New York Times, Friday, November 2, 2012

Author: Derek Bowman
Editor: Will Shortz
Derek Bowman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {Z} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Bowman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. With 10-Across, "Down, boy!" : EASYTHERE
10. See 1-Across : TIGER
15. Something that's hardly fitting? : SQUAREPEG
16. High-culture work : OPERA
17. Crush, say : PUPPYLOVE
18. Drive home : BATIN
19. Grp. organizing booster shots : NASA
20. Like some sweaters : EXERCISING
22. Very insignificant : TINY
24. Have legs : LAST
25. Leather variety : ELK
28. Piranhas : CARIBES
31. No-goodnik : RAT
34. Model quality : POISE
36. "Paint the Sky With Stars" singer : ENYA
37. "Written in the Stars" musical : AIDA
38. Battle of good versus evil, e.g. : ENDLESSSTRUGGLE
41. Like many batters : EGGY
42. Neighbor of Lat. : LITH
43. Place to get clean : REHAB
44. ___ legs : SEA
45. Western phenomena : SUNSETS
47. Barrio kinsman : TIO
48. Very short note : LINE
50. Bogus : SHAM
52. 1990s girl group member with a tongue piercing : SCARYSPICE
56. ___ dixit : IPSE
60. Voiced admiration : OOHED
61. They're measured in 55-Downs : SNOWFALLS
63. Astrologer Dixon : JEANE
64. Be extremely conspicuous : SCREAMOUT
65. With 66-Across, like water that's behind you? : UNDER
66. See 65-Across : THEBRIDGE
1. "1st and 10" airer : ESPN
2. 44-Across shade : AQUA
3. Doesn't merely snack : SUPS
4. Lecture, say : YAPAT
5. Whirl : TRY
6. Capital along Interstate 15 : HELENA
7. It forms a strong bond : EPOXYRESIN
8. Topic de Freud : REVE
9. Hungarian city that has hosted two World Puzzle Championships : EGER
10. "This Boy's Life" author Wolff : TOBIAS
11. "Not for me" : IPASS
12. Not make a mistake on something : GETITRIGHT
13. Land o' blarney : ERIN
14. Was like a bell : RANG
21. Like a bell : CLEAR
23. Drink brand with a polar bear mascot : ICEE
25. Equipment for pentathletes : EPEES
26. Eraser head? : LONGE
27. 1962 film starring Elvis Presley as a boxer : KIDGALAHAD
29. R&D locales: Abbr. : INSTS
30. In droves : BYTHESCORE
32. Estes was his 1956 running mate : ADLAI
33. Once-faddish aerobics regimen : TAEBO
35. Apt to artifice : SLY
37. It's always increasing : AGE
39. Turns sharply : SLUES
40. Constellation animal : URSA
45. Tom of "Tomorrow" : SNYDER
46. What's used for site-seeing? : THEWEB
49. The "you" in the lyric "I'll see you in my dreams" : IRENE
51. Heat source? : MIAMI
52. Korean liquor similar to sake : SOJU
53. Either director of 2010's "True Grit" : COEN
54. Nudge alternative : PSST
55. See 61-Across : INCH
57. Lumber : PLOD
58. Hard punch : SLUG
59. Toward the Atlantic, in Mexico : ESTE
62. A ways away : FAR

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