New York Times, Saturday, September 23, 2006

Author: Matthew Lees
Editor: Will Shortz
Matthew Lees
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {GJKQYZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Lees. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. With 9-Across, informally, what aleph-null is, in mathematics : INFINITE
9. See 1-Across : NUMBER
15. Old salts : NORSEMEN
16. "Willow Song" source : OTELLO
17. Rivals of the Buckeyes : SPARTANS
18. Knights, by nature : HEROES
19. "Modern Gallantry" essayist : ELIA
20. Prefix with gram : CENTI
22. Turn in a game : MOVE
23. Yarborough of Nascar : CALE
24. Shy : START
25. On ___ (equipotent) : APAR
26. Antigen identifier : TCELL
28. Sp. name preceder : SRA
29. Fourth número primo : SIETE
30. Set : SERIES
32. Like aleph in the central black squares of this puzzle's grid : EMBEDDED
34. Truncation indication: Abbr. : ETC
36. Certain jazz soloist : SAX
37. Face to face : INPERSON
42. Gerrymander, say : REDRAW
47. They're expected : NORMS
48. By : VIA
50. Devil : DEUCE
51. On : ATOP
52. Canal banks : BERMS
54. Check inside?: Abbr. : ENCL
55. Gush : RAVE
56. Ballade ender : ENVOI
57. Lord's body: Abbr. : PARL
58. Cyberhandle : USERID
60. Performers : ARTISTES
62. Fought : STROVE
63. Revolt : NAUSEATE
64. With 65-Across, what aleph begins, in linguistics : HEBREW
65. See 64-Across : ALPHABET
1. Web site frequenters? : INSECTS
2. Neither here nor there : NOPLACE
3. Not so stout : FRAILER
4. Like the Merkava battle tank : ISRAELI
5. Basket material : NET
6. Apples for the teacher, maybe : IMACS
7. Positions : TENETS
8. Trammel : ENSNARE
9. Superbly pitched : NOHIT
10. ___ War in Colorado, 1879 : UTE
11. Swimmer with three appendages : MERMAID
12. Hit a Texas leaguer : BLOOPED
13. Buoy : ELEVATE
14. Shade similar to cherry wine : ROSERED
21. Some British lines : TRAMS
27. Bad looks : LEERS
29. Private instruction? : SEXED
31. Parts of some grids: Abbr. : STS
33. Cordial surroundings? : BAR
35. Group of 13 : COVEN
37. Hurried : INARUSH
38. A love of kitsch, e.g. : NOTASTE
39. Certain Bartlett's listing : PROVERB
40. Montezuma, for one : EMPEROR
41. Bliss : NIRVANA
43. Bathysphere's place : DEEPSEA
44. Put off paying, perhaps : RUNATAB
45. Grow together : ACCRETE
46. Strongly built : WELLSET
49. Unlikely to preach : AMORAL
52. Moisten : BEDEW
53. Show sudden interest : SITUP
59. Elvis Presley's "___ Lost You" : IVE
61. Girl chaser? : ISH

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