New York Times, Monday, October 15, 2001

Author: Holden Baker
Editor: Will Shortz
Holden Baker
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQUXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Baker. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Neighborhood : AREA
5. Press down, as pipe tobacco : TAMP
9. Break one's silence : SPEAK
14. Not mom's : DADS
15. Villainous act : EVIL
16. Spine-tingling : EERIE
17. Top-quality : HIGHGRADE
19. Scottish landowner : LAIRD
20. Roughly equal to one another : ONAPAR
21. Like men at stag parties : DATELESS
23. Stage and screen actor ___ Ritchard : CYRIL
24. From years past : OLDEN
25. Yankee manager Joe : TORRE
27. To wit : NAMELY
32. Pie ___ mode : ALA
35. Get ready to shoot again : RELOAD
37. Peter, Paul and Mary, e.g. : TRIO
38. Point around which weight is evenly distributed : CENTEROFGRAVITY
41. ___-Rooter : ROTO
42. Necessitate : ENTAIL
43. New: Prefix : NEO
44. Perplexer : ENIGMA
46. Sword handles : HILTS
48. Madison Avenue types : ADMEN
50. Mideastern princes: Var. : AMIRS
54. Ajax or Bon Ami : CLEANSER
58. Electric train maker : LIONEL
59. Addiction : HABIT
60. like all the letters in this clue : LOWERCASE
62. Bikini Island, e.g. : ATOLL
63. Sheep calls : BAAS
64. Joint with a cap : KNEE
65. Not at all relaxed : TENSE
66. Totals up : ADDS
67. Ooze : SEEP
1. Kind of committee : ADHOC
2. Seattle forecast : RAINY
3. J. ___ Hoover : EDGAR
4. Fireplace receptacle : ASHPIT
5. Guam, e.g.: Abbr. : TERR
6. Gardner of "On the Beach" : AVA
7. Politically moderate : MIDDLEOFTHEROAD
8. Beseech : PLEAD
9. One-named Tejano singer : SELENA
10. Sound, as bells : PEAL
11. Keystone State port : ERIE
12. Broadcasts : AIRS
13. Popular sneakers : KEDS
18. In abundance : GALORE
22. Ivy feature : TENDRIL
24. Wrinkle-resistant fabric : ORLON
26. Peruses anew : REREADS
28. Network with videos : MTV
29. Yeats's isle : ERIN
30. Low-cal : LITE
31. Toy on a finger : YOYO
32. Farm unit : ACRE
33. Trotsky or Uris : LEON
34. The "A" of ABM : ANTI
36. "Not you ___!?" : AGAIN
39. Dress (up) : TOG
40. Bright star, one corner of "the summer triangle" : ALTAIR
45. Slugger Mickey : MANTLE
47. Lab garments : SMOCKS
49. Peach follower, toast preceder : MELBA
51. Asinine : INANE
52. Visit anew : RESEE
53. Siesta : SLEEP
54. Web conversation : CHAT
55. Recently deceased : LATE
56. Black, in poetry : EBON
57. Feels bad : AILS
58. Minus : LESS
61. Bit of chewing gum : WAD

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