New York Times, Saturday, August 23, 2008

Author: Natan Last
Editor: Will Shortz
Natan Last
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Last. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Oil-based paste mentioned in the lyrics to "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" : PLASTICINE
11. Script meaning "God is great" appears on its flag : IRAQ
15. Get inspired : HAVEANIDEA
16. Do or die : VERB
17. Late news? : OBITUARIES
18. Thanksgiving dishes : YAMS
19. Thanksgiving dishes : BOATS
20. Buildings often have them : CODES
22. Delivery possibility : SON
23. "___ say, Rise up and walk?": Luke 5:23 : ORTO
24. Headmaster of literature : DUMBLEDORE
26. G.P.S. abbr. : SSE
27. "Tais-___!" (French "Shut up!") : TOI
28. Hiiumaa Island belongs to it : ESTONIA
29. What a priest may prepare for : RITE
31. Minor modification : TWEAK
32. "Dick Tracy" character Catchem : SAM
35. Lead-in to "I really should get going" : ITSLATE
38. Inits. associated with Hyde : RLS
39. Turkey tender? : LIRAS
41. Always effective : SURE
42. Small, narrow bays : ARMLETS
45. 1999 best-selling memoir : TIS
46. Fix : JAM
49. Underhanded change, slangily : SWITCHEROO
51. Bats : LOCO
52. Este día : HOY
53. Soldier's 1000 : TENAM
54. Bars without other people? : SOLOS
55. It's read virtually, briefly : EMAG
57. Existential musing : WHYAMIHERE
59. Burning state : RAGE
60. Folkies' do : HOOTENANNY
61. Pique : SNIT
62. Opposite of simplicity : ORNATENESS
1. Moon of Mars : PHOBOS
2. Breaks one's back : LABORS
3. Play an ace? : AVIATE
4. Begin : SETTO
5. Unstable leptons : TAUS
6. Preceder of 46-, 59- or 61-Across : INA
7. Motherboard array : CIRCUITS
8. Translator's challenge : IDIOM
9. Required : NEEDBE
10. Conference room props : EASELS
11. What often grows attached? : IVY
12. Human as opposed to an animal, notably : REASONER
13. Of heraldry : ARMORIAL
14. Plays after some snaps, in brief : QBSNEAKS
21. Parlor pieces : SETTEES
24. Prodder's cry : DOIT
25. Average guy? : DOW
27. Divide, in a way : TRISECT
30. Raised lines : ELS
32. Cutting-edge cinema? : SLASHERS
33. Her idea may be taking off : AIRWOMAN
34. Film character who says "I promise teach karate. That my part. You promise learn" : MRMIYAGI
36. They work by themselves : AUTOMATA
37. The Ghostbusters, e.g. : TRIO
40. Space neighbor? : ALT
43. Preceder of Jefferson Airplane at Woodstock : THEWHO
44. Man of Rio : SENHOR
46. #1 country hit for Dolly Parton : JOLENE
47. Food for jays : ACORNS
48. Moves with no urgency : MOSEYS
50. Silk alternative : RAYON
51. Star of "Herbie: Fully Loaded," 2005 : LOHAN
54. 0, for 180 degrees : SINE
56. Come by : GET
58. Sat : MET

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