New York Times, Saturday, February 4, 2006

Author: Philip C. Ordway
Editor: Will Shortz
Philip C. Ordway
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQWXZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Ordway. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Sheets : STRATA
7. Rub : OBSTACLE
15. Flowering plant with prickly leaves : TEASEL
16. Funnelform flora : PETUNIAS
17. Like part of the heart : ATRIAL
18. Periods of decline : EVENINGS
19. Garage sale? : GREASE
20. Neighbors of Indians : NEPALESE
21. Breadwinner : EARNER
22. Circus pioneer Ringling and others : ALS
23. Magazine contents : GUNS
25. "___ Secretary," Madeleine Albright's 2003 autobiography : MADAM
30. Lie very, very still : PLAYDEAD
35. Wolfish : CANINE
36. Be on the take : LINEONESPOCKETS
38. Throws off : ADDLES
39. Secret : HUSHHUSH
40. Slaves : TOILS
41. Bullied baby, maybe : RUNT
42. Mouse manipulator? : CAT
43. It might hold the solution : AMPULE
49. Having the same concentration of salt as mammalian blood : ISOTONIC
54. Pounded : RAINED
55. Cousin of a sego : MARIPOSA
56. "Fighting" collegiate team : ILLINI
57. Is older than : PREDATES
58. ___ Sea between Ireland and England : CELTIC
59. Concurring comment : SAMEHERE
60. O.K. : ASSENT
1. Put on : STAGE
2. Prefix with syllabic : TETRA
3. Like rhinos vis-à-vis elephants : RARER
4. Like some elephants : ASIAN
5. Ride : TEASE
6. They can cause eruptions : ALLERGENS
7. It's simple to solve : OPENANDSHUTCASE
8. Inclines : BEVELS
9. Recipe parts : STEPS
10. Kind of steak : TUNA
11. Shrub of the genus Indigofera : ANIL
12. Film : CINE
13. Trails : LAGS
14. Latin infinitive : ESSE
24. Its currency is the dirham: Abbr. : UAE
25. Number associated with a boom : MACH
26. Emblem of life : ANKH
27. Prayer addressee, in Paris : DIEU
28. Unwelcome dining discovery : ANTS
29. Work well together : MESH
30. Surveyor's map : PLAT
31. Italian island reef : LIDO
32. Follower of myself : ANDI
33. Cry : YELL
34. Travels at a speed of : DOES
35. Home of San José : COSTARICA
37. It may involve a homophone : PUN
41. Yeast, e.g. : RAISER
42. "Benjamin" : CNOTE
44. Drones, say : MALES
45. Dispensary stock : PILLS
46. Pool : UNITE
47. "The State and Revolution" writer : LENIN
48. A famous one was issued at Nantes : EDICT
49. Parenting challenges : IMPS
50. 1980's Geena Davis sitcom : SARA
51. City once named Provo Bench : OREM
52. Tendency, as of events : TIDE
53. Moonfish : OPAH

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