New York Times, Wednesday, September 8, 2004

Author: Steve Jones
Editor: Will Shortz
Steve Jones
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Jones. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Son of Judah : ONAN
5. "Ba-da-___!" : BING
9. Clearly : BYFAR
14. Baseball's Hideo ___ : NOMO
15. Words with a nod : ISEE
16. Like Cro-Magnon man, to us : EARLY
17. Got down : ALIT
18. Keaton's "Mr. Mom" co-star : GARR
19. Struck from the Bible? : SMOTE
20. Narcissist's breakup line? : ITSNOTYOUITSME
23. Fix, as old shoes : RESOLE
24. San Francisco's ___ Hill : NOB
25. Radio host's breakup line? : WENEEDTOTALK
32. Audiophile's shelfful : LPS
35. One way to go to a party : STAG
36. "I understand, sir!" : AYEAYE
37. Cupid's counterpart : EROS
39. Tease : RAG
41. First name in mystery : ERLE
42. Easy to prepare, say : NOFUSS
45. Accurse : DAMN
48. Get-up-and-go : PEP
49. Astronaut's breakup line? : IWANTMYSPACE
52. 1988 Meg Ryan film : DOA
53. Cotton Bowl city : DALLAS
57. Farmer's breakup line? : WEVEGROWNAPART
62. Breakfast sizzler : BACON
63. Korea's Syngman ___ : RHEE
64. Retin-A treats it : ACNE
65. Rod-shaped germ : ECOLI
66. Till slot : ONES
67. John Astin's actor son : SEAN
68. They're verboten : DONTS
69. Thai restaurant cookware : WOKS
70. Rice-shaped pasta : ORZO
1. Sign in a station : ONAIR
2. Nick of "The Deep" : NOLTE
3. Out of place : AMISS
4. "Later!" : NOTNOW
5. Center of a circus : BIGTENT
6. "Because ___ so!" : ISAY
7. Fictional Wolfe : NERO
8. "-ing" word : GERUND
9. Gaffer's aide : BESTBOY
10. Traditional Thanksgiving dish : YAMS
11. Word on a gift tag : FROM
12. Old, to Oskar : ALTE
13. White alternative : RYE
21. Arena yells : OLES
22. Smidgen : IOTA
26. Pencil holder : EAR
27. "Zounds!" : EGADS
28. Ball holder : TEE
29. Org. for boomers, now : AARP
30. Singer Lovett : LYLE
31. Stay fresh : KEEP
32. Filmmaker Riefenstahl : LENI
33. Figurehead's place : PROW
34. Crash site? : SOFA
38. Light source : SUN
40. Old Navy's parent, with "The" : GAP
43. France's patron : STDENIS
44. It might make you short of breath : SMOG
46. March ___ (47-Down tourney) : MADNESS
47. School sports org. : NCAA
50. Peter of Peter, Paul and Mary : YARROW
51. Rio Grande city : ELPASO
54. Football factory worker : LACER
55. Ball's partner : ARNAZ
56. Pool member of old : STENO
57. Baylor's city : WACO
58. B-school subj. : ECON
59. Electrical unit : VOLT
60. "This can't be!" : OHNO
61. Pay period : WEEK
62. Rose's home : BED

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