New York Times, Thursday, May 4, 2006

Author: Rob Richardson
Editor: Will Shortz
Rob Richardson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {W} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Richardson. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Literally, "the gentle way" : JUDO
5. Ottava ___ (poetry type) : RIMA
9. Some porcelain : SPODE
14. African antelope : ORYX
15. Holy man : IMAM
16. Surfer wannabe : HODAD
17. 2000 Olympics greeting : GDAY
18. Benihana founder Rocky ___ : AOKI
19. Mediterranean resort island : IBIZA
20. Eye in the sky : UNMANNEDDRONE
23. Old Roman port : OSTIA
24. One-eighty : UEY
25. Natives encountered by explorer James Cook : MAORI
28. Way up the mountain : TBAR
30. Dross : SLAG
34. Prepare to share, maybe, as a song : UPLOAD
36. Suffix with ranch : ERIA
38. "Take ___" : ONE
39. Some setups : STINGOPERATIONS
42. Fair-hiring inits. : EEO
43. French sight-seer? : OEIL
44. Opposite of whole : NONFAT
45. Once, once : ERST
47. Huff : SNIT
49. Writer Zora ___ Hurston : NEALE
50. Box score no. : RBI
52. Water nymph of myth : NAIAD
54. "Ain't" ain't part of it : QUEENSENGLISH
59. Home turf for many commuters, with "the" : BURBS
60. ___ consequence : OFNO
61. Heater stats : BTUS
63. "Key" employee : VALET
64. "Bon ___" : SOIR
65. Old ___, Conn. : LYME
66. They sometimes slip : DISKS
67. Tolkien monsters : ORCS
68. Suit : EXEC
1. Nudge : JOG
2. Language in which "Pakistan" means "land of the pure" : URDU
3. Actress Cannon : DYAN
4. Head butt, e.g. : OXYMORON
5. Jocular : RIANT
6. "No problemo" : IMONIT
7. Home in on : MAKEABEELINEFOR
8. In : AMID
9. British draft horse : SHIRE
10. N'awlins sandwiches : POBOYS
11. God of wisdom : ODIN
12. Bowl over : DAZE
13. Author LeShan : EDA
21. Italian cheese : ASIAGO
22. Malodorous Malaysian fruit : DURIAN
25. Louvre, par exemple : MUSEE
26. More suitable : APTER
27. Mixtures : OLIOS
29. Airport monitor abbr. : ARR
31. Bath sponge : LOOFA
32. Year's record : ANNAL
33. Brave deed of yore : GESTE
35. Ices : DOESIN
37. Lacking a key : ATONAL
40. End of a sporting match : PIN
41. Like mudpies and wax fruit : INEDIBLE
46. Game show host impersonated by Ferrell : TREBEK
48. Astringent, as wine : TANNIC
51. Outdoes : BESTS
53. Hockey's Kravchuk and Korolev : IGORS
54. Paris's ___ d'Orsay : QUAI
55. Modern links, for short : URLS
56. Unexceptional : SOSO
57. Band with the 1979 hit "Babe" : STYX
58. "Essays Moral and Political" philosopher : HUME
59. Underwear letters : BVD
62. Jiffy : SEC

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