New York Times, Saturday, December 9, 2006

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert H. Wolfe
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 58, Blocks: 37 Missing: {BFJKQZ} Minimum word length: 4 Average word length: 6.48 This is puzzle # 71 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Mathematical grouping : COSET
6. Is dishonest with : LIESTO
12. Climbers' goals : APEXES
14. Illinois home of Rotary International : EVANSTON
16. Friend you may never have met : PENPAL
17. Write seperately, say : MISSPELL
18. Cinch : ENSURE
19. Altogether : ENTIRELY
20. Russian writer Andreyev famous for his horrific tales : LEONID
21. Creepy crawler? : REPTILE
22. Some pizzas : LARGES
23. Mason, at times : GROUTER
24. It's a sign : ARIES
25. Chaplet relatives : LEIS
26. "Le Mur" writer : SARTRE
28. Goya, for one : ETCHER
33. Connectors : ANDS
35. Some vertical lines : YAXES
37. Peaceful place : ARCADIA
41. Row : SCRAPE
42. Bull ___ : TERRIER
43. Appellation for winter : OLDMAN
44. Shade provider : COLORANT
45. Somewhat green : NEWISH
46. Note : EMINENCE
47. Rejoinder to a doubter : ICANSO
48. Dark : SINISTER
49. It can be carved out : CAREER
50. Things found by hounds : SCENTS
51. Orchestra section : REEDS
1. Auriga's brightest star : CAPELLA
2. Full attention : OPENEARS
3. Stimuli-perceiving brain parts : SENSORIA
4. One who strikes out : EXPUNGER
5. Least joyful : TEARIEST
6. Taps, in the British military : LASTPOST
7. Unmoved : INSITU
8. Wit : ESPRIT
9. Knighted essayist : STEELE
10. Quasimodo, notably : TOLLER
11. But : ONLY
13. Winter Olympics equipment : SLEDS
14. Surface : EMERGE
15. Locales for trellises : VINERIES
25. Sentencing judge's prerogative : LENIENCE
27. Points from which light emanates : RADIANTS
29. Light hybrid vehicle of the 1910's : CYCLECAR
30. Trophies in a tournament, informally : HARDWARE
31. Patient at a doctor's office : EXAMINEE
32. Lapped again : REPASSED
34. Freshwater fish of the perch family : DARTER
36. Men of Manáos : SENHORS
37. Minute : ATOMIC
38. Fix, as an old swimming pool : RELINE
39. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Joe : CRONIN
40. Undesirable part of a record : ARREST
41. Kind of barrier : SONIC
44. Tax, in Tottenham : CESS

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