New York Times, Thursday, September 28, 2006

Author: Richard Chisholm
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Chisholm
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Chisholm. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Newspaper foreign news desk : ASIA
5. Some term life insurance offers : SPAM
9. Monroe's co-star in "The Seven Year Itch" : EWELL
14. Like some punished G.I.'s : ONKP
15. "Dies ___" : IRAE
16. Place for high fliers : AERIE
17. 1922 Physics Nobelist : NIELSBOHR
19. Winner of a record 82 P.G.A. Tour events : SNEAD
20. Part of an officer's uniform : EPAULET
21. "Aha!" : IGETIT
23. Real mess : MARESNEST
25. Some breakfast orders, quickly : OJS
28. Pianist called a "clown prince" : VICTORBORGE
32. Play : RECREATE
34. Juliet's vengeful cousin : TYBALT
35. Psychiatrist's response : ISEE
36. Geom. solid : SPH
38. L'___ de catastrophe naturelle : ETAT
39. "The Pilgrim's Progress" author : BUNYAN
42. Milton subject : PARADISE
45. "Babette's Feast" writer : ISAKDINESEN
47. W.W. II spy org. : OSS
48. Hymn with the lyric "Bring me my chariot of fire!" : JERUSALEM
50. Screenplay element : DIALOG
52. Candle site : MENORAH
56. Successor to Pope John X : LEOVI
57. Popular pet ? or an apt description for 17-, 28- or 45-Across : GREATDANE
59. Opposite of take out : EATIN
60. Greek vowels : ETAS
61. ___ Hunter a k a Ed McBain : EVAN
62. Poet who wrote 48-Across : BLAKE
63. Cast or gram beginning : TELE
64. Reply to "Shall we?" : LETS
1. Tops : AONE
2. Sassy one : SNIP
3. Swedish-based chain : IKEA
4. "? and pulled out ___" : APLUM
5. Symbol of inhospitable remoteness : SIBERIA
6. Cloaks : PROTECTS
7. Backrub response : AAH
8. Wool source : MERINO
9. Slips past : EASESBY
10. Retired : WENTTOBED
11. "I'll speak a prophecy ___ go": Shak. : EREI
12. Bloody Mary's daughter in "South Pacific" : LIAT
13. Took by the hand : LED
18. Toil : SLAVE
22. Actor Fröbe of "Goldfinger" : GERT
24. Part of Russia, with "the" : STEPPES
25. Small African antelope : ORIBI
26. "The Da Vinci Code" figure : JESUS
27. Operatic vocal solo : SCENA
29. Batting average, e.g. : RATIO
30. Tiffany art medium : GLASS
31. Rock finale? : ETTES
33. Northern capital : REYKJAVIK
37. Breaks bread : HASAMEAL
40. Sweet girl of song : ADELINE
41. Robert De ___ : NIRO
43. Paper to sign : RELEASE
44. Concerning : ANENT
46. Forty-niner's find : NUGGET
49. Architect's start : MODEL
50. Start of a game : DEAL
51. Jot : IOTA
53. Four stars, perhaps : RAVE
54. Sci. class : ANAT
55. Nesters : HENS
56. Isr. neighbor : LEB
58. ___ 1, along the Atl. coast : RTE

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