New York Times, Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Author: Jim Hyres
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Hyres
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Hyres. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. En ___ (all together) : MASSE
6. N.Y.C. airport : JFK
9. Syrian president : ASSAD
14. Fairy tale brother : GRIMM
15. Small battery : AAA
16. Olds model : ALERO
17. Likable sort : MRNICEGUY
19. Frequency unit : HERTZ
20. Find out about : LEARNOF
22. Pop singer Sands : EVIE
23. Brawls : MELEES
26. Not as well-rinsed, perhaps : SOAPIER
28. Important periods : ERAS
29. Not voting the party line: Abbr. : IND
32. Before: Abbr. : PREC
33. Salon job : SET
34. "Understand now?" : SEEIT
36. It may leave its mark on the road : TREAD
39. Play a part : ACT
40. Push-ups exercise them : TRICEPS
42. Add years to one's life : AGE
43. Subway entrance : STILE
45. Artist Neiman : LEROY
46. Arrester : COP
47. Place for an arrestee : CELL
49. Mouth, slangily : YAP
50. Prefix with -gramme : AERO
51. Foreshadow : PRESAGE
54. Targets, as with a gun : AIMSAT
56. Sanyo competitor : AIWA
57. Bush attorney general Gonzales : ALBERTO
60. Pigs : SLOBS
62. Face-off spot in hockey (and a hint to 17- and 40-Across and 11-, 25- and 31-Down) : CENTERICE
66. ___ Haute, Ind. : TERRE
67. "___ be my pleasure!" : ITD
68. Sir's counterpart : MADAM
69. Crooked : ASKEW
70. Putin's yeses : DAS
71. Casino game, informally : SLOTS
1. RKO competitor : MGM
2. E.T.A. part: Abbr. : ARR
3. Envy, e.g. : SIN
4. What a photographer usually wants : SMILES
5. Host : EMCEE
6. N.H.L. All-Star Jaromir : JAGR
7. "The Afternoon of a ___" (Nijinsky ballet) : FAUN
8. Renders senseless : KAYOS
9. "That's nice!" : AAH
10. Rip Van Winkle, notably : SLEEPER
11. They're nonreturnable : SERVICEACES
12. Clarinetist Shaw : ARTIE
13. Napper : DOZER
18. Not so tough : EASIER
21. Dandy : FOP
23. Western plateaus : MESAS
24. Build : ERECT
25. Trellis feature : LATTICEWORK
27. Pretentious : ARTSY
30. Diamond who sang "America" : NEIL
31. Uncertain : DICEY
34. Inscribed pillar : STELA
35. Trillion: Prefix : TERA
37. Greek marketplace : AGORA
38. Train stop : DEPOT
41. Andy Warhol's works : POPART
44. Fancy Buick : LESABRE
48. N.Y. C. airport : LGA
50. Unprincipled : AMORAL
51. Macaroni, e.g. : PASTA
52. Gets to : RILES
53. 1961 Charlton Heston title role : ELCID
55. Stuff : ITEMS
58. Phi ___ Kappa : BETA
59. Extremities : ENDS
61. Work with a Singer : SEW
63. Altar promise : IDO
64. Persian, e.g. : CAT
65. Dash lengths : EMS

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