New York Times, Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {KQZ} This is puzzle # 162 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ray under water : MANTA
6. Females in the fold : EWES
10. On the go : BUSY
14. "Super!" : GREAT
15. Asia's landlocked ___ Sea : ARAL
16. Direction from which el sol rises : ESTE
17. What twins' clothes usually do : MATCH
18. ___ Bell : TACO
19. Grazing lands : LEAS
20. Officer's query to a speeder : WHATSTHEHURRY
23. Latin lover's word : AMO
25. Captain for 40 days and nights : NOAH
26. "You stumped me!" : IGIVE
27. Yellowish green birthstone : PERIDOT
29. Fourth of July events : PARADES
31. Univ. marching band? : ROTC
32. All you need, to the Beatles : LOVE
33. Officer's query to a speeder : WHYTHEBIGRUSH
40. Muslim pilgrimage : HADJ
41. Fighting : ATIT
43. Dugout gofers : BATBOYS
47. "C'est magnifique!" : OOHLALA
50. Trac II competitors : ATRAS
51. Brake part : SHOE
52. Truck scale unit : TON
53. Officer's query to a speeder : WHERESTHEFIRE
57. Actress Remini of "The King of Queens" : LEAH
58. Mortgage company's claim : LIEN
59. Like some communities : GATED
62. Within: Prefix : ENTO
63. Done : OVER
64. Marriott rival : HYATT
65. Talk like a godfather : RASP
66. Canadian Conservative : TORY
67. Bush's home : TEXAS
1. "Ben-Hur" studio : MGM
2. Astronomical altar : ARA
3. Assets minus liabilities : NETWORTH
4. Indicator of r.p.m.'s : TACH
5. Close by : ATHAND
6. Really bothers : EATSAT
7. Ire : WRATH
8. Apiece : EACH
9. Plumlike fruit : SLOE
10. Caviar producer : BELUGA
11. Log-on need : USERID
12. What a desperate dieter may do : STARVE
13. Enthusiastic affirmative : YESYES
21. Besides : TOO
22. Personnel person, at times : HIRER
23. Lending letters : APR
24. Sound around a saucer of milk : MEOW
28. Hardly hospitable : ICY
29. Hawaiian dish : POI
30. Student's stat. : AVG
32. J.F.K.'s successor : LBJ
34. "___ were the days ..." : THOSE
35. Stable staple : HAY
36. Masthead V.I.P.'s : EDS
37. "Friendly skies" flier: Abbr. : UAL
38. Some of it goes for roads and schools : STATETAX
39. Hawaiian port : HILO
42. Spank but good : TAN
43. Crybaby : BAWLER
44. Goddess of wisdom : ATHENA
45. Goodies : TREATS
46. Pub-crawl : BARHOP
47. Porter's pen name : OHENRY
48. Audible reaction to a punch : OOF
49. Pinnacle : HEIGHT
51. Out-and-out : SHEER
54. Opening for a coin : SLOT
55. One way to record a program : TIVO
56. Zany Martha : RAYE
60. Capt.'s prediction : ETA
61. Souse's woe, for short : DTS

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