New York Times, Monday, October 8, 2007

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

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Witty sorts : WAGS
5. Make sense : ADDUP
10. Choice word : ELSE
14. Think tank nugget : IDEA
15. On the lam : LOOSE
16. Gerund, e.g. : NOUN
17. Bond villain : GOLDFINGER
19. Saw red? : OWED
20. Ph.D. thesis: Abbr. : DISS
21. Gets corroded : RUSTS
22. Bemoan : LAMENT
25. "Beats me" gesture : SHRUG
28. Rub out : ERASE
29. Certain trout : STEELHEAD
33. Basis of a suit : TORT
34. Endless, poetically : ETERNE
35. Fraternity P : RHO
36. "Survivor" shelter : HUT
37. Some red wines : CLARETS
38. Obey the coxswain : ROW
39. Cheroot residue : ASH
40. Wings it : ADLIBS
41. Place for a hoedown : BARN
42. Classic blues musician : LEADBELLY
44. Intuit : SENSE
45. The "35" in John 11:35 : VERSE
46. Prodded : GOADED
47. Woods or Irons : ACTOR
50. Flair : ELAN
51. Laugh heartily : ROAR
52. Patriarchal gorilla : SILVERBACK
58. Pond organism : ALGA
59. Primp : PREEN
60. Natural soother : ALOE
61. Lounge in the sun : BASK
62. Feel nostalgia, e.g. : YEARN
63. Crips or Bloods : GANG
1. Faux 'fro? : WIG
2. Brouhaha : ADO
3. Goo in a do : GEL
4. Most mournful : SADDEST
5. Most-wanted group for a party : ALIST
6. Puts on : DONS
7. Follow everywhere : DOG
8. Put to work : USE
9. Part of r.p.m. : PER
10. "Stop!" : ENOUGH
11. Wall Street minimums : LOWS
12. Fatty treat for birds : SUET
13. Pulls the plug on : ENDS
18. Ticket cost? : FINE
21. Game sheet : RULES
22. Deadly : LETHAL
23. Work up : AROUSE
24. First first lady : MARTHA
25. Germ-free : STERILE
26. As a result of this : HEREBY
27. Patronizes U-Haul, e.g. : RENTS
29. Plays for time : STALLS
30. Gofer's job : ERRAND
31. When repeated, cry by Shakespeare's Richard III : AHORSE
32. Consumed heartily : DOWNED
34. Octogenarian, for one : ELDER
37. Pole tossed by Scots : CABER
41. Nontraditional chair style : BEANBAG
43. Czech composer Antonín : DVORAK
44. Go up, up, up : SOAR
46. Filmdom's Close : GLENN
47. Omani, e.g. : ARAB
48. Fast-food drink : COLA
49. Makes "it" : TAGS
50. "... ___ after" : EVER
52. U-2 pilot, e.g. : SPY
53. Ill temper : IRE
54. Grazing ground : LEA
55. Carte start : ALA
56. Bamboozle : CON
57. Fraternity party setup : KEG

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