New York Times, Thursday, June 17, 2010

Author: Corey Rubin
Editor: Will Shortz
Corey Rubin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Rubin. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Poe poem, with "The" : BELLS
6. A lot : RAFTS
11. Cutesy-___ : POO
14. Chris with the 1991 hit "Wicked Game" : ISAAK
15. With 25-Across, an Irving Berlin song : ILOVE
16. Furthermore : AND
17. Blue : BAWDY
18. Hit 2006 film banned in every Arab country except Lebanon : BORAT
19. "___ Bangs" (Ricky Martin hit) : SHE
20. Newborn : BUNDLEOFJOY
22. Concern for an Allied ship : UBOAT
24. Part of many a job title: Abbr. : ASST
25. See 15-Across : APIANO
26. Gratifying : ENJOYABLE
30. Hershey's brand : ALMONDJOY
31. Part of the home computer market : MACS
32. Talk up : HYPE
33. 1824 Vienna premiere : BEETHOVENSNINTH
41. Hydrocarbon suffixes : ENES
42. Home of London's Palace Theatre : SOHO
43. Pastime for a car thief, perhaps : JOYRIDING
47. Euphoric : OVERJOYED
50. Region known as the Valley of the Moon : SONOMA
51. Évian and Vichy : SPAS
52. Like most music : TONAL
53. Best-selling novel of 1989, with "The" : JOYLUCKCLUB
58. Like Schubert's Symphony No. 7 : INE
59. Top of a Roman candle? : IGNIS
61. Sophocles skill : IRONY
62. Middling mark : CEE
63. Ding Dong filler : CREME
64. Cézanne contemporary : MANET
65. Elizabethan dramatist Thomas : KYD
66. "___ to you!" : HERES
67. Not just big : OBESE
1. Kind of lettuce : BIBB
2. Grandson of Abraham : ESAU
3. It extends about a yard : LAWN
4. Diane of "Wild at Heart" : LADD
5. 1973 NASA launch : SKYLAB
6. Nucleic acid sugar : RIBOSE
7. Up : ALOFT
8. One way to jump : FORJOY
9. Norris Dam agcy. : TVA
10. Relief pitchers prior to closers : SETUPMEN
11. El ___ (certain Texan) : PASOAN
12. Present : ONHAND
13. Work incorporated in 33-Across ... or a description of this puzzle? : ODETOJOY
21. Night sch. course : ESL
23. Life, in brief : BIO
25. Swiss ___ : ALPS
26. Attaché's place: Abbr. : EMB
27. Aye's opposite : NAE
28. "Dubliners" author : JOYCE
29. Hrs. in Puerto Rico : AST
30. Writer Rand : AYN
32. Jack and billy : HES
34. Eponymous doctor with a maneuver : HEIMLICH
35. Tony-nominated choreographer White : ONNA
36. Part of a food pyramid, briefly : VEG
37. Neighbor of Jordan: Abbr. : ISR
38. What there was in Mudville : NOJOY
39. French beverage : THE
40. Container on a pole : HOD
43. Gamer's device : JOYSTICK
44. TV's Andy : ROONEY
45. Short of resources : INNEED
46. ___ favor : DOA
47. Works : OPUSES
48. Dust collector, for short : VAC
49. Certain sled driver : ESKIMO
51. Lowlifes : SLIME
53. Al ___, 1984 Olympic gold medalist in the triple jump : JOYNER
54. Zodiac creature : CRAB
55. Solo : LONE
56. Quelques-___ (some: Fr.) : UNES
57. Part of a gig : BYTE
60. Hurdle for some srs. : GRE

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