New York Times, Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Author: C. W. Stewart
Editor: Will Shortz
Carolyn W. Stewart
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JKQVWXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Stewart. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Wounds with a grenade, in slang : FRAGS
6. ___ carte : ALA
9. Just squeeze by : EDGE
13. "The Bathers" painter : RENOIR
15. Naked Pooh? : BAREBEAR
17. "An Inconvenient Truth" presenter : ALGORE
18. Sources of free drinks : OPENBARS
19. Bullwinkle's salon application? : MOOSEMOUSSE
21. Abbr. after many a major's name : RET
22. Lop-___ : EARED
23. Opposite SSW : NNE
24. Blue : SAD
26. Omaha Beach time : DDAY
27. Hollywood's Alan and Diane : LADDS
29. Country's McEntire : REBA
32. Luau fare : POI
33. Think the world of : ESTEEM
35. Hunk : GOB
38. The Bruins' #4 : ORR
39. USA Today chart shape : PIE
40. ___ Irvin, classic cartoonist : REA
41. Washed away : ERODED
43. Aardvark's morsel : ANT
44. "Beowulf" quaff : MEAD
45. "___ bleu!" : SACRE
48. P. & L. statement preparers : CPAS
52. ___ judicata : RES
54. Anonymous John : DOE
55. Struck down : SLAIN
56. Sphere in space : ORB
58. Quick Draw McGraw with laryngitis? : HOARSEHORSE
61. Laconic president : COOLIDGE
63. Many a realty deal : RESALE
64. Bugs Bunny's coat? : HAREHAIR
65. Indigent one : NEEDER
66. Black cat, to some : OMEN
67. Hails from Rocky : YOS
68. Reporters : PRESS
1. Set up for a fall : FRAMED
2. Prepare for another shot : RELOAD
3. Silky-coated cat : ANGORA
4. Loosey-___ : GOOSEY
5. Begot : SIRED
6. Be plentiful : ABOUND
7. Ran out : LAPSED
8. Bellicose god : ARES
9. Fall back : EBB
10. Beloved Bambi? : DEARDEER
11. "___ Saint-Lazare" (Manet painting) : GARE
12. Once, old-style : ERST
14. Sleep acronym : REM
16. Hydrocarbon suffixes : ENES
20. Being broadcast : ONAIR
25. Oils, busts, etc. : ART
27. Some members of Parliament : LORDS
28. Left Bank locale : SEINE
30. Domesticated insect : BEE
31. Org. with a noted journal : AMA
32. Creator of the Ushers : POE
34. Get firm : SET
35. Ring insert : GEM
36. It needs refinement : ORE
37. Porky Pig's home movie presentation? : BOARBORE
39. Cuts back : PARES
42. 1950's political inits. : DDE
46. Slow, on a score : ADAGIO
47. Tools for apples : CORERS
48. Ninth-inning pitcher : CLOSER
49. Main Street event, maybe : PARADE
50. Market areas : AISLES
51. Villainous looks : SNEERS
53. ___ Tzu : SHIH
55. Shorn animals : SHEEP
56. Twice cuatro : OCHO
57. Gad about : ROAM
59. Anita of jazz : ODAY
60. West ender? : ERN
62. Grid great Dawson : LEN

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