New York Times, Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Author: John Farmer
Editor: Will Shortz
John Farmer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 Featured Will Shortz favorite This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Composer Satie : ERIK
5. Progeny : ISSUE
10. Doorway part : JAMB
14. Math sets : LOCI
15. Sure-footed mountain animal : LLAMA
16. Village Voice award : OBIE
17. Record label with many collections : KTEL
18. Actor Paul of "American Graffiti" : LEMAT
19. Proceed : WEND
20. *Disney's ___ McDuck : SCROOGE
22. *Mr. Television : MILTIE
24. Muffed : BOTCHED
27. ___ vez (again): Sp. : OTRA
30. Manfred Mann's "___ La La" : SHA
31. Ex of the Donald : IVANA
36. Plot : SCHEME
38. Like : ALA
40. Elvis ___ Presley : ARON
41. Hit 1960's TV show with a hint to the nine starred clues in this puzzle : THEMANFROMUNCLE
44. Karachi tongue : URDU
45. Actress Dolores ___ Rio : DEL
46. All the same : ANYHOW
47. Monster : BEAST
49. Journey part : LEG
51. Is profitable : PAYS
52. Mount ___ (oldest of the Seven Sisters) : HOLYOKE
55. *"Highly charged" character on "The Addams Family" : FESTER
59. *Gentleman rabbit of children's lit : WIGGILY
64. Melville novel : OMOO
65. Hubbub : BABEL
68. "Got Milk?" ad partner : OREO
69. John Lennon's "Happy ___ (War Is Over)" : XMAS
70. Explanatory phrase : IDEST
71. Anorexic : BONY
72. Gabs : YAKS
73. Camp sights : TENTS
74. "___ Thin Air" (1997 best seller) : INTO
1. Colorado Rockies game? : ELKS
2. Campus program, initially : ROTC
3. Hockey skater, informally : ICER
4. Smuggler's amount : KILO
5. Volunteer's offer : ILLGO
6. Cold showers? : SLEETS
7. *Man in a star-spangled suit : SAM
8. Thurman of "Pulp Fiction" : UMA
9. Wonderland cake words : EATME
10. It may get a nip on "Nip/Tuck" : JOWL
11. Help in crime : ABET
12. Smaller than compact : MINI
13. "Adam ___" : BEDE
21. Senator who wrote "Dreams From My Father" : OBAMA
23. Uganda's Amin : IDI
25. *"My Three Sons" housekeeper : CHARLEY
26. Nimbus : HALO
27. Earth tone : OCHRE
28. Silents star Bara : THEDA
29. *Brer Rabbit tale teller : REMUS
32. *Chekhov title character : VANYA
33. Cockroach of literature : ARCHY
34. Some court pleas, slangily : NOLOS
35. From the start : ANEW
36. It's ripped off at the movies : STUB
37. Close : END
39. Docs' org. : AMA
42. Hew : FELL
43. Let float, as a currency : UNPEG
48. Café alternative : THE
50. 1940 Marx Brothers movie : GOWEST
53. Elliptical path : ORBIT
54. Highland attire : KILTS
55. Cunning : FOXY
56. Madame Bovary : EMMA
57. Good, long bath : SOAK
58. Turn's partner : TOSS
60. Asian desert : GOBI
61. Flattener : IRON
62. Fast time? : LENT
63. It can go around the world : YOYO
66. Drink suffix : ADE
67. *Onetime Texas rice grower of note : BEN

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