New York Times, Monday, May 1, 2006

Author: Mike Torch
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Torch
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Torch. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Beginning : ONSET
6. What icicles do : DRIP
10. Church recess : APSE
14. Baby grand, e.g. : PIANO
15. Musical set in ancient Egypt : AIDA
16. Lecherous look : LEER
17. Prevent legally : ESTOP
18. Bucks' mates : DOES
19. Riot spray : MACE
20. What a cadet won't do (or tolerate those who do), per the West Point honor code : LIECHEATSTEAL
23. Bale contents : HAY
24. Four years for a U.S. president : TERM
25. "My gal" of song : SAL
28. Kind of torch on "Survivor" : TIKI
31. Noshes : SNACKS
35. Old : AGED
37. Siestas : NAPS
39. Spread around : STREW
40. TV title role for Pierce Brosnan : REMINGTONSTEELE
43. Occupied, as a restroom : INUSE
44. Blue-pencil : EDIT
45. Coarse file : RASP
46. They're stuck in milk shakes : STRAWS
48. Eject in all directions : SPEW
50. Bon ___ (witticism) : MOT
51. Studio stages : SETS
53. Lived : WAS
55. Supertough : STRONGASSTEEL
61. Destiny : FATE
63. Become tiresome : PALL
64. Throw, as a shot put : HEAVE
65. Dr. Frankenstein's assistant : IGOR
66. Swedish furniture giant : IKEA
67. 50's-60's singing sensation : ELVIS
68. Violinists' needs : BOWS
69. Golf pegs : TEES
70. Fishing rod attachments : REELS
1. European car : OPEL
2. Not yet final, at law : NISI
3. Completely fill, as a hungry person : SATE
4. Tennyson's ___ Arden : ENOCH
5. Attire accompanying a cane : TOPHAT
6. Early baby word : DADA
7. Prison unrest : RIOT
8. That is, in Latin : IDEST
9. Affixes in a scrapbook, say : PASTES
10. School for which one feels nostalgic : ALMAMATER
11. Ring : PEAL
12. "Just a ___!" ("Hold on!") : SEC
13. Before, in verse : ERE
21. Watching intently : EYING
22. Artist Max : ERNST
25. Calcutta dresses : SARIS
26. Ten-percenter : AGENT
27. Tree-dwelling primate : LEMUR
29. Shakespearean shrew : KATE
30. Devices getting music downloads : IPODS
32. It's skimmed off the top : CREAM
33. Kutcher character on "That 70's Show" : KELSO
34. Took the World Series in four games : SWEPT
36. Hurricanes, fires, etc. : DISASTERS
38. Scissors cut : SNIP
41. More modern : NEWER
42. Frets : STEWS
47. "Quit that!" : STOPIT
49. Laundromat fixture : WASHER
52. What a charmer may charm : SNAKE
54. Inscribed pillar : STELE
55. Put away for later : STOW
56. Merriment : GLEE
57. "'Tis a shame" : ALAS
58. Icicle's place : EAVE
59. Blackhearted : EVIL
60. Not so much : LESS
61. Little lie : FIB
62. "Long ___ ?" : AGO

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