New York Times, Friday, March 31, 2006

Author: Gilbert H. Ludwig
Editor: Will Shortz
Gilbert H. Ludwig
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQYZ} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Ludwig. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. See 17-Across : CAP
4. Beaux : SWAINS
10. Office figure: Abbr. : ASST
14. Old featherweight champion Attell : ABE
15. Actor Lyle of 1950's TV's "The Bob Cummings Show" : TALBOT
16. Half of a fish? : MAHI
17. With 1-Across, mutual fund category : MID
18. One way to shop : ONLINE
19. Quotation designation: Abbr. : ANON
20. Los Angeles Opera director beginning in 2000 : PLACIDODOMINGO
23. Shrew : HELLCAT
24. Hot topic of the 1992 presidential campaign : NAFTA
26. Service status : ONEA
27. Shines : STANDSOUT
31. Deepens, in a way : REDIGS
34. Multi-generational diamond name : ALOU
35. 78 letters : RPM
36. Emulate 20- or 55-Across? : MAKEPEACE
39. Fourth qtr. ender : DEC
42. Eavesdropping aid : MIKE
43. Good guy : MENSCH
47. Banking officials : EXAMINERS
50. Daughter of Maggie and Jiggs : NORA
51. Keep under wraps : SITON
52. Latin masses? : POPULUS
55. One of two smashing siblings? : SERENAWILLIAMS
59. Barbara Kingsolver's "___ América" : OTRA
60. Cross the novelist : AMANDA
61. Radar, say: Abbr. : CPL
62. Winners' flashes : VEES
63. Enter all at once : PILEIN
64. Opposite of AAA : EEE
65. Takes on : ADDS
66. End table accompanier : SETTEE
67. Kind of deviation, in stats. : STD
1. Itch reliever : CAMPHOR
2. Eisenhower's boyhood home : ABILENE
3. Did footwork? : PEDALED
4. Far from demonstrative : STOIC
5. Sykes of stand-up comedy : WANDA
6. Sets apart : ALLOTS
7. Footnote abbr. : IBID
8. Moral philosophy topic : NONO
9. Supporter of nature : STEM
10. Some ranges : AMANAS
11. Entertained, in a way : SANGFOR
12. Grow by leaps and bounds : SHOOTUP
13. Some smiths work in it : TIN
21. Staked thing : CLAIM
22. Make happen : INDUCE
25. Green-keeping device? : ATM
28. Spire or obelisk, e.g. : TAPER
29. Public offering : ALE
30. First name in linguistics : NOAM
32. Saucy little girl : GAMINE
33. Body protector : SKIN
37. Scratch (out) : EKE
38. Lack of excitement : ENNUI
39. ___ Peres (St. Louis suburb) : DES
40. Was : EXISTED
41. Like many a reception : CATERED
44. Cheers : SOLACES
45. Split and toasted treat : CRUMPET
46. Bothered : HASSLED
48. Progress-impeding situation : MORASS
49. Upright cousin : SPINET
53. Chestnut : OLDIE
54. Smoother : PLANE
56. Is off guard : NAPS
57. Valéry's valentine : AMIE
58. Wall Street Journal columnist Mossberg : WALT
59. Fertility clinic stock : OVA

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