New York Times, Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Author: Ed Sessa
Editor: Will Shortz
Edward Sessa
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Sessa. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Tassled topper : FEZ
4. Alley pickups : SPARES
10. Martial arts school : DOJO
14. Fire truck item : AXE
15. Nowheresville : PODUNK
16. One for the money? : UNUM
17. Up to, for short : TIL
18. Next up : FIRSTINLINE
20. Alan who played TV's Hawkeye : ALDA
22. Host's request : SIT
23. Not yet hard : MOLTEN
24. What a compassionless person has : HEARTOFSTONE
27. Ibsen's "Peer ___" : GYNT
28. C, say : AVERAGE
32. Theatrical faint : SWOON
35. Somme one : UNE
36. Bummed out : SAD
37. Balance point : CENTEROFGRAVITY
42. Be indisposed : AIL
43. Plastic ___ Band : ONO
44. Hits with a beam, as to remove a tattoo : LASES
45. Sauna feature : DRYHEAT
48. The good son : ABEL
50. [Read no further] : ENDOFMESSAGE
55. Spotted cat : OCELOT
58. Place that might feature a sauna : SPA
59. "ER" actor La Salle : ERIQ
60. Billets-doux ... or 18-, 24-, 37- and 50-Across all together? : LOVELETTERS
63. Animal whose name has a silent initial : GNU
64. Mass conclusion : AMEN
65. Bolstered, with "up" : SHORED
66. Six-Day War weapon : UZI
67. Lock name : YALE
68. Some blood bank technicians : TYPERS
69. Some ooze : SAP
1. Palestinian group : FATAH
2. Napoleon's punishment : EXILE
3. Mrs. F. Scott Fitzgerald : ZELDA
4. Coppertone rating: Abbr. : SPF
5. Murder method in Christie's "A Pocket Full of Rye" : POISON
6. Aimless : ADRIFT
7. Oxidizes : RUSTS
8. Head doctor, for short? : ENT
9. Scan : SKIMOVER
10. Not as bright : DULLER
11. Taking care of business : ONIT
12. It's "bustin' out all over," in song : JUNE
13. 1976 Gregory Peck film, with "The" : OMEN
19. Zero : NONE
21. Specialized vocabulary : ARGOT
25. Daly of "Judging Amy" : TYNE
26. Little bite : TANG
29. Seller's caveat : ASIS
30. Concert promoter's figure : GATE
31. Ice cream brand : EDYS
32. Whole lot : SCAD
33. Small dam : WEIR
34. No more than : ONLY
35. Subj. of a certain conspiracy theory : UFO
38. Motor Trend job : ROADTEST
39. Aware of : ONTO
40. Saloon selections : ALES
41. French formal dance : VALSE
46. Curtis of cosmetics : HELENE
47. Organic compound : ENOL
48. French physicist André : AMPERE
49. ___ of bad news : BEARER
51. Lens setting : FSTOP
52. Jason's shipbuilder, in myth : ARGUS
53. Chichi shopping area in Tokyo : GINZA
54. Fit out : EQUIP
55. Brand of facial moisturizer : OLAY
56. Result of a big hit, maybe : COMA
57. Robbie's daredevil dad : EVEL
61. Lord's Prayer adjective : THY
62. Grp. behind some '60s strikes : SDS

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