New York Times, Thursday, November 2, 2006

Author: John Farmer
Editor: Will Shortz
John Farmer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {Q} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pre-calc class : TRIG
5. Green basil sauce : PESTO
10. Dandy fellows : FOPS
14. Old VCR format : BETA
15. Paid in some chips : ANTED
16. Peek follower : ABOO
17. Partner of "out" : OVER
18. Wahlberg/Theron caper film, with "The" : ITALIANJOB
20. Step One: For every answer in this crossword, count this : NUMBEROFLETTERS
22. Brand of printers : EPSON
23. Design deg. : MFA
24. Muesli bit : OAT
25. Okla. rival : NEB
27. Casbah cap : FEZ
29. Pointer, e.g. : DOG
32. Surge of new arrivals : INFLUX
36. Important : BIG
37. Mural's locale : WALL
38. Step Two: Take the figure you get for Step One and do this : MULTIPLYBYTHREE
41. Footnote abbr. : IBID
42. A foot wide? : EEE
43. Ex-Bears great Walter : PAYTON
44. Cook's meas. : TSP
45. Pilot's fig. : ALT
46. Fifth qtrs. : OTS
47. Rm. coolers : ACS
49. Tax form ID : SSN
51. Cookout offering : KABOB
56. Step Three: Your Step Two result is the letter count for …! : EACHANSWERSCLUE
60. It makes a cobbler's work truly shine : SHOEPOLISH
61. SAT component : MATH
62. "In your dreams!" : ASIF
63. Actor Sal of "Giant" : MINEO
64. Pound of verse : EZRA
65. Saturn models : IONS
66. Glasses, slangily : SPECS
67. Crystal gazer : SEER
1. Steakhouse order : TBONE
2. Hasten the pace of : REVUP
3. Tabloid twosomes : ITEMS
4. Star of "Ninotchka" : GARBO
5. Poker holding : PAIR
6. Put away, crypt-ically? : ENTOMB
7. Sheet music lines : STAFF
8. Stretch the truth, so to speak : TELLAFIB
9. "Garfield" foil : ODIE
10. Orange soda brand : FANTA
11. Small item in an antique shop, say : OBJETDART
12. Hardscrabble : POOR
13. Lamentations : SOBS
19. Full spectrum : ATOZ
21. Listless feeling : ENNUI
26. Drive out by force : EXPEL
28. Nefertiti's realm : EGYPT
30. Blue Bonnet, e.g. : OLEO
31. Secluded spot : GLEN
32. Spurious: Abbr. : IMIT
33. Central parts : NUBS
34. Decide by calling heads or tails : FLIPACOIN
35. Inc., abroad : LTD
36. "Bon voyage!" : BYE
37. Kid's query : WHY
39. Says too much, inadvertently : LETSSLIP
40. To-do list entries : TASKS
45. Quick request? : ASAP
46. "I'll be there in a jiffy!" : ONESEC
48. Wearers of aprons : CHEFS
50. Denizens of sties : SWINE
52. Ultimate heights : ACMES
53. Three-alarm event : BLAZE
54. Beyond the fringe : OUTRE
55. Joy of the morning? : BEHAR
56. Actor Morales : ESAI
57. "I get it," jokily : AHSO
58. Jules et Jim, e.g. : NOMS
59. P's, to Pericles : RHOS

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