New York Times, Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Author: Jerry E. Rosman
Editor: Will Shortz
Jerry E. Rosman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FKQXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Rosman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Tree trunk : BOLE
5. Some HDTVs : RCAS
9. Heartbreaker who's "back in town" in a 1980 Carly Simon hit : JESSE
14. Feature of mesh fabrics : OPENWEAVE
16. The Carolinas, e.g., to the French : ETATS
17. Debugs computer programs, e.g. : CATCHESGLITCHES
19. Two of racing's Unsers : ALS
20. Neighbor of B.C. : ALB
21. San ___, Marin County : ANSELMO
22. La ___ Tar Pits : BREA
23. Bird feeder fill : SUET
24. Responds to rashes : SCRATCHESITCHES
31. Like Papa Bear's porridge : TOOHOT
32. Collect splinters, so to speak : SIT
33. Tuskegee's locale: Abbr. : ALA
34. Nutmeg State sch. : UCONN
35. Ore suffix : ITE
36. "What ___" ("Ho-hum") : ADRAG
38. Rap sheet entries, for short : MOS
39. Messenger ___ : RNA
40. Record label owned by Sony : ARISTA
41. Does some mending : PATCHESBRITCHES
45. Cellular construction : HIVE
46. Overlook : OMIT
47. One of the Leeward Islands : ANTIGUA
50. Hesitant sounds : UHS
51. Mexicali Mrs. : SRA
54. Lines up the sewing : MATCHESSTITCHES
57. Coral creation : ATOLL
58. Blood type historically considered the universal donor : ONEGATIVE
59. Only beardless Disney dwarf : DOPEY
60. Have a knish, say : NOSH
61. Orbiting telescope launcher : NASA
1. Florida city, for short : BOCA
2. Australian gem : OPAL
3. "Sure, why not?!" : LETS
4. Business letter abbr. : ENC
5. Return to one's seat? : REELECT
6. Quarter of Algiers : CASBAH
7. Batter's fig. : AVG
8. Ethiopia's Haile ___ : SELASSIE
9. Glitterati : JETSET
10. Blah, blah, blah, for short : ETCETC
11. Satirist Mort : SAHL
12. Skier's turn : STEM
13. Gas brand in Canada : ESSO
15. Prestigious business school : WHARTON
18. Umiak passenger : INUIT
22. Road, in the Rheinland : BAHN
24. Speech spot : STUMP
25. Tiramisu topper : COCOA
26. Place to rule : ROOST
27. Business sign abbr. : ESTAB
28. Like Siberian winters : HARSH
29. Give a lift : ELATE
30. Long tales : SAGAS
35. What oysters "R" during "R" months : INSEASON
36. Da Vinci or Michelangelo, to Romans : ARTISTA
37. Wordsmith's ref. : DICT
39. Florenz Ziegfeld offering : REVUE
40. Set a lofty goal : AIMHIGH
42. Raw material for Wrigley's, once : CHICLE
43. To a great degree : HIGHLY
44. MapQuest offerings : ROUTES
47. Make ___ dash : AMAD
48. Brussels-based alliance : NATO
49. 'Vette roof option : TTOP
51. Islamic sect : SHIA
52. Amps up : REVS
53. On the main : ASEA
55. ___-Cat (winter vehicle) : SNO
56. Doz. eggs, commonly : CTN

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