New York Times, Thursday, February 24, 2005

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 42 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Prefix with industry : AGRO
5. Pace : CLIP
9. Malfunction : ACTUP
14. City whose major league baseball team was once named the Naps : CLEVELAND
16. Dirt : PORNO
17. Domestic animal thought to bring good luck : CALICOCAT
18. Persian Gulf noblemen : EMIRS
19. Quiet end? : UDE
20. Was outstanding : OWED
21. Charge for cash : ATMFEE
22. Country for which a cat was named : SIAM
24. Readies for drilling : NUMBS
26. Mrs. Victor Laszlo : ILSA
27. "___ With Love" : TOSIR
29. Singer Edith : PIAF
30. Back lot lot : SETS
31. "Little House on the Prairie" family name : OLESON
33. Airplane wing parts : SLATS
35. Southern title-holder : MISSMISSISSIPPI
40. Adagio and allegro : TEMPI
41. Scalding, as coffee : TOOHOT
42. Job for a barber : BUSH
45. Snookums : BABY
47. Fastens, in a way : SNAPS
48. Words that are a treat to hear? : ONME
49. Archangel of salvation : URIEL
51. One available in Mex. : SRTA
52. Pays off : BRIBES
54. Newbery-winning author ___ Lowry : LOIS
56. Mother: Var. : MAM
57. Personality : COLOR
58. Plan for vacations : TIMESHARE
60. Directly from the side : ABEAM
61. Vaudeville performances : STAGEACTS
62. Seed's exterior : TESTA
63. Old talk show host Joe : PYNE
64. Johann who wrote the Swiss national anthem : WYSS
1. Habituate : ACCUSTOM
2. Flowers with sword-shaped leaves : GLADIOLI
3. Studio output : RELEASES
4. Egg: Prefix : OVI
5. Rodeo sight : CLOWN
6. Prepare to skate : LACEUP
7. Cause for suppression of evidence : INADMISSIBILITY
8. July hrs. in Vegas : PDT
9. Adopt-___ : APET
10. Post-disaster appointments : COMMISSIONS
11. Hardly anything : TRIFLE
12. Discord : UNREST
13. Stand in for : POSEAS
15. Prefix with system : ECO
21. Of equal speed : ASFAST
23. Blow it : MISSTHEBOAT
25. Vacation isle : BALI
28. Center of a former empire : ROME
32. Aura : NIMBUS
34. General ___ chicken : TSOS
36. Rigging support : SPAR
37. Site for people in white coats : PHARMACY
38. Kellogg's brand : POPTARTS
39. Words in "The Little Mermaid" after "The human world …" : ITSAMESS
42. University of Ohio athlete : BOBCAT
43. Prepare for a massage, perhaps : UNROBE
44. Flexes one's zygomatic muscles : SMILES
46. Royal's attendant : YEOMAN
50. Monarch's loyal subject : LIEGE
53. Aretha Franklin's Grammy-nominated sister : ERMA
55. Dir. for a ship : SSE
58. Recipe amt. : TSP
59. Turn left : HAW

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