New York Times, Thursday, November 20, 2008

Author: Pete Muller
Editor: Will Shortz
Pete Muller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Muller. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Tobias ___, author of "This Boy's Life" : WOLFF
6. Sound of a sax : WAIL
10. Fish that can detect ultrasound : SHAD
14. Director Kurosawa : AKIRA
15. Kind of sax : ALTO
16. Spinner for the Spinners : HIFI
17. Start of a quote by economist Allan Meltzer : CAPITALISM
19. Come ___ : ONTO
20. First mate's superior, informally : CAPN
21. Sanded, e.g. : ABRADED
23. Quote, part 2 : WITHOUTFAILURE
26. Eastern queen : RANI
27. See 59-Across : STEARNS
28. Consoling words : ITSOK
30. Some monitors, for short : LCDS
31. Game pieces : MEN
34. Like most Olympic gymnasts : TEENAGE
37. Dressy accessories : TIEPINS
39. "Either plagiarism or revolution," according to Gauguin : ART
40. Choice that avoids choosing : BOTH
42. "___ bleu!" : SACRE
43. Occasion to say goodbye : FUNERAL
46. Ray who founded McDonald's : KROC
47. Quote, part 3 : ISLIKERELIGION
51. One who believes humans descended from extraterrestrials : RAELIAN
52. 20-Across's crew : TARS
53. Image in the Notre Dame de Paris : ANGE
54. End of the quote : WITHOUTSIN
59. With 27-Across, it collapsed in 2008 : BEAR
60. Tribe speaking Chiwere : OTOE
61. Pact since 1993 : NAFTA
62. Web addresses : URLS
63. Constellation between Cygnus and Hercules : LYRA
64. I.R.A. option : TNOTE
1. Extra in "I Was a Male War Bride" : WAC
2. Volga feeder : OKA
3. Edge : LIP
4. Heat producer : FRICTION
5. Palestinian group : FATAH
6. Waldorf salad ingredient : WALNUT
7. Noted ring leader : ALI
8. "Honest to goodness!" : ITSAFACT
9. Winning coach of the first two Super Bowls : LOMBARDI
10. Bars of a sort : SHOALS
11. Mahatma Gandhi, for one : HINDU
12. Pursuing : AFTER
13. Device also called a rectifier : DIODE
18. Blood type, for short : APOS
22. Pours 23-Down on : RINSES
23. See 22-Down : WATER
24. Map box : INSET
25. ___ no. : TEL
26. Singer Coolidge : RITA
29. Tokyo theater performance : KABUKI
31. Prefix with surgery : MICRO
32. 2005 documentary subtitled "The Smartest Guys in the Room" : ENRON
33. Fraction of an instant: Abbr. : NSEC
35. Off-base? : GONEAWOL
36. Forever and a day : ETERNITY
38. Commonwealth member beginning in 1947 : PAKISTAN
41. Charlemagne ruled it: Abbr. : HRE
43. Manicurists : FILERS
44. 1950s tennis champion Gibson : ALTHEA
45. Chinese dynasty a thousand years ago : LIAO
47. Pitcher Hideki ___ : IRABU
48. More there? : SANER
49. Corporate department : LEGAL
50. Menial worker : GRUNT
55. Prominence : TOR
56. West Coast airport inits. : SFO
57. Cousin ___ of "The Addams Family" : ITT
58. Not, to a Scot : NAE

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