New York Times, Thursday, February 9, 2006

Author: Ethan Cooper
Editor: Will Shortz
Ethan Cooper
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Cooper. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Highway safety org. : MADD
5. Country where W. E. B. DuBois died : GHANA
10. Time span : WEEK
14. Tissue additive : ALOE
15. Change, as the margins : RETAB
16. Flatten : IRON
17. 60-Across, on the golf course : YOUCHEATED
19. Chihuahua child : NINO
20. Line on an address form : STREET
21. Get at : SUGGEST
23. Gazetteer data : AREAS
26. Match for elle : LUI
27. 60-Across, at the office : ITSALLPOLITICS
33. Singer India ___ : ARIE
34. See 11-Down : CANAL
35. Paulo or Luís, e.g. : SAO
36. Connects with : BINDSTO
39. Parker's protection : THECLUB
41. N.Y.C. sports venue : MSG
42. Foot bones : TARSI
44. Acclivity : RISE
45. 60-Across, at the singles bar : SHEWASNTMYTYPE
49. Natl. Dessert Month : OCT
50. A lot of Britney Spears's "Oops ? I Did It Again" : YEAHS
51. Expressing shock, perhaps : BUGEYED
55. Public figure? : NOTARY
59. Letter written as a straight vertical line : ALIF
60. Ungraciousness in defeat : SOURGRAPES
63. Cuzco's home : PERU
64. Straight from the beginning? : ORTHO
65. Stud site : LOBE
66. Give away : TELL
67. Fluorine/carbon compound : FREON
68. Train : SPAR
1. Giant with the retired jersey #24 : MAYS
2. Often : ALOT
3. Sullen : DOUR
4. Late : DECEASED
5. Fairy tale girl : GRETEL
6. "Isn't ___ bit like you and me?" (Beatles lyric) : HEA
7. Big inits. in long distance : ATT
8. Dundee denials : NAES
9. Royal name meaning "God's servant" : ABDULLAH
10. Fly by the seat of one's pants : WINGIT
11. With 34-Across, engineering feat completed in 1825 : ERIE
12. Time immemorial : EONS
13. Complicated problem : KNOT
18. Goddess of matrimony : HERA
22. Cunning : GUILE
24. Mississippi's ___ State University : ALCORN
25. Where one might get into hot water : SPA
27. Whence the word "whiskey" : IRISH
28. Hint : TINGE
29. By the bell : ONTIME
30. Long Island airport site : ISLIP
31. Something worth fighting for : CAUSE
32. "___ it!" : SOBE
33. Defense means, briefly : ABMS
37. Keach who played TV's Mike Hammer : STACY
38. Suggests, to the palate : TASTESOF
40. Cave formations : CRYSTALS
43. Hardly a kosher home : STY
46. Pathetic : WOEFUL
47. Myanmar's capital : YANGON
48. Mythical son of Jord : THOR
51. Protestant denom. : BAPT
52. Title beekeeper in a 1997 film : ULEE
53. Song on the Beatles' "Rubber Soul" : GIRL
54. U.S. rebellion leader of 1841-42 : DORR
56. Each : APOP
57. McEntire of country : REBA
58. Belgian river : YSER
61. Mountain West Conference player : UTE
62. Density symbol : RHO

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