New York Times, Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Author: Michael J. Doran
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael J. Doran
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BJQZ} Featured Will Shortz favorite Grid has repeated answers This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Doran. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: This puzzle literally includes the entries CROSS-EXAMINES, CROSS-FIRES, CROSS-HAIRS, CROSS-ROADS, CROSS-SECTIONS, and, of course, CROSS-WORDS.
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1. Stinky locale to work : SEWER
6. Come in second : PLACE
11. Not just "a" : THE
14. Dean Martin's "That's ___" : AMORE
15. He's entombed in Red Square : LENIN
16. Dinghy propeller : OAR
17. With 3-Down, popular puzzles : WORDS
18. Bit of hijinks : ANTIC
19. Clamor : DIN
20. "Maybe, maybe not" : ITDEPENDS
22. With 12-Down, rifle shooter's aid : HAIRS
24. Nintendo's Super ___ : NES
25. Dumb ___ (oafs) : OXES
26. Most rational : SANEST
27. Card game for three : SKAT
28. Lantern-jawed Jay : LENO
29. President ___ (acting head) : PROTEM
32. With 26-Down, some statistical samples : SECTIONS
36. Janet of the Clinton cabinet : RENO
37. Half-wit : IDIOT
39. "Bonne ___" (French send-off) : NUIT
40. With 21-Down, questions in court : EXAMINES
42. Eventually : INTIME
44. Hunter's quarry : PREY
45. Turndowns : NOES
46. Trojan horse donors : GREEKS
49. No longer around : GONE
50. Dandy dresser : FOP
53. With 47-Down, crucial decision point : ROADS
54. Gives the car keys : LETSDRIVE
56. Granola bit : OAT
57. Muscat native : OMANI
59. With 50-Down, tough positions for soldiers : FIRES
60. Handheld computer, briefly : PDA
61. Novelist Puzo : MARIO
62. In ___ (unborn) : UTERO
63. Founded: Abbr. : EST
64. Krupp Works city : ESSEN
65. Hangs in there : LASTS
1. Greeted at the door : SAWIN
2. Overact : EMOTE
3. See 17-Across : WORDS
4. Our 6-Down, in Germany : ERDE
5. Made another comment : RESPOKE
6. Sun circler : PLANET
7. Gives for a time : LENDS
8. Pantry raiders : ANTS
9. 102, in old Rome : CII
10. Cast a spell over : ENCHANT
11. "It is ___ for" : TODIE
12. See 22-Across : HAIRS
13. Dadaist Max : ERNST
21. See 40-Across : EXAMINES
23. Rubs holy oil on : ANOINTS
26. See 32-Across : SECTIONS
27. Trampled on : STOMPED
28. The MGM lion : LEO
29. Cousin of ante- : PRE
30. Reviewer Reed : REX
31. ___ roll (winning) : ONA
32. Bro's sibling : SIS
33. Arles affirmative : OUI
34. Takeaway game with matches : NIM
35. Sault ___ Marie : STE
38. Susan of "L.A. Law" : DEY
41. Annoying : IRKSOME
43. Required : NEEDFUL
45. Mental picture : NOTION
46. Feel blindly : GROPE
47. See 53-Across : ROADS
48. Bother incessantly : EATAT
49. "Three wishes" granter : GENIE
50. See 59-Across : FIRES
51. For all to see : OVERT
52. Cuban moolah : PESOS
54. TV husband of Phyllis : LARS
55. Pinup Hayworth : RITA
58. Pas' mates : MAS

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