New York Times, Thursday, September 1, 2005

Author: Kevan Choset
Editor: Will Shortz
Kevan Choset
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QWXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Choset. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Mobile dining area : CLUBCAR
5. Quiet : HUSH
9. Kind of surgery : OPENHEART
14. Partly : SOME
15. "Put Your Head on My Shoulder" singer, 1959 : ANKA
16. Chocolate substitute : CAROB
17. Strike : OMIT
18. Shot's target, maybe : VEIN
19. "Un Ballo in Maschera" aria : ERITU
20. 10's and 20's, e.g. : DECADES
22. Rampaging : ONATEAR
24. Literally, "high ground" : ARARAT
25. Subatomic particle : PION
26. U.P.S. unit: Abbr. : CTN
27. French silk : SOIE
29. Part of the Hindu trinity : SIVA
31. Success on a slot machine : MATCH
35. Preparations : MEDICINES
39. "The Time Machine" race : ELOI
40. It's not found within the four corners of this puzzle : JOKER
41. Italian sweetie : CARA
42. "The Cosby Show" actress : LISABONET
44. X-___ : FILES
45. Coconut fiber : COIR
46. Queue after Q : RSTU
48. Perennial subj. of federal funding debates : NEA
50. Hair products : GELS
52. Next : ONDECK
57. Dignify : ENNOBLE
59. Washington landmark, with "the" : ROTUNDA
60. 1986 Turner autobiography : ITINA
61. Asian sea name : ARAL
63. Cartoonist Walker : MORT
64. Writer of the "April Theses" : LENIN
65. Red state : RAGE
66. Moisturizer ingredient : ALOE
67. Status-changing gift : DIAMONDRING
68. "___ choice" : YOUR
69. 1929 literary character in San Francisco : SAMSPADE
1. Mixer : CLUBSODA
2. Rising star : COMER
3. Lady friend in Italy : AMICA
4. Fix, as a drive : RETAR
5. Must : HAVETO
6. French individuals : UNES
7. Item between two poles : SKI
8. Former enemy capital : HANOI
9. Deep-sea : OCEANIC
10. Goal of a reading : PART
11. It opened in 1825 : ERIECANAL
12. Absent from : NOTAT
13. Possible result of a spicy meal : HEARTBURN
21. Certain race : DASH
23. Polite turndown : NOSIR
25. Impatient gift recipients : PEEKERS
28. "___ a roll!" : IMON
30. Last of a Latin trio : VICI
31. Sportscaster Allen : MEL
32. Ayatollah ___ Khamenei : ALI
33. Longtime NBC Symphony conductor : TOSCANINI
34. "Later" : CIAO
36. Police staff: Abbr. : DETS
37. Afore : ERE
38. European carrier : SAS
40. Superman's father : JOREL
43. How it all started, it's thought : BIGBANG
44. Old TV host Allen : FUNT
47. Shop worker : TOOLER
48. Singer with a 1978 #1 hit with Barbra Streisand : NEILDIAMOND
49. Log : ENTER
51. Actor/comedian Denis : LEARY
53. "Twenty Years After" author : DUMAS
54. ___ Gay : ENOLA
55. Computer game format : CDROM
56. Bag lady? : KATESPADE
58. "Come ___" : ONIN
59. Prego rival : RAGU
62. 1990's Indian P.M. : RAO

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