New York Times, Monday, December 20, 2004

Author: Kyle Mahowald
Editor: Will Shortz
Kyle Mahowald
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FKQ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Mahowald. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. God of love : AMOR
5. Diehard : AVID
9. Give the heave-ho : EJECT
14. Audition goal : ROLE
15. Pet on "The Flintstones" : DINO
16. Bravery : VALOR
17. Start of a Yogi Berra quote : ITSDEJAVU
19. Online periodical, briefly : EZINE
20. "This is only ___" : ATEST
21. Ear part : LOBE
23. Off the wall : ZANY
24. Susan who wrote "Illness as Metaphor" : SONTAG
26. Peruvian beast : LLAMA
28. End of 17-Across : ALLOVERAGAIN
33. Russian leader of old : TSAR
36. Knock the socks off of : AWE
37. African fly : TSETSE
38. ___ Lilly & Co. : ELI
39. Alternative to dial-up Internet: Abbr. : DSL
40. "Quiet!" : SHH
41. Cheerios ingredient : OAT
42. The "r" of "pi r squared" : RADIUS
44. When a plane is due to take off: Abbr. : ETD
45. B & B's : INNS
46. Start of a Yogi Berra quote : ITSDEJAVUALL
49. Mild cigar : CLARO
50. New Haven collegians : YALIES
54. Prefix with bytes or bucks : MEGA
57. Out of control : WILD
59. Spice of life : VERVE
60. Spend, as energy : EXERT
62. End of 46-Across : OVERAGAIN
64. Ditch digger's tool : SPADE
65. Plant's start : SEED
66. Slightly : ATAD
67. Play (around) : HORSE
68. Bookie's quote : ODDS
69. Telescope part : LENS
1. Diva performances : ARIAS
2. "Live Free or Die," for New Hampshire : MOTTO
3. Mary-Kate and Ashley ___ (celebrity twins) : OLSEN
4. Antares, e.g. : REDSTAR
5. Modifying word: Abbr. : ADJ
6. Small container for liquids : VIAL
7. Entail : INVOLVE
8. Two-base hit : DOUBLE
9. Christmas ___ : EVE
10. The 1920's : JAZZAGE
11. Pen name for Charles Lamb : ELIA
12. It's south of Mass. : CONN
13. Deuce topper : TREY
18. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
22. Environmentalists' celebration : EARTHDAY
25. Boxer's weak spot : GLASSJAW
27. Beat to a pulp : MASH
29. Harry Potter's messenger bird Hedwig, e.g. : OWL
30. Lots and lots : ATON
31. "No man ___ island …" : ISAN
32. New Jersey hoopsters : NETS
33. Actress Garr : TERI
34. Venetian blind part : SLAT
35. Gives a hand : AIDS
39. Old-fashioned showdown : DUEL
40. TV classic "The ___ Erwin Show" : STU
43. What bouncers check : IDCARDS
44. Went from apes to humans : EVOLVED
45. Prohibited : ILLEGAL
47. Melodious : ARIOSO
48. Volcano flow : LAVA
51. Seeing red : IRATE
52. Big name in bottled water : EVIAN
53. Mails : SENDS
54. Net material : MESH
55. Giant fair : EXPO
56. Cyclist's choice : GEAR
58. Monopoly card : DEED
61. Golf peg : TEE
63. Hwys. : RDS

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