New York Times, Friday, February 6, 2009

Author: Frederick J. Healy
Editor: Will Shortz
Frederick J. Healy
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Healy. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Big name in exercise : JANEFONDA
10. Firm parts: Abbr. : DEPTS
15. Dessert skipper's declaration : IMONADIET
16. Big-eyed baby : OWLET
17. Valuable piece of time? : GOLDWATCH
18. Sofia, por ejemplo : REINA
19. It's sometimes pulled while running : GROIN
20. 1966 hit from the album "Sounds of Silence" : IAMAROCK
22. Keep : LAST
23. Track has-been : OLDNAG
25. It's passable : CEE
26. Transports near stairs : ELS
27. Like pigs : GREEDY
28. Game with many balls : KENO
29. Topple : UPEND
30. Zulu's group : BANTU
31. Sci-fi hero whose home planet is Corellia : HANSOLO
34. Most economical : LEANEST
36. Bits of créativité : IDEES
37. Derby attire : SILKS
38. Many a 21-Down celebrant : GRAD
39. Amuse : TICKLE
41. Lays out : KOS
44. Knob on old TVs: Abbr. : HOR
45. They might be in stitches : GASHES
46. "Home Improvement" actor Richard : KARN
47. Yakut, e.g. : SIBERIAN
49. Modern home of ancient Ebla : SYRIA
50. Feather: Prefix : PTERO
51. Term of address used during an argument : YOURHONOR
54. They're often found in tubs : OLEOS
55. Zip : NONEATALL
56. They're green : TYROS
57. "Sure" : OKEYDOKEY
1. Shake : JIGGLE
2. Unlikely to be judgmental : AMORAL
3. "It won't be missed" : NOLOSS
4. Split up : ENDIT
5. Forest issue : FAWN
6. Certain ladies' room : ODA
7. Small beef : NIT
8. Unquestionable : DECIDED
9. Near : ATHAND
10. It might be worn under a cap : DORAG
11. It has a lip and a mouth but never speaks : EWER
12. Epoch when the landmasses of North and South America joined : PLIOCENE
13. A call used to go out for this : TENCENTS
14. Plan to catch a criminal : STAKEOUT
21. Kentucky Derby time : MAY
23. City founded by Ivan IV : OREL
24. Star viewed at night : LENO
27. Mailing ctrs. : GPOS
28. Where Manhattan is: Abbr. : KANS
29. Handled : USED
30. Oven dial word : BAKE
31. Climax : HIGHSPOT
32. À la an expert : ADROITLY
33. Drink for a designated driver, maybe : NEARBEER
34. Not far from : LIKE
35. Direction-changing pipes : ELLS
37. Blockhead : SCHNOOK
39. ___ chi : TAI
40. Rally speaker's emphatic response to his own rhetorical question : ISAYNO
41. Site in ancient Thebes : KARNAK
42. A.L. East player : ORIOLE
43. Cross : SNARLY
45. Total amount : GROSS
46. Former capital of Japan : KYOTO
48. Sock attachment? : EROO
49. Atlantic catch : SHAD
52. Armagnac article : UNE
53. 18-Across's partner : REY

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