New York Times, Saturday, August 19, 2006

Author: Bob Peoples
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Peoples
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Big belt : KOPUNCH
8. Some ladies' men : GIGOLOS
15. Minnesota resource : IRONORE
16. Patent : EVIDENT
17. Team members near the infield : PITCREW
18. Looks after : TENDSTO
19. Longtime NBC inits. : SNL
20. Rave V.I.P. : DEEJAY
22. Comedian who appeared on the cover of Time, 8/15/1960 : SAHL
23. Match : BOUT
25. It may pick you up : DRUG
26. ___ esprit : BEL
27. Capital on the Gulf of Guinea : ACCRA
29. Former grp. of 15 : SSRS
31. Adjure : URGE
32. Yahoos : YOKELS
34. Get blitzed : TIEONEON
36. Electrical converter : POWERPACK
38. Expression of bewilderment : GOFIGURE
41. Backup singers in a 1960's R & B group : THEMGS
45. Keen : AVID
46. Minderbinder of "Catch-22" : MILO
48. Reserve : SPARE
49. Nickname of B-western actor Robert Allen : TEX
50. Boots : CANS
52. Attraction at Chicago's Field Museum : TREX
53. Name for an Irish lass : ERIN
55. One of five popes : SIXTUS
57. Select : TAP
58. Made out : MANAGED
60. Court order : ALLRISE
62. Annual White House event : EGGROLL
63. Comparatively uncomplicated : PLAINER
64. Old "Your cup of inspiration" sloganeer : NESCAFE
65. Grovel : EATDIRT
1. Site of a 1776 battle that gave New York City to the British : KIPSBAY
2. Major Atlantic Ocean feeder : ORINOCO
3. Company picnic, maybe : POTLUCK
4. Pop's kin : UNC
5. L'étoile du ___, Minnesota's motto : NORD
6. Religious denomination : CREED
7. Lumberjacks : HEWERS
8. "Keep your cool" : GETAGRIP
9. Judith ___, Tony winner for "Steaming" : IVEY
10. 42-Down ingredient : GIN
11. "The Wizard of ___" (short-lived Alex Trebek game show) : ODDS
12. Old Buick : LESABRE
13. Busy, busy, busy : ONTHEGO
14. Bread with nuts and raisins : STOLLEN
21. "Chill!" : JUSTRELAX
24. Chicken-hearted : TREPID
28. Sleep like ___ : ALOG
30. Center of power : SEAT
31. Discarded : UNKEPT
33. Like the Florida Straits, rarely : SWUM
35. Self-proclaimed "singing journalist" : OCHS
37. "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" songwriter : ERICIDLE
38. Sentries : GATEMEN
39. Extra : OVERAGE
40. Necessary ingredients : FIXINGS
42. Bar order : MARTINI
43. Punk, once : GREASER
44. Authority on birds and bees? : SEXPERT
47. How some books are sold : ONTAPE
51. Roman general and dictator : SULLA
54. Fuzz buster? : NARC
55. Popular magazine : SELF
56. Plane wing part : SLAT
59. Indian state : GOA
61. Unburden : RID

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