New York Times, Thursday, March 23, 2006

Author: Ethan Cooper
Editor: Will Shortz
Ethan Cooper
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQV} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Cooper. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. ___ cherry : BING
5. Watergate figure Fred : LARUE
10. Countertop, maybe : SLAB
14. "___ vincit insomnia" (Christopher Fry quip) : AMOR
15. Stinging surprise : IRONY
16. Whitish : PALE
17. Assuming it stays constant? : BARRINGTHERAISE
20. Dismiss : AXE
21. Prefix with meter : ODO
22. Real handful for a sitter : TERROR
23. Super-duper : AONE
25. Cousin of a weasel : STOAT
27. Keeping Don Juans at bay? : BUCKINGTHEPASS
32. Tenochtitlán resident : AZTEC
33. Actors Calhoun and Culkin : RORYS
34. Flip (out) : WIG
36. Bibliographical abbr. : IBID
37. Black tea : PEKOE
38. Prefix with phobia : XENO
39. Regulus's constellation : LEO
40. Greeted at the door : SAWIN
41. Cosmetician's goof : SMEAR
42. Finishing off a dressy outfit? : KNOTTINGTHETIE
45. Cartoon sound effect : BOING
46. Refuses to : WONT
47. Mophead : BEATLE
50. Do some surgeon's work : SEW
51. Orders : HAS
54. Passing out tennis apparel? : ISSUINGTHESKIRT
58. "O, gie me the ___ that has acres o' charms": Burns : LASS
59. Was personally invested : CARED
60. Worshiper of the sun god Inti : INCA
61. It has a low bridge : LUTE
62. Wife on "The Bob Newhart Show" : EMILY
63. Awestruck : AGOG
1. The Who's "___ O'Riley" : BABA
2. Big-screen format : IMAX
3. Blank stare, say : NOREACTION
4. "Hands off that bone …" : GRR
5. Basswood tree : LINDEN
6. Sirens passer : ARGO
7. Baloney : ROT
8. Durham sch. : UNH
9. Perfectly alike : EYETOEYE
10. Capital of ancient Laconia : SPARTA
11. Den : LAIR
12. Not to mention : ALSO
13. Brew : BEER
18. Kind of column : IONIC
19. Realizes : REAPS
24. Assented : OKED
25. Feeding : STOKING
26. Packed house : THRONG
27. It's limited by the Eighth Amendment : BAIL
28. Central Asian language : UZBEK
29. Appeared, as baby teeth : GREWIN
30. Doll : SWEETTHING
31. War site of 1967 : SINAI
35. Butchery : GORE
37. 1881 Gilbert and Sullivan operetta : PATIENCE
38. Comic book debut of 1963 : XMEN
40. Popular Russian import, informally : STOLI
41. TV Guide listings : SHOWS
43. Dull : OBTUSE
44. Like some professorial attire : TWEEDY
47. Pecker : BILL
48. Mess of pottage buyer : ESAU
49. ___ prof. : ASST
50. Author Silverstein : SHEL
52. Sacramento's ___ Arena : ARCO
53. Way to attend a party : STAG
55. Dame's asset : GAM
56. One less than tetra- : TRI
57. Sedona maker : KIA

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