New York Times, Wednesday, November 9, 2005

Author: Ed Early
Editor: Will Shortz
Ed Early
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQX} This is puzzle # 44 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. See 24-Down : JIVE
5. Easy ___ : ASABC
10. Mental keenness : WITS
14. Nebraska native : OTOE
15. Unlikely to defect : LOYAL
16. "The Plague" city : ORAN
17. Bandleader known for 55-Down : COUNTBASIE
19. Seine feeder : OISE
20. Many Tyson finishes : KOS
21. Capek play : RUR
22. "Gullible's Travels" writer : LARDNER
24. URL ending : COM
25. Cemetery, informally : BONEYARD
26. Up : ATBAT
29. Judd of "Taxi" : HIRSCH
30. Vestments, e.g. : GARB
31. Big jerk : TUG
32. 1926 Channel swimmer : EDERLE
36. Suffix with psych- : OTIC
37. Open, in a way : UNBAR
39. Start of many Hope/Crosby film titles : ROAD
40. Philippine locale in W.W. II : BATAAN
42. ___ Gratia Artis : ARS
43. A bunch of : MANY
44. Absorbed, in a way : LEARNT
46. Krone spenders : DANES
47. Zigged and zagged : SLALOMED
50. Door sign : MEN
51. Conestoga driver : WAGONER
52. Guff : LIP
53. Atlantic City mecca, with "the" : TAJ
56. "Vidi," translated : ISAW
57. Bandleader known for 47-Down : LOUISPRIMA
60. St. Petersburg's river : NEVA
61. Kegger wear, maybe : TOGAS
62. "Mockingbird" singer Foxx : INEZ
63. Colored like a certain hound : GREY
64. Blow hard : STORM
65. Daimler partner : BENZ
1. Varsity letter earner : JOCK
2. Words of agreement : ITOO
3. Part of R.S.V.P. : VOUS
4. Poetic contraction : EEN
5. Vinyl collectible : ALBUM
6. Go parasailing : SOAR
7. Cries of regret : AYS
8. Entruster of property : BAILOR
9. Under-the-sink items : CLEANSERS
10. Bandleader known for 25-Down : WOODYHERMAN
11. "Three Sisters" sister : IRINA
12. Stun gun : TASER
13. Bergen dummy : SNERD
18. Fox or turkey follower : TROT
23. Invoice abbr. : RECD
24. Bandleader known for1-Across : CABCALLOWAY
25. See 10-Down : BIGBAND
26. "A Girl, A Guy and ___" (1941 Ball movie) : AGOB
27. "Later" : TATA
28. Old chap, say : BRIT
29. Barbarous one : HUN
31. Lunch counter orders : TUNAMELTS
33. Horse coloring : ROAN
34. Pool path : LANE
35. Breyers rival : EDYS
38. Verb with thou : ART
41. Interminable time : AEON
45. Transplant : REROOT
46. Johnny who played Willy Wonka : DEPP
47. See 57-Across : SWING
48. Surgery tool : LASER
49. Tequila source : AGAVE
50. The "Divine" Bette : MISSM
52. Cry in a mudslinging contest : LIAR
53. Trident part : TINE
54. Call from the flock : AMEN
55. See 17-Across : JAZZ
58. Actor Tognazzi : UGO
59. Thorax protector : RIB

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