New York Times, Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Author: Anne Garellick
Editor: Will Shortz
Anne Garellick
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Garellick. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Ump's call : SAFE
5. Like some committees : ADHOC
10. White-bearded type : SAGE
14. Rectangular cereal : CHEX
15. Papal topper : TIARA
16. Run perfectly : PURR
17. Eastern nurse : AMAH
18. Overthrow, say : ERROR
19. Prelude to a solution : IDEA
20. Marinated dish : TERIYAKI
22. Gainsays : DENIES
24. Eleanor's follower as first lady : BESS
25. Sing-along, of sorts : KARAOKE
26. Group in power : REGIME
29. Alpaca's relative : CAMEL
30. Banded stone : AGATE
31. "Yikes!" : OHNO
32. TV's Arthur : BEA
35. 20-, 25-, 45- and 50-Across, in a way : JAPANESEIMPORTS
39. Suffix with cannon : ADE
40. Bowling green, e.g. : LAWN
41. "Maria ___" (1940's hit) : ELENA
42. They form bonds : ATOMS
44. Unjust accusation : BADRAP
45. Flower-arranging art : IKEBANA
48. Shia, e.g. : SECT
49. Some back-and-forth, briefly : DIALOG
50. Variety of pinball : PACHINKO
54. Stadium section : LOGE
55. Baker of song : ANITA
57. ___ Cooper (popular car) : MINI
58. Flock members : EWES
59. Clan symbol : TOTEM
60. Compound with a hydroxyl group : ENOL
61. It's typically thrown eight feet : DART
62. Dodge : EVADE
63. Like a Playboy Playmate : SEXY
1. "Scram!" : SCAT
2. Sighed words : AHME
3. Cold feet, so to speak : FEAR
4. Prime bit of trial evidence : EXHIBITA
5. Drill directive : ATEASE
6. Daggers : DIRKS
7. Mata ___ (spy) : HARI
8. ___ y Plata (Montana's motto) : ORO
9. Spice in Indian cuisine : CARDAMOM
10. ___ column : SPINAL
11. Part of a TV transmission : AUDIO
12. Rosetta Stone language : GREEK
13. Demagnetize, maybe : ERASE
21. Aden's land : YEMEN
23. Palindromic preposition : ERE
25. "Funny Girl" director Garson ___ : KANIN
26. Big Indian : RAJA
27. "Omigosh!" : EGAD
28. Be slack-jawed : GAPE
29. Tobacco units : CHEWS
31. 2003 Afghani film that won a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film : OSAMA
32. Uncle Remus title : BRER
33. European erupter : ETNA
34. P.D.Q. : ASAP
36. Stretch out : ELONGATE
37. Source of some brandy : PEACH
38. Yesteryear : OLDTIMES
42. Best qualified : ABLEST
43. Eastern "way" : TAO
44. Turned into : BECAME
45. Putzed around : IDLED
46. Plains Indian : KIOWA
47. All fired up : EAGER
48. Too full : SATED
50. Gyro holder : PITA
51. Shortest iron, in golf : NINE
52. James ___ Polk : KNOX
53. Like olives or peanuts : OILY
56. Natl. Adoption Mo. : NOV

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