New York Times, Saturday, January 14, 2006

Author: David Quarfoot
Editor: Will Shortz
David Quarfoot
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Soup line : MMMMGOOD
9. Erased : OFFED
14. One might request help getting started : AAAMEMBER
16. Inclined ? or flat : PRONE
17. Makes something up : TELLSALIE
18. Roman land : TERRA
19. Company once taken over by Carl Icahn : TWA
20. "So sorry" : THATSTOOBAD
22. Mr., abroad : HERR
24. Southwestern sign-off : ADIOS
25. Reminds a bit too much : NAGS
26. Like Indians : ASIAN
28. Suffix with jardin : IERE
29. Irish Sea feeder : DEE
30. Jazz fan, most likely : UTAHAN
32. Rubens painted her : STTERESA
35. Decor finish? : ATOR
37. Figs. in identity theft : SSNS
38. Goes off : EXPLODES
42. Like a lottery winner, typically : ENVIED
46. Boomer's kid : XER
47. He played J-Bone in "Johnny Mnemonic" : ICET
49. Quaint schoolroom item : APPLE
50. "No ___!" : PROB
52. Beau's belle : CHERI
54. Carmaker since 1949 : SAAB
55. Layabouts : LOTUSEATERS
58. Opposite of always, in Augsburg : NIE
59. Round window : OXEYE
60. Tender shoot? : LOVESCENE
62. First name in TV talk : REGIS
63. Whip snapper : LIONTAMER
64. They're perfect : EDENS
65. Cross the line? : TRESPASS
1. Best Supporting Actor for "The Fortune Cookie," 1966 : MATTHAU
2. She served eight days in jail for public obscenity : MAEWEST
3. Sub-Saharan scourge : MALARIA
4. Year for Super Bowl LXXXIV : MML
5. Exploit : GEST
6. Where the Enola Gay plane was built : OMAHA
7. Start of a Beatles title : OBLADI
8. Olympic team? : DEITIES
9. Vision: Prefix : OPTO
10. DuPont trademark : FREON
11. Made impossible : FORBADE
12. Steams up : ENRAGES
13. Hypersaline spot : DEADSEA
15. In places : RESORTS
21. Sub-Saharan scourge : TSETSE
23. 1986 Indy 500 winner : RAHAL
27. ___ forces : NATO
31. "Ixnay" : NODICE
33. Italian province : ENNA
34. Gets back to, quickly : RSVPS
36. Foosball locale : RECHALL
38. Look into : EXPLORE
39. Like some copies : XEROXED
40. Mentor's companion : PROTEGE
41. Manager's terse order : SEETOIT
43. It's a short walk from Copacabana : IPANEMA
44. Celebrity-spotting eatery : ELAINES
45. "A diamond is forever" sloganeer : DEBEERS
48. "Key Largo" Oscar winner : TREVOR
51. Fee to enter a poker game : BUYIN
53. Daughter of Zeus : IRENE
56. Period in sch. : SESS
57. Out-of-commission cruisers : SSTS
61. Feather holder? : CAP

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