New York Times, Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Author: Timothy Powell
Editor: Will Shortz
Timothy Powell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {QVX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Powell. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Speaks, informally : SEZ
4. Speak : UTTER
9. Smokey Robinson's music genre, for short : RANDB
14. ___ de France : ILE
15. End of a hangman's rope : NOOSE
16. Love to bits : ADORE
17. BORE : TIRESOMEWINDBAG
20. Have ___ in one's head : AHOLE
21. ___ and outs : INS
22. The "I" in T.G.I.F. : ITS
23. BOAR : TUSKEDWARTHOG
28. Nap : SNOOZE
29. "Golden" song : OLDIE
32. Ad-lib, musically : JAM
35. Sign before Virgo : LEO
36. Person performing an exorcism : PRIEST
37. Gives a stage cue : PROMPTS
40. Honeybunch or cutie pie : PETNAME
41. Glowing remnants of a fire : EMBERS
42. Abbr. after many a general's name : RET
43. Meyerbeer's "___ Huguenots" : LES
44. Painting surface : GESSO
45. Publisher of Cosmopolitan and Good Housekeeping : HEARST
48. BOER : CAPEAFRIKANER
53. Before, in poetry : ERE
55. Baseballer Mel : OTT
56. "Maria ___," Jimmy Dorsey #1 hit : ELENA
57. BOHR : DANISHPHYSICIST
62. Actress Garbo : GRETA
63. "Er ... um ..." : IMEAN
64. Old tennis racket string material : GUT
65. Stand for a portrait : EASEL
66. Taboos : NONOS
67. Cry before "Get your hands off!" : HEY
1. Have a chair by, as a table : SITAT
2. ___ Yale, for whom Yale University is named : ELIHU
3. Six in 1,000,000 : ZEROS
4. Out of sight : UNSEEN
5. Also : TOO
6. ___ Sawyer : TOM
7. Reverse of WNW : ESE
8. Fix the electrical connections of : REWIRE
9. Didn't have enough supplies : RANSHORT
10. Problem in focusing, for short : ADD
11. "Don't worry about it" : NOBIGDEAL
12. "Phooey!" : DRAT
13. Panhandles : BEGS
18. Club with a lodge : ELKS
19. Bankbook abbr. : INT
24. Knuckleheads : DOLTS
25. Tribulations : WOES
26. ___ dye : AZO
27. Lena or Ken of film : OLIN
30. "This ___ ... Then" (Jennifer Lopez album) : ISME
31. French summers : ETES
32. Computer image file format : JPEG
33. French weapon : ARME
34. Sights at after-Christmas sales : MOBSCENES
36. Lab's ___ dish : PETRI
38. Mini-plateau : MESA
39. "Will you marry me?," e.g. : PROPOSAL
40. Brandy fruit : PEAR
42. Hoops official : REF
45. Sticker through a lady's headgear : HATPIN
46. Coils of yarn : SKEINS
47. Soft powder : TALC
49. Biblical suffix : ETH
50. Stable sound : NEIGH
51. Come afterward : ENSUE
52. Wretched : RATTY
53. Scoring advantage : EDGE
54. ___ avis : RARA
58. Suffix with Israel : ITE
59. Dr. provider : HMO
60. Japanese moolah : YEN
61. ___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO

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