New York Times, Monday, June 12, 2006

Author: Curtis Yee
Editor: Will Shortz
Curtis Yee
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKX} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Yee. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Prison division : WARD
5. Prevalent : RIFE
9. Ludicrous comedy : FARCE
14. Tennis's Nastase : ILIE
15. Make in income : EARN
16. Full of activity : ABUZZ
17. Jam-packed with laughs and entertainment : FUNFILLED
19. Activist Chavez : CESAR
20. "Sounds good to me!" : IMGAME
21. Yadda yadda yadda : ETCETERA
23. Bean counter, for short : CPA
24. Remove, as a hat : DOFF
25. Result of overexercise : ACHE
28. ___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
30. Checking out, as before a robbery : CASING
35. Dude : BRO
36. ___ fatale : FEMME
38. Unusual object : CURIO
39. Gridiron game with imaginary teams : FANTASYFOOTBALL
42. Chilean range : ANDES
43. Congestion location : SINUS
44. Proof finale : QED
45. Actor Warren : BEATTY
47. Prime meridian std. : GST
48. Leaning Tower city : PISA
49. Porgy and bass : FISH
51. By way of : VIA
53. "Hurry up!" : STEPONIT
57. Available, as a doctor : ONCALL
61. Nintendo's ___ Bros. : MARIO
62. One way to jump in a pool : FEETFIRST
64. Turn topsy-turvy : UPEND
65. Not made up : TRUE
66. In the vicinity : NEAR
67. Orals, e.g. : TESTS
68. Lith. and Ukr., formerly : SSRS
69. Bagful for Dobbin : OATS
1. Modern kind of network : WIFI
2. Homecoming attender : ALUM
3. Saturn feature : RING
4. Scrawl graffiti on, e.g. : DEFACE
5. Puts out, as a record : RELEASES
6. Suffix with president : IAL
7. Some guerrillas : FREEDOMFIGHTERS
8. Put an ___ (halt) : ENDTO
9. Be realistic : FACEFACTS
10. Help in a getaway, e.g. : ABET
11. Deception : RUSE
12. Powerful person : CZAR
13. Book after II Chronicles : EZRA
18. Little scamp : IMP
22. Ozone depleter, for short : CFC
25. 90's Brit sitcom : ABFAB
26. See 33-Down : CRANE
27. Civic maker : HONDA
29. The Carters' daughter and others : AMYS
31. Footlong, e.g. : SUB
32. Baghdad resident : IRAQI
33. With 26-Down, "Frasier" character : NILES
34. Mideast's Meir : GOLDA
36. Fare at KFC, McDonald's, Burger King, etc. : FASTFOODS
37. Geologic periods : EONS
40. Asian holiday : TET
41. Defeats at the ballot box : OUTVOTES
46. Yang's counterpart : YIN
48. Al of "Insomnia," 2002 : PACINO
50. Sorts (through) : SIFTS
52. Like Beethoven's "Pastoral" Symphony : INF
53. Dirty reading : SMUT
54. Surveillance evidence : TAPE
55. "You are" in Spain : ERES
56. Pub serving : PINT
58. Department : AREA
59. Future atty.'s exam : LSAT
60. P.O. items : LTRS
63. Where Switz. is : EUR

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