New York Times, Friday, September 19, 2008

Author: Alex Boisvert
Editor: Will Shortz
Alex Boisvert
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {QWZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Boisvert. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Source of troubles : PANDORASBOX
12. ___ of God : SON
15. "Later!" : IMOUTOFHERE
16. What the 1939 50,000-word novel "Gadsby" completely lacks : ANE
17. Bank offerings : CREDITLINES
18. "Uh-huh" : YEP
19. Turns down : NIXES
20. Spirit : VIM
21. ___ leaf : COCA
22. Irritation suffix : ITIS
23. Irritated, after "in" : APET
25. Like most music : TONAL
26. Persian, e.g. : CAT
27. Not yet delivered, after "in" : UTERO
28. W.W. II air ace who lent his name to an airport : OHARE
29. Wee hour : ONEAM
30. Meyerbeer output : OPERAS
31. ___ Day (September 19) : TALKLIKEAPIRATE
35. How some dares are done : ONABET
36. Outline : TRACE
37. Bar tenders?: Abbr. : ATTYS
38. Places for dust to collect : SILLS
39. Assn. : SOC
42. Apparently is : SEEMS
43. Insurance providers, for short : HMOS
44. "Super Trouper" group, 1980 : ABBA
45. Kind of delay : TAPE
46. Poke : JAB
47. Packers QB whose #15 jersey is retired : STARR
48. LAX datum : ETA
49. One end of the Welland Canal : LAKEONTARIO
52. Hi-___ : RES
53. At someone's mercy : OVERABARREL
54. Ones needing career counseling, maybe: Abbr. : SRS
55. Shell locations : GASSTATIONS
1. Eat out? : PICNIC
2. Hindu drink of the gods : AMRITA
3. Play with the line "Hell is other people" : NOEXIT
4. Guys : DUDES
5. Revolutionary patriot James : OTIS
6. Start to smell, maybe : ROT
7. Union inits. starting in 1886 : AFL
8. "Well, I'll be!," as it might be said on September 19 : SHIVERMETIMBERS
9. ___ Santiago, 1987 N.L. Rookie of the Year : BENITO
10. City near Provo : OREM
11. Scratches, with "out" : XES
12. "Later!" : SAYONARA
13. 200 milligrams : ONECARAT
14. Like soldiers known as Gurkhas : NEPALESE
21. Stick : COHERE
23. Wiped out, slangily : ATEIT
24. Top : PEAK
25. What debaters debate : TOPICS
27. Hedge word : UNLESS
29. "That's fine" : OKBYME
30. Pendant adornments : OPALS
31. Some diner equipment : TOASTERS
32. It has a long tongue : ANTEATER
33. Student excuser : LATEPASS
34. Live folk album of 1968 : ARLO
38. D.T.'s : SHAKES
39. Italian restaurant chain : SBARRO
40. TV newswoman Soledad : OBRIEN
41. Doorstep numbers? : CAROLS
44. ___ 2600 (hit product of the 1970s-'80s) : ATARI
46. Joe : JAVA
47. "This instant!" : STAT
49. Record : LOG
50. Bit of chicken feed : OAT
51. Org. with the annual Eddie Gottlieb Trophy : NBA

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