New York Times, Wednesday, April 19, 2006

Author: Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Lee Glickstein
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Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Glickstein. This is puzzle # 161 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Tunesmiths' grp. : ASCAP
6. Massenet work : THAIS
11. Forbes listings: Abbr. : COS
14. Pooh penner : MILNE
15. Coin collecting, for some : HOBBY
16. View in northern Italy : ALP
17. Favorite : FRONTRUNNER
19. Teachers' org. : NEA
20. Smart-alecky : WISE
21. Narc's org. : DEA
22. Possible score just before winning : ADIN
23. Great ___ : DANE
25. Mechanical rooster : ALARMCLOCK
28. Masthead contents, briefly : EDS
29. Gangsta pioneer, for short : DRE
30. Lush : SOT
31. ___ Bega, with the 1999 hit "Mambo No. 5" : LOU
32. Elusive figures in the mountains : YETIS
35. Part of a media planner's buy : RADIO
39. Acquaintance : FRIENDOFAFRIEND
42. Prefix with fluoride : TETRA
43. Nabisco wafer : NILLA
44. Country rte. : RFD
45. Bon ___ : AMI
47. Black gold : OIL
48. Study of the Scriptures: Abbr. : REL
49. Prime corporate concern : BOTTOMLINE
54. Well-ventilated : AIRY
55. Retro do : AFRO
56. It may be made on a count of three : PIN
57. Hula Hoops, once : RAGE
59. Hog haven : STY
60. Reasons to begin a race over ? and a hint to 17-, 25-, 39- and 49-Across : FALSESTARTS
64. Part of a school yr. : SEM
65. Take in, perhaps : ALTER
66. 6-Across, e.g. : OPERA
67. "___ moment" : ONE
68. Butter up? : BASTE
69. Navajo reservation sights : MESAS
1. Bowling lane equipment inits. : AMF
2. Person touched on the shoulder? : SIR
3. Ensemble with clashing tie : CLOWNSUIT
4. Warbucks's ward : ANNIE
5. Strokes : PETS
6. Thanksgiving time: Abbr. : THU
7. Passport or Accord : HONDA
8. Daisy Mae's guy : ABNER
9. Girders : IBEAMS
10. Part of the Holy Land: Abbr. : SYR
11. Positive : CANDO
12. Kind of acid : OLEIC
13. Punish corporally : SPANK
18. Brought up : REARED
22. Central Asia's ___ Mountains : ALTAI
23. Dutch pottery city : DELFT
24. Love to pieces : ADORE
26. Give the game away : LETON
27. O.K. place : CORRAL
29. Go-getter : DYNAMO
33. "___ were you ?" : IFI
34. Stylist's shop : SALON
36. Many moons? : DERRIERES
37. Surmise : INFER
38. Strange to say : ODDLY
40. Odist's inspiration : ERATO
41. Birds and planes : FLIERS
46. African antelope : IMPALA
49. Low singer : BASSO
50. As a rule : OFTEN
51. "Go ahead, ask" : TRYME
52. Springy songs : LILTS
53. Hawaii, on a map, sometimes : INSET
54. Visibly shocked : AGAPE
58. Something smashable : ATOM
60. Terrif : FAB
61. Before, to bards : ERE
62. Singer's syllable : TRA
63. Carrier to Oslo : SAS

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