New York Times, Monday, May 30, 2005

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Chasm : ABYSS
6. Grassy clump : SOD
9. Pond organism : ALGA
13. Provide comfort to : SOOTHE
15. Crazy eights spinoff : UNO
16. Competed : VIED
17. Stuff oneself : PIGOUT
18. Enter quickly : DUCKINTO
20. Response to an insult : SLAP
21. Angry audience reaction : HISS
23. Low point : NADIR
24. Detail in a builder's plan : SPEC
26. Infuse with oxygen : AERATE
27. Store for future use : SQUIRRELAWAY
32. Cleanse totally : PURGE
33. In a snit : RILED
34. Sharp turn : ZIG
37. Parade spoiler : RAIN
38. Pasture : FIELD
39. Continental coin : EURO
40. Football distances: Abbr. : YDS
41. Spree : BINGE
42. Home in the Arctic : IGLOO
43. Spend time playfully : MONKEYAROUND
45. Have ambitions : ASPIRE
48. Wax-coated cheese : EDAM
49. "One of ___ days, Alice ?" : THESE
50. Sensible : WISE
52. Taj Mahal city : AGRA
56. Devour quickly : WOLFDOWN
58. Pay what's due : PONYUP
60. Planning to vote no : ANTI
61. Bowling target : PIN
62. Not quite a homer : TRIPLE
63. Breather : REST
64. "___ the season ?" : TIS
65. Centers of operation : BASES
1. Nile slitherers : ASPS
2. Seethe : BOIL
3. Spiritual exercise : YOGA
4. Reason to hit the brakes : STOPSIGN
5. Moo ___ pork : SHU
6. Lather : SUDS
7. Burden : ONUS
8. Med school grad : DOC
9. House that's for the birds : AVIARY
10. Singer Ronstadt : LINDA
11. Be in on the joke : GETIT
12. Idolize : ADORE
14. Potent anesthetic : ETHER
19. Bread machine cycle : KNEAD
22. Skater's hangout : ICERINK
25. Prefix with schooler : PRE
26. Thinking "Gee whiz!" : AWED
27. Nimble : SPRY
28. Campus area : QUAD
29. Leon ___, who wrote "Mila 18" : URIS
30. Feudal lord : LIEGE
31. Spellbound : ALLEYES
34. South African native : ZULU
35. What spinach is rich in : IRON
36. Dandy : GOOD
38. Dandy : FINE
39. Extreme self-centeredness : EGOMANIA
41. Ready for a change : BORED
42. S. & L. holding : IRA
43. Fish out of water : MISFIT
44. Highly capable : ADEPT
45. Fighting : ATWAR
46. Gleamed : SHONE
47. Animal hides : PELTS
50. What V-J Day ended : WWII
51. Rustic retreats : INNS
53. Swindles : GYPS
54. Hold sway : RULE
55. Pals of Tarzan : APES
57. Decide : OPT
59. Sun or moon : ORB

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