New York Times, Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Author: Daniel Kantor
Editor: Will Shortz
Daniel Kantor
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Kantor. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Liquor holder in a coat pocket : FLASK
6. Wonderment : AWE
9. Taxi sounds : BEEPS
14. Milk: Prefix : LACTI
15. First word of every Robert Ludlum title but one : THE
16. Extreme : ULTRA
17. Ward off : AVERT
18. Texas tea : OIL
19. Sectors : ZONES
20. "Just like that!" : BADABING
22. Electronic toll-collecting system in the Northeast : EZPASS
23. Walk in water : WADE
24. In the past : ONCE
25. "Not on your life!" : FUHGEDABOUDIT
30. Torment : HARASS
31. ___ in Show (Westminster prize) : BEST
32. Temporary drop : SAG
34. Subj. in drawing class : ANAT
35. Cargo area : BAY
36. Rick's "Casablanca" love : ILSA
37. Holiday ___ : INN
38. Planning detail : SPEC
40. Gold standards : KARATS
42. "Yeah, wanna start somethin'?" : YOUTALKINTOME
45. War ender : PACT
46. Create, as a phrase : COIN
47. No-goodnik : BADDIE
50. "The Sopranos" clip? ... or where you might hear 20-, 25- and 42-Across : MOBSCENE
54. Continent separator : OCEAN
55. Embargo : BAN
56. One of the Carpenters : KAREN
57. Make joyous : ELATE
58. Israeli-invented gun : UZI
59. Goaded, with "on" : EGGED
60. Like notepaper or subjects of a king : RULED
61. Fed. monitor of stock fraud : SEC
62. Midterms and finals : TESTS
1. "Spare tire" : FLAB
2. Content of some cones : LAVA
3. Nailed : ACED
4. Farmer's headwear : STRAWHAT
5. Toiletries holders : KITBAGS
6. Made amends (for) : ATONED
7. Henry Clay, politically : WHIG
8. Conger or moray : EEL
9. Army barber's specialty : BUZZCUT
10. Ran off to the marrying judge : ELOPED
11. Italian source of 2-Down : ETNA
12. White House occupant: Abbr. : PRES
13. Snippiness : SASS
21. Midmonth time : IDES
22. Grandson of Adam : ENOS
24. Love, honor and ___ : OBEY
25. Rear end : FANNY
26. Heavens: Prefix : URANO
27. Taken ___ (surprised) : ABACK
28. Religion with the Five Pillars : ISLAM
29. Small bite : TASTE
30. "Bali ___" : HAI
33. Good time, slangily : GAS
35. Frequent target of engine wear : BELT
36. Circus animal enclosure : IRONCAGE
38. Tarnished : STAINED
39. Walk to and fro : PACE
40. Old TV feature : KNOB
41. Start of an Ella Fitzgerald standard : ATISKET
43. Timely news bulletin : UPDATE
44. Like some sacred art : ICONIC
47. Afrikaner : BOER
48. Legal rights org. : ACLU
49. Successful conclusion of a negotiation : DEAL
50. Labyrinth : MAZE
51. Pieces of work? : ERGS
52. Nair competitor : NEET
53. Conclusions : ENDS
55. Vehicle with a route : BUS

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