New York Times, Tuesday, May 2, 2006

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {Z} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Olympic stadium centerpiece : FLAME
6. Kemo ___ (the Lone Ranger) : SABE
10. Assns. : ORGS
14. Kind of treatment : ROYAL
15. Word of woe : ALAS
16. Prefix with graph : TELE
17. In the course of many weeks : OVERMONTHS
19. Sign from above : OMEN
20. Tijuana table : MESA
21. Laugh-a-minute type : RIOT
22. Lunden and Crawford : JOANS
23. Water conduits : DUCTS
25. Illinois city : MOLINE
26. Weaken from disuse : ATROPHY
29. Spoken for : TAKEN
30. Event where people hold hands : SEANCE
31. Salad veggie : CUKE
32. Ypsilanti sch. : EMU
35. Wing ___ prayer : ANDA
36. Name hidden in 17- and 56-Across and 11- and 28-Down : STATE
38. Hertz competitor : AVIS
39. Letter after chi : PSI
40. Powerful auto engine : VTEN
41. French physicist after whom an electric unit is named : AMPERE
43. Midway alternative : OHARE
45. Was weak in the knees : SWOONED
46. British author ___ Currie : EDWINA
48. Throws in the towel : QUITS
49. Sir Francis who circumnavigated the globe : DRAKE
50. Where truckers sit : CABS
51. Snack with a shell : TACO
55. Said uncle : GAVE
56. Reserve : PUTAHOLDON
58. Tennis serving whiz : ACER
59. Building girder : IBAR
60. Thin : REEDY
61. Politico Perot : ROSS
62. Land north of Chile : PERU
63. Chelmsford's county : ESSEX
1. Gift tag word : FROM
2. All you need, according to the Beatles : LOVE
3. "Up" votes : AYES
4. Argentine soccer star of the 1980's-90's : MARADONA
5. Nightmarish street : ELM
6. Reasonableness : SANITY
7. Some choristers : ALTOS
8. Thai currency : BAHT
9. Half a figure eight : ESS
10. Peter of "Lawrence of Arabia" : OTOOLE
11. Stay tied : REMAINEVEN
12. Former astronaut/senator : GLENN
13. Reasonableness : SENSE
18. Theater seating choice : ORCHESTRA
22. It's best when cracked : JOKE
24. Scanner's scan, for short : UPC
25. Comment around a birthday cake : MAKEAWISH
26. P.D.Q. : ASAP
27. Gymnasts' coups : TENS
28. Broadcast signal carriers : RADIOWAVES
29. Egypt's "boy king" : TUT
31. Optimist's word : CAN
33. Muck : MIRE
34. Car category : USED
37. Pipe joint : TEE
38. Followers : APOSTLES
40. Barn topper : VANE
42. Clever comment : MOT
44. Some park users : HIKERS
45. Maker of the Forester : SUBARU
46. Business exec Bronfman : EDGAR
47. Constellation near Ursa Major : DRACO
48. Gulf state : QATAR
50. 27, to 3 : CUBE
52. Summer drinks : ADES
53. Secret message : CODE
54. Stone used for chess sets : ONYX
56. Domino spot : PIP
57. Valuable rock : ORE

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