New York Times, Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BQVX} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Enlighten : TEACH
6. A couple CBS spinoffs : CSIS
10. 1972 Broadway musical : PIPPIN
14. Metal giant : ALCOA
15. Evict : OUST
16. Area : ZONE
17. Surface again, as a road : RETOP
18. Pirate or Padre, briefly : NLER
19. Camera feature : ZOOM
20. Barracks artwork, perhaps : PINUPPICTURE
22. River to the Ligurian Sea : ARNO
23. Keg necessity : TAP
24. "... ___ he drove out of sight" : ERE
25. ___ St. Louis, Ill. : EAST
27. Preen : PRIMP
29. Greek peak : MTOSSA
33. Vice president after Hubert : SPIRO
36. Patient wife of Sir Geraint : ENID
38. Action to an ante : UPPING
39. Gain ___ : ALAP
40. French artist Odilon ___ : REDON
42. Grape for winemaking : PINOT
43. Single-dish meal : POTPIE
45. Broad valley : DALE
46. See 21-Down : NEWS
47. Artery inserts : STENTS
49. Offspring : YOUNG
51. Mexican mouse catcher : GATO
53. Medical procedure, in brief : MRI
54. "Wheel of Fortune" option : SPIN
57. Animal with striped legs : OKAPI
60. Editorial : OPINIONPIECE
63. It gets bigger at night : PUPIL
64. "Hold your horses!" : WAIT
65. Idiots : JERKS
66. Europe/Asia border river : URAL
67. Suffix with launder : ETTE
68. Leaning : ATILT
69. Brownback and Obama, e.g.: Abbr. : SENS
70. Rick with the 1976 #1 hit "Disco Duck" : DEES
71. Yegg's targets : SAFES
1. Mastodon trap : TARPIT
2. "Mefistofele" soprano : ELENA
3. Misbehave : ACTUP
4. Pen : COOP
5. More pleased : HAPPIER
6. Treated with disdain : CONTEMNED
7. Enterprise crewman : SULU
8. Rhone feeder : ISERE
9. Many a webcast : STREAM
10. Mushroom, for one : PIZZATOPPING
11. Unfortunate : POOR
12. Nevada's state tree : PINON
13. Disney fish : NEMO
21. Colonial figure with 46-Across : CRIER
26. Poker champion Ungar : STU
27. Self-medicating excessively : POPPINGPILLS
28. March 14, to mathematicians : PIDAY
30. Book part : SPINE
31. Powder, e.g. : SNOW
32. 007 and others: Abbr. : AGTS
33. Drains : SAPS
34. Stove feature : PILOT
35. Feet per second, e.g. : RATE
37. Italian range : DOLOMITES
41. Prefix with surgery : NEURO
44. Captain's announcement, for short : ETA
48. Tucked away : STOWED
50. Stealthy fighters : NINJAS
52. Sedative : OPIATE
54. Letter feature : SERIF
55. Jam : PICKLE
56. Settles in : NESTS
57. Symphony or sonata : OPUS
58. Japanese city bombed in W.W. II : KURE
59. Beelike : APIAN
61. Evening, in ads : NITE
62. Religious artwork : PIETA

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