New York Times, Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 69 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. What buoys do on the water : BOB
4. Wail : BAWL
8. 60-Across play : GHOSTS
14. Wrath : IRE
15. Singer India.___ : ARIE
16. Item obviated by cable TV : AERIAL
17. Hair goop : GEL
18. 60-Across play : HEDDAGABLER
20. Drink with vitamin D : MILK
22. Courtoom figures: Abbr. : ATTS
23. "Shame!" : TSK
24. 60-Across play : ADOLLSHOUSE
27. With 39-Across, a 60-Across play : THE
30. Chocolate source : CACAO
31. Thinks the cutest thing in the world : ADORES
33. Seriously : TOHEART
38. Jump : LEAP
39. See 27-Across : MASTERBUILDER
42. 45 or 78 : DISC
43. Weapons supply : ARSENAL
44. Attack : LASHAT
46. Dads : PAPAS
50. "It ___" (reply to "Who's there?") : ISI
51. 60-Across play : THEWILDDUCK
56. Gangster's gun : GAT
58. With 69-Across, baseball great with 2,165 career runs : PETE
59. Urban athlete's locale, in brief : YMCA
60. Playwright who died on May 23, 1906 : HENRIKIBSEN
64. N.Y.C. subway : IRT
65. "Lawrence of Arabia" star : OTOOLE
66. Broadway's Prof. 'iggins : ENRY
67. Stick in a parlor : CUE
68. Home of 60-Across : NORWAY
69. See 58-Across : ROSE
70. Suffix with auction : EER
1. Sandwich introduced in 1968 : BIGMAC
2. Maker of Tater Tots : OREIDA
3. Hilaire who wrote "The Bad Child's Book of Beasts" : BELLOC
4. "___, humbug!" : BAH
5. Neighborhoods : AREAS
6. One rectangle measure : WIDTH
7. Caused : LEDTO
8. Joke or choke : GAG
9. Angry, as an argument : HEATED
10. Eyes, poetically : ORBS
11. Ornamental plant with fernlike foliage : SILKTREE
12. Menlo Park inits. : TAE
13. Camera type, familiarly : SLR
19. Tempe sch. : ASU
21. Casual gathering : KLATSCH
25. Plunder : LOOT
26. Attended as an observer : SATIN
28. Try, as a case : HEAR
29. Mind reading, for short : ESP
32. Wife, in slang : OLDLADY
34. Moor plant : HEATH
35. Bobble : ERR
36. Tummy muscles : ABS
37. Wish to take back : RUE
39. Military list, quickly : MIAS
40. Property transferor : ASSIGNOR
41. Org. for Lt. Columbo : LAPD
42. Mid-sixth-century year : DLI
45. The Scourge of God : ATTILA
47. Stonelike abrasive : PUMICE
48. Pile up : ACCRUE
49. Roller Derby entrant : SKATER
52. Prefix with center : EPI
53. Big name in grills : WEBER
54. "___ big deal" : ITSNO
55. Lascivious looks : LEERS
57. In ___ (lined up) : AROW
60. Snookums : HON
61. Ike's W.W. II command : ETO
62. Critically important : KEY
63. Bill ___, TV's Science Guy : NYE

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