New York Times, Thursday, February 22, 2007

Author: Mike Nothnagel
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Nothnagel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Secretarial jottings: Abbr. : APPTS
6. Lee with an Oscar : ANG
9. It's held in a hold : CARGO
14. "The Rain in Spain" composer : LOEWE
15. Pal of Eeyore : ROO
16. ___ the hole : ACEIN
17. Stage part : APRON
18. Cooperation roadblock : EGO
19. Provocative military move, briefly : NTEST
20. Quest for a stereotypical Jewish mother? : MISSIONOFGUILT
23. A tiny bit : ONEIOTA
24. Prefix with -cide : ECO
25. What the dry cleaner might say after losing a garment? : DRESSUNKNOWN
31. Recesses : APSES
34. Characters in a frat house? : PSIS
35. Author who inspired a Baltimore team's nickname : POE
36. Stuns : ZAPS
37. Setting of many a Stephen King novel : MAINE
39. Bathe : LAVE
40. Results of oogenesis : OVA
41. Freeman's opposite : SERF
42. Having a bottom : SOLED
43. Reactions to poetry? : VERSEEFFECTS
47. Check-box option : YES
48. "Huh ...?!" : WHATTHE
52. Like 20-, 25- and 43-Across? : COMMERCIALFREE
56. Stock at hardware stores and garden shops : BULBS
57. Spigot holder : URN
58. Stack, in a way : LAYER
59. Running rampant : ARIOT
60. Kind of nut : LUG
61. Cause of a food safety warning : ECOLI
62. ___ Park : MENLO
63. George Strait's "All My ___ Live in Texas" : EXS
64. Packed : DENSE
1. 1960 John Wayne saga, with "The" : ALAMO
2. Make a brief call : POPIN
3. By itself : PERSE
4. Stories often have them : TWOSIDES
5. Promgoers : SENIORS
6. Some rings : ARENAS
7. Scrubbed : NOGO
8. Anachronism, e.g. : GOOF
9. Losers to the Rangers for the 1994 Stanley Cup : CANUCKS
10. Sound stage shout : ACTION
11. Draw (in) : REEL
12. Heart : GIST
13. Home of Bruce Peninsula Natl. Park : ONT
21. Suffix with Capri : OTE
22. Spirit : GENIE
26. Spruce (up) : SPIFF
27. Org. with many captains : USN
28. Word with black or fire : OPAL
29. Knitted : WOVE
30. Lack : NEED
31. Sea of ___ between Russia and Ukraine : AZOV
32. Tar, maybe : PAVE
33. Duke it out : SPAR
37. 1980's attorney general : MEESE
38. It might mean "I have to go out!" : ARF
39. Was shamed : LOSTFACE
41. Apparently does : SEEMSTO
42. Not going anywhere : STALLED
44. Sign : SYMBOL
45. Wealthy TV family : EWINGS
46. Chinese tea : CHA
49. Wear for a moment : TRYON
50. They can be spiked : HEELS
51. Like some coincidences : EERIE
52. Solution : CURE
53. "Thirtysomething" actor : OLIN
54. Call the shots : RULE
55. Heart : CRUX
56. "Pow!" : BAM

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