New York Times, Monday, May 28, 2012

Author: Kurt Mueller
Editor: Will Shortz
Kurt Mueller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Mueller. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Suffix with differ : ENT
4. Early American patriot Thomas : PAINE
9. Speedy : RAPID
14. Gen ___ (child of a 29-Across) : XER
15. Capital of Jordan : AMMAN
16. "William Tell," for one : OPERA
17. Where: Lat. : UBI
18. Land that's not inland : COAST
19. Gave a speeding ticket : CITED
20. Stereotypical entree at a campaign event : RUBBERCHICKEN
23. It's transfused in a transfusion : BLOOD
24. Brits' thank-yous : TAS
25. ___ carte : ALA
28. Powerful D.C. lobby : AARP
29. One born in the late 1940s or '50s : BABYBOOMER
33. Prefix with conservative : NEO
34. ___-Japanese War : SINO
35. Lerner's songwriting partner : LOEWE
36. Item carried by an Amish driver : BUGGYWHIP
39. Way underpriced : CHEAP
42. Ogled : EYED
43. Nothing ___ the truth : BUT
46. Farmer's wish : BUMPERCROP
49. 10th grader: Abbr. : SOPH
50. ___-Caps : SNO
51. Cheerleader's cheer : RAH
52. Authored : WROTE
53. The starts of 20-, 29-, 36- and 46-Across, e.g., when repeated quickly in order : TONGUETWISTER
58. Protein acid, for short : AMINO
60. U.C.L.A. athlete : BRUIN
61. "If you ask me," in texts : IMO
62. Sainted ninth-century pope : LEOIV
63. Daily reading for a pope : BIBLE
64. Clean air org. : EPA
65. Orange soda brand : FANTA
66. "Sailing to Byzantium" poet : YEATS
67. Roll of green? : SOD
1. Beyond the metro area : EXURBAN
2. Interstellar clouds : NEBULAE
3. ___ Bridge (former name of New York's R.F.K. Bridge) : TRIBORO
4. Walked back and forth : PACED
5. Love personified : AMOR
6. Apple computer : IMAC
7. Poet Ogden : NASH
8. Thing : ENTITY
9. Absolutely dependable : ROCKSOLID
10. "... blackbirds baked in ___" : APIE
11. Honeybunch or snookums : PETNAME
12. Rage : IRE
13. Annual June honoree : DAD
21. Jazz style : BOP
22. Taxi : CAB
26. ___ Alcindor (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, once) : LEW
27. Live and breathe : ARE
29. Gargantuan : BIG
30. Taiwanese-born director Lee : ANG
31. Charles of "Algiers," 1938 : BOYER
32. "Alley ___!" : OOP
34. Luminous stellar explosion : SUPERNOVA
36. Protestant denom. : BAP
37. Cheyenne's home: Abbr. : WYO
38. Cool, in old slang : HEP
39. "___ News Sunday Morning" : CBS
40. Attila, for one : HUN
41. Love or rage : EMOTION
43. Wee 'un's footwear : BOOTIES
44. Lively, in music : UPTEMPO
45. In phrases, something to share or hit : THEROAD
47. Dishcloth : RAG
48. A little on the heavy side : CHUBBY
49. 12th graders: Abbr. : SRS
52. Rosés, e.g. : WINES
54. "I'm ___!" : ONIT
55. Great Lake between Huron and Ontario : ERIE
56. Heavy instrument to march with : TUBA
57. Lose freshness, as a flower : WILT
58. 1936 candidate Landon : ALF
59. ___ culpa : MEA

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