New York Times, Monday, June 20, 2005

Author: Alison Donald
Editor: Will Shortz
Alison Donald
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Donald. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Younger brothers, stereotypically : PESTS
6. Char : SEAR
10. Exploding star : NOVA
14. Betray à la a snitch : RATON
15. Miss from Marseille: Abbr. : MLLE
16. Greek war god : ARES
17. Classic Charles Darwin work : ORIGINOFSPECIES
20. Game at the corner store : LOTTO
21. Globe : SPHERE
22. Card that wins lots of tricks : ACE
24. Web site address starter : HTTP
27. Sharpens : HONES
28. Sheraton or Ritz-Carlton : HOTEL
31. Terre ___, Ind. : HAUTE
33. N.F.L. scores : TDS
34. Sketcher's eraser : ARTGUM
36. Stomach soother, for short : BROMO
38. What the love of money is, they say : ROOTOFALLEVIL
42. Pumps and clogs : SHOES
43. Go looking for, as business : DRUMUP
45. Driver's lic. and company badge : IDS
48. Decree : EDICT
50. Not in short supply : AMPLE
51. Indian stringed instrument : SITAR
53. Dark film genre, for short : NOIR
55. Home for Ger. and the U.K. : EUR
56. Scents : AROMAS
58. More pleasant : NICER
61. The Big Bang, to a physicist : BEGINNINGOFTIME
66. Yale students : ELIS
67. Slender woodwind : OBOE
68. Broadcasting : ONAIR
69. Soapmaking substances : LYES
70. Mercedes competitors : BMWS
71. Seasons, in a way : SALTS
1. Old hand : PRO
2. "Lent" body part : EAR
3. Short dagger : STILETTO
4. Like takeout orders : TOGO
5. Pique : SNIT
6. Like satin to the touch : SMOOTH
7. North Pole worker : ELF
8. Gore and Sharpton : ALS
9. Salespeople, in brief : REPS
10. Cheese-covered chip : NACHO
11. Cathay and environs, with "the" : ORIENT
12. Swerved : VEERED
13. Impose, as a tax : ASSESS
18. Utmost : NTH
19. Short-lived things : EPHEMERA
22. "So that's it!" : AHA
23. Not wrong: Abbr. : CORR
25. Tangy hot sauce : TABASCO
26. Knit and ___ : PURL
29. They're sometimes inflated : EGOS
30. Certain Protestant : LUTHERAN
32. Snitched : TOLD
35. Atmosphere : MOOD
37. Egg cell : OVUM
39. Ireland's Sinn ___ : FEIN
40. Magnificent : IMPERIAL
41. Lollapalooza : LULU
44. The "p" in r.p.m. : PER
45. Santa ___, one of the Solomon Islands : ISABEL
46. With ominousness : DIRELY
47. "Smoke" to chew on : STOGIE
49. Traces of color : TINGES
52. Wrongly : AMISS
54. Brazilian vacation spot, informally : RIO
57. One whose nose is in the air : SNOB
59. Corp. money managers : CFOS
60. Sicilian volcano : ETNA
62. Hewlett-Packard rival: Abbr. : IBM
63. At once : NOW
64. Sch. near Harvard : MIT
65. Hosp. areas : ERS

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