New York Times, Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Author: Sheldon Benardo
Editor: Will Shortz
Sheldon Benardo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {BJQWXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Benardo. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. In years past : ONCE
5. Throws on : ADDS
9. Took steps : ACTED
14. ___ of faith : LEAP
15. Mirror-conscious : VAIN
16. Halt : CEASE
17. Supermarket section : DELI
18. "What ___?" : ELSE
19. Film reviewers' showings : CLIPS
20. Shame a star of "Singin' in the Rain"? : DISGRACEKELLY
23. Well-developed area? : OASIS
24. Words said while holding hands : IDO
25. It may be brought out during a blackout : CANDLE
28. Israeli legislature : KNESSET
32. Netzero.com service : EMAIL
33. Radio's "___ & Anthony Show" : OPIE
35. Corrida call : OLE
36. Pay no attention to a vampire? : DISCOUNTDRACULA
40. Santa ___ : ANA
41. Essential for an investigator : LEAD
42. Sad sack : LOSER
43. Softens : RELENTS
46. Rising stars : COMERS
47. "Yes, ___!" : SIR
48. Rugby formation : SCRUM
50. Send a president out : DISPATCHADAMS
55. Vanishes : FADES
56. Kind of horse : IRON
57. Actor Wyle : NOAH
59. Gladiator's venue : ARENA
60. Facility : EASE
61. Spoil, with "on" : DOTE
62. Tripmeter feature : RESET
63. Tore : SPED
64. Brain part : STEM
1. Antediluvian : OLD
2. Impecuniosity : NEED
3. Cartel city : CALI
4. Like a soap opera : EPISODIC
5. Against, with "to" : AVERSE
6. ___ Lama : DALAI
7. Some are slipped : DISCS
8. Snick and ___ : SNEE
9. Give in : ACCEDE
10. Big strings : CELLOS
11. Caboose, e.g. : TAIL
12. Glimpse : ESPY
13. ___ Plaines, Ill. : DES
21. Big name in California wines : GALLO
22. Former Pirates slugger Ralph : KINER
25. Chest material : CEDAR
26. Nitrogen compound : AMINE
27. Sounding like one has a cold, say : NASAL
28. N.B.A. star Jason : KIDD
29. Lush : SOUSE
30. Aunt ___ of "Oklahoma!" : ELLER
31. A sad thing to be in : TEARS
33. Wallet fillers : ONES
34. School grp. : PTA
37. Prefix with sound : ULTRA
38. Not silently : ALOUD
39. Is in charge : COMMANDS
44. Ancient ascetic : ESSENE
45. Barely catches, as the heels : NIPSAT
46. Stretched in order to see : CRANED
48. Deep-six : SCRAP
49. Selected : CHOSE
50. Bell the cat : DARE
51. Fateful date : IDES
52. Lashes : TIES
53. ___ court, law student's exercise : MOOT
54. Make full : SATE
55. Distant : FAR
58. Bottom line? : HEM

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