New York Times, Saturday, October 29, 2005

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 80 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Agape, say : AWED
5. Poor : SECONDRATE
15. ___ room : CHAT
16. Comment after a setup : IWASFRAMED
17. See 57-Across : TASS
18. Features of standardized tests : TIMELIMITS
19. Farm area : STY
20. Long : PINE
21. Farm area : ACRE
22. Like some injuries : NAGGING
24. Sweet drink : CORDIAL
27. Takes in : ADOPTS
28. Song in "The Sound of Music" : MARIA
29. Lucky ones, it's said : IRISH
30. NBC Sports personality : BOBCOSTAS
34. Front : VAN
35. Musician's better half : SIDEA
36. Golfer Michelle : WIE
37. Scrambler's aid : EGGBEATER
40. Place for old get-togethers : AGORA
42. Terror's opposite : ANGEL
43. Like some traffic : STOPGO
44. Heat-seeking missile : STINGER
47. Vacate a position, informally : SHIPOUT
48. Wait in line : PEND
49. Belted : GIRT
50. A little birdie : TIT
51. Foreglimpse : ANTICIPATE
55. Missing the boat : LATE
56. Movement explainer : NEWTONSLAW
57. With 17-Across, big name in international news : ITAR
58. Watched : STOODGUARD
59. Rocky peaks : TORS
1. Plays the innocent one : ACTSNAIVE
2. "Bo-o-oring" : WHATADRAG
3. Relaxing : EASYGOING
4. Shakes : DTS
5. Protests : SITINS
6. Catcher Buck ___, elected to baseball's Hall of Fame in its first year : EWING
7. Amounted (to) : CAME
8. Full of: Suffix : OSE
9. Patriots' org. : NFL
10. Soft & ___ : DRI
11. Shelters on the beach : RAMADAS
12. Firenze friends : AMICI
13. Prefix with fluoride : TETRA
14. Big flop : EDSEL
20. Core : PITH
23. H.M.O. listings : GPS
24. Log tossed in competition : CABER
25. Sea predator : ORCA
26. "Notorious" setting, 1946 : RIO
28. Tahoe or Monterey : MODEL
30. Canine, e.g. : BITER
31. Words said while clapping : TWOPOTATO
32. Wannabe rocker's instrument : AIRGUITAR
33. Abalone eaters : SEAOTTERS
35. Learned : SAGE
38. Old western villain : BANDITO
39. University dept. : ENG
40. Having words : ATIT
41. Right-thinking grp. : GOP
43. Slick : SHREWD
44. Goes over : SPANS
45. Belief : TENET
46. Bisected : INTWO
47. Instrument accompanying a tambura : SITAR
49. Festive : GALA
52. Post office letters : COD
53. Having one sharp : ING
54. Sch. in the Big Ten : PSU
55. Wasted : LIT

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