New York Times, Thursday, April 13, 2006

Author: Barry Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Iowa town where John Wayne was born : WINTERSET
5. Zodiac symbol : CRAB
9. Source of abundance : WELLSPRING
14. "___ shall unfold what plaited cunning hides": Shak. : TIME
15. Vibrations : AURA
16. Model : IDEAL
17. Footnote word : IDEM
18. Flambéed beef entree : STEAKDIANE
20. Profundity : DEEPNESS
22. Releases to fight : LETSAT
23. Ground : EARTH
24. Ben Jonson wrote one to himself : ODE
26. "Casablanca" role : ILSA
29. Censure : REPROVE
35. Mideast port : ADEN
38. Hamburg's river : ELBE
40. Dog-___ : EARED
41. 1962 #1 hit by the group hinted at in this puzzle's theme : BIGGIRLSDONTCRY
44. Jumps (out) : BAILS
45. Gift bearers : MAGI
46. Settings in word processing : TABS
47. Nineveh's home : ASSYRIA
49. Carrier at J.F.K. : ELAL
51. ___-cone : SNO
53. Qualifying races : HEATS
57. Mideast capital : MUSCAT
62. Denial : NEGATION
65. Carnegie Hall's main auditorium is named after him : ISAACSTERN
67. "___Cop" : ROBO
68. Dig : DELVE
69. Music of India : RAGA
70. ___ unto himself : ALAW
71. 1965 Beach Boys album : SUMMERDAYS
72. Often : ALOT
73. Unexpected difficulty : PITFALL
1. December festival : WINTERTIDE
2. Part that's most listened to : SIDEA
3. OPEC V.I.P. : EMEER
4. With allure : TEMPTINGLY
5. Lawyer's assignment : CASE
6. Dead-end jobs : RUTS
7. Response to "Am not!" : ARESO
8. It's heard in a herd : BAA
9. Off the mark : WIDE
10. Polish prose : EDIT
11. Rural expanses : LEAS
12. Turner of "By Love Possessed" : LANA
13. Small water source : SPRINGLET
19. "Ad Parnassum" artist, 1932 : KLEE
21. Flyers' org. : NHL
25. Excavating machine : DREDGE
27. Sun. delivery : SER
28. Rock's ___ Brothers : ALLMAN
30. White House souvenir : PEN
31. One in need of a good inspection : RATTLETRAP
32. Deep-sea killer : ORCA
33. Trick or treat, e.g. : VERB
34. Popular ice cream : EDYS
35. Pop music acronym : ABBA
36. "Buenos ___" : DIAS
37. Auspices: Var. : EGIS
39. Jamboree grp. : BSA
42. Land on the Medit. Sea : ISR
43. Try to loosen : OIL
48. Followers: Suffix : ISTS
50. "I get it!" : AHA
52. Patrick of "The Way We Were" : ONEAL
54. Garlicky mayonnaise : AIOLI
55. Go ___ for : TOBAT
56. Skier's wish : SNOWFALL
57. Early August : MIDSUMMER
58. Not new : USED
59. Spanish hotel reservation : SALA
60. South American rodent : CAVY
61. Super-duper : ACES
63. Thus : ERGO
64. Black fly, e.g. : GNAT
66. Singsong syllable : TRA

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