New York Times, Friday, September 12, 2008

Author: Natan Last
Editor: Will Shortz
Natan Last
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Last. NYT links: Across Lite

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Notepad: TEEN PUZZLEMAKER WEEK
All the daily crosswords this week, Monday through Saturday, have been contributed by puzzlemakers under the age of 20. Today’s crossword is by Natan Last, 17, of Brooklyn. He is a first-year student at Brown University. This is his sixth puzzle for The Times.
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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dance that simulates the drama of a bullfight : PASODOBLE
10. Chuck wagon fare : GRUB
14. 1978 Bob Marley hit whose title words are sung four times before "... that I'm feelin'" : ISTHISLOVE
16. Faux Japanese reply : AHSO
17. One needing kisses, say : CHOCOHOLIC
18. Jazz duo? : ZEES
19. Nooks for books, maybe : TYPO
20. Furry folivores : KOALABEARS
22. It may be set with music : MOOD
24. Cudgel : DRUB
25. Believers' comments : AMENS
27. Escaped : GOTLOOSE
31. Sound at an auto race : SWOOSH
32. It holds the line : REEL
33. Foot of the Appian Way? : PES
34. Trouble, in a way : HAUNT
35. Locale of some mirrors : CAR
36. Letter-shaped girder : HBEAM
38. Lord John Boyd ___, winner of the 1949 Nobel Peace Prize : ORR
39. Study, say : ROOM
41. Winston Churchill's Rufus, for one : POODLE
42. They know the drill : DENTISTS
44. Turned up : AROSE
45. Child's play, perhaps : SKIT
46. Snitch : SING
47. Company that makes Aunt Jemima syrup : QUAKEROATS
51. Area next to an ambulatory : APSE
55. Letter-shaped fastener : TNUT
56. Daydreaming : INLALALAND
58. Days of old : IDES
59. Worked the docks : STEVEDORED
60. Waste of Congress? : PORK
61. "You got it!" : OKEYDOKEY
1. Early Inverness resident : PICT
2. Cadaverous : ASHY
3. Ticklee's cry : STOP
4. "You have got to be kidding!" : OHCOMEON
5. The Divine, to da Vinci : DIO
6. City at the mouth of the Fox River : OSHKOSH
7. Shade of red : BLOOD
8. "She was ___ in slacks" (part of an opening soliloquy by Humbert Humbert) : LOLA
9. Baddie : EVILDOER
10. Shady spot in a 52-Down : GAZEBO
11. Cousin of a cassowary : RHEA
12. ___ fee : USER
13. One with fire power? : BOSS
15. Trick-taking game : ECARTE
21. March instrument? : BULLHORN
23. Out : ONSTRIKE
25. Au courant : AWARE
26. Keen : MOURN
27. Nutrition units : GRAMS
28. Some essays : OPEDS
29. "A Lonely Rage" autobiographer Bobby : SEALE
30. The farmer's wife in "Babe" : ESME
31. Did a farrier's work : SHOD
35. Start to like : COTTONTO
37. Energetic 1960s dance with swiveling and shuffling : BOOGALOO
40. God of life, death and fertility who underwent resurrection : OSIRIS
41. Pattern sometimes called "Persian pickles" : PAISLEY
43. "I'm very disappointed in you" : TSKTSK
46. Song verse : STAVE
47. Canal cleaner : QTIP
48. Menu option : UNDO
49. Teacher of Heifetz : AUER
50. Fashion model Wek : ALEK
52. See 10-Down : PARK
53. Ko-Ko's dagger in "The Mikado" : SNEE
54. Current happening? : EDDY
57. Kick in : ADD

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