New York Times, Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Author: Jim Hyres
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Hyres
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Hyres. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Gardener's tool : SPADE
6. Zipped (by) : FLEW
10. Trident-shaped letters : PSIS
14. Divided land : KOREA
15. ___ lamp : LAVA
16. Tops : AONE
17. Conversation starter, maybe : ICEBREAKER
19. Hosiery shade : NUDE
20. Follow in time : POSTDATE
21. Make even shorter : RETRIM
23. Some N.F.L.ers : RTS
24. Brady sibling : JAN
25. Krypton, e.g. : GAS
26. Peyote is one : CACTUS
30. Shop tool : SANDER
32. Bud, in time : BLOOM
33. Starbucks menu word : LAIT
34. Word often followed by a numeral : MACH
37. Some add-ons : ELLS
38. What to view the Beeb on : TELLY
39. Lodge letters : BPOE
40. Fair sight : RIDE
41. Many N.Y.C. residences : APTS
42. Pet ___ : PEEVE
43. It's just left of Q : TABKEY
45. Choice bit : MORSEL
46. Early Beatle Sutcliffe : STU
48. Bow maker's material : YEW
49. Not dis : DAT
50. One in the cross hairs : TARGET
52. Lantern filler : KEROSENE
57. Small dog, informally : PEKE
58. Ozzy Osbourne's music : HEAVYMETAL
60. Genesis victim : ABEL
61. Orfeo, e.g., in Gluck's "Orfeo ed Euridice" : ALTO
62. Guardian Life competitor : AETNA
63. Child's closetful : TOYS
64. Some govt. agents : TMEN
65. It can follow the first word of 17- and 58-Across and 11- and 28-Down : CREAM
1. Go from first to third, say : SKIP
2. Somewhat, in music : POCO
3. Mars' counterpart : ARES
4. Collector's item? : DEBT
5. It's examined with an otoscope : EARDRUM
6. F minor has four of them : FLATS
7. Summer camp location : LAKE
8. Party time, maybe : EVE
9. One may last a lifetime : WARRANTY
10. Huff and puff : PANT
11. Sore loser's reaction, maybe : SOURGRAPES
12. Where mahouts toil : INDIA
13. Gives the impression of being : SEEMS
18. Grub : EATS
22. Pull the plug on : END
24. Puts in a can? : JAILS
26. "Ten-four" speaker : CBER
27. "That's ___ need!" : ALLI
28. Immediately and completely : COLDTURKEY
29. Where sailors go : TOSEA
30. Like some sailors' language : SALTY
31. Glowing remnant : EMBER
33. Pepe of cartoons : LEPEW
35. Place to moor : COVE
36. Stiletto, e.g. : HEEL
38. "There!" : TAKETHAT
42. Foggy Bottom's river : POTOMAC
44. "Later" : BYE
45. Pietà figure : MARY
46. Mar. honoree : STPAT
47. Popular exercise system : TAEBO
49. English cattle breed : DEVON
51. Salon supply : GELS
52. Actress Winslet : KATE
53. Futures dealer? : SEER
54. Kitchen add-on? : ETTE
55. "Peter Pan" dog : NANA
56. Oater actor Jack : ELAM
59. Slippery ___ : ELM

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