New York Times, Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Author: David Elfman
Editor: Will Shortz
David Elfman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Elfman. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Particular : ITEM
5. Particular, for short : SPEC
9. Data processing room : PCLAB
14. Looking up : ROSY
15. Celestial bear : URSA
16. Geneva's river : RHONE
17. Petri dish filler : AGAR
18. Wife of Jacob : LEAH
19. Give the slip to : ELUDE
20. What this puzzle has? (not really) : NOUNIFYINGMOTIF
23. Give ___ to (prompt) : ACUE
24. Stan who created Spider-Man : LEE
25. Thanksgiving side dish : YAM
28. In perfect formation : ARRAYED
31. Mattress problem : SAG
34. Bubbling over : ABOIL
36. Neptune's realm : SEA
37. Essayist's alias : ELIA
38. Like this puzzle? (not really) : WHOLLYTHEMELESS
42. Without a partner : LONE
43. Arthur Godfrey played it : UKE
44. Nobelist Bohr : NIELS
45. A.A.R.P. members : SRS
46. Treated with contempt : SCORNED
49. Church ___ : KEY
50. Liberal arts maj. : SOC
51. ___ about : ONOR
53. What this puzzle is composed of? (not really) : JUSTRANDOMWORDS
61. Super success : ECLAT
62. Life of Riley : EASE
63. Yawn producer : BORE
64. Stroke of luck : FLUKE
65. Monopoly stack : ONES
66. "The very ___!" : IDEA
67. Like a celebrity : FAMED
68. Bronx/thonx rhymer : NASH
69. Grown-up eft : NEWT
1. Modern-day theocracy : IRAN
2. Take-out : TOGO
3. Biblical twin : ESAU
4. Loy of filmdom : MYRNA
5. Element in gunpowder : SULFUR
6. Victimizer : PREYER
7. Actor Morales : ESAI
8. "High Hopes" lyricist : CAHN
9. Aspiring doc's program : PREMED
10. Daphnis's love : CHLOE
11. Boorish sort : LOUT
12. "Me, myself ___" : ANDI
13. Bone to pick : BEEF
21. Stud declaration : ICALL
22. Twinkle : GLEAM
25. Some two-masters : YAWLS
26. Can't take : ABHOR
27. Is dreamy : MOONS
29. A tribe of Israel : ASHER
30. "___-haw!" : YEE
31. Built for speed : SLEEK
32. Steward's beat : AISLE
33. Like a windbag : GASSY
35. Suffix with duct : ILE
37. QB Manning : ELI
39. New Mexico's state flower : YUCCA
40. Ref's declaration, for short : TKO
41. Provide funds for : ENDOW
46. In cubbyholes : SORTED
47. Implements of western justice : NOOSES
48. Catch in a net : ENMESH
50. Anti-vampire tool : STAKE
52. Maid Marian's man : ROBIN
53. Mutt's buddy, in the comics : JEFF
54. Bruins' sch. : UCLA
55. Ratty area : SLUM
56. It's inert : NEON
57. Agent Scully : DANA
58. Hectored : RODE
59. Was in a no-win situation? : DREW
60. Candidate's goal : SEAT

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