New York Times, Tuesday, March 7, 2006

Author: Richard Jacobs
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Jacobs
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Jacobs. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Vertical : ERECT
6. Catches some rays : TANS
10. Yoked pair : TEAM
14. Longtime Yankees manager Joe : TORRE
15. Pi r-squared for a circle : AREA
16. Time to go caroling : YULE
17. Trip planner's aid : ATLAS
18. Price : COST
19. Bluenose : PRIG
20. Start of a quip : THEBLOODTYPEOFA
23. Mars ___ : BAR
24. February 14 figure : EROS
25. Handsome Grant : CARY
28. Utah resort : ALTA
31. On edge : TENSE
35. ___ Gardner who married Frank Sinatra : AVA
36. Covered walkway : STOA
37. Like Harlem, to SoHo : UPTOWN
38. Quip, part two : RANKPESSIMISTIS
41. Go-getters : TIGERS
42. Not live broadcasting : TAPE
43. Robot's "brains," for short : CPU
44. Plaintive poem : ELEGY
45. Actress Moore : DEMI
46. Prayer pronoun : THEE
47. Ballet move : PLIE
49. All-Star game org. : NBA
51. End of the quip : ALWAYSBNEGATIVE
59. 1980 Olympics mascot : BEAR
60. First king of Israel : SAUL
61. Certain hat material : STRAW
62. Go the distance : LAST
63. Coffee dispensers : URNS
64. Play with : TEASE
65. Catch sight of : ESPY
66. Being: Lat. : ESSE
67. Marine ornithologists' subjects : ERNES
1. Louisiana, e.g., to Louis : ETAT
2. ___ I.R.A. : ROTH
3. Writer ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
4. Unpleasant : CRABBY
5. Nikola who developed alternating current : TESLA
6. ___ Bell : TACO
7. Noted shortstop's nickname : AROD
8. Lipton rival : NESTEA
9. Lecher : SATYR
10. Prepares for publication : TYPESETS
11. Money in Monaco : EURO
12. Arab leader? : ALIF
13. ___ Millions lottery : MEGA
21. Gives a keynote address : ORATES
22. One-dish dinner : POTPIE
25. French menu : CARTE
26. To no ___ : AVAIL
27. Cooktop : RANGE
29. ___ Alamos : LOS
30. Palate : TASTE
32. Unit on a belt : NOTCH
33. Use, as a credit card : SWIPE
34. Follow : ENSUE
36. With agility : SPRYLY
37. Behind-the-plate job : UMPING
39. Beer blast : KEGPARTY
40. Answer to "Are you or are you not?" : IAM
45. Prohibits : DEBARS
46. Shred : TATTER
48. Matter of debate : ISSUE
50. Moisten, in the oven : BASTE
51. Fit for the job : ABLE
52. Where sheep graze : LEAS
53. Stinger : WASP
54. Church women : NUNS
55. "Who ___?" : ELSE
56. Part of Bush's Axis of Evil : IRAN
57. Flower holder : VASE
58. Milk dispensers? : EWES

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