New York Times, Thursday, July 14, 2005

Author: Kevan Choset
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Choset. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Bats : LOCO
5. Word to a pest : SCRAM
10. Wing, in a way : MAIM
14. Maintain : AVOW
15. Personal guide : CREDO
16. Field measure : ACRE
17. "Shoot!" : DARN
18. Brahman, e.g. : HINDU
19. Word with slip or slide : KNOT
20. Graybeard : ELDER
22. Certain hammers : BALLPEENS
24. Utah city : OREM
26. Bizet priestess : LEILA
27. King Fahd ___ Abdul Aziz : IBN
29. Amount from a tube : DAB
31. Show signs of a cold : SNIFFLE
35. Pretax amount : SUBTOTAL
38. Show defiance : REARUP
39. Leslie Caron musical : LILI
40. Moving, after "on" : THEGO
42. "Alphabetic" girl's name : CECE
43. Volatile solvent : ACETAL
45. A billionaire might live in it : OPULENCE
47. Thick-___ : SKULLED
49. Delicate subject : AGE
50. Successor org. to the U.S.S.R. : CIS
51. Poke : ELBOW
53. Work like Rembrandt, at times : ETCH
55. Shooting pain : NEURALGIA
59. Monteverdi opera character : ORFEO
62. Food with gravy : ALPO
63. Prudential competitor : AETNA
65. Pat on the buns? : OLEO
66. 56, say : COOL
67. Smart : NATTY
68. ___ speed : WARP
69. "Don't I know you from somewhere?," e.g. : LINE
70. 1993 Aerosmith hit with the lyric "Love is sweet misery" : CRYIN
71. Battle of ___ : EGOS
1. Put on : LADE
2. Like many a clothes basket : OVAL
3. Stuffed with ham and cheese and then sautéed : CORDONBLEU
4. Manager's boss : OWNER
5. U.Va. or M.I.T. : SCH
6. Sleeping place : CRIB
7. Kidney-related : RENAL
8. Mixes up : ADDLES
9. 2001 hit movie musical : MOULINROUGE
10. Grimace : MAKEAFACE
11. Spots before the eyes? : ACNE
12. Monopoly token : IRON
13. "How 'bout them ___?" (classic conversation segue) : METS
21. Completely fix : REDO
23. Ballet bend : PLIE
25. Longtime NBC sitcom star : MATTLEBLANC
27. Puerto Rico y Mallorca : ISLAS
28. Riviera, e.g. : BUICK
30. "Phooey!" : BAH
32. National symbol hinted at by the ends of 3-, 25- and 9-Down (in order) : FRENCHFLAG
33. Susan on the small screen : LUCCI
34. Sporting gear with bell guards : EPEES
36. Top part : TITLEROLE
37. "Seinfeld" uncle : LEO
41. Transcript fig. : GPA
44. Teatro ___ Scala : ALLA
46. Mother of Apollo : LETO
48. Turn of the page? : DOGEAR
52. Waggish : WITTY
54. "A Beautiful Mind" star, 2001 : CROWE
55. Chemist's salt : NACL
56. "The Time Machine" people : ELOI
57. Knowing, slangily : UPON
58. One side of a debate : ANTI
60. Architect Saarinen : EERO
61. "My bad!" : OOPS
64. Writer Rand : AYN

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