New York Times, Monday, February 6, 2006

Author: Sheldon Benardo
Editor: Will Shortz
Sheldon Benardo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVXYZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Benardo. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Healthful retreats : SPAS
5. Cartoonist Thomas who attacked Boss Tweed : NAST
9. Sleeves cover them : ARMS
13. Chair designer Charles : EAMES
15. Addict : USER
16. Outscore : BEAT
17. "Ain't it the ___?!" : TRUTH
18. Computer info : DATA
19. River of Spain : EBRO
20. Germfree armored vehicle? : ANTISEPTICTANK
23. Ruined : UNDONE
24. H, in Greece : ETA
25. Golf gadget : TEE
26. Jan. and Feb. : MOS
27. Bring forth : EDUCE
30. Looks lasciviously : LEERS
32. It may be served à la mode : PIE
33. Motorist's org. : AAA
34. Order between "ready" and "fire" : AIM
35. Money for busting up monopolies? : ANTITRUSTFUND
41. Buck's mate : DOE
42. ___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
43. Mentalist Geller : URI
45. Peak : CREST
48. Reddish hair dye : HENNA
50. Cambridge sch. : MIT
51. "For ___ a jolly …" : HES
52. Mimic : APE
54. Agree (to) : ASSENT
56. Vandalism or thievery? : ANTISOCIALWORK
60. Rung : STEP
61. Go no further : STOP
62. Embarrass : ABASH
64. Sailors : TARS
65. Princes but not princesses : SONS
66. Frank ___, Al Capone lieutenant : NITTI
67. Otherwise : ELSE
68. Gaelic : ERSE
69. Math subj. with angles : GEOM
1. Order between "ready" and "go" : SET
2. "They're following me!" feeling : PARANOIA
3. South Pole explorer Roald : AMUNDSEN
4. Melee : SETTO
5. Unclothed : NUDE
6. Pronto, on memos : ASAP
7. Couch : SETTEE
8. Blue eyes or dark hair, e.g. : TRAIT
9. Assist illegally : ABET
10. Money-back offer : REBATE
11. George Eliot's "Silas ___" : MARNER
12. Feeds, as a fire : STOKES
14. Rise and ___ : SHINE
21. Tranquilize : SEDATE
22. Where L.A. and S.F. are : CALIF
23. Caller of balls and strikes : UMP
28. Nasser's dream: Abbr. : UAR
29. Make happen : CAUSE
31. Bird more than five feet tall : EMU
34. Hard-to-hum : ATONAL
36. QB's scores : TDS
37. Bits : IOTAS
38. ___ Clemente : SAN
39. List from 1 to whatever : NUMERATE
40. Toasts : DRINKSTO
44. Cousin ___ of "The Addams Family" : ITT
45. Modest : CHASTE
46. U-Haul truck, e.g. : RENTAL
47. Fragrant compounds : ESTERS
48. Victim of Achilles : HECTOR
49. Egyptian dam : ASWAN
53. Rapper's entourage : POSSE
55. Edna Ferber novel : SOBIG
57. ___ dixit : IPSE
58. Some Saturns : IONS
59. Cathedral recess : APSE
63. Her's partner : HIM

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