New York Times, Thursday, November 23, 2006

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

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Across Down
1. Company seat? : SOFA
5. School science rooms : LABS
9. They can be spun : TALES
14. First among men : ADAM
15. Object of a search, maybe : AWOL
16. Fete, e.g. : EVENT
17. Batman or Superman : HERO
18. Logical : SANE
19. Set : READY
20. Injured pitcher? : LAMETHROWER
23. Animation unit : CEL
24. Brought up : BRED
25. Crack : DECODE
27. French pastry : ECLAIR
30. In a cord? : SPINAL
32. Fraternity letter : RHO
33. 36-Across's has a bald eagle : STATEFLAG
36. For Minnesotans, it's south of the border : IOWA
38. Dentist's advice ? or a hint to 20-Across, 51-Across, 11-Down and 29-Down : FLOSS
39. Make : EARN
40. They're often raised : QUESTIONS
42. New Deal inits. : REA
43. Lots : REALTY
44. Puzzle solved without pen or pencil : JIGSAW
47. Fill with disgust : APPALL
49. Prefix with magnetic : AERO
50. ___-mo : SLO
51. Class for an aspiring poker player? : LYINGLESSON
57. Ship's anchor hole : HAWSE
59. Wind catcher : SAIL
60. Cartoon skunk, to amis : PEPE
61. Prime targets for the draft : ONEAS
62. Kind of marker : MILE
63. Misses the mark : ERRS
64. Divination means : TAROT
65. Runner's place : SLED
66. Ballads : LAYS
1. Comic who declared "I'm not a liberal, I'm a radical!" : SAHL
2. Classic theaters : ODEA
3. Raise things : FARM
4. One that lives in a single cell? : AMOEBA
5. 1993 Anne Rice novel : LASHER
6. Star or cross : AWARD
7. Pro ___ : BONO
8. Large number : SLEW
9. Earthly : TERRENE
10. City map abbr. : AVE
11. What bells on sheep are attached to? : LEACOLLARS
12. Done : ENDED
13. Do, as of hair : STYLE
21. Angular head? : TRI
22. Cuts a film : EDITS
26. Starbucks, for one : CAFE
27. "ER" actor La Salle : ERIQ
28. 800-year Chinese dynasty : CHOU
29. Energy-saving mode? : LOWERPOWER
30. Like some hard-to-plow land : STONY
31. Bridge call : PASS
33. One-armed bandit : SLOT
34. Bailiwick : AREA
35. Work on a bone, say : GNAW
37. Off on a cruise : ASEA
38. Young, frisky one : FILLY
41. Guinness Book category : TALLEST
44. Came together : JELLED
45. Choler : IRE
46. God's honest truth : GOSPEL
47. Give ___ in the arm : ASHOT
48. Preferred course of action : PLANA
49. Quick-footed : AGILE
52. Systems of principles : ISMS
53. Perform perfectly : NAIL
54. Some infusions : SERA
55. Grand Ole ___ : OPRY
56. Crime-fighter of TV and film : NESS
58. ___ Luís, Brazil : SAO

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