New York Times, Tuesday, October 4, 2005

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Z} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Mongrel dogs : CURS
5. Color of honey : AMBER
10. On the road : AWAY
14. Meltable food item : OLEO
15. One of the Flintstones : WILMA
16. Salad cheese : FETA
17. Keyboard key : SCROLLLOCK
19. Go smoothly : FLOW
20. No Mr. Nice Guy : MEANY
21. Joint with a cap : KNEE
22. View in northern Italy : ALPS
23. Cantankerous : ORNERY
25. Throw off track : DERAIL
27. Dates : SEES
29. 16-Across is preserved in it : BRINE
32. "Surely you ___!" : JEST
35. Geronimo, e.g. : APACHE
39. Powder holder : KEG
40. Que. neighbor : ONT
41. Theme of this puzzle : TRIPLEL
42. Fraction of a joule : ERG
43. The year 56 : LVI
44. Toughen, as glass : ANNEAL
45. O.T.B. postings : ODDS
46. First president to marry while in office : TYLER
48. Dovetail : MESH
50. Memory gaps : LAPSES
54. "Enough!" : NOMORE
58. Clubmates : PALS
60. "Quickly!" : ASAP
62. Imam's faith : ISLAM
63. Door sign : EXIT
64. Where thunderstorms may occur : SQUALLLINE
66. Teeming : RIFE
67. Iraq's ___ Triangle : SUNNI
68. Mary Kay rival : AVON
69. Manipulative one : USER
70. Bakery supply : YEAST
71. Make (one's way) : WEND
1. Hearst magazine, familiarly : COSMO
2. Gastric woe : ULCER
3. Played over : RERAN
4. Most quickly : SOONEST
5. Saddler's tool : AWL
6. Do some work on a dairy farm : MILK
7. Strawberry ___ : BLOND
8. Toaster, or roaster : EMCEE
9. Autumn toiler : RAKER
10. Fling : AFFAIR
11. Popular : WELLLIKED
12. On : ATOP
13. Swerves at sea : YAWS
18. Cousin of a harp : LYRE
24. Long (for) : YEARN
26. Genesis son : ABEL
28. Board game turn : SPIN
30. Encyclopedia reader from A to Z, say : NERD
31. Caviar, essentially : EGGS
32. Bump hard : JOLT
33. It's a sin : ENVY
34. Painting of flowers, e.g. : STILLLIFE
36. Barbary beast : APE
37. Secretive sort : CLAM
38. Lady of Troy : HELEN
41. Stadium rollout : TARP
45. Electrical principle : OHMSLAW
47. Parade day : EASTER
49. Make dirty : SOIL
51. Fresh-mouthed : SASSY
52. Suffix with Roman : ESQUE
53. Spot for sweaters : SAUNA
55. Oil source : OLIVE
56. Wouldn't stop : RANON
57. Touch up : EMEND
58. Lima's land : PERU
59. W.W. II enemy : AXIS
61. Gives zero stars to : PANS
65. Torched : LIT

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