New York Times, Saturday, April 1, 2006

Author: Kevan Choset and David Kwong
Editor: Will Shortz
Kevan Choset
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David Kwong
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Choset. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Kwong. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: The secret to solving this puzzle is to THINK outside the box. Write that word outside each corner and it all makes sense. See answers below. An interesting counterpart was published a few weeks earlier.
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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Request made while pointing at a display case : THOSE
5. Little bit : TAD
8. Kind of patch : IRONON
14. Ups : HIKES
15. #4, once, in Boston : ORR
16. Appear that way : SEEMTO
17. Ltrs. may be written in them : ITALS
18. One of 100 positions : SENATESEAT
20. What some of the letters in this puzzle seemingly have : NOPLACETOGO
22. Link : KNIT
23. Sound at a spa : AAH
24. Sound : LOGICAL
30. Zoom : SOAR
32. Nickname for young Skywalker : ANI
34. Words of concurrence : ASAMI
35. An old Warner Bros. production? : CEL
37. Carried away : ENAMORED
39. How you have to think to solve this puzzle : OUTSIDETHEBOX
42. Volunteered : ENLISTED
43. Sleeveless Arab garment : ABA
44. Go this way and that : WEAVE
45. Where Billy the Kid was born, believe it or not: Abbr. : NYC
47. River that rises in Monte Falterona : ARNO
50. Argentine writer ___ Sábato : ERNESTO
52. It's well-regulated : OIL
54. Drop : OMIT
56. Spills out, in the Bible : OVERFLOWETH
59. Universal competitor : DREAMWORKS
64. Language from which shawl and divan come : FARSI
65. Astronaut Collins : EILEEN
66. Start of an apology : MEA
67. Not stick out : FITIN
68. Feedback : ECHOES
69. Suffix with planet : ARY
70. Performed terribly, slangily : STANK
1. Try to pick up : HITON
2. Striped animals : OKAPIS
3. Do business with : SELLTO
4. She, in Venice : ESSA
5. Words repeated at the start of the "Sailor's Song" : TOSEA
6. Hit 1986-87 R & B album : ARETHA
7. Movie with the opening line "I admire your courage, Miss ??" : DRNO
8. Reply in a juvenile spat : ISTOO
9. Elder, e.g. : TREE
10. Row makers : HOES
11. "Trust ___" (1937 hit) : INME
12. Do, re or mi, in Italy : NOTA
13. Tough problem : KNOT
19. Sparkling : AGLINT
21. Nice brushes : CARESSES
25. Super Bowl souvenir : GAMEBALL
26. Map line : ISOBAR
27. Robert who wrote "The Power Broker" : CARO
28. Kind of card : AMEX
29. Coffee-to-go necessity : LID
31. In eruption : ACTIVE
33. Disadvantaged : NEEDY
36. Bombed : LIT
38. Opposite of "duh!" : AHA
39. Humdinger : ONER
40. ___-Ude, Mongolia : ULAN
41. Afresh : DENOVO
42. Milk source : EWE
46. Really good one : CORKER
48. "Hold on!" : NOWAIT
49. Mario Puzo best seller : OMERTA
51. Dots on a map : TOWNS
53. "Suppose ?" : IFSAY
55. "___ the bag!" : ITSIN
57. First name in humor : ERMA
58. Whacks : OFFS
59. Insect repellent ingredient : DEET
60. Delicious but fattening : RICH
61. Precollege : ELHI
62. Ages and ages : AEON
63. Deferential : MEEK

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