New York Times, Thursday, March 30, 2006

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 135 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pesto base : BASIL
6. Insurance office form : CLAIM
11. Stop stalling : ACT
14. 1970 World's Fair site : OSAKA
15. Swarm : HORDE
16. Topic of some tales : WOE
17. Aftershave? : ASCENTOFMAN
19. Gardner of "Mogambo" : AVA
20. Bite this and die : DUST
21. Bet accepter : TAKER
23. Nutty confection : PRALINE
27. Grand relatives : SPINETS
29. Pupil's neighbor : RETINA
30. Jai alai need : PELOTA
31. "Love ___ the Ruins" (1975 film) : AMONG
32. Collect little by little : GLEAN
33. Place for a ball : TEE
36. Coastal high spot : DUNE
37. Bunch name : BRADY
38. Same as before : IDEM
39. Sugar suffix : OSE
40. Indiana's state flower : PEONY
41. Close call : SCARE
42. Arden, for one : FOREST
44. Receive : SHOWIN
45. Ballpark figures : SCORERS
47. In a daze : STUNNED
48. Song of joy : CAROL
49. A little lower : CALF
50. Bodybuilder's pride : ABS
51. Henry Luce, notably? : AHEADOFTIME
58. Neckpiece : LEI
59. Mare's partner : TERRA
60. Like some 1960's-70's missions : LUNAR
61. East end? : ERN
62. Put into use : EXERT
63. A face in the crowd? : EXTRA
1. Neckpiece : BOA
2. Stubborn sort : ASS
3. Pouch : SAC
4. One of the Clantons : IKE
5. Touchdown : LANDING
6. Decided : CHOSE
7. Barn area : LOFT
8. Part of a slot machine : ARM
9. Muckraker Tarbell : IDA
10. It may be honorable : MENTION
11. Result of early-morning boating? : AWAKEATDAWN
12. Break one of the Ten Commandments : COVET
13. "___ on My Pillow" (1958 hit) : TEARS
18. Salad ingredient : TUNA
22. Fire ___ : ANT
23. Where some Goyas hang : PRADO
24. Famous twin : REMUS
25. Scarlet? : ATONEFORSIN
26. Bank annoyance : LINE
27. Down-at-the-heels : SEEDY
28. Pass or run : PLAY
30. Undercover agent : PLANT
32. "Eww!" : GROSS
34. Like some coincidences : EERIE
35. Alter : EMEND
37. It has a head and hops : BEER
38. Sect symbol : ICON
40. Church dignitary : PRELATE
41. Cut preceder : SHUFFLE
43. Acapulco gold : ORO
44. Capital of Manche : STLO
45. Union wage : SCALE
46. Scots toss it : CABER
47. Camp David accords signer : SADAT
49. Mystery writer John Dickson ___ : CARR
52. Bad spell : HEX
53. Afore : ERE
54. Prom rental : TUX
55. Bankbook entry: Abbr. : INT
56. Blemish : MAR
57. Span of history : ERA

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