New York Times, Saturday, November 12, 2005

Author: Karen M. Tracey
Editor: Will Shortz
Karen M. Tracey
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {J} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Tracey. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Part of a French court : DUC
4. Drift : WAFT
8. Scattered : EFFUSE
14. "___ Box" (1992 six-disc set) : ONO
15. Hit man : ICER
16. Hot : XRATED
17. Russian news source : IZVESTIA
19. "A Man Must Fight" author Gene : TUNNEY
20. Couples : TIES
21. Starter: Abbr. : IGN
22. Kitchen gadgets : RICERS
23. Kinship : PROPINQUITY
26. Govt. loan agency : SBA
27. Looking up : SUNNY
28. When "77 Sunset Strip" aired: Abbr. : FRI
31. What a prosecutor may try to prove : INTENT
34. ___ for iron : IIS
35. Presidential middle name : ALAN
36. Locale called Minnahannock by the Algonquin Indians, bought by the Dutch in 1637 : ROOSEVELTISLAND
39. Popular syrup : KARO
40. Make tracks? : SKI
41. Loquacious : CHATTY
42. Short : SHY
43. Leaves alone : STETS
45. River connected to a 165-mile long European canal : EMS
46. Psyched about going : READYTOROCK
49. Military craft : PTBOAT
52. Slutty : BAD
53. Villain at Crab Key fortress : DRNO
55. The only royal palace in the U.S. : IOLANI
56. "My view is ?" : ASISEEIT
58. Big name in oil : CRISCO
59. Opposite of "No, no" : SISI
60. Little wriggler : EFT
61. Hit list? : TOPTEN
62. Abbr. before a date : ESTD
63. "The Matrix" hero : NEO
1. That's an order : DOIT
2. Expand, as a compressed file : UNZIP
3. Alibi : COVERSTORY
4. Mich. neighbor : WIS
5. When to hear "O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo?" : ACTII
6. Puts on a show : FEIGNS
7. Eagle's place : TRANQUILITYBASE
8. Nonessential : EXTRINSIC
9. Like a mai tai : FRUITY
10. Picture : FANCY
11. "A Different Read on Life" magazine : UTNE
12. One holding a ball, maybe : SEER
13. ___ Grand (supermarket brand) : EDYS
18. 1962 hit with the lyric "Kiss me mucho" : ESOBESO
24. Wainscot section : PANE
25. Newton, for one : UNIT
28. Computer option : FLATSCREEN
29. Bluster : RANT
30. 1981 adventure film hero : INDY
31. Bugs : IRKS
32. Ancient mariner? : NOAH
33. Broadcaster : TVSTATION
35. Dessert style : ALAMODE
37. Squeezed : EKED
38. "Fer ___!" : SHER
43. Occult practice : SEANCE
44. Sci-fi preservation technique : STASIS
46. Outdoor party : ROAST
47. Percy Bysshe Shelley, e.g. : ODIST
48. Airport no-no : KNIFE
49. Pre-Celtic person : PICT
50. Deere competitor : TORO
51. Brief interruption : BLIP
54. One of the Ringling Brothers : OTTO
57. Naughty boy, in "Toy Story" : SID

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