guns of Navarone" : GIA
37. How experts work : ABLY
38. Sporadic : ONAGAINOFFAGAIN
41. Wire measures : MILS
42. Not long or short: Abbr. : REG
43. Extremely : EVERSO
44. "Is that ___?" : ANO
45. Bordeaux variety : MEDOC
47. Longtime Mideast leader : ASSAD
48. Shot, informally : FOTO
50. Verb in a question from Juliet : ART
52. Some theater : OFFOFFBROADWAY
59. Discharges : EMITS
60. Not allowing for compromise : ALLORNONE
61. Duel measures : PACES
62. Corner : NOOK
63. ___ Wintour, real-life editor on whom "The Devil Wears Prada" is based : ANNA
64. War locale, broadly : ARENA
65. Company leaders: Abbr. : SGTS
66. Hubbub : STIR
1. Old newspaper section : ROTO
2. It's about 200 miles south of Georgia : IRAN
3. Anti-rash agent : TALC
4. Nevada city : ELKO
5. Insurance seeker, frequently : OWNER
6. Circus : BIGTOP
7. Come ___ (proposition) : ONTO
8. Austrian painter Schiele : EGON
9. Dense : OBTUSE
10. Hauls in : REAPS
11. Locked up : BEHINDBARS
12. Product with earbuds : IPOD
13. Literary monogram : TSE
18. Classic Chevy offering : IMPALA
21. Wine order : CARAFE
24. Pipe tobacco has it : AROMA
25. "What Is to Be Done?" pamphleteer, 1901 : LENIN
26. Center of power : OVALOFFICE
27. University of Arkansas team, informally : HOGS
29. Disco-era suffix : AGOGO
30. "What's the ___?" : DIF
32. "I Still See ___" ("Paint Your Wagon" song) : ELISA
33. Ecclesiastical council : SYNOD
35. Grow impatient with : TIREOF
37. All-___ (G-rated) : AGES
39. Nancy Drew's guy : NED
40. Personification : AVATAR
45. Greek peak : MTOSSA
46. Place to start a test-drive : CARLOT
49. Quite a bit : OFTEN
51. Chisels : ROOKS
52. Title poet in a 1957 biopic : OMAR
53. Ballpark figures : FANS
54. Modern writing : BLOG
55. Genetic strands : DNAS
56. Custom : WONT
57. MCI and others : ANNI
58. One of 57-Down, in English : YEAR
59. Govt. org. with a flower in its logo : EPA

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