New York Times, Thursday, October 27, 2005

Author: Bonnie L. Gentry
Editor: Will Shortz
Bonnie L. Gentry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Gentry. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Orenburg's river : URAL
5. Untouched? : SANE
9. Pond dross : SCUM
13. Red Cross headquarters site : GENEVA
14. "Some Like ___" : ITHOT
15. Cry of dread : OHNO
16. Gulf state royalty : AMIR
17. Mount Whitney's home : SIERRANEVADA
19. Nancy, in Nancy : NOM
20. Formicide: ant :: pulicide : ___ : FLEA
21. ___ Hirsch of "Lords of Dogtown" : EMILE
22. 1950's-60's twangy guitarist : DUANEEDDY
25. Skating competition : PAIRS
27. Name in a Shakespearean title : ANTONY
28. Responses to tattooers : OWS
30. Something that's bruisable : EGO
31. Started (off) : TEED
32. Item at center stage : MIKE
34. Hudson River city : TROY
35. Singer with a 1962 #1 hit that started a dance craze (and a hint to this puzzle's theme) : LITTLEEVA
38. Stain blockers : BIBS
41. It may be free for philosophers : WILL
42. "Dream on!" : ASIF
45. "Ti ___" (Casanova's declaration) : AMO
46. Stay-at-home ___ : DAD
47. Head of a flock : CLERIC
49. Froth : SPUME
51. Aft : ATTHEREAR
54. "The Brady Bunch" housekeeper : ALICE
56. Extirpate, with "out" : ROOT
57. 1983 Indy winner Tom : SNEVA
58. Button holders : ELEVATORCARS
60. Much of Us Weekly : PICS
61. Smart : PERT
62. Come (from) : ARISE
63. Long, long time : AGES
64. Interjects : ADDS
65. Concert highlight : SOLO
66. Something that's bruisable : KNEE
1. Where the shilling is money : UGANDA
2. Get back on : REMOUNT
3. Enliven : ANIMATE
4. Actor Burton : LEVAR
5. Kept in a pen : STIED
6. Each : AHEAD
7. Postal motto conjunction : NOR
8. To be, overseas : ETRE
9. The merry widow, in the 1934 musical "The Merry Widow" : SONIA
10. "Gigi" co-star : CHEVALIER
11. Experience : UNDERGO
12. Bygone bird : MOA
14. The ___ Brothers of R & B : ISLEY
18. Hearing aids? : AMPS
20. Gucci rival : FENDI
23. Seasonal songs : NOELS
24. Hayseed : YOKEL
26. ___ sauce : SOY
29. Prekindergarten : WEE
32. Crete's highest peak: Abbr. : MTIDA
33. "___ wait" : ILL
34. Electric dart shooter : TASER
36. Its slogan used to be "One mission. Yours." : TWA
37. Restaurant employee : VALET
38. What hist. majors pursue : BAS
39. Stuck : IMPALED
40. Broad way : BOULEVARD
43. "Take this job and shove it!" : IRESIGN
44. Betrothed : FIANCEE
46. Art style, informally : DECO
47. Went with : CHOSE
48. Deep fissure : CREVASSE
50. Hands, slangily : MITTS
52. Come in second : TRAIL
53. Classic sculpture : TORSO
55. Spanish form of "to be" after "tú" : ERAS
58. Test-conducting org. : EPA
59. ___-Magnon : CRO
60. Neighbor of Iran: Abbr. : PAK

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