New York Times, Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Author: Trip Payne
Editor: Will Shortz
Trip Payne
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QWZ} Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Emcee's need : MIKE
5. Opponent in blackjack : DEALER
11. Hip-hop compliment : DEF
14. Like paperless exams : ORAL
15. Altogether : INTOTO
16. Rock's ___ Rose : AXL
17. M.A. in Literature? : MAYAANGELOU
19. Org. formerly headed by Porter Goss : CIA
20. "I won't touch that!" : ICK
21. In a bumbling manner : INEPTLY
23. The first Mrs. Trump : IVANA
26. Took a load off : SAT
28. Dark loaves : RYES
29. B.A. in History? : BENEDICTARNOLD
33. Mohawked TV star of the 1980's : MRT
34. Positioned : PUT
35. Set one's sights : AIM
36. B.S. in Medicine? : BENJAMINSPOCK
42. Exceedingly long time : EON
43. It shows the way : MAP
44. When lunch hour ends, often : ONE
46. M.S. in Biology? : MARGARETSANGER
51. Gone : SOLD
52. Not waste : USE
53. Word with pointer or printer : LASER
54. Hunts for food : PREYSON
57. Lid for a laddie : TAM
58. Bobby of the Bruins : ORR
59. Ph.D. in Communications? : PHILDONAHUE
65. Model airplane's package : KIT
66. Poor : INNEED
67. Curve : TURN
68. Double curve : ESS
69. Slept restlessly : TOSSED
70. Feathered females : HENS
1. "Go to your room!" sayer : MOM
2. Songwriter Gershwin : IRA
3. Sen. ___ Bailey Hutchison : KAY
4. "Seinfeld" gal : ELAINE
5. Soft shot in tennis : DINK
6. Chang's conjoined twin : ENG
7. Scarfed down : ATE
8. Controversial 1950's novel : LOLITA
9. Prep school that's over 500 years old : ETON
10. Casanova : ROUE
11. "Poetry," in poetry : DACTYL
12. Like Napoleon on Elba : EXILED
13. Whips : FLAYS
18. Part of U.S.N.A.: Abbr. : ACAD
22. Teaser : PROMO
23. "Think" sloganeer : IBM
24. It might be irregular : VERB
25. Pay to play : ANTE
26. Soap ___ (shower buildup) : SCUM
27. Occasionally : ATTIMES
30. Bucky Beaver's toothpaste : IPANA
31. Filing tools : RASPS
32. Small bite : NIP
37. Uncool : NERDY
38. Runner's pace : JOG
39. Former Celtic Archibald : NATE
40. Unimportant workers : COGS
41. Body part with a cap : KNEE
45. Fumble : ERR
46. Finicky animal of ads : MORRIS
47. Color-coded government announcements : ALERTS
48. Encounters : RUNINS
49. President Arthur's middle name : ALAN
50. 1974 N.F.L. Comeback Player of the Year : NAMATH
51. Wheel part : SPOKE
55. BBQ aid : SPIT
56. "Whatever shall we do?!" : OHNO
57. "Sweeney ___" : TODD
60. French article : LES
61. Barely passing grade : DEE
62. Shade : HUE
63. Coffee holder : URN
64. Printers' measures : ENS

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