New York Times, Wednesday, March 1, 2006

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 134 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mighty bit : ATOM
5. Blackguards : CADS
9. Caribbean island : ARUBA
14. Collar neighbor : NAPE
15. From the top : ANEW
16. Humdrum : BANAL
17. Lower 10 : TOES
18. Oven window material : MICA
19. Like a tumbler : AGILE
20. Get away from the director of "Ishtar"? : ESCAPEMAY
22. Midsized soda bottle : LITER
23. Letter from Greece : ETA
24. "No kidding!" : HONEST
25. Top greengrocer? : ESCAROLEKING
31. Fowl place : ROOST
32. Repellent : VILE
33. Jurist's reading : LAW
36. Unwanted buildup : GUNK
37. Sister of Urania : ERATO
39. Ritzy : POSH
40. Something to slag : ORE
41. Somewhat : ATAD
42. Be bombastic : ORATE
43. Emulate Jack Sprat? : ESCHEWTHEFAT
46. Option at the launderer's : STARCH
49. ___ exchange : ION
50. "M" star, 1931 : LORRE
51. Saloon held in trust? : ESCROWBAR
57. Siamese or Persian : ASIAN
58. ___ George : LAKE
59. Part of a diamond : HOME
60. Track : SCENT
61. Declare : AVER
62. Common supplement : IRON
63. Brings to a close : HALTS
64. Franco of film : NERO
65. Gusto : ZEST
1. Requirement in a game of dealer's choice : ANTE
2. Sun Belt art colony : TAOS
3. Fuel grp. : OPEC
4. Big butte : MESA
5. Totaled : CAMETO
6. 20 Questions category : ANIMAL
7. Numerical prefix : DECA
8. Dominion : SWAY
9. Mother-of-pearl source : ABALONE
10. Infuriated, and showing it : RAGING
11. Go from two to one : UNITE
12. Barn bundles : BALES
13. At the ready : ALERT
21. Sassy : PERT
24. Big Island port : HILO
25. For this reason : ERGO
26. Go bad : SOUR
27. Highway marker : CONE
28. Set a price of : ASK
29. Skirt : EVADE
30. Do-it-yourselfer's purchase : KIT
33. Take it easy : LOAF
34. Hammett canine : ASTA
35. Put an edge on : WHET
37. Make some plates : ETCH
38. Root word? : RAH
39. Grand ___, Nova Scotia : PRE
41. Assaults on Everest, e.g. : ASCENTS
42. "Horrors!" : OHNO
43. Traveling : ERRANT
44. Chair material : WICKER
45. Corrida figure : TORERO
46. Virgule : SLASH
47. Opera set in 1800 Rome : TOSCA
48. Shakespearean sprite : ARIEL
51. Flair : ELAN
52. Set aside : SAVE
53. Phenom : WHIZ
54. Ear bender : BORE
55. "Murder, She Wrote" sheriff ___ Tupper : AMOS
56. Monthly money : RENT

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