New York Times, Monday, July 17, 2006

Author: Larry Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Larry Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQW} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rollick or frolic : ROMP
5. Singer Seeger : PETE
9. It's a no-no : TABOO
14. Cleveland's lake : ERIE
15. "Roots" writer Haley : ALEX
16. Summer TV fare : RERUN
17. Eat : DINE
18. Crossworder's crutch: Abbr. : DICT
19. Hopping mad : IRATE
20. Did accounting hanky-panky, to a housekeeper? : COOKEDTHEBOOKS
23. Chicken ___ king : ALA
24. Loaf with seeds : RYE
25. Free (of) : RID
26. Letters after els : EMS
28. Prefix with -gon : PENTA
30. Variety, in life, so it's said : SPICE
32. Visage overlooking Tiananmen Square : MAO
33. Made in the ___ : USA
35. ___ v. Wade : ROE
36. Belgrade resident : SERB
37. Did crime scene work, to a housekeeper? : DUSTEDFORPRINTS
42. Popular pizza/grill chain, informally : UNOS
43. Newsman Rather : DAN
44. Speaks, informally : SEZ
45. Thirsty : DRY
46. Hägar the Horrible's wife : HELGA
48. Greek moralist : AESOP
52. ... --- : SOS
53. & : AND
54. W-Z, e.g., in an encyc. : VOL
56. "Able was I ___ ?" : ERE
57. Handled Mob finances, to a housekeeper? : LAUNDEREDMONEY
61. Threw : FLUNG
62. Cape Town currency : RAND
63. Cartoon opossum : POGO
64. Right-hand page : RECTO
65. Chills and fever : AGUE
66. Jog : TROT
67. Classic theater : ODEON
68. Immodest look : LEER
69. Right-minded : SANE
1. Baggage porter : REDCAP
2. Camden Yards player : ORIOLE
3. Dweller on ancient Crete : MINOAN
4. What not to do before December 25? : PEEK
5. Rice field : PADDY
6. Upper crusts : ELITES
7. Kind of support : TECH
8. Outside : EXTERIOR
9. Certain vacuum tube : TRIODE
10. Prefix with nautical : AERO
11. Some railroaders : BRAKEMEN
12. Defeat with cunning : OUTSMART
13. Air Force ___ : ONE
21. Rub out : ERASE
22. Muscle that's often shown off : BICEPS
27. Blubbers : SOBS
29. Sounds of reproof : TUTS
31. Part of a fork : PRONG
34. Part of a sum : ADDEND
36. Petite or jumbo : SIZE
37. Bombs without bangs : DUDS
38. Opened, as a carpet : UNROLLED
39. Chow mein flavorer : SOYSAUCE
40. Nonsense: Var. : FALDERAL
41. Domain : REALM
46. "Not so fast!" : HANGON
47. Madison in New York or New York in Washington : AVENUE
49. Title in Tijuana : SENORA
50. Beaver State : OREGON
51. Mescaline source : PEYOTE
55. Weirder : ODDER
58. Golden rule preposition : UNTO
59. Fury : RAGE
60. Chooses (to) : OPTS
61. Bushy do, for short : FRO

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