New York Times, Saturday, September 2, 2006

Author: Mel Rosen
Editor: Will Shortz
Mel Rosen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Rosen. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "The Mod Squad" role : LINC
5. "Being John Malkovich" director : SPIKEJONZE
15. Clock starter? : ONEO
16. Show in parts : MINISERIES
17. Port whose harbor is in the crater of an extinct volcano : ADEN
18. Rates : UNITPRICES
19. Missed the point of : DIDNTGET
21. Flying wedge members? : GEESE
22. Larghetto : SLOWLY
23. "Say ___" : WHEN
25. "Our Gang" dog : PETEY
26. Long glove : GAUNTLET
30. Charity, often : DONEE
31. Cuts out : QUITS
32. Devon river : EXE
33. Those, to José : ESOS
34. Those making firm decisions? : SUITS
35. Aragón appetizer : TAPA
36. Thonon-___-Bains, France : LES
37. Stable arrivals : FOALS
38. Host at church, say : WAFER
39. Romantic : IDEALIST
41. Like some points : FINER
42. "Crucifixion" artist : DALI
43. Suicidal : BANZAI
44. "Raising Dad" sitcom star : SAGET
47. Naval escorts : FRIGATES
49. Brew alternative : WINECOOLER
52. Low square : NINE
53. Garden transplants? : ADAMANDEVE
54. Highlander of old : INCA
55. BBC employee : NEWSREADER
56. Pieces of the past : AGES
1. Put on : LOAD
2. Unwilling : INDISPOSED
3. Style of pliers : NEEDLENOSE
4. Signifies : CONNOTES
5. À la a stuffed shirt : SMUGLY
6. Like some cleaning solutions : PINEY
7. O.K., in a way: Abbr. : INIT
8. Little vixen : KIT
9. Abbr. in many dictionary definitions : ESP
10. Curél competitor : JERGENS
11. Situate : ORIENT
12. "Great shot!" : NICE
13. Puzzle pieces? : ZEES
14. Sum, ___, fui : ESSE
20. Affectedly dainty, in Derby : TWEE
23. Stands by : WAITS
24. Hogans : HUTS
26. Kind of trip : GUILT
27. Folivorous : LEAFEATING
28. Go through : EXPERIENCE
29. Fly : TEAR
30. Torpedo's place : DELI
31. Seeming : QUASI
34. It can be seedy : SOIL
35. Ngorongoro Crater locale : TANZANIA
37. Roller without sides : FLATCAR
38. Rugby position : WING
40. Revokes, as a legacy, at law : ADEEMS
41. Not so slanted : FAIRER
43. Mark over an unstressed syllable : BREVE
44. Pen, e.g. : SWAN
45. ___-mémoire (summarizing note) : AIDE
46. Beleaguer, with "at" : GNAW
47. Split : FLED
48. Large amounts : SEAS
50. Not split : ONE
51. Site for Scheherazade : ODA

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