New York Times, Monday, October 23, 2006

Author: John Calvin Williams
Editor: Will Shortz
John Calvin Williams
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Williams. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. End place for many a car accident : DITCH
6. Mire : BOG
9. "Shhh!" : QUIET
14. Novelist Calvino : ITALO
15. Bother : ADO
16. The "U" of UHF : ULTRA
17. Astronaut's attire : GSUIT
18. Fluffy scarf : BOA
19. Go into : ENTER
20. Not the real Charlie of Star-Kist ads? : IMPOSTERTUNA
23. Born: Fr. : NEE
24. Big part of an elephant : EAR
25. Ambulance worker, for short : EMT
26. Tetley product : TEA
29. Vintage French wines? : MATUREPINOTS
32. Rabble-rouse : AGITATE
34. Inexperienced in : NEWAT
35. Italian volcano : ETNA
36. Assistant in a con game : SHILL
39. Nix by Nixon, e.g. : VETO
40. Mire : SWAMP
42. Peanuts : GOOBERS
44. 1960's sitcom ghoul on the terrace? : PATIOMUNSTER
47. 1976 and 2001, e.g.: Abbr. : YRS
48. Sunbather's shade : TAN
49. Founded: Abbr. : EST
50. Korean automaker : KIA
53. What 20-, 29-, 44- and 53-Across are of each other : PERMUTATIONS
56. Actress Sarandon : SUSAN
59. "Exodus" hero : ARI
60. Muscat native : OMANI
61. Prank : ANTIC
62. Lower, as the lights : DIM
63. Stirred up : RILED
64. With feigned shyness : COYLY
65. Reverse of WNW : ESE
66. Trap : SNARE
1. "Start eating!" : DIGIN
2. Reply to "Who's there?" : ITSME
3. Brownish gray : TAUPE
4. Annual award named for a Muse : CLIO
5. Stressful spot : HOTSEAT
6. The Sultan of Swat : BABERUTH
7. Smell : ODOR
8. Uncle Sam facial feature : GOATEE
9. Director Tarantino : QUENTIN
10. Arm bone : ULNA
11. Major defense contractor : ITT
12. "But I heard him exclaim, ___ he …" : ERE
13. Driveway surface : TAR
21. Bye-byes : TATAS
22. Referee : UMP
26. Pisa landmark : TOWER
27. French political divisions : ETATS
28. Regarding : ASTO
29. City on Biscayne Bay : MIAMI
30. Have the throne : REIGN
31. Emphatic no : NEVER
32. In armed conflict : ATWAR
33. Pesky swarm : GNATS
35. Catch sight of : ESPY
37. Lollygag : LOSETIME
38. "___ luck!" : LOTSA
41. Effectiveness : POTENCY
43. Racetrack habitués : BETTORS
45. Deface : MAR
46. Like beds before housekeeping : UNMADE
50. Australian "bear" : KOALA
51. Word before tube or circle : INNER
52. Off the direct course : ASIDE
53. Bucket : PAIL
54. "Exodus" author : URIS
55. Poker player's declaration : IMIN
56. Anatomical pouch : SAC
57. Tres – dos : UNO
58. Muddy enclosure : STY

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