New York Times, Monday, May 18, 2009

Author: Billie Truitt
Editor: Will Shortz
Billie Truitt
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Truitt. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "___ or charge?" : CASH
5. Winger or Messing : DEBRA
10. Suffix with song or slug : FEST
14. Rights org. : ACLU
15. Go inside : ENTER
16. Parisian girlfriend : AMIE
17. Graham cracker pie shell : CRUMBCRUST
19. Binges : JAGS
20. Poster paints : TEMPERAS
21. President who followed Harry : DWIGHT
23. AOL or MSN: Abbr. : ISP
24. 18-wheeler : RIG
25. Exhausted : BEAT
26. Spider or worm : CREEPYCRAWLY
31. Delights in : ENJOYS
34. Molecule part : ATOM
35. Tint : HUE
36. Bog material : PEAT
37. Freezer cubes : ICE
38. Spreadsheet contents : DATA
39. Bond creator Fleming : IAN
40. Lois of the Daily Planet : LANE
42. Pan-fries : SAUTES
44. Lending crisis : CREDITCRUNCH
47. ___ I.R.A. (savings plan for old age) : ROTH
48. Tippler : SOT
49. Engineering sch. in Troy, N.Y. : RPI
52. Fruit for a monkey : BANANA
55. Common burger topper : RAWONION
57. All in a twitter : AGOG
58. Cajun seafood dish : CRABCREOLE
60. Make over : REDO
61. Friend of Fran and Ollie : KUKLA
62. At the peak of : ATOP
63. Garden of ___ : EDEN
64. Exorbitant : STEEP
65. "Hey, you!" : PSST
1. Prickly plants : CACTI
2. Real estate units : ACRES
3. Batter's dry spell : SLUMP
4. Camel feature : HUMP
5. Criticizes openly : DECRIES
6. Infuriate : ENRAGE
7. A/C measures : BTUS
8. Hi-___ monitor : RES
9. Style of the 1920s and '30s : ARTDECO
10. Tex-Mex treat : FAJITA
11. Online 'zine : EMAG
12. Sound of relief : SIGH
13. Try out : TEST
18. Fruit on a bush : BERRY
22. Toasty : WARM
25. Computer memory measure : BYTE
26. Foldaway bed : COT
27. Harness racer : PACER
28. One of the five W's : WHAT
29. Minstrel's instrument : LUTE
30. Votes opposite the nays : YEAS
31. The "Odyssey" or "Beowulf" : EPIC
32. Close by : NEAR
33. Tarzan's love : JANE
37. Ruler division : INCH
38. "Well, that's obvious!" : DUH
40. Cowardly resident of Oz : LION
41. Blitzes : ATTACKS
42. Year-round Alp topper : SNOWCAP
43. Cast member : ACTOR
45. Fire-breathing beast : DRAGON
46. Functional : USABLE
49. Mob scenes : RIOTS
50. Collared pullovers : POLOS
51. Bumbling : INEPT
52. Like Mother Hubbard's cupboard : BARE
53. Ripened : AGED
54. Bump on a branch : NODE
55. Autumn tool : RAKE
56. Twice-a-month tide : NEAP
59. Dirt road feature : RUT

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