New York Times, Monday, May 22, 2006

Author: Edgar R. Fontaine
Editor: Will Shortz
Edgar R. Fontaine
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44 Missing: {BJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Fontaine. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Early 20th-century art movement : DADA
5. Dernier ___ (the latest thing) : CRI
8. Turtle cover : SHELL
13. Designer Christian : DIOR
14. Decay : ROT
15. Gather into a bundle, as wheat : SHEAVE
16. Forest unit : TREE
17. Flying saucer fliers, for short : ETS
18. Awful : HORRID
19. Island east of Australia : NEWCALEDONIA
22. Tile art : MOSAIC
25. Grasp : HOLD
26. "Exodus" hero : ARI
27. Title for Prince Andrew : DUKEOFYORK
32. Dashboard meas. : RPM
33. List-ending abbr. : ETAL
34. Onionlike plant used in cookery : LEEK
36. Bake, as eggs : SHIRR
38. ___ de France : ILE
40. Enlarge : ADDTO
41. Angel topper : HALO
42. Org. with an academy near Colo. Springs : USAF
44. Western Indian : OTO
45. Proselytizer's success : NEWCONVERT
49. Horned animal : ELK
50. Diva's delivery : ARIA
51. Teens' rooms, typically : MESSES
53. Gary Cooper title role : SERGEANTYORK
58. Opus Dei member : PRIEST
59. "___ the land of the free ..." : OER
60. Tiniest bit : IOTA
64. Ancient markets, old-style : AGORAE
65. Letter between ex and zee : WYE
66. Atomic particle : MUON
67. Schlepper : TOTER
68. Actor Beatty : NED
69. Zebras, for lions : PREY
1. Banned pesticide : DDT
2. A lungful : AIR
3. A deer, a female deer : DOE
4. Where the action is : ARENA
5. Soldier's hairstyle : CREWCUT
6. Campus mil. program : ROTC
7. Lyric in the song named by the starts and ends of 19-, 27-, 45- and 53-Across : ITSAHELLUVATOWN
8. Poorly made : SHODDY
9. Medal recipient : HERO
10. Make, as an income : EARN
11. Roman 57 : LVII
12. Helen's mother, in Greek myth : LEDA
15. Bookcase unit : SHELF
20. Duck with soft down : EIDER
21. W.C. : LOO
22. Bog : MARSH
23. Parentless child : ORPHAN
24. Cute as a button, for one : SIMILE
28. China's Chiang ___-shek : KAI
29. No longer funny : OLD
30. Makes over : REDOES
31. Stovetop vessel : KETTLE
35. Wackos : KOOKS
37. Use an oar : ROW
39. 180° from WNW : ESE
40. Time ___ time : AFTER
43. Like a Brink's truck : ARMORED
46. "Et tu, Brute?" utterer : CAESAR
47. Speak from a soapbox : ORATE
48. Diarist Anaïs : NIN
52. Cut corners : SKIMP
53. Tiff : SPAT
54. It then follows that ... : ERGO
55. Protest gone bad : RIOT
56. Actor Richard of "Chicago" : GERE
57. Style of 1960's French pop music with a repetitive name : YEYE
61. Lord's Prayer start : OUR
62. Foot's end : TOE
63. Whichever : ANY

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