New York Times, Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Author: Caleb Madison
Editor: Will Shortz
Caleb Madison
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Madison. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Amerika" novelist : KAFKA
6. Apt. area measurement : SQFT
10. "Shut your ___!" : TRAP
14. Something you click to open : EMAIL
15. "Treasure Island," e.g. : TALE
16. Singer McEntire : REBA
17. Trial jury? : PENALPANEL
19. "Young Frankenstein" hunchback : IGOR
20. ___ and outs : INS
21. Writer Oscar : WILDE
22. Heart beater in bridge bidding : SPADE
23. Wine telemarketer? : CELLARCALLER
25. Detective played by Peter Lorre : MRMOTO
28. Word before Miss or Opry : OLE
29. Iranian money : RIAL
30. Lone Star State duties? : TEXASTAXES
37. Ecol. or biol. : SCI
38. Kind of pass that might get you backstage : VIP
39. Shout from Scrooge : BAH
40. Late-night talk show host's principles? : CONANCANON
45. American Beauty, for one : ROSE
46. ___ Flanders, neighbor of Homer Simpson : NED
47. Some charge cards, informally : AMEXES
49. Slyly popping a breath mint, e.g.? : TICTACTACTIC
55. In the air : ALOFT
56. Kept the engine running : IDLED
57. "What have we here?!" : OHO
60. Mrs. Dithers of "Blondie" : CORA
61. Sammy's backup singers? : DAVISDIVAS
63. Radioer's word : OVER
64. Land o' the Irish : ERIN
65. Honda division : ACURA
66. Line from the ankle to the waist, say : SEAM
67. Stag or stallion : MALE
68. "Mmm-mmm!" : YUMMY
1. Hat for a French soldier : KEPI
2. "You said it, brother!" : AMEN
3. Ones waiting for autographs, e.g. : FANS
4. Sedona maker : KIA
5. Totally mistaken : ALLWET
6. Bathroom division : STALL
7. Session after a lecture, informally : QANDA
8. Old maker of baseball cards and bubble gum : FLEER
9. ___ Aviv : TEL
10. Not quite in the majors : TRIPLEA
11. Kingly : REGAL
12. "Welcome to my humble ___" : ABODE
13. Tool for someone on KP duty : PARER
18. Test for a sitcom : PILOT
22. Margarita garnish : SALT
23. Sanders, Klink or Mustard: Abbr. : COL
24. Dow Jones listings: Abbr. : COS
25. Richie's mom, to the Fonz : MRSC
26. Puerto ___ : RICO
27. Primary : MAIN
31. Stowe heroine : EVA
32. Mark, as a ballot : XIN
33. Mil. address : APO
34. GameCube competitor : XBOX
35. Simplicity : EASE
36. The Rolling Stones' "___ a Rainbow" : SHES
41. Myrmecologist's box : ANTFARM
42. "Very cool!" : NEAT
43. Atlanta-based federal health org. : CDC
44. Hoopsters Archibald and Thurmond : NATES
45. VCR button : REC
48. Noon : MIDDAY
49. Mexican restaurant orders : TACOS
50. "___ Lucy" : ILOVE
51. Grammy-winning pianist Chick : COREA
52. Miss America headwear : TIARA
53. Tylenol rival : ADVIL
54. "Crazy" singer Patsy : CLINE
57. Egg, biologically : OVUM
58. Damage : HARM
59. "The Star-Spangled Banner" start : OSAY
61. Barack Obama, e.g.: Abbr. : DEM
62. Site of an oxygen tent, in brief : ICU

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