New York Times, Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Author: Mike Buckley
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Buckley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JZ} Spans: 2 Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Buckley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Empty spaces : GAPS
5. Writer Roald who created the Oompa-Loompas : DAHL
9. What a landscape painter paints : SCENE
14. Father of Thor : ODIN
15. Company name whose second letter is capitalized : EBAY
16. Photocopier cartridge : TONER
17. Saturn's second-largest moon : RHEA
18. Stoop : BEND
19. Birdlike : AVIAN
20. With 38-Across, a complaint : DOCIMADDICTEDTO
23. New World cat : OCELOT
24. HBO's "Real Time With Bill ___" : MAHER
25. Drink named for a certain small stature : NEHI
27. Bergman who directed "Wild Strawberries" : INGMAR
31. Smell, taste or touch : SENSE
35. Partner of legis. and jud. : EXEC
37. Plotter against Cassio in "Othello" : IAGO
38. See 20-Across : TWITTER
40. With 57-Across, response to the complaint : SORRYIM
42. Prefix with -gramme : AERO
43. Attire for Antonius : TOGA
45. Without assistance : ALONE
46. Decorative pin : BROOCH
48. Shoreline structure : QUAY
50. Subject of a painting by Picasso or Rousseau : DREAM
52. Entrees brought out with carving knives : ROASTS
57. See 40-Across : NOTFOLLOWINGYOU
61. Situated near the upper part of the hip : ILIAC
62. Mid-March date : IDES
63. ___ fixation : ORAL
64. Capital of Belarus : MINSK
65. Gaelic speaker : CELT
66. 1960s secretary of state Dean : RUSK
67. Party throwers : HOSTS
68. Jazzy Fitzgerald : ELLA
69. Rented living qtrs. : APTS
1. Astronaut Cooper, informally : GORDO
2. On an ___ basis : ADHOC
3. Gun, in slang : PIECE
4. Symbol of slowness : SNAIL
5. Election year event : DEBATE
6. Not yet up : ABED
7. Use a whisk on : HANDMIX
8. Neighbor of ancient Phrygia : LYDIA
9. New York's ___ Island : STATEN
10. Beauty on display : COVERGIRL
11. Woman's name that means "eat" backward : ENID
12. Like Felix, but not Oscar : NEAT
13. Puzzler Rubik : ERNO
21. "Les Coquelicots" artist : MONET
22. Marx brother at a piano : CHICO
26. Tarzan or Buck Rogers, e.g. : HERO
28. It's sometimes held at a deli : MAYO
29. Not fer : AGIN
30. Terminus for all roads, in a saying : ROME
31. Wound for Cassio : STAB
32. Still-life pitcher : EWER
33. Actor Robert De ___ : NIRO
34. Didn't compromise : STOODFAST
36. "Hairy man" in Genesis : ESAU
39. One of the Barrymores : ETHEL
41. Synthetic material : RAYON
44. Hunk on display : GQMODEL
47. Some pottery containers : CROCKS
49. Bygone record label : ARISTA
51. Fictional character who cried "Curiouser and curiouser!" : ALICE
53. Ancient Greek marketplace : AGORA
54. Staple of IHOP booths : SYRUP
55. Breakfast side dish : TOAST
56. Is a sore loser, say : SULKS
57. "The Secret of ___" (1982 animated film) : NIMH
58. Jumble : OLIO
59. Biscuit containers : TINS
60. Wishing place : WELL

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