New York Times, Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Author: Levi Denham
Editor: Will Shortz
Levi Denham
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FGQZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Denham. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Flipper, e.g. : LIMB
5. Butting heads : ATODDS
11. W.W. II spy org. : OSS
14. Fit to serve : ONEA
15. Stick together : COHERE
16. Some drops : DEW
17. Spot in the top tier : BALCONYSEAT
19. ___ de France : ILE
20. Hot spot : STOVE
21. "Nova" network : PBS
22. Not fresh : OLD
23. Without support : ALONE
24. Up to, quickly : TIL
26. Rope fiber : JUTE
27. "Ben-___" : HUR
28. When wadis fill : RAINYSEASON
32. Pellets, e.g. : AMMO
34. Speed (up) : REV
35. Accidental occurrence : HAP
36. 1941 Cary Grant tearjerker : PENNYSERENADE
41. It may have periods : ERA
42. Capek play : RUR
43. Church part : NAVE
45. Letterhead feature : COMPANYSEAL
50. Burden : TAX
51. Hoodwink : SCAM
52. Poetic contraction : EER
53. Ill-suited : INAPT
55. Cabinet dept. since 1965 : HUD
56. Host of an annual convention attended by publishers: Abbr. : ABA
58. Hut material : ADOBE
59. Public-house offering : ALE
60. Measure of a company's dominance (and a literal hint to 17-, 28-, 36- and 45-Across) : MARKETSHARE
64. Circle meas. : RAD
65. Cause of weird weather : ELNINO
66. "The heat ___!" : ISON
67. Master hand : PRO
68. Lie atop : RESTON
69. Backpack item, maybe : TENT
1. Court ploy : LOB
2. Struggling, as a pitcher : INASLUMP
3. The Velvet Fog : MELTORME
4. He said "Knowledge is power" : BACON
5. Retin-A treats it : ACNE
6. Poodle, perhaps : TOY
7. Startled cries : OHS
8. With all one's heart : DEEPLY
9. Evoking an "eh" : DRAB
10. Lot sights : SETS
11. Rotten to the core : ODIOUS
12. Deal with commercially : SELLTO
13. It touches the Gulf of Bothnia : SWEDEN
18. Recovered from : OVER
23. Brainstormer's cry : AHA
24. Haberdashery stock : TIES
25. 2, to 1/2 : INVERSE
26. Where "besuboru" is played : JAPAN
29. Indo-___ languages : ARYAN
30. He-Man's toon sister : SHERA
31. Caesar's end? : EAN
33. Time to get back to work, maybe : ONEPM
37. Big D.C. lobby : NRA
38. One kicking oneself : RUER
39. Record collection : DATABASE
40. 1996 Madonna role : EVAPERON
44. Tel. no. add-on : EXT
45. Black key : CSHARP
46. Eyepiece : OCULAR
47. Got by : MADEDO
48. Pines : YEARNS
49. Spending restraints : LIDS
54. Like a rare baseball game : NOHIT
56. Part of VISTA: Abbr. : AMER
57. Bundle up : BALE
58. Oodles : ATON
61. Emergency ___ : KIT
62. Musician Brian : ENO
63. Tolkien creature : ENT

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