New York Times, Friday, September 8, 2006

Author: David Bunker
Editor: Will Shortz
David Bunker
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Bunker. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Manly attribute : SQUAREJAW
10. Sailor's behind : ABAFT
15. It's frustrating not to get : PUNCHLINE
16. In again : RETRO
17. Like many an engine : AIRCOOLED
18. Troubles : CARES
19. Road sign no. : RTE
20. Copier, of sorts : PLAGIARIST
22. Correct à la a cobbler : RESOLE
25. Invoice abbr. : RECD
26. Mortgage org. : FHA
27. "The Three Burials of Melquiades ___" (2005 Tommy Lee Jones film) : ESTRADA
29. Followed closely : HEELED
31. Medicated : DOSED
32. Stretch for the stars? : LIMO
35. Dwarf planet in the outer reaches of the solar system : XENA
36. Candy jar classic : LEMONDROP
39. Copiers : APES
42. Cryptozoological topic : YETI
43. Hippie sign-off : PEACE
47. Hereditary : LINEAL
49. Basque, e.g. : IBERIAN
51. Dog show org. : AKC
52. "Lobster Telephone," e.g. : DALI
55. Belfast's county : ANTRIM
56. Like some sciences : BEHAVIORAL
59. Repeated bit in a song : TRA
60. Cremona artisan : AMATI
61. Enthusiastic supporters : PARTISANS
64. Wings, e.g. : MAIMS
65. Season openers? : EQUINOXES
66. Mars to mars, say : ANNEE
67. Sunscreen ingredient : ZINCOXIDE
1. Fought : SPARRED
2. "Rather" : QUITESO
3. Hostilities : UNRESTS
4. Duke's grp. : ACC
5. Density symbol : RHO
6. Were running mates? : ELOPED
7. One of two tumblers : JILL
8. Imminent, old-style : ANEAR
9. Doorstop, e.g. : WEDGE
10. Token place : ARCADE
11. Terribly tough task : BEAR
12. Slightly : ATRIFLE
13. Top off : FRESHEN
14. Dish with a side of guacamole : TOSTADA
21. Blood of the gods, in myth : ICHOR
23. Bully's final words : ORELSE
24. Put great weight on : LADE
28. Sunscreen ingredient : ALOE
30. Puzzle-solving level : EXPERT
33. Bank buildup: Abbr. : INT
34. Year of Columbus's last voyage : MDII
37. Hamlet in 1969 news : MYLAI
38. Available : OPEN
39. Where Enterprise is : ALABAMA
40. Soldier armed with a spear : PIKEMAN
41. Subjugate : ENCHAIN
44. Small plane service : AIRTAXI
45. Having a stone heap as a landmark : CAIRNED
46. As a body : ENMASSE
48. Steer : ADVISE
50. North sea : BALTIC
53. George with a self-titled ABC sitcom : LOPEZ
54. Many a Kurd : IRAQI
57. "Look ___!" : ATME
58. Score ___ (reach home) : ARUN
62. Rescuer of Odysseus, in myth : INO
63. One of two A.L. teams, informally : SOX

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