New York Times, Saturday, February 11, 2006

Author: David Quarfoot
Editor: Will Shortz
David Quarfoot
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 29 Missing: {BJQWX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. You may pretend to pick one : AIRGUITAR
10. Chewed stimulant : COCA
14. He had a 2004 #1 hit "Drop It Like It's Hot" : SNOOPDOGG
15. Capital 12,000 feet above sea level : LAPAZ
16. Willful ones? : TESTATORS
17. "Take ___" (office order) : AMEMO
18. NPR reporter Shapiro : ARI
19. Title boy genius of a 1991 film : TATE
20. It might be neutral : ZONE
21. Gets hot : IRES
23. "Who'da thunk it?!" : GEE
24. One of Bolivia's official languages : AYMARA
26. Campus grps. : ROTCS
28. Surprises with a call : DROPSINON
30. Adenauer's successor as German chancellor : ERHARD
32. Word of admonishment : SHOULDNT
33. Native New Yorkers : ERIES
35. Taker of two tablets : MOSES
36. No-parking area : FIRELANE
39. Preferably : RATHER
42. "Kiss Hollywood Good-by" memoirist : ANITALOOS
44. Introduction to chemistry? : NEURO
45. Virtuoso : SAVANT
46. Idyllic spot : LEA
48. Keypad locales : ATMS
49. Dickens : HECK
50. Middle-of-the-roaders: Abbr. : INDS
52. Multiple of VI : CII
53. Baked, in Bologna : COTTA
54. Erroneous claim about a superhero : ITSAPLANE
56. Fatty liquid : OLEIN
57. Hoi polloi : THEMASSES
58. Sable or Montego, for short : MERC
59. It's graded subjectively : ESSAYTEST
1. "Shall We Dance" co-star : ASTAIRE
2. Not right : INERROR
3. W.W. II icon on a 1999 stamp : ROSIETHERIVETER
4. Landed : GOT
5. "___ Oxford" (Ved Mehta memoir) : UPAT
6. Name holder : IDTAG
7. Blew the whistle : TOOTED
8. Yes-men : AGREERS
9. QB protectors : RGS
10. Twinings offering : CAMOMILETEA
11. It gets little consideration : OPENANDSHUTCASE
12. Best Director of 1997 : CAMERON
13. Kind of dye : AZO
15. Dinner spinner? : LAZYSUSAN
22. Bluff, maybe : SCARETACTIC
24. "That's ___ excuse for …" : APOOR
25. Word with white, red or black : ANT
27. Rupee earner : SRILANKAN
29. Volt per ampere : OHM
31. Gave out : DEALT
34. ___-Off (windshield cover brand) : SNO
36. Fourth steps in some sequences : FAS
37. Stuck : INAHOLE
38. Prehistoric stone chips : EOLITHS
40. Some royal coats : ERMINES
41. Like the best outlook : ROSIEST
43. They can be overloaded : SENSES
47. "Battlestar Galactica" commander : ADAMA
51. Fix : SPAY
53. Modern address part : COM
54. Rock suffix : ITE
55. E.T.O. transport : LST

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