New York Times, Monday, September 4, 2006

Author: Mike Nothnagel
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Nothnagel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Part of a flower or wineglass : STEM
5. "Exodus" author Leon : URIS
9. "Aladdin" villain : JAFAR
14. Volcano output : LAVA
15. Quarter of a bushel : PECK
16. Had dinner at home : ATEIN
17. Jai ___ : ALAI
18. Sycamore or cypress : TREE
19. Diploma receivers, for short : GRADS
20. The best place to sleep : PENTHOUSESUITE
23. Drought relief : RAIN
24. This-and-that dish : HASH
25. Most strange : ODDEST
28. They may be tapped for fraternities : BEERKEGS
32. Singer in Abba : FRIDA
33. Give up a poker hand : FOLD
34. "Vive le ___!" : ROI
35. The best place to sit : FIRSTCLASSCABIN
39. Vietnamese New Year : TET
40. Abhor : HATE
41. Make up (for) : ATONE
42. Long journeys : ODYSSEYS
45. Name holders : IDTAGS
46. "Little piggies" : TOES
47. About, on a memo : INRE
48. The best place to see : FRONTROWCENTER
54. Narrow openings : SLITS
55. Ending with peek or bug : ABOO
56. Place to order a ham on rye : DELI
57. Secret stash : CACHE
58. Take care of, as a store : MIND
59. Prez, e.g. : EXEC
60. Like a stamp pad : INKED
61. Guitarist Townshend : PETE
62. Carve in stone : ETCH
1. Response to a rude remark : SLAP
2. A fisherman might bring back a big one : TALE
3. Sen. Bayh of Indiana : EVAN
4. They show you to your table : MAITREDS
5. Ready for a challenge : UPTOIT
6. Second airing : RERUN
7. Summer coolers in tiny cups : ICES
8. ___-Ball (arcade game) : SKEE
9. Alternative to a Mercedes or BMW : JAGUAR
10. In jeopardy : ATRISK
11. Burlesque show accessory : FEATHERBOA
12. Capitol Hill worker : AIDE
13. E.R. workers : RNS
21. Attacks : HASAT
22. Loses hair, as a dog : SHEDS
25. "We're ___ See the Wizard" : OFFTO
26. Hung on the clothesline : DRIED
27. Prank that's not nice : DIRTYTRICK
28. Yachts, e.g. : BOATS
29. Otherwise : ELSE
30. On one's way : GOING
31. Trig functions : SINES
33. Whip : FLAY
36. Where VapoRub may be rubbed : CHEST
37. Training group : CADRE
38. Conference-goer : ATTENDEE
43. Relieve : SOOTHE
44. Felt : SENSED
45. Like secret messages : INCODE
47. "Not gonna do it" : IWONT
48. Custard dessert : FLAN
49. Highway exit : RAMP
50. Theater award : OBIE
51. Student's book : TEXT
52. Monthly util. bill : ELEC
53. Having megamillions : RICH
54. Chem. or biol. : SCI

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