New York Times, Wednesday, November 16, 2005

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

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Across Down
1. Spin doctor's concern : IMAGE
6. Mediterranean spewer : ETNA
10. Sobriquet for Haydn : PAPA
14. Gabbed away : RANON
15. Not fer : AGIN
16. Drive away, as a thief? : ABET
17. With 21-Across, there's no : ACCOUNTING
19. Fall shade : RUST
20. Joanne of westerns : DRU
21. See 17-Across : FORTASTE
23. Hard to miss : SALIENT
27. Sings in the Alps : YODELS
28. Taters : SPUDS
29. It may be hard on a construction worker : HAT
32. Alley button : RESET
33. Dish served with a lemon wedge : SOLE
34. Good source of potassium : BANANA
36. There's no : PLACELIKEHOME
41. Brought up : RAISED
42. "Little" boy of early comics : NEMO
44. Bring a smile to : AMUSE
48. ___ Lingus : AER
49. Take it off, take it all off : STRIP
50. Shiny cotton fabric : SATEEN
52. "Told ya!" : SOTHERE
54. With 59-Across, there's no : TIMELIKE
57. "___ we there yet?" : ARE
58. School with King's Scholars : ETON
59. See 54-Across : THEPRESENT
64. Tabula ___ : RASA
65. Asian princess : RANI
66. Company that took over Reynolds Metals in 2000 : ALCOA
67. Lousy eggs? : NITS
68. Quartz type : ONYX
69. Former Japanese capital : KYOTO
1. Lyricist Gershwin : IRA
2. Raincoat, for short : MAC
3. Mandela's org. : ANC
4. "Sure, why not?!" : GOODIDEA
5. Accustoms : ENURES
6. Bother, with "at" : EAT
7. Abbreviation said with a "Whew!" : TGIF
8. Bogotá boy : NINO
9. Steamed : ANGRY
10. Memorial Day event : PARADE
11. Takes advantage of, say : ABUSES
12. Mortar's partner : PESTLE
13. Swear (to) : ATTEST
18. Taker of vows : NUN
22. Service reading : TORAH
23. Pressure cooker's sound : SSS
24. Each, slangily : APOP
25. Break in the action : LULL
26. Comedian's Muse : THALIA
30. Licorice-scented herb : ANISE
31. "Any ___?" : TAKERS
34. Arthur of "The Golden Girls" : BEA
35. ABC newsman Potter : NED
37. Angler's basket : CREEL
38. Sneakily : ONTHESLY
39. Trifling : MERE
40. Namer of a representative to OPEC, maybe : EMIR
43. Unlock, to a poet : OPE
44. Rearward : ASTERN
45. Drink made with curaçao : MAITAI
46. Maximum : UTMOST
47. Interpreted to be : SEENAS
49. Run of luck : STREAK
51. Funny-car fuel : NITRO
53. Something that may be seen in a bank : OAR
55. Genghis ___ : KHAN
56. Start of a kid's counting rhyme : EENY
60. Fotos : PIX
61. Prefix with friendly : ECO
62. "___ so!" : NOT
63. The way of the Chinese : TAO

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