New York Times, Thursday, October 9, 2008

Author: Doug Peterson
Editor: Will Shortz
Doug Peterson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Peterson. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Rock band with the triple-platinum album "High Voltage" : ACDC
5. Direct sales giant : AMWAY
10. Ins. plan : HMO
13. Something sold in half sizes : SHOE
14. Restraints : CURBS
15. Orange Free State settler : BOER
16. Broken out, in a way : PIMPLY
17. Liqueur flavoring : ANISE
18. Constellation with a music-related name : LYRA
19. Effects seen down the road : LONGTERMIMPACT
22. Be stingy with : SKIMPON
25. Large container : BIN
26. Hollywood's Davis : OSSIE
27. ___ fat : TRANS
28. Type on a computer : ENTER
30. Peace of mind : EASE
31. Bed problem : SAG
32. Frame jobs : SETUPS
37. TV series that's now a film franchise : MISSIONIMPOSSIBLE
40. Chargers : STEEDS
41. Wall St. takeover : LBO
42. Faun, in part : GOAT
43. Peak performance? : YODEL
45. Call into question : IMPEACH
46. Sought-after object : GRAIL
50. Big inits. in records : EMI
51. Popular Art Deco prints : ERTES
52. Mischief-makers (you'll find seven of them in the answer grid) : LITTLEDEVILS
55. Spear : IMPALE
56. Russian Literature Nobelist Ivan : BUNIN
57. Darned spot, often : HEEL
61. Poetry ___ : SLAM
62. Follow, as a tip : ACTON
63. Sauce maker : RAGU
64. Scrabble 1-pointer : ESS
65. Offering a stark choice : YESNO
66. Spontaneous skits : IMPROV
1. Venom source : ASP
2. Curious George, for one : CHIMP
3. Can. or Aust. money : DOL
4. Like some black tea : CEYLONESE
5. Open ___ of worms : ACAN
6. Legume used to produce sprouts : MUNGBEAN
7. Quills, sometimes : WRITINGIMPLEMENTS
8. Out : ABSENT
9. Nieuwpoort's river : YSER
10. Big East basketball powerhouse : HOYAS
11. Polite Parisian's response : MERCI
12. Deliver a stemwinder : ORATE
15. Sights at many football games : BLIMPS
20. Clip-___ : ONS
21. Customs : MORES
22. Sap sites : STEMS
23. Banded snake : KRAIT
24. Deadlock : IMPASSE
29. Petro-Canada competitor : ESSO
31. Passable : SOSO
33. Seafood cocktail ingredient : TIGERSHRIMP
34. Destroyer hunter : UBOAT
35. Almost win : PLACE
36. Green and Rogen of comedies : SETHS
38. Tennyson work : IDYLL
39. Nowhereness : OBLIVION
44. Figure out : DEDUCE
45. Drive forward : IMPEL
46. See for a second : GLIMPSE
47. Muscat money : RIALS
48. Rockefeller Center figure : ATLAS
49. List unit : ITEM
53. Web site with PowerSellers : EBAY
54. ___ time : INNO
58. Plug's place : EAR
59. Immodesty : EGO
60. Verb on valentine candy : LUV

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