New York Times, Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Author: Kyle Mahowald
Editor: Will Shortz
Kyle Mahowald
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Mahowald. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Twain family name : FINN
5. ___ fatale : FEMME
10. "The Simpsons" brainiac : LISA
14. Cheese named for a historic French region : BRIE
15. Common cell phone feature : ALARM
16. Windows alternative : UNIX
17. With 37- and 60-Across, a musing : IALWAYSTHOUGHTI
20. Allergy-prone : SNEEZY
21. "Cool!" : NEATO
22. "Satisfied?" : HAPPY
25. Went too far on a trip, in brief : ODED
27. Moon vehicle, for short : LEM
28. Not bought, say : ONLEASE
31. One who settles down in a rush? : ELOPER
33. Gaze : PEER
34. Tolkien creature : ENT
36. Teacher's org. : NEA
37. See 17-Across : WASINDECISIVE
42. Sugar suffix : OSE
43. King of the ring : DON
44. Kaput : DEAD
46. One waving a loaded gun, e.g. : MENACE
49. Kids' racers : GOKARTS
51. Spell : HEX
52. Winner of a 1925 intercollegiate crossword championship : YALE
54. Stop, at sea : AVAST
55. "Later" : ADIOS
57. Grads : ALUMNI
60. See 17-Across : BUTNOWIMNOTSURE
65. "O-o-oh!" : ISEE
66. 1940's All-Star Buck : ONEIL
67. Big name in shirts : IZOD
68. "And there you have it!" : TADA
69. Chutzpah : NERVE
70. Haberdashery display : TIES
1. "The Silence of the Lambs" grp. : FBI
2. A Gershwin : IRA
3. Zero : NIL
4. Anchor, e.g. : NEWSPERSON
5. Mystery novelist Kellerman : FAYE
6. Besides that : ELSE
7. Kind of ball : MATZO
8. Evil side of literature? : MRHYDE
9. Modern rock genre : EMO
10. Winter Olympics event since 1964 : LUGE
11. More than puff : INHALE
12. Kid watcher : SITTER
13. Given : AXIOM
18. Novelist Seton : ANYA
19. Brings to ruin : UNDOES
22. Event with gals in ponytails : HOP
23. Over again : ANEW
24. "Put me in, coach!," e.g. : PLEA
26. Weather phenomenon : ELNINO
29. Noted Roman tragedian : SENECA
30. Extreme : END
32. Dropped by : PAIDAVISIT
35. "Excellent adventure" taker of film : TED
38. Words after "because" : ISAYSO
39. Piece of machinery : COG
40. Wang of fashion : VERA
41. Downs : EATS
45. Summer clock setting: Abbr. : DST
46. Her looks could kill : MEDUSA
47. Left : EXITED
48. "Seinfeld" role : ELAINE
50. "Do what is right, though the world may perish" writer : KANT
51. Wont : HABIT
53. Bull who's a glue mascot : ELMER
56. Draft status : ONEA
58. Educ. institution : UNIV
59. C.I.A. worry : MOLE
61. Took a seat? : WON
62. Compact submachine gun : UZI
63. Noted 1973 Supreme Court ruling, informally : ROE
64. Ones getting to work on Time?: Abbr. : EDS

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