New York Times, Thursday, December 8, 2005

Author: David Pringle
Editor: Will Shortz
David Pringle
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Pringle. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Hate or fear follower : MONGER
5. Accra's land : GHANA
10. Held up : SLOWED
14. Actress Skye : IONE
15. Like some beans : REFRIED
16. Golf club : WOOD
17. Pen denizens : CONS
18. Jumped between electrodes : ARCED
19. Retin-A treats it : ACNE
20. Jungle crusher : ANACONDA
22. Hostile incursion : INROAD
24. Line C, maybe, in a voting booth: Abbr. : IND
25. Bullet point : ITEM
26. Quaint contraction : SHANT
29. All there is : UNIVERSE
33. Fish in a John Cleese film : WANDA
34. Inner: Prefix : ENDO
35. It may follow a cut : DEAL
36. Justice Fortas : ABE
37. Athrob : PULSATING
40. Badge issuer, for short : FBI
41. Kind of crime : BIAS
43. Court statement : PLEA
44. Phantom's haunt : OPERA
46. Ready to freak out, maybe : STRESSED
48. Stable parents : MARES
49. Pencil-and-paper game : DOTS
50. Brain scan: Abbr. : EEG
51. Response to "Gracias" : DENADA
54. Brezhnev's successor : ANDROPOV
59. Scads : ALOT
60. Busey and Coleman : GARYS
62. Actress Conn : DIDI
63. Bring under control : TAME
64. Excite : ENTHUSE
65. Maple genus : ACER
66. Caught some rays : SUNNED
67. Philosopher Georges : SOREL
68. Miss Liberty, e.g. : STATUE
1. Santa ___ : MONICA
2. "Tell me more" : GOON
3. Sicilian city : ENNA
4. Cancel : RESCIND
5. Thou : GRAND
6. Source of a thundering sound : HERD
7. Chad's place : AFRICA
8. Family tree word : NEE
9. Ell, maybe : ADDITION
10. Moved like army ants : SWARMED
11. Bonkers : LOCO
12. Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
13. Joined at the altar : WEDDED
21. Draft status? : ONTAP
23. Calif. neighbor : NEV
25. ___ rubber : INDIA
26. Mop wielders : SWABS
27. Something to kick : HABIT
28. Lend ___ (listen) : ANEAR
29. Still not happy : UNSATED
30. Direct elsewhere : REFER
31. Buffalo skater : SABRE
32. Walt Disney's middle name : ELIAS
34. Those girls, in Grenoble : ELLES
38. Forces out of the spotlight : UPSTAGES
39. Stupid oaf : GOMER
42. Gave a goofball : SEDATED
45. Asian shrines : PAGODAS
47. Groundskeeper's supply : SOD
50. Bygone auto : EDSEL
51. Bygone auto : DATSUN
52. Pizazz : ELAN
53. Iditarod terminus : NOME
54. 1981 hit film with a 5'3" lead actor : ARTHUR
55. Wall St. letters : NYSE
56. Early Briton : PICT
57. Old music halls : ODEA
58. Patience, e.g. : VIRTUE
61. "I'll take that as ___" : ANO

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