New York Times, Saturday, July 22, 2006

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert H. Wolfe
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 33 Missing: {KQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 70 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Brings down : FELLS
6. 1969 film starring Dick Van Dyke and Mickey Rooney : THECOMIC
14. Of the north : BOREAL
15. Literally, "sheltered bay" : HONOLULU
16. Brit who gets an award for showing? : BRONZEMEDALLIST
18. Not too long ago : LASTYEAR
19. Half of an old comedy duo : MEARA
20. You might drop glass into these : PIECES
22. "In no way, shape or form," e.g. : FLATDENIAL
27. Important Indian : RAJA
31. A lot of a handyman's work : REPAIRING
32. Mercenary : VENAL
33. Meteorologist's body? : AIRMASS
34. Chemical dumping, e.g. : ECOCIDE
36. Unappetizing bowlfuls : GLOPS
37. It's charged at a fountain : SODAWATER
39. Yemen Gate locale : SANA
40. Gets by rudely : PUSHESPAST
41. Products of glaciation : ARETES
42. 1954-77 alliance: Abbr. : SEATO
45. Like some ancient Greek victors : LAURELED
51. Cataclysm : TERRIBLETRAGEDY
53. 30-Down nullifier : ALLCLEAR
54. Mate's reply : AYEAYE
55. They know the score : MAESTROS
56. They're bound to land : SERFS
1. Public assemblies : FORA
2. First asteroid orbited by a NASA spacecraft : EROS
3. When Quadragesima occurs : LENT
4. Slow-moving : LAZY
5. They're not up : SLEEPERS
6. Regarding that matter : THEREIN
7. Bricklayer's burden : HOD
8. White coat? : ENAMEL
9. Duo that had a hit with "Unforgettable" : COLES
10. Cooking vessel : OLLA
11. Sierra Club's first president : MUIR
12. "Casablanca" name : ILSA
13. Album unit : CUT
14. Crude container?: Abbr. : BBL
17. Center of a debate : MAINISSUE
21. 1974 film that was Jonathan Demme's directorial debut : CAGEDHEAT
22. Shattering grenades, for short : FRAGS
23. Bizet opera priestess : LEILA
24. Airstrip area : APRON
25. Modern city where de Soto landed in 1539 : TAMPA
26. His 1488 voyage opened the road to India : DIAS
27. Wrap up : RECAP
28. "America" singer in "West Side Story" : ANITA
29. Wears down : JADES
30. Red light : ALERT
32. Binders : VOWS
35. Poetic breaks : CAESURAS
38. Grooms : OSTLERS
40. Investigator : PROBER
41. Tipped : ATILT
42. Ward awarded two Emmys : SELA
43. "House of Frankenstein" director ___ C. Kenton : ERLE
44. Bends : ARCS
46. "Hellzapoppin'" funnywoman : RAYE
47. Hungarian city or its river : EGER
48. Page : LEAF
49. Blue Bell alternative : EDYS
50. Violet, maybe : DYE
51. Cap : TAM
52. Mekong Delta dweller : LAO

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