New York Times, Monday, October 5, 2009

Author: Mark Feldman
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Feldman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Feldman. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Brown eyes or curly hair : TRAIT
6. Surrender : CEDE
10. House in Spain : CASA
14. Cry of exasperation : AARGH
15. Salve ingredient : ALOE
16. Boxer Muhammad and family : ALIS
17. $500 : WILLIAMMCKINLEY
20. Stoops : SLOUCHES
21. Not knowledgeable in the ways of the world : NAIVE
22. Prefix with plunk or plop : KER
23. Collection of information in tabular form : DATASET
25. $5,000 : JAMESMADISON
30. Gladden : ELATE
31. Sort of: Suffix : ISH
32. "___ du lieber!" : ACH
35. Exactly ... or where to find 17-, 25-, 43- and 57-Across? : RIGHTONTHEMONEY
40. China's Chiang ___-shek : KAI
41. Tricked : GOT
42. Questioned : ASKED
43. $10,000 : SALMONPCHASE
47. Not to be missed, as a TV show : MUSTSEE
50. "... boy ___ girl?" : ORA
51. Pester : ANNOY
52. Divided in appropriate amounts : PRORATED
57. $1,000 : GROVERCLEVELAND
60. Swampy ground : MIRE
61. Snakes that constrict : BOAS
62. U.S./Mex./Can. commerce pact : NAFTA
63. Years and years : AGES
64. Rodgers and Hart's "___ It Romantic?" : ISNT
65. Nervous : ANTSY
1. Fancy marbles : TAWS
2. Banister : RAIL
3. Singer Guthrie : ARLO
4. Ice house: Var. : IGLU
5. Stocky : THICKSET
6. Kodak product : CAMERA
7. Majestic shade trees : ELMS
8. Only one of the Seven Dwarfs to wear glasses : DOC
9. Hair-raising cry : EEK
10. Ancient Palestine : CANAAN
11. "___ well" ("Don't worry") : ALLIS
12. Kitchen utensil with a mesh : SIEVE
13. So far : ASYET
18. Sound before "Your, um, fly is open" : AHEM
19. Take ___ account : INTO
23. Waiter's serving : DISH
24. Tennis's Arthur : ASHE
25. Bozo : JERK
26. Inter ___ (among other things) : ALIA
27. Bearers of gold, frankincense and myrrh : MAGI
28. Biblical suffix : ETH
29. "Same for me" : DITTO
32. Paul who sang "Diana" : ANKA
33. Middling grades : CEES
34. Jekyll's counterpart : HYDE
36. Undress with the eyes : OGLE
37. Alaskan city near the Arctic Circle : NOME
38. Dance craze of the '90s : MACARENA
39. ___Kosh B'Gosh : OSH
43. Hotpoint products : STOVES
44. "___ sow, so shall ..." : ASYE
45. What the weary get, it's said : NOREST
46. Can. division : PROV
47. Molten volcanic material : MAGMA
48. Strip, as a ship : UNRIG
49. Cause unrest? : SNORE
52. Bit of strategizing : PLAN
53. Shepard who walked on the moon : ALAN
54. President just before Wilson : TAFT
55. Med. specialists who might treat tonsillitis : ENTS
56. June 6, 1944 : DDAY
58. Hitter's stat : RBI
59. "I Spy" co-star Bill, familiarly : COS

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