New York Times, Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Author: Dan Schoenholz
Editor: Will Shortz
Dan Schoenholz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Schoenholz. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Rocky outcrop : CRAG
5. ___ Ness : LOCH
9. Self-mover's rental : UHAUL
14. "Bloody" : RARE
15. Ship-to-ship call : AHOY
16. Irritable : TESTY
17. "Picnic" playwright William : INGE
18. Circumstance's partner : POMP
19. Earns : MAKES
20. 1991 film that earned John Singleton a Best Director nomination : BOYZNTHEHOOD
23. NBC fixture since '75 : SNL
24. In addition : TOO
25. U.S.N. rank : ENS
26. Train alternative : BUS
29. What a blind man mistakes for a snake, in a fable : ELEPHANTTRUNK
33. Twisty turn : ESS
34. "Gloria in Excelsis ___" : DEO
35. Shoppe sign word : OLDE
36. Begins to pursue vigorously : HASAT
39. Wander (about) : GAD
40. Part of a shirt that may develop a hole : ELBOW
41. Callers of strikes and balls : UMPS
42. Prefix with cycle or city : TRI
43. Night before : EVE
44. Test at a football tryout : FORTYYARDDASH
48. Cook in oil : FRY
49. ___ Arbor, Mich. : ANN
50. Lend a hand : AID
51. Nosh : EAT
54. Singer of the 1975 #1 hit "Before the Next Teardrop Falls" : FREDDYFENDER
57. Like some bears : POLAR
60. Lucy's husband or son : DESI
61. Shrek, e.g. : OGRE
62. San Antonio landmark, with "the" : ALAMO
63. Mont Blanc, par exemple : ALPE
64. Artery's counterpart : VEIN
65. Keep for another three weeks, say, as a library book : RENEW
66. Like some batteries : DEAD
67. "I hate to break up ___" : ASET
1. Nursery sights : CRIBS
2. Went long, as a sentence : RANON
3. Sweater or sock pattern : ARGYLE
4. "Man!" : GEEZ
5. Portable computers : LAPTOPS
6. "Call on me! Call on me!" : OHOHOH
7. Accompany, with "with" : COME
8. Like Olivia Newton-John's last name : HYPHENED
9. Absolute maximum : UTMOST
10. Focus of a phrenologist : HEAD
11. Seek answers : ASK
12. Beehive State native : UTE
13. Fleur-de-___ : LYS
21. Mushroom cloud producer, in brief : NTEST
22. No longer fooled by : ONTO
26. Onion, for one : BULB
27. Cancel : UNDO
28. Twist, as facts : SKEW
30. Absolute minimum : LEAST
31. Legendary firefighter Red : ADAIR
32. Actors' parts : ROLES
36. In a ___ (indignant) : HUFF
37. Roman god of love : AMOR
38. Surprisingly agile for one's age : SPRY
39. Pop's pop : GRANDDAD
40. Dodge : EVADE
42. Daly of "Cagney & Lacey" : TYNE
43. Spiritually uplifted : EDIFIED
45. Peter of Peter, Paul and Mary : YARROW
46. Place for pampering : DAYSPA
47. Yard separators : HEDGES
52. Nest that may be found on a 1-Across : AERIE
53. Singer Terence ___ D'Arby : TRENT
54. Stardom : FAME
55. Edit out : DELE
56. Kind of lox : NOVA
57. Standard for the course : PAR
58. Bullring "Bravo!" : OLE
59. Office computer linkup, for short : LAN

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