New York Times, Wednesday, August 3, 2005

Author: David Liben-Nowell and Ryan O'Donnell
Editor: Will Shortz
David Liben-Nowell
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Ryan O'Donnell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Liben-Nowell. This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. O'Donnell. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Round bullets : SLUGS
6. Dish that may come with a toothpick : BLT
9. Helps in crime : ABETS
14. Columbus's birthplace : GENOA
15. Ladies' or gents', e.g. : LOO
16. Onetime Red head : LENIN
17. Board that's usually 1 5/8" x 3 5/8" : TWOBYFOUR
19. Punch server : LADLE
20. Ages and ages : AEONS
21. Point-and-click item : REMOTE
22. Conflict from 1337-1453 : HUNDREDYEARSWAR
26. Prefix with bar : ISO
27. Atlanta-to-St. Pete dir. : SSE
28. Russian fighter : MIG
29. John and Paul, e.g.: Abbr. : STS
30. Grandly honor : FETE
32. Call on : VISIT
34. Mathematician's response to 17-, 22-, 51- and 58-Across? : IDEMANDARECOUNT
41. Desire, with "for" : SPOIL
42. Snack item since 1912 : OREO
43. ___ glance (quickly) : ATA
46. Prefix with school : PRE
47. Draft org. : SSS
50. Breach : GAP
51. Aramis, Athos, D'Artagnan and Porthos, with "the" : THREEMUSKETEERS
55. Grand Prix site : LEMANS
56. High clouds : CIRRI
57. "Don't say ___" : AWORD
58. Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Northwestern, Ohio State, Penn State, Purdue and Wisconsin : THEBIGTEN
62. Turn aside : SHUNT
63. Any ship : HER
64. It's a snap : PHOTO
65. Trunk : TORSO
66. Drapers' meas. : YDS
67. Place : STEAD
1. ___ Pepper : SGT
2. Author Wallace : LEW
3. Popular Mattel game : UNO
4. Become spoiled : GOBAD
5. Gale on the gridiron : SAYERS
6. Marilyn Monroe, e.g. : BLONDE
7. Punk : LOUSY
8. Rocky point : TOR
9. Kind of reaction : ALLERGIC
10. Rafters : BEAMS
11. Funds : ENDOWS
12. Struggle with : TILTAT
13. Speaks scornfully : SNEERS
18. The Blue and the Gray, once : FOES
21. Add to the pot : RAISE
22. Old 45 player : HIFI
23. Preowned : USED
24. A flat, e.g. : NOTE
25. Arabian V.I.P. : EMIR
31. First responders: Abbr. : EMS
32. Actor Kilmer : VAL
33. Excessively : TOO
35. Tack on : APPENDTO
36. Social standards : NORMS
37. "___ et mon droit" (British royal motto) : DIEU
38. Advocate : URGE
39. Approach : NEAR
40. Trumps : TOPS
43. "Finally!" : ATLAST
44. "Pinball Wizard" group : THEWHO
45. British knight's protector : ARMOUR
47. Sports people in masks : SKIERS
48. Certain Slav : SERB
49. "Cathy" and "Luann" : STRIPS
52. Takes home : EARNS
53. Part of an I.R.S. return: Abbr. : SCHED
54. Black billiard ball : EIGHT
58. Your, of yore : THY
59. Corn location : TOE
60. Airport inits. : ETA
61. Silent O.K. : NOD

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