New York Times, Monday, June 4, 2007

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

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1. "Madness" month : MARCH
6. Crime-fighter Eliot Ness, notably : TMAN
10. Hug givers : ARMS
14. What a sun visor prevents : GLARE
15. Saab or Subaru : AUTO
16. Santa's "present" for a naughty child : COAL
17. Company that clears clogged drains : ROTOROOTER
19. Game with Miss Scarlet and Professor Plum : CLUE
20. "Faster!" : STEPONIT
21. Spanish squiggle : TILDE
22. Uses a stool : SITS
23. Phone part : HANDSET
25. Rocky hill : TOR
28. "___ on your life!" : NOT
29. Following : AFTER
30. With 48-Across, popular computer product : ADOBE
32. Second Amendment rights org. : NRA
33. Adjective follower : NOUN
36. Car for a star : LIMO
37. Break, briefly ... or a hint to this puzzle's theme : RANDR
39. Use a keyboard : TYPE
40. Held on to : KEPT
41. Suffix with expert : ISE
42. Fancy tie : ASCOT
43. French political divisions : ETATS
45. Barn bird : OWL
47. U.S.N.A. grad : ENS
48. See 30-Across : ACROBAT
50. The Godfather's voice, e.g. : RASP
52. Put in ___ way : HARMS
53. Scenic view : PANORAMA
57. Greek Cupid : EROS
58. Friendly tournament format : ROUNDROBIN
60. Baseball's Matty or Felipe : ALOU
61. Ladder step : RUNG
62. 1940s Bikini blast, in brief : ATEST
63. Subject to mildew, perhaps : DAMP
64. Web destination : SITE
65. Nick of "Lorenzo's Oil" : NOLTE
1. Baseball team V.I.P.'s: Abbr. : MGRS
2. Gobs : ALOT
3. Assign an NC-17, e.g. : RATE
4. Corn and wheat : CROPS
5. Nancy Drew or Joan of Arc : HEROINE
6. One who knows "the way" : TAOIST
7. Unlikely dog for a canine registry : MUTT
8. Lunched, say : ATE
9. Neither's partner : NOR
10. Mishaps : ACCIDENTS
11. Silver Cloud of autodom : ROLLSROYCE
12. Bea Arthur sitcom : MAUDE
13. Winter precipitation : SLEET
18. Not fooled by : ONTO
21. Explosive inits. : TNT
23. Steellike : HARD
24. Way off : AFAR
25. Lecture : TALK
26. "Garfield" canine : ODIE
27. Classic kids' show : ROMPERROOM
31. Exhortation at a pub : BOTTOMSUP
32. SSW's opposite : NNE
34. Atop : UPON
35. New Jersey hoopsters : NETS
37. "Lovely ___, meter maid" (Beatles lyric) : RITA
38. Entry-level position: Abbr. : ASST
42. Ross Perot, in 1992 and 1996 : ALSORAN
44. Tummy muscles : ABS
45. Like pumpkins and traffic cones : ORANGE
46. Harry Potter prop : WAND
48. In front : AHEAD
49. Nurse Espinosa on "Scrubs" : CARLA
51. Prefix with -plasm : PROTO
53. Football kick : PUNT
54. Cain's brother : ABEL
55. Aerosol spray : MIST
56. Poker stake : ANTE
58. Monopoly quartet: Abbr. : RRS
59. Pro vote in a French referendum : OUI

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