New York Times, Saturday, October 1, 2005

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 79 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sting, basically : TRAP
5. Vera Miles, in 1948 : MISSKANSAS
15. City surrounded on two sides by Toiyabe National Forest : RENO
16. “Is this really my fault?” : AMITOBLAME
17. About : ASTO
18. House style : SPLITLEVEL
19. Video store section : SCIFI
21. It opens Letterman’s “Viewer Mail” : LETTERONE
22. Berkshire, e.g. : HOG
23. It might get busted : BRONCO
25. Wrestler Flair, 10-time N.W.A. world heavyweight champion : RIC
26. Straight up : TRUENORTH
28. Jake’s lover in “The Sun Also Rises” : BRETT
30. Hearty meat dish : VEALSTEW
31. Bunch of sitcom characters : BRADYS
32. Fellahs : MACS
33. Stretched out : LAIN
34. Calf muscle : SOLEUS
37. Upset : MALDEMER
41. Online greeting : ECARD
42. Pontiff for just 26 days in 1605 : POPELEOXI
43. Choice for un votant : NON
44. ___ track : TENURE
45. Drink that’s stirred : NOG
46. Bird of the American Arctic that migrates south : SNOWGOOSE
49. Forger : SMITH
51. Mistaken : INTHEWRONG
53. Hard ___ : ATIT
54. Zip : NOTONEIOTA
55. More than a little off : LOCO
56. Scooby-Doo and others : GREATDANES
57. 1979 revolution locale : IRAN
1. “Masterpiece Theatre” it ain’t : TRASHTV
2. Change from a hit to an error, say : RESCORE
3. West Indies island : ANTIGUA
4. Disappearing word : POOF
5. Humanities degs. : MAS
6. Entreats : IMPLORES
7. Start to write? : SILENTW
8. Laugh maker : STITCH
9. Actor Yaphet ___, of TV’s “Homicide” : KOTTO
10. Equipped : ABLE
11. What an A is not : NLER
12. Took pleasure in : SAVORED
13. Shower cap at a motel, maybe : AMENITY
14. Culls : SELECTS
20. 1930’s-50’s Arab ruler : IBNSAUD
24. Univ. military programs : ROTCS
27. Hunter with a middle initial of J : ELMER
28. Shows disdain : BRIDLES
29. Indian dignitary : RANEE
31. John Deere product : BALER
33. Los Angeles suburb : LAPUENTE
34. Picking up : SENSING
35. Reagan Supreme Court nominee : OCONNOR
36. 1961 Michelangelo Antonioni film a k a “The Night” : LANOTTE
37. Seasonal recurrence : MONSOON
38. Watch : MONITOR
39. Carnival displays : EXOTICA
40. “You said it!” : RIGHTON
42. Home of the Chiefs in minor-league baseball : PEORIA
44. Hooked up and left : TOWED
47. “Now that’s awesome!” : WHOA
48. Chap : GENT
50. Landlocked land of 12 million : MALI
52. Bunch of fun : GAS

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