New York Times, Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Author: Scott Atkinson
Editor: Will Shortz
Scott Atkinson
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Rows: 16, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JMQXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Atkinson. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. "Mamma Mia" singers : ABBA
5. Sheath of connective tissue : FASCIA
11. Buddy, for short : BRO
14. Object of pity for Mr. T : FOOL
15. Parthenon goddess : ATHENA
16. Sock-in-the-gut reaction : OOF
17. 1960 Jerry Lewis fairy tale spoof : CINDERFELLA
19. UV ray-blocking stat : SPF
20. Once known as : NEE
21. Stephen of "Still Crazy" : REA
22. Suit to ___ : ATEE
23. Reality show featuring Whitney Houston and her then-husband : BEINGBOBBYBROWN
28. Help pull off a crime : ABET
29. $5 bills, slangily : ABES
30. Radius neighbors : ULNAS
31. Judge's wear : ROBE
32. Poppycock : ROT
33. "Ciao for now!" : BYEBYE
34. NBC show with skits, in brief : SNL
35. Part of a bray : HEE
36. Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
37. Eurasian range : URALS
39. M.D. concerned with tonsils : ENT
40. Backyard pond fish : KOI
43. Great Chicago Fire scapegoat Mrs. ___ : OLEARY
45. "Just as I suspected!" : AHA
46. "Hor." neighbor, on old TVs : VERT
47. Second offer, as on eBay : REBID
48. Flair : ELAN
49. Poems of praise : ODES
50. Healthy delivery, perhaps : BOUNCINGBABYBOY
53. Some QB turnovers: Abbr. : INTS
54. Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
55. Norma ___ (Sally Field role) : RAE
56. Up to, in ads : TIL
57. Bowl over : FLABBERGAST
62. Suffix with ethyl : ENE
63. Got back, as hair by a Rogaine user : REGREW
64. Nephew of Abel : ENOS
65. ___ Bingle (Crosby) : DER
66. Think creatively : IDEATE
67. Invitation letters : RSVP
1. N.Y. Jets' org. : AFC
2. Avril Lavigne's "Sk8er ___" : BOI
3. Rhett and Scarlett's child : BONNIEBLUEBUTLER
4. Firm, as pasta : ALDENTE
5. A way off : FAR
6. Antismuggling org. : ATF
7. Cold dessert : SHERBET
8. People profiled in People : CELEBS
9. Furniture decoration : INLAY
10. Small battery : AAA
11. Dish often served with franks : BOSTONBAKEDBEANS
12. Suspended ore conveyor, e.g. : ROPEWAY
13. Side with the ball : OFFENSE
18. Brain wave monitor, briefly : EEG
22. Van Gogh's "Sunflowers" setting : ARLES
23. Granola servings : BARS
24. Black, in poetry : EBON
25. With no room to spare : BARELY
26. High-pitched double-reeds : OBOES
27. Salesman's exhortation : BUYIT
33. Daiquiri fruit : BANANA
35. Corporate head? : HARDC
36. Post-op program : REHAB
38. Claude of "Casablanca" : RAINS
41. Cookie with creme in the middle : OREO
42. ___-bitsy : ITSY
43. Traveled like Sputnik : ORBITED
44. Like Simba or Nala : LEONINE
45. "Solve for x" subject : ALGEBRA
46. First spacecraft to reach Uranus and Neptune : VOYAGER
48. Cause to see red : ENRAGE
51. Sat : IDLED
52. Comment during a cold snap : BRR
57. Popular party day: Abbr. : FRI
58. Vegas action : BET
59. Meadow mother : EWE
60. Part of U.S.S.R.: Abbr. : SOV
61. Recipe amt. : TSP

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