New York Times, Monday, February 22, 2010

Author: Steve Dobis
Editor: Will Shortz
Steve Dobis
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Dobis. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Smart ___ (wise guy) : ALEC
5. Persian tongue : FARSI
10. Roadies carry them : AMPS
14. Sandwich spread : MAYO
15. Sandwich spreads : OLEOS
16. Ark builder : NOAH
17. Bakery fixture : OVEN
18. Nickname for Andrew Jackson : OLDHICKORY
20. Island east of Australia : NEWCALEDONIA
22. Says hello to : GREETS
23. Treasure chest : TROVE
27. Trap : SNARE
28. Mao ___-tung : TSE
31. The "R" in RCA : RADIO
32. Shorebird : TERN
33. Depressed urban area : GHETTO
35. Former vice president Quayle : DAN
36. Word that can precede the starts of 18-, 20-, 53- and 58-Across : SOMETHING
39. Smart ___ (wise guy) : ASS
42. Any member of a classic punk rock band : RAMONE
43. Morales of "La Bamba" : ESAI
47. ___ New Guinea : PAPUA
49. Brian of Roxy Music : ENO
50. What the nose picks up : SMELL
51. Pharaoh's realm : EGYPT
52. Dreary : DISMAL
53. Dangerous thing to be living on : BORROWEDTIME
58. First prize at a fair : BLUERIBBON
61. Force felt on the earth, informally : ONEG
62. Civil rights pioneer Parks : ROSA
63. Cockpit occupant : PILOT
64. Zippo : NADA
65. Aid and ___ : ABET
66. Make ___ (do some business) : ASALE
67. Carrier to Tel Aviv : ELAL
1. Surrounded by : AMONGST
2. Shirley's friend in 1970s-'80s TV : LAVERNE
3. Goggles and glasses : EYEWEAR
4. People's worries : CONCERNS
5. Jesters : FOOLS
6. It means everyone to Hans : ALLE
7. Comedian Foxx : REDD
8. TriBeCa neighbor : SOHO
9. "Beauty ___ the eye ..." : ISIN
10. Turkey's capital : ANKARA
11. Neigh : horse :: ___ : cow : MOO
12. Number on a golf course : PAR
13. Wallflower-ish : SHY
19. Lemonlike fruit : CITRON
21. Dined : ATE
24. Like 1, 3, 5, 7, etc. : ODD
25. By way of : VIA
26. Long stretch of time : EON
28. Parts of a bride's attire, for this puzzle : THEME
29. ___ Hall Pirates (1953 N.I.T. champs) : SETON
30. Prefix with -centric : ETHNO
33. "Today" rival, for short : GMA
34. 1-1 or 2-2, e.g. : TIE
37. Daniel Webster, for one : ORATOR
38. Opal or topaz : GEMSTONE
39. Gorilla : APE
40. What mattresses do over time : SAG
41. 007, for one : SPY
44. Original : SEMINAL
45. Oakland's county : ALAMEDA
46. Law-breaking : ILLEGAL
48. Optimistic : UPBEAT
50. Caesar whose forum was TV : SID
52. Al ___ (cooked, yet firm) : DENTE
54. Kelly of morning TV : RIPA
55. Sluggers' figs. : RBIS
56. Syllables before "di" or "da" in a Beatles song : OBLA
57. Winter coat material : WOOL
58. Push-up provider : BRA
59. High tennis shot : LOB
60. Have no ___ for : USE

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