New York Times, Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 92 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "The Family Circus" cartoonist Keane : BIL
4. Undoer of "ritardando" : ATEMPO
10. Early late-night name : PAAR
14. Big bird : EMU
15. Big bow : SALAAM
16. Avatar of Vishnu : RAMA
17. Very cool 1970's N.F.L.er? : ACCOWLINGS
19. Painter Nolde : EMIL
20. Medical facility : CLINIC
21. Some nods : OKS
23. Feverish : ILL
24. Nobel or Oscar : HONOR
25. Watch readout, for short : LCD
27. Dwight beat him twice : ADLAI
29. Wipe out : END
30. Girl rescued by Don Juan : LEILA
32. "Fiddler on the Roof" matchmaker : YENTE
33. Like Beethoven : DEAF
35. Menu words : ALA
36. Strapped : INNEED
37. Fresh-squeezed ex-football star/pitchman? : OJSIMPSON
40. Pill variety : CAPLET
43. Set of wedges? : PIE
44. Doesn't shut up : YAPS
48. Hoagy Carmichael's "Star Dust," e.g. : OLDIE
49. Was sweet (on) : DOTED
51. Turn : ROT
52. Blair's predecessor : MAJOR
53. "___ calls?" : ANY
54. Course coup : EAGLE
56. Alley org. : PBA
57. Sample : SIP
59. ___-faire : SAVOIR
60. Novelist Janowitz : TAMA
62. Novelist/poet not playing the field? : DHLAWRENCE
65. Harbinger : OMEN
66. In the least : ONEBIT
67. Prefix with -lithic : NEO
68. Illustrator Thomas : NAST
69. Musically connected : LEGATO
70. Both Begleys : EDS
1. Like some whales : BEACHED
2. Company in the Martha Stewart stock trading scandal : IMCLONE
3. Country singer Williams : LUCINDA
4. Eddying : ASWIRL
5. Rash response? : TALC
6. Judge in I Samuel : ELI
7. Word on both sides of "to" and "for" : MAN
8. Gong site : PAGODA
9. City in SW Russia : OMSK
10. Opposite of post- : PRE
11. Children's author trying to dry out? : AAMILNE
12. Tardy person's question : AMILATE
13. Came from behind : RALLIED
18. "The fifth Beatle" : ONO
22. Decline : SAYNO
25. Leslie Caron musical : LILI
26. Fasten firmly, as to a bench : CLAMPON
28. 1960's Detroit Tigers star McLain : DENNY
31. Right on the map : EAST
34. Leaf : FOLIO
36. Shrink's statement : ISEE
38. Boos : JEERS
39. Compassion : PITY
40. City SE of downtown Los Angeles : COMPTON
41. Auburn foe : ALABAMA
42. Mystery writer with a badge? : PDJAMES
45. W.W. I battle locale : ARGONNE
46. Maintained order over : POLICED
47. Sound systems : STEREOS
49. Nymph loved by Apollo : DAPHNE
50. Loved by : DEARTO
55. "___, Caesar!" : AVE
58. "American ___" : IDOL
59. Loretta of "M*A*S*H" : SWIT
61. Colony member : ANT
63. Stilt's place : LEG
64. Litigator's org. : ABA

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