New York Times, Thursday, September 8, 2005

Author: Ben Tausig
Editor: Will Shortz
Ben Tausig
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Tausig. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Sight at St. Peter's : PIETA
6. Appliance figs. : BTUS
10. Come together : JELL
14. Titanic V.I.P. : ASTOR
15. A Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
16. End of the old switch : EROO
17. Lament on a washed-up celebrity's answering machine message? : IMNOTINRIGHTNOW
20. Show without acting : REALITYTV
21. Together : ASONE
22. Two-time loser to D.D.E. : AES
23. Something I can't use, but you can : ARE
24. Promise on a patient prosecutor's answering machine message? : ILLTRYYOULATER
32. Low-lying area : VALE
33. Bandleader Skinnay ___ : ENNIS
34. Saturn model : ION
36. Part of the Gulf Coast: Abbr. : ALA
37. Igneous rocks : BASALTS
39. Comic Philips : EMO
40. Vet's old locale : NAM
41. Links legend, informally : ARNIE
42. Rama V's land : SIAM
43. Advice on a fitness instructor's answering machine message? : WAITFORTHETONE
47. One-pointers: Abbr. : FTS
48. A Beatle bride : ONO
49. Shine : EXCEL
52. Lousy : THIRDRATE
58. Instruction on a record executive's answering machine message? : LEAVEYOURNUMBER
60. Memo opener : INRE
61. So : ERGO
62. Backs : REARS
63. Coal area : SAAR
64. Many a Nintendo player : TEEN
65. 1983 flick "___ and the Cruisers" : EDDIE
1. It's not much to show : PAIR
2. "Woe ___!" : ISME
3. It held down the giant Enceladus, in myth : ETNA
4. "You had your chance" : TOOLATE
5. More chichi : ARTIER
6. Lacking meat, so to speak : BONY
7. Start of a suit : TORT
8. Duke, e.g.: Abbr. : UNIV
9. Slump : SAG
10. Resort-goers : JETSET
11. Cosmetics maker ___ Laszlo : ERNO
12. Nut : LOON
13. Pitcher Derek, 2004 Red Sox World Series hero : LOWE
18. Tiny, informally : ITSY
19. Hector : HARASS
23. Set down : ALIT
24. Soviet Literature Nobelist Bunin : IVAN
25. 1980's-90's TV drama : LALAW
26. Long-necked animal : LLAMA
27. Kind of question : YESNO
28. Kind of personality : ONAIR
29. Empty, as rooms : UNLET
30. Follower of cow, pig or horse : EIEIO
31. Pontius Pilate, e.g. : ROMAN
35. Biggest town on Norton Sound : NOME
37. More than a scrap : BATTLE
38. Canine pleas : ARFS
42. Rushed : STORMED
44. Assuming, hypothetically : IFEVER
45. A driver may sit on it : HORN
46. Put up with : ENDURE
49. Bush and Kerry, collegiately : ELIS
50. Lawless role : XENA
51. Irene of "Fame" : CARA
52. Rushed : TORE
53. Record-setting : HUGE
54. Smooth : IRON
55. In ___ way : ABAD
56. Polo of "Meet the Fokkers" : TERI
57. European tongue : ERSE
59. So far : YET

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