New York Times, Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Author: Janet R. Bender
Editor: Will Shortz
Janet R. Bender
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 24 for Ms. Bender. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "The Grapes of Wrath" family name : JOAD
5. Drink, as from a bottle : SWIG
9. Lagoon formation : ATOLL
14. "Need You Tonight" group, 1987 : INXS
15. ___ colada : PINA
16. Speakers' platforms : PODIA
17. Rafter #1 : BUILDINGSUPPORT
20. Snaky shape : ESS
21. "___ homo" : ECCE
22. Capital on the Missouri : PIERRE
23. Opposite of charge : FLEE
24. Ski lift : TBAR
25. Sites of roots : SCALPS
28. Means of enforcing tax compliance : LIEN
29. Trucker's perch : CAB
32. God to 1.2 billion : ALLAH
33. TV watcher's vantage point : SOFA
34. Slugger Sammy : SOSA
35. Rafter #2 : PATRICKOFTENNIS
38. "Dies ___" : IRAE
39. Word from a klutz : OOPS
40. Al Jazeera's home : QATAR
41. Org. that studies U.S. history : DAR
42. Dock : QUAY
43. Big name in pet food : PURINA
44. Ringlet : CURL
45. Animal with a pup : SEAL
46. Greetings before "Pehea 'oe?" ("How are you?") : ALOHAS
49. Husband of a countess : EARL
50. Letters of distress : SOS
53. Rafter #3 : RIVERENTHUSIAST
56. Family insignia : CREST
57. Elevator brake inventor : OTIS
58. Eight furlongs : MILE
59. Frequency unit : HERTZ
60. Cinematic pig : BABE
61. Slog (through) : PLOW
1. Agree : JIBE
2. Burden : ONUS
3. W.W. II foe : AXIS
4. High-speed connection inits. : DSL
5. Oregano and others : SPICES
6. Reaction to a friend's mistake : WINCE
7. "Picnic" playwright : INGE
8. The fill in "fill 'er up!" : GAS
9. Ancient Rome's ___ Way : APPIAN
10. Lush : TOPER
11. Emanation : ODOR
12. Commuters' line to N.Y.C. : LIRR
13. Tardy : LATE
18. Scene of the ancient Pythian games : DELPHI
19. Optimistic : UPBEAT
23. Emergency signal : FLARE
24. Spats : TIFFS
25. Tasty : SAPID
26. Santa ___, Calif. : CLARA
27. Place to exchange vows : ALTAR
28. Eccentric, to put it nicely : LOOPY
29. Tony winner Tom : CONTI
30. Iraqi or Nepali : ASIAN
31. City whose name can be anagrammed, appropriately, to ARABS : BASRA
33. Toast : SKOAL
34. Tie-up : SNARL
36. Appetizer or dessert : COURSE
37. Peers : EQUALS
42. 7 on the Mohs scale : QUARTZ
43. Read : PERUSE
44. Place for valuables : CHEST
45. Title in old India : SAHIB
46. Foot part : ARCH
47. Bygone Italian money : LIRE
48. Finished : OVER
49. Grammy winner James : ETTA
50. Jib or spinnaker : SAIL
51. 1952 Winter Olympics site : OSLO
52. This-and-that dish : STEW
54. British big shot : NOB
55. Evil spirit : IMP

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