New York Times, Monday, May 29, 2006

Author: Alex Boisvert
Editor: Will Shortz
Alex Boisvert
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Boisvert. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Soccer scores : GOALS
6. Not go to : SKIP
10. Crow's call : CAW
13. "Kate & ___" of 1980's TV : ALLIE
14. Opera set on the banks of the Nile : AIDA
15. Pepsi, but not 7-Up : COLA
16. Conversation filler #1 : WELLANYWAY
18. Tends a garden : HOES
19. Rotary telephone part : DIAL
20. Sale tag words : ASIS
21. Cowboy's workplace : RANCH
22. Lively, playful musical piece : SCHERZO
24. Rank above maj. : COL
25. Conversation filler #2 : LIKEYOUKNOW
31. An arm and a leg : LIMBS
35. Place for an F.D.R. chat : FIRESIDE
36. Smell : ODOR
37. ___ Michaels of "S.N.L." : LORNE
39. Les √Čtats-___ : UNIS
40. Lamp fuel : KEROSENE
42. Dead tired : SPENT
43. Conversation filler #3 : IMEANCOMEON
46. "Obviously!" : DUH
47. Lines on weather maps : ISOBARS
52. Geek : DWEEB
55. Not just one of the two : BOTH
57. Basic util. : ELEC
58. Frees (of) : RIDS
59. Conversation filler #4 : ORWHATEVER
61. Meter or liter : UNIT
62. Shoe bottom : SOLE
63. Ouzo flavoring : ANISE
64. Understand : GET
65. Gorbachev was its last leader: Abbr. : USSR
66. Extend the due date of : RENEW
1. "Oh, fer ___ sake!" : GAWDS
2. Kind of acid : OLEIC
3. To whom a Muslim prays : ALLAH
4. City NNE of Paris : LILLE
5. The Caribbean, e.g. : SEA
6. Gives the green light : SAYSOK
7. New Zealand bird : KIWI
8. Mrs. William McKinley and others : IDAS
9. Salary : PAY
10. Masked critter : COON
11. Actor Baldwin : ALEC
12. Laundry : WASH
15. Attributes (to) : CHALKSUP
17. "The Producers" extra : NAZI
21. Womanizer : ROUE
23. "Treasure Island" inits. : RLS
24. Very center : CORE
26. Violinist Zimbalist : EFREM
27. Yang's counterpart : YIN
28. Full complement of baseball players : NINE
29. Valhalla chief : ODIN
30. Pacific states, with "the" : WEST
31. Trickster in Norse myth : LOKI
32. The same: Lat. : IDEM
33. Extra : MORE
34. Most encompassing : BROADEST
37. Lustful one, informally : LECH
38. Yoko, the "fifth Beatle" : ONO
41. Treat rudely : SNUB
42. ___-cone : SNO
44. One or the other : EITHER
45. Worker safety grp. : OSHA
48. Designer Geoffrey : BEENE
49. ___ Ailey American Dance Theater : ALVIN
50. Witherspoon of "Walk the Line" : REESE
51. Fastener that's twisted in : SCREW
52. Pharmaceutical : DRUG
53. Merlot, for one : WINE
54. Revise : EDIT
55. Warner ___ : BROS
56. Big-eyed birds : OWLS
59. Sch. in Stillwater : OSU
60. Sailor : TAR

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