New York Times, Monday, December 24, 2007

Author: Mark Sherwood
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Sherwood
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {QVZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Sherwood. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Doorframe parts : JAMBS
6. Chinese-born American architect : IMPEI
11. Be a pugilist : BOX
14. Bide one's time for : AWAIT
15. Manicurists' concerns : NAILS
16. Electrical unit : OHM
17. One who's always up for a good time : PARTYANIMAL
19. Coastal inlet : RIA
20. Out of bed : ARISEN
21. ___ Aviv : TEL
22. In the near future : ANON
23. Prefix with -lithic : NEO
24. ___ of students : DEAN
26. President before D.D.E. : HST
27. Background check for a lender : CREDITREPORT
32. Jay-Z and Timbaland : RAPPERS
35. Atop, poetically : OER
36. ___ Speedwagon : REO
37. Horizontally : ACROSS
38. Musical transitions : SEGUES
40. "What was ___ do?" : ITO
41. Bulls, rams and bucks : HES
43. Goes to : ATTENDS
44. Long, long sentence : LIFEINPRISON
47. "I know what you're thinking" claim : ESP
48. Mississippi's Trent : LOTT
49. BlackBerry, e.g., in brief : PDA
52. Unretrievable : LOST
54. Illustration, for short : PIC
55. Husband of Isis : OSIRIS
58. April 15 org. : IRS
59. Light hauler : PICKUPTRUCK
61. Sgt., e.g. : NCO
62. Didn't go out for dinner : ATEIN
63. Gift recipient : DONEE
64. Floppy rabbit feature : EAR
65. Issues an advisory : WARNS
66. Edgar Bergen's Mortimer ___ : SNERD
1. Where the Pokémon craze originated : JAPAN
2. Cognizant (of) : AWARE
3. Nintendo brother : MARIO
4. Kibbles 'n ___ : BITS
5. Eyelid woe : STYE
6. Holiday ___ : INN
7. Drink that often comes with an umbrella : MAITAI
8. Olive stuffing : PIMENTO
9. Airline to Ben-Gurion : ELAL
10. Nantucket, e.g.: Abbr. : ISL
11. Bruce Springsteen's first hit : BORNTORUN
12. Akron's home : OHIO
13. Marvel mutant superhero : XMAN
18. Big name in fairy tales : ANDERSEN
22. Egyptian viper : ASP
25. Actor Harris and others : EDS
26. Regarding this point : HERETO
27. TV's "___ Sharkey" : CPO
28. Send again : RESHIP
29. Place that often has picnic tables : RESTSTOP
30. Hollow-stemmed plant : REED
31. Flip : TOSS
32. Fence part : RAIL
33. Play's start : ACTI
34. "Nutty" role for Jerry Lewis : PROFESSOR
39. ___ Xers : GEN
42. Worker with genes or film : SPLICER
43. Bit of land in a river : AIT
45. Superlative suffix : EST
46. Brenda Lee's "___ Around the Christmas Tree" : ROCKIN
49. Trim, as branches : PRUNE
50. Kitchen gizmo : DICER
51. Questioned : ASKED
52. Word that can follow the starts of 17-, 27-, 44- and 59-Across : LINE
53. Killer whale : ORCA
54. Sandwich bread : PITA
56. Norms: Abbr. : STDS
57. Fe, to chemists : IRON
59. Furry foot : PAW
60. Little ___ (tots) : UNS

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