New York Times, Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Author: Kumar Balani and Lou Sabin
Editor: Will Shortz
Kumar Balani
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Lou Sabin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Balani. This is puzzle # 129 for Mr. Sabin. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Go wide of, say : MISS
5. Seven-time Wimbledon champ of the 1980's and 90's : GRAF
9. Celeb's way around town : LIMO
13. Be a brat : ACTUP
15. Down time : LULL
16. From the top : ANEW
17. Georgian's question before a fight? : YOUMACONFUNOFME
20. Curry of "Today" : ANN
21. Gad about : ROVE
22. Siouan speakers : OTOES
23. Archipelago part : ISLE
24. Artist Alex, leader of modern realism : KATZ
26. Montanan's comeback? : YOUREAREALBUTTE
33. Cortés victim : AZTEC
34. Hang in there : STAY
35. Neighbor of Bulg. : ROM
36. Charles of "Hill Street Blues" : HAID
37. Places to find dates? : OASES
39. Attend : GOTO
40. Tolkien beast : ORC
41. Air : AURA
42. Vinegar holder : CRUET
43. New Yorker's dare? : OKAYTROYTOHITME
47. Pump sign in Canada : ESSO
48. Aid's partner : ABET
49. "___ to every purpose ?" : ATIME
52. Start to flutter one's eyes, say : STIR
53. From Okla. City to Mobile : ESE
56. Alaskan's sorry cry after a fight? : JUNEAUWHATYADID
60. Like most bathroom graffiti: Abbr. : ANON
61. Table leveler : SHIM
62. Moose's place : LODGE
63. Sari-clad royal : RANI
64. Traditional snake dancer : HOPI
65. Boston suburb : LYNN
1. Early Yucatán people : MAYA
2. Smiley face, e.g. : ICON
3. Send reeling : STUN
4. Cartesian "I am" : SUM
5. Danny of "The Color Purple" : GLOVER
6. Bit of writing on the wall? : RUNE
7. TV E.T. : ALF
8. Winter bug : FLU
9. Taoism founder : LAOTZU
10. The skinny : INFO
11. Same: Fr. : MEME
12. Is in the red : OWES
14. 3.26 light-years : PARSEC
18. Fizzy drink : COLA
19. ___ a long shot : NOTBY
23. Really steamed : IRED
24. Shakespeare's shrew, informally : KATE
25. [Sigh] : ALAS
26. Google competitor : YAHOO
27. ___ Mountains : OZARK
28. City on the Mohawk : UTICA
29. Piece in The New Republic : ESSAY
30. Rainbow ___ : TROUT
31. Clan emblem : TOTEM
32. Overdo a scene : EMOTE
37. What we have : OURS
38. Suffix with buck : AROO
39. Stick-to-it-iveness : GRIT
41. Tahiti-bound, perhaps : ATSEA
42. Actress Ladd : CHERYL
44. Sana'a citizen : YEMENI
45. Japanese mat : TATAMI
46. "In memoriam" item : OBIT
49. Nearly closed : AJAR
50. Sandwich filler : TUNA
51. Privy to : INON
52. FedEx, say : SHIP
53. Countercurrent : EDDY
54. Gemini, for one : SIGN
55. Scene of a fall : EDEN
57. Show theatergoers to their seats, informally : USH
58. "___ cares?" : WHO
59. MSN competitor : AOL

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