New York Times, Thursday, January 4, 2007

Author: Alan Olschwang
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Olschwang
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Olschwang. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Picnic staple : SLAW
5. Lincoln and others : ABES
9. Skiing mementos? : CASTS
14. Puncture : HOLE
15. "The Last of the Mohicans" woman : CORA
16. Playwright Fugard : ATHOL
17. Actor Morales : ESAI
18. Make : EARN
19. Isabel, for one : REINA
20. Condescend : DEIGN
22. Rodeo performer : ROPER
24. Good or bad name, informally : REP
25. Sprint : HUNDREDYARDDASH
28. Advantages : UPSIDES
31. Classic Paris couture house : DIOR
32. Poured : RAINED
33. Haiti, once : FRENCHCOLONY
37. Kind of orch. : SYM
38. Friend, slangily : BRO
39. Oxford letters : EEE
40. Without a regular schedule : APERIODICALLY
44. Spanish entree : PAELLA
47. Concert wind : OBOE
48. Having I-strain? : SELFISH
49. President : COMMANDERINCHIEF
53. One of a pair of conjunctions : NOR
54. Novelist Gide : ANDRE
55. As yet : SOFAR
59. Sci-fi figure : DROID
61. "Tobermory" writer : SAKI
63. Singular, to Caesar : RARA
64. "___ Mio" : OSOLE
65. Currier's partner : IVES
66. Uncommon trick taker : TREY
67. Goes (for) : SELLS
68. ___ Gwyn, mistress of Charles II : NELL
69. Neptune's realm : SEAS
1. Tool holder : SHED
2. Shake : LOSE
3. Asia's Trans ___ mountains : ALAI
4. Prefight event : WEIGHIN
5. Crackerjack : ACE
6. Gets on : BOARDS
7. Kind of message : ERROR
8. Los Angeles harbor site : SANPEDRO
9. Small bag : CARRYON
10. Got down : ATE
11. Bake in a shallow dish : SHIRR
12. Opposite of flabby : TONED
13. Haphazardly : SLAPDASH
21. Botticelli figure : NUDE
23. Adams of "The Ernie Kovacs Show" : EDIE
26. ___ Brooks, 1950's-60's "Meet the Press" host : NED
27. Not go straight : ARC
28. ___ Major : URSA
29. Week or month at the office, usually : PAYPERIOD
30. ___ Valley, Calif. : SIMI
33. Zap : FRY
34. Prefix with pad : HELI
35. Wearers of eagle insignia : COLONELS
36. Word repeated in a Beatles refrain : YEAH
38. Isn't conspicuous : BLENDSIN
41. Iowa college : COE
42. Rubs : ABRADES
43. Pork ___ : LOIN
44. Canadian prov. : PEI
45. Subjects of Guinness records? : ALES
46. Struggles : EFFORTS
48. Mideast money : SHEKEL
49. Members of a raiding party : COMMANDOS
50. Origin of the word "troll" : NORSE
51. Show eager anticipation : DROOL
52. Hunger for : CRAVE
56. Commuting cost : FARE
57. Realm : AREA
58. Skates : RAYS
60. In a bad way : ILL
62. Cuba, e.g.: Abbr. : ISL

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