New York Times, Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QV} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lid growth : LASH
5. Let go : FREED
10. Elder, e.g. : TREE
14. It may prey on seals : ORCA
15. Romance or sci-fi : GENRE
16. Modern Maturity org. : AARP
17. Mellow brass : FRENCHHORN
19. ___ B'rith : BNAI
20. Fiji neighbor : TONGA
21. Baseball family name : ALOU
22. Doesn't dilly-dally : ACTS
23. Take three of three, say : SWEEP
24. Showing signs of recession? : BALDISH
26. "Frasier" character : ROZ
28. Makes aquatints : ETCHES
31. Sunday seats : PEWS
34. City near Santa Barbara : OJAI
38. Rest on one's laurels : COAST
39. 2001 Will Smith biopic : ALI
40. This puzzle's theme : DOUBLEH
42. Fort Meade org. : NSA
43. Jackpot game : LOTTO
45. Legendary archer : TELL
46. Mideast's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
47. Models smaller than minis : MICROS
49. Cake material? : MUD
51. Cigar holder : HUMIDOR
55. It's debatable : TOPIC
59. Cologne cries : ACHS
61. Show worry : PACE
62. Combat venue : ARENA
63. Delete : XOUT
64. One hoping to get picked up : HITCHHIKER
66. Like an eremite : LONE
67. Deliver a keynote, say : ORATE
68. "I don't think so" : NOPE
69. Kitchen extension? : ETTE
70. Hose material : NYLON
71. Understands : GETS
1. Places reached by ladders : LOFTS
2. Keyboard quartet member : ARROW
3. Public to-do : SCENE
4. They hold up your pants : HANGERS
5. I may follow these : FGH
6. Kind of center : REHAB
7. Gay leader? : ENOLA
8. The Weasley family owl, in "Harry Potter" : ERROL
9. Strip bare : DENUDE
10. Hot stuff : TABASCO
11. Worker in jeans : RANCHHAND
12. Q.E.D. part : ERAT
13. Certain Prot. : EPIS
18. Family head : CAPO
25. Rash reaction? : ITCH
27. Madhouse : ZOO
29. To be, to Brutus : ESSE
30. Asian nation suffix : STAN
31. Date producer : PALM
32. "The Time Machine" race : ELOI
33. McCarthy's pursuit of Reds, e.g. : WITCHHUNT
35. Protrude : JUT
36. Jurist Fortas : ABE
37. Off one's feed : ILL
40. Banish to Hades : DOOM
41. Massachusetts' state tree : ELM
44. College bigwig : TRUSTEE
46. Reverent : ADORING
48. Gas thief's aid : SIPHON
50. Bryce Canyon locale : UTAH
52. Supermarket section : DAIRY
53. Of base 8 : OCTAL
54. Odd-numbered page : RECTO
56. Tea variety : PEKOE
57. Klutzy : INEPT
58. Gives a fig : CARES
59. Cotter pin's place : AXLE
60. Geezer : COOT
65. Female lobster : HEN

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