Byron Walden
Byron Walden

NY Times, Sun, Feb 27, 2005 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Byron Walden
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 16, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 85, Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sierra ___ mountains : MADRE
6. Trains in a ring : SPARS
11. Any fruit like a peach or cherry : DRUPE
16. Summons after a certain supermarket mishap : CLEANUPONAISLESIX
19. New Year's Eve V.I.P.'s : DESIGNATEDDRIVERS
20. Plow pullers : OXEN
21. Hatfields and McCoys, e.g. : ENEMIES
22. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
23. ___ a one : NARY
24. "___ for Noose" (Sue Grafton novel) : NIS
25. After-hours : LATE
26. Little scurrier : ANT
27. Master control site for electric lights : SWITCHBOX
33. Middle grade : CEE
34. Mormons, for short : LDS
35. Item in a new shirt : PIN
36. ___-en-Provence : AIX
37. Gridiron grp. north of the border : CFL
38. 2000 title role for Richard Gere : DRT
39. Gillette brand : ATRA
41. Former Georgia senator Miller : ZELL
42. Corrida cheer : OLE
43. Quaint letter salutation : SIRS
45. Word that may follow the start of 16-, 19-, 27-, 52-, 59- or 63-Across : HITTERS
47. ___ gum (ice cream ingredient) : GUAR
48. Doesn't feel well : AILS
50. With 51-Across, what "they're playing" : OUR
51. See 50-Across : SONG
52. Start to park : PULLINTOASPOT
57. Othello, for one : MOOR
58. Pigeon-___ : TOED
59. Juice source? : POWERCORD
63. "Am I dreaming?!" : PINCHME
64. Spanish "uncle" : NOMAS
65. Old records, for short : LPS
1. Arches site : MCDONALDS
2. City in Virginia or Egypt : ALEXANDRIA
3. Gaza, for example : DESERTSTRIP
4. Wet, weatherwise : RAINY
5. London's home: Abbr. : ENG
6. Bridge : SPAN
7. Packing a punch : POTENT
8. Not packing a punch : ANEMIC
9. Root whose root means "root" : RADISH
10. People usually want you to take theirs : SIDE
11. 551, to Flavius : DLI
12. Make merry : REVEL
13. E-mail necessity : USERACCOUNT
14. Jolly Roger : PIRATEFLAG
15. Terry Bradshaw, for example : EXSTEELER
17. Article in Le Monde : UNE
18. Yearbook sect. : SRS
27. Place to be loofahed : SPA
28. Accompanied by : WITH
29. Cross letters : INRI
30. Boxer Max : BAER
31. Aromatherapy supplies : OILS
32. Giant, in T-shirt sizes : XXL
40. Scads : ATON
41. Goose egg : ZERO
44. Poor part of town : SLUM
46. Royal rebuke? : TUT
47. Saintly : GOOD
49. Spill (over) : SLOP
51. Did 80, say : SPED
53. Skating maneuver : LOOP
54. Golfer Hale : IRWIN
55. Little bits : ATOMS
56. Aggrieved : SORE
60. Organic compound : ENOL
61. Dudley Do-right's org. : RCMP
62. Cartoonist Addams : CHAS
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