New York Times, Monday, April 4, 2005

Author: Christina Houlihan Kelly
Editor: Will Shortz
Christina Houlihan Kelly
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Kelly. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Boss : CHIEF
6. Pepsi, for one : COLA
10. Not check or charge : CASH
14. Event with bucking broncos : RODEO
15. Banned orchard spray : ALAR
16. Prefix with suction : LIPO
17. Woody of "Manhattan" : ALLEN
18. Take a breather : REST
19. Norway's capital : OSLO
20. "See you later" : BYE
21. Check mate? : DEPOSITSLIP
24. Beyond doubt : SURE
25. Some linens : SHEETS
26. Balance beam? : TEETERTOTTER
31. "Yow!" : YIKES
32. Cry heard on a fairway : FORE
33. Catch, as a perp : NAB
36. Before-test work, informally : PREP
37. Simple song : DITTY
39. Super-duper : AONE
40. Brit. word reference : OED
41. Ferris wheel or bumper cars : RIDE
42. Join : UNITE
43. Firm offer? : BUSINESSTRIP
46. Illinois city symbolizing middle America : PEORIA
49. Refusals : NOES
50. Vegas spread? : URBANSPRAWL
53. Person in a zebra-striped shirt, informally : REF
56. Opposite of gave : TOOK
57. Whom the cheerleaders cheer : TEAM
58. Hit musical set in Argentina : EVITA
60. ___ fixe (obsession) : IDEE
61. Suffix with major : ETTE
62. Katey of "Married ? With Children" : SAGAL
63. Loch ___ monster : NESS
64. Film unit : REEL
65. Stable enclosure : STALL
1. One who complains, complains, complains : CRAB
2. "___ smokes!" : HOLY
3. Doing nothing : IDLE
4. Wide shoe designation : EEE
5. Cheese dishes : FONDUES
6. Aladdin's transportation : CARPET
7. Butter substitute : OLEO
8. Glasgow gal : LASS
9. Beautiful skill : ARTISTRY
10. Deal finalizer : CLOSER
11. Grocery pathway : AISLE
12. Leave, slangily : SPLIT
13. B-ball : HOOPS
22. Mess up : ERR
23. "How do I love ___?" : THEE
24. Tread : STEP
26. Mispelled, for misspelled, e.g. : TYPO
27. Irish republic : EIRE
28. Barely made, with "out" : EKED
29. Frequently : OFTEN
30. Kiddie : TOT
33. Pinot ___ (wine) : NOIR
34. Voting no : ANTI
35. When repeated, Road Runner's sound : BEEP
37. Fiasco : DISASTER
38. Dictator Amin : IDI
39. Relatives of termites : ANTS
41. Completely botch : RUIN
42. Futile : USELESS
43. Car stoppers : BRAKES
44. Tooth layer : ENAMEL
45. Boar's mate : SOW
46. Yeltsin's successor as leader of Russia : PUTIN
47. Eat away at : ERODE
48. Woodwinds : OBOES
51. Red Rose : PETE
52. $5.15/hour, e.g. : RATE
53. Latvia's capital : RIGA
54. Footnote abbr. : ETAL
55. Autumn : FALL
59. Dyemaker's container : VAT

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