New York Times, Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Author: Adam G. Perl
Editor: Will Shortz
Adam G. Perl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QVYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Perl. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Auto parts giant : NAPA
5. They may be vaulted : APSES
10. Sharp or flat, say : OFF
13. Does in : ICES
14. Timely benefits : BOONS
15. Cap-___ (from head to foot) : APIE
16. Bureaus : CHESTSOFDRAWERS
19. It may have electroreceptors : EEL
20. Dances with chairs : HORAS
21. Rhinestone feature : FACET
22. Gooey stuff : TAR
23. Co. that offers I.M.'s : AOL
24. It usually starts "How many …?" : LIGHTBULBJOKE
31. Puts out of work : IDLES
32. Like "Green Acres" : RURAL
33. Bushy 'do : FRO
36. Appear : SEEM
37. Glass ingredient : SILEX
38. "Dracula" author Stoker : BRAM
39. Gunpowder, e.g. : TEA
40. Navy elite : SEALS
41. Assault on Troy, e.g. : SIEGE
42. 2003 Nicolas Cage film : MATCHSTICKMEN
45. Hood's piece : GAT
46. Sr.'s exam : GRE
47. Barely enough : SCANT
50. Liquid-Plumr competitor : DRANO
53. Red-white-and-blue inits. : USA
56. Their initials can be found consecutively in 16-, 24- and 42-Across : THREEPRESIDENTS
59. Diner sign : EATS
60. 1978 Peace Nobelist : SADAT
61. Some mayhem : RIOT
62. Common title : MRS
63. It may be skipped : STONE
64. Fair : EXPO
1. "Good one!" : NICE
2. Have a hankering : ACHE
3. Floor it, with "out" : PEEL
4. Long-eared equine : ASS
5. Take in : ABSORB
6. D : POOR
7. Soft seat : SOFA
8. There are two in a loaf : ENDS
9. Part of an empire up to 1991: Abbr. : SSR
10. Crude group? : OPEC
11. Send packing : FIRE
12. Suffix with slug : FEST
15. Win in ___ (triumph easily) : AWALK
17. "___ Amore" : THATS
18. "What ___ Believes" (Doobie Brothers hit) : AFOOL
22. Classic 1954 sci-fi film : THEM
23. Comet competitor : AJAX
24. Telephone book, essentially : LIST
25. ___ fixe : IDEE
26. Flash of light : GLEAM
27. Husband of Bathsheba : URIAH
28. Slow times : LULLS
29. City of Brittany : BREST
30. Violinist Zimbalist : EFREM
34. Fury : RAGE
35. Straw in the wind : OMEN
37. Sunnis, e.g. : SECT
38. Hog, so to speak : BIKE
40. Condoleezza Rice's department : STATE
41. New England catch : SCROD
43. A de Mille : AGNES
44. Set off : IGNITE
47. ___ cell research : STEM
48. Reduce to carbon : CHAR
49. Word with fine or visual : ARTS
50. "Dang!" : DRAT
51. Make over : REDO
52. "___ example …" : ASAN
53. Popular computer operating system : UNIX
54. "Hold everything!" : STOP
55. Concerning : ASTO
57. Ltr. addenda : PSS
58. "But I heard him exclaim, ___ …" : ERE

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