New York Times, Thursday, August 24, 2006

Author: Gary Steinmehl
Editor: Will Shortz
Gary Steinmehl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQVZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Steinmehl. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Lotion letters : SPF
4. Cross against traffic, e.g. : DART
8. Sole support? : ARCH
12. Falsehood : TALE
14. Item for a travel bag : ETUI
15. Czarist noble : BOYAR
17. Lab gel : AGAR
18. "The way I see it ?" : TOME
19. ___ Arthur of "Bewitched" : UNCLE
20. Seven-time Wimbledon winner : PETESAMPRAS
23. Fish story : LIE
24. Commercial resin : LAC
25. How-dos : HIS
26. Escape punishment : GETOFF
28. Canine's coat : ENAMEL
30. Outward appearances : PERSONAS
32. Noodle on a banjo : STRUM
33. Have the blues : MOPE
34. Book by Madonna : SEX
35. Soup vegetables ? and a hint to 20-, 30-, 45- and 52-Across : SPLITPEAS
38. ___-relief : BAS
40. Leftovers : ORTS
41. Ice formations : BERGS
45. Funnel-shaped flowers : PETUNIAS
47. Interchangeable unit : MODULE
48. Man Friday : HELPER
49. Hip home : PAD
50. Calendar abbr. : MON
51. Manhattan chaser? : ITE
52. Chef Auguste Escoffier creations : PEACHMELBAS
56. Fractional part? : SLASH
58. Place for a warp and a heddle : LOOM
59. Middle sax? : ALTO
60. "Steppenwolf" author : HESSE
61. Capt. Holmes of "From Here to Eternity" : DANA
62. Suds : BEER
63. Entree eaten with a spoon : STEW
64. Eddie's Beverly Hills cop : AXEL
65. Like some wine : DRY
1. Bread and butter, e.g. : STAPLES
2. Where swimsuits may be worn : PAGEANT
3. Freight train unit : FLATCAR
4. Army chore : DETAIL
5. Mighty mites : ATOMS
6. Beef cut : RUMP
7. Ticket info, maybe : TIER
8. Kicks around : ABUSES
9. Silver of the screen : RON
10. "The Wizard of Oz" event : CYCLONE
11. Home of Canada's main naval base : HALIFAX
13. "___ Time transfigured me": Yeats : ERE
16. Coral groups : REEFS
21. One of a show biz threesome : SHEMP
22. Go along (with) : AGREE
27. Like rodeo riders, eventually : TOSSED
29. Tousle : MUSSUP
30. "Designing Women" woman Annie : POTTS
31. Omar of TV's "House" : EPPS
33. "Look!," in Lima : MIRA
36. River through Tours : LOIRE
37. Place to hang one's hat : ABODE
38. Bugs in a garage : BEETLES
39. Whatever else you may say : ATLEAST
42. Had a street fight : RUMBLED
43. Bad winner : GLOATER
44. Picking up signals : SENSORY
45. Scam, modern-style : PHISH
46. Certain heir : NEPHEW
47. Mustang or impala, e.g. : MAMMAL
49. It may get charged or get charges : PHONE
53. "Paper Lion" star, 1968 : ALDA
54. Cajole : COAX
55. Test site : LAB
57. Orlando-to-Miami dir. : SSE

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