New York Times, Wednesday, July 5, 2006

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 163 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Deadly biters : ASPS
5. Talks a blue streak : YAPS
9. Tend to, as a turkey : BASTE
14. London Fog product : COAT
15. Passing remarks? : OBIT
16. Razzle-dazzle : ECLAT
17. Waikiki wiggles : HULA
18. Sch. where John Wooden coached : UCLA
19. Caribbean getaway : ARUBA
20. Unique shades at the stable? : ONEHORSETONES
23. 99 shares of stock, say : ODDLOT
24. Balkan native : SERB
25. Managed care grp. : HMO
28. It's a wrap : FUR
30. Noticeably sad : TEARFUL
32. George Sand's "Elle et ___" : LUI
35. Laugh loudly : ROAR
37. No-goodnik : LOUSE
38. "Bring us doubles!"? : SENDINTHECLONES
41. Belted hunter : ORION
42. "___-Team" : THEA
43. "ER" roles : MDS
44. "You missed the boat!" : TOOLATE
46. Nine-digit ID : SSN
48. Thesaurus wd. : SYN
49. Squeal : SING
51. Greeting from Santa : HOHOHO
56. Regally decorated witches? : JEWELEDCRONES
59. Lyrist of myth : ERATO
61. Release the buttons of : UNDO
62. Not take the heat well : WILT
63. Short-short skirt : MICRO
64. Bird crop : CRAW
65. Loafer's bottom : SOLE
66. Turnstile feeder : TOKEN
67. Custodian's collection : KEYS
68. ___ about (roughly) : ONOR
1. Response to a sudden chill : ACHOO
2. In good shape : SOUND
3. Went white : PALED
4. Lesley of "60 Minutes" : STAHL
5. "Go ahead, play" : YOURTURN
6. Kiddie education : ABCS
7. Laundry loads : PILES
8. California redwood and others : STATETREES
9. Dangerous pitch : BEANBALL
10. Plot part : ACRE
11. Auditor's unwelcome discovery : SLUSHFUND
12. Bill : TAB
13. I ___ Pi (playful fraternity name) : ETA
21. Sock-in-the-gut response : OOF
22. Lode load : ORE
26. 59-Across and others : MUSES
27. Bullring bravos : OLES
29. Curse of the jinxed : ROTTENLUCK
31. Wiggle ___ : ROOM
32. A bad, bad Brown, in song : LEROY
33. British standard : UNIONJACK
34. Fan fave : IDOL
36. "Say ___" : AHH
38. Barflies : SOTS
39. Dizzy with rapture : INASWOON
40. Money machines, so to speak : CASHCOWS
45. No-win situation? : TIE
47. Scand. land : NOR
50. Literature class : GENRE
52. "Care to elaborate?" : HOWSO
53. Popular parody newspaper, with "The" : ONION
54. "Anybody there?" : HELLO
55. Blender brand : OSTER
57. "To be" to Henri : ETRE
58. Memorable June event : DDAY
59. CPR specialist : EMT
60. John Wayne's "___ Lobo" : RIO

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