New York Times, Saturday, October 14, 2006

Author: Byron Walden
Editor: Will Shortz
Byron Walden
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJQV} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Hospitable host's invitation : SITASPELL
10. Maid in "Die Fledermaus" : ADELE
15. Notable return of 1969 : APOLLOXII
16. Kick back : RELAX
17. Modern flapper : PARTYGIRL
18. Old "It's smart to be thrifty" sloganeer : MACYS
19. Form 1099 amt. : INT
20. Codswallop : TRIPE
22. "Snakes on a Plane" menace : ASP
23. Some bottled waters : DASANIS
27. Stuff sold in rolls : SOD
28. Kung ___ chicken : PAO
29. ___ cit. (footnote abbr.) : LOC
30. Part of an 800 collect call number : ATT
31. Japanese aborigine : AINU
32. Planners' paths : STRATEGICROUTES
37. Intro to ancient history? : WHENIWASYOURAGE
38. Numbers on the radio? : ARBITRONRATINGS
39. Supply center? : PEES
40. Blonde ___ : ALE
41. M. equivalent : SIG
42. ___ volatile (pungent-smelling solution) : SAL
43. Black-and-white flash? : APB
44. Pigged out : ATEALOT
48. Writer LeShan : EDA
49. Comparable to a rose : ASRED
51. ___ dye : AZO
52. City of Invention : AKRON
54. George W. Bush, for one : ELDESTSON
58. Not made of brass : TIMID
59. Like Argus : ALLSEEING
60. Louis Quatorze, for example : STYLE
61. Pressed flowers, perhaps : KEEPSAKES
1. Pleasing to the palate : SAPID
2. "Brusha, brusha, brusha" brand : IPANA
3. Stuff of which some suits are made : TORTS
4. ___-weekly (newspaper type) : ALT
5. Like some devils : SLY
6. Hawaiian juice brand that lent its name to a 1990's fad : POG
7. Leavings : EXITS
8. Line into N.Y.C. : LIRR
9. Burlesque legend seen in "The Naked and the Dead" : LILISTCYR
10. Packing : ARMED
11. Bona ___ (goddess also called Fauna) : DEA
12. Yosemite peak : ELCAPITAN
13. Fails : LAYSANEGG
14. Members of an old union : EXSPOUSES
21. Entree from the oven : POTROAST
24. Self-titled 1991 female debut album : ALANIS
25. Playground yell : NOTIT
26. Postgame treatments for pitchers : ICEWRAPS
30. French river that was the site of three W.W. I battles : AISNE
31. Capella's constellation : AURIGA
32. Trade places : SWAPSEATS
33. Something darn useful? : THREADKIT
34. Ragtag force, say : REBELARMY
35. Reading event? : GAOLBREAK
36. Certain navel : OUTIE
43. Owner of The History Channel : AANDE
44. Buffalo : ADDLE
45. Kind of surgery : LASIK
46. Ultraviolet light filter : OZONE
47. Home bartender's tool : TONGS
50. Self-descriptive French name : ELLE
53. See 57-Down : OIL
55. Power tested with Zener cards : ESP
56. French possessive : SES
57. With 53-Down, ingredient in some soaps : TEA

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