New York Times, Monday, April 3, 2006

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 17 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Wide rift : CHASM
6. Stone revered in China : JADE
10. High point : ACME
14. Hawk's haven : AERIE
15. W.W. I poet Wilfred : OWEN
16. Small nail : BRAD
17. Chopin's novelist lover : GEORGESAND
19. Liver secretion : BILE
20. Some urban railways : ELS
21. Sore : ACHY
22. Focus (on) : ZOOMIN
24. Be really mad : SEETHE
26. "The Prince of Tides" star Nick : NOLTE
27. Bassoon or 47-Down, e.g. : WOODWIND
29. "Awesome!" : WOW
32. "American Idol" champ Studdard : RUBEN
35. One-spot cards : ACES
36. Lawyer's org. : ABA
37. Selves : EGOS
38. Letters you push a button to send : FAXES
40. Diabolical : EVIL
41. Fungus-ravaged tree type : ELM
42. Make a road : PAVE
43. Streamlined : SLEEK
44. Tiny untruth : FIB
45. 1960's Haight-Ashbury sound : ACIDROCK
48. Used a Singer machine : SEWED
50. Mistreated : ABUSED
53. Nearby : ATHAND
55. Proton's place : ATOM
56. Bigwig, for short : VIP
58. Wolf's glance : LEER
59. 1957 novel, and a hint to the ends of 17-, 27- and 45-Across and 11- and 34-Down : ONTHEBEACH
62. Blab : TELL
63. Gala gathering : FETE
64. Extra : ADDED
65. Sole : ONLY
66. Afternoon hour for tea : FOUR
67. Surmise : GUESS
1. Parrot holder : CAGE
2. Scoundrels : HEELS
3. Cropped up : AROSE
4. Madam's partner : SIR
5. Huge explosive force : MEGATON
6. Kidded : JOSHED
7. Gone : AWAY
8. Scout group : DEN
9. Where goal posts are : ENDZONES
10. Monastery head : ABBOT
11. Surge in lawlessness : CRIMEWAVE
12. Timbuktu's country : MALI
13. Utopian spot : EDEN
18. Rebounding sound : ECHO
23. Early automaker : OLDS
25. Ones lambs follow : EWES
26. "Good job!" : NICE
28. Like some floors and mustaches : WAXED
30. Theater award : OBIE
31. Conserve gasoline, maybe : WALK
32. Offshore ridge : REEF
33. Wrinkly-skinned fruit : UGLI
34. Total shocker : BOMBSHELL
38. Met as rivals : FACEDOFF
39. Fervent : AVID
40. Fraternal group : ELKS
42. Piece in front of a king or queen : PAWN
43. Scoundrel : SCUMBAG
46. Cronkite successor : RATHER
47. See 27-Across : OBOE
49. At the crack of dawn : EARLY
51. Sidestep : EVADE
52. Cuts into cubes : DICES
53. Voice above a tenor : ALTO
54. Many a Jessica Simpson fan : TEEN
55. End island of the Aleutians : ATTU
57. Profs have them : PHDS
60. Prefix with colonial : NEO
61. E-mail address ending for many profs : EDU

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