New York Times, Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Author: Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Lee Glickstein
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Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {QWZ} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Glickstein. This is puzzle # 160 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Most G.I.'s: Abbr. : PVTS
5. Whispers sweet nothings : COOS
9. Aug. 15, 1945 : VJDAY
14. Center of a campsite : FIRE
15. Apply to a whetstone : HONE
16. Hubbub : HOOHA
17. Detectives with their HQ in D.C. : FBIAGENTS
19. Little rascal : SCAMP
20. Phoenix neighbor : TEMPE
21. Melville captain : AHAB
23. Maui music makers : UKES
24. Clumsy clod : OAF
26. 'Net letters : EMAIL
28. Elite clientele : CARRIAGETRADE
33. A majority : MOST
34. 1-Across's superior : NCO
35. Mideast palace parts : HAREMS
37. CPR specialist : EMT
38. Scoundrel : RAT
39. Form 1040 receiver, for short : IRS
40. "Fantasia" frame : CEL
41. Big name in little trains : LIONEL
43. Author Umberto : ECO
44. Broadway award : TONY
45. Peg's place? : CRIBBAGEBOARD
48. Home of the Ramses Hilton : CAIRO
49. Piece of work : ERG
50. Make content : SATE
53. Aug. 15, 1945, e.g. : DATE
55. Globetrotter's aid : ATLAS
59. Port ___, Mich. : HURON
61. Time of life … and a hint to 17-, 28- and 45-Across : MIDDLEAGE
63. Cara of "Fame" : IRENE
64. Egyptian fertility goddess : ISIS
65. Shepard in space : ALAN
66. Having reached its limit, with "out" : MAXED
67. "Let stand" direction : STET
68. Part of many a gas station nowadays : MART
1. Kaput sound : PFFT
2. Feeling, slangily : VIBE
3. Quick haircut : TRIM
4. Where ships come in : SEAPORT
5. "Evita" role : CHE
6. A Chaplin : OONA
7. Like a jet-setter : ONTHEGO
8. Bagel choice : SESAME
9. Videotape letters : VHS
10. Not serious : JOCULAR
11. 1940's-50's football legend ___ Walker : DOAK
12. "Alas!" : AHME
13. Talks, talks, talks : YAPS
18. Fishing tackle and such : GEAR
22. Sick-day attire : BATHROBE
25. Win-or-lose auction offer : FINALBID
27. Parts of finan. portfolios : IRAS
28. "Dilbert," for one : COMIC
29. Silents star Mary : ASTOR
30. Don't just sit there : ACT
31. Designer's concern : DECOR
32. Make a correction : EMEND
33. Funnyman Brooks : MEL
36. Foxy : SLY
38. Musical McEntire : REBA
39. Cause of skidding : ICE
42. "Way to go!" : NICEONE
43. "I" guy : EGOTIST
44. Wrestling pair : TAGTEAM
46. Dumas duelist : ARAMIS
47. Spoken : ORAL
50. Carpenter's leveler : SHIM
51. Subtle glow : AURA
52. "Jurassic Park" menace : TREX
54. Actress Sedgwick : EDIE
56. Fa follower : LALA
57. Culture content : AGAR
58. Faxed, e.g. : SENT
60. Dime novelist Buntline : NED
62. Apr. clock setting, for many : DST

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