New York Times, Thursday, August 12, 2010

Author: Barry Boone
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FQUW} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Boone. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Stop on it : RED
4. Caffè go-with : CREMA
9. Like some 21-Acrosses : ASIAN
14. Headbanger's instrument : AXE
15. Stadium sign : HIMOM
16. Traveler who carries his own bag : SANTA
17. See 38-Across : MORSECODE
19. "Give it ___" : ASHOT
20. "___ to Kill" (Sandra Bullock movie) : ATIME
21. Certain stampeder : ELEPHANT
23. Agents' handfuls : DIVAS
24. Mid sixth-century year : DLIX
25. Et ___ : ALII
26. Starting pitcher : ACE
27. Ming of the N.B.A. : YAO
29. Common costume for a costume party : APE
31. Lab blowup: Abbr. : ENL
32. Top 10 singer born in Nigeria : SADE
34. Question before "And how!" : DOI
36. Life : ENERGY
38. 73-Across, in 17-Across : DITDITDITDAHDAHDAHDITDITDIT
41. Vacation vehicle : JETSKI
44. ___ Christiansen, founder of the Lego company : OLE
45. Verb with "thou" : HAST
49. Reply to Captain Kirk : AYE
50. Quantum Computer Services, today : AOL
52. Chemical suffix : IDE
54. "Phooey!" : BAH
55. Fire : ZEAL
57. Cong. established it in 1958 : NASA
59. Well feature : STAIR
61. Focuses (on) : ZEROESIN
63. ___ deux : PASDE
64. Transmission conduits, of a sort : AXONS
65. Responder to 38-Across on 4/15/1912 : CARPATHIA
68. Rightmost column in the periodic table : GASES
69. Indo-___ : ARYAN
70. The Yankees play on it during the summer: Abbr. : EDT
71. What might do a foul tip? : EMERY
72. Talk show host Gibbons : LEEZA
73. See 38-Across : SOS
1. Beach shelters : RAMADAS
2. Strange things : EXOTICA
3. Came (from) : DERIVED
4. Rinky-dink : CHEESY
5. Singer Ocasek of the Cars : RIC
6. Rock genre : EMO
7. Runway user : MODEL
8. Joni Mitchell song with the lyric "She was swallowed by the sky" : AMELIA
9. "On the double!" : ASAP
10. White House girl : SASHA
11. Asthmatic's need : INHALER
12. Yom Kippur activity : ATONING
13. One way to dress : NATTILY
18. Scot's "wee" : SMA
22. Rushed : EXPEDITED
24. Part of the "De Camptown Races" refrain : DOODAH
28. New wings : ADDITIONS
30. Terminate a relationship : ENDIT
33. Cuts and splices film, e.g. : EDITS
35. Snake's place : IDAHO
37. Mrs. Woodrow Wilson : EDITH
39. Longtime Chicago Bears coach : DITKA
40. Mexico's national flower : DAHLIA
41. "The Great Gatsby" setting : JAZZAGE
42. Prerequisite for many a prescription : EYEEXAM
43. Flower named for its smell : TEAROSE
46. Embarrasses : ABASHES
47. Married : SAIDIDO
48. Ultimatums, say : THREATS
51. Like some church matters : LAICAL
53. Neighbor of Francia : ESPANA
56. Typical Clint Eastwood role : LONER
58. Catch : SNARE
60. Many a gang symbol, for short : TAT
62. Swedish actress Persson : ESSY
66. Catcher's place? : RYE
67. Goal of las Naciones Unidas : PAZ

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