New York Times, Monday, February 16, 2009

Author: David Kwong
Editor: Will Shortz
David Kwong
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JVZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Kwong. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Ballet bend : PLIE
5. Stogie : CIGAR
10. "Kapow!" : BLAM
14. Optimistic : ROSY
15. Zee : English :: ___ : Greek : OMEGA
16. Seized vehicle : REPO
17. "Dies ___" (Latin hymn) : IRAE
18. One of 24 for pure gold : KARAT
19. Animals that might hear "gee" and "haw" : OXEN
20. What a person in an emergency might have to make : SNAPDECISION
23. Portuguese colony until 1999 : MACAO
24. Benedict XVI, e.g. : PONTIFF
28. Snares : TRAPS
32. Poetic da-DUM, da-DUM, da-DUM, e.g. : METER
33. Some glazed pottery : CRACKLEWARE
38. ___ de France : ILE
39. Philip who wrote "Goodbye, Columbus" : ROTH
40. Joy's partner : PRIDE
41. Capital NNW of Copenhagen : OSLO
42. Funnyman Philips : EMO
43. Any of the Jonas Brothers, e.g. : POPMUSICIAN
45. "Divine Comedy" writer : DANTE
47. Attacked : SETAT
48. Lord's Prayer phrase before "as it is in heaven" : ONEARTH
51. Prefix with national or grain : MULTI
55. Breakfast brand since 1928 that hints at the starts of 20-, 33- and 43-Across : RICEKRISPIES
59. Unilever swab : QTIP
62. Poet T. S. ___ : ELIOT
63. Funnyman Jay : LENO
64. Morales of "NYPD Blue" : ESAI
65. The former Mrs. McCartney : LINDA
66. School where Aldous Huxley taught George Orwell : ETON
67. "Stop it!" : DONT
68. Pricey seating areas : LOGES
69. Ripped : TORE
1. Light refractor : PRISM
2. ___ Doone cookies : LORNA
3. Sci-fi writer Asimov : ISAAC
4. Pirate costume feature : EYEPATCH
5. Pepsi alternative : COKE
6. Apple computer : IMAC
7. Ex-Spice Girl Halliwell : GERI
8. Showing shock : AGASP
9. 3:1 or 7:2, e.g. : RATIO
10. Novelist Emily or Charlotte : BRONTE
11. ___ Luthor of "Superman" : LEX
12. Mimic : APE
13. Tue. preceder : MON
21. Uncool sort : DORK
22. "This round's ___" : ONME
25. Formal response to "Who's there?" : ITISI
26. Guy : FELLA
27. Air-conditioning gas : FREON
29. Dog food brand : ALPO
30. Crook, in cop lingo : PERP
31. Does the sidestroke or butterfly : SWIMS
33. Doctrine : CREDO
34. Like Jupiter, but not Zeus : ROMAN
35. Do penance : ATONE
36. Together, to Toscanini : ADUE
37. Take five : REST
41. Rare birth occurrence : OCTUPLET
43. Gilpin of "Frasier" : PERI
44. Dog food brand : IAMS
46. La Brea attraction : TARPIT
49. Immune system agent : TCELL
50. Sun: Prefix : HELIO
52. Deceive : LIETO
53. Voice below alto : TENOR
54. "Saying ___ thing, doing ..." : ISONE
56. Double-decker checker : KING
57. Went on horseback : RODE
58. "Take ___ a sign" : ITAS
59. Abbr. at the end of a proof : QED
60. General on a Chinese menu : TSO
61. Writer Fleming : IAN

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