THE NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD PUZZLE FROM HELL

Composed by Karl M. Petruso

        ACROSS                             DOWN

 1 The _______                                 1 Opposite of “forty”
 5 Tributary of the Bug (var.)                 2 Common Burkina Faso insect
10 See 34 Down                                 3 Part 3 of quote
14 See 10 Across                               4 Atlantis to Xanadu dir.
15 Opposite of “average”                       5 A 5-letter word
16 Hebrew month                                6 “... of ______”
17 Part 2 of quote                             7 Hebrew month
19 An adjective                                8 “... and ______”
20 Madagascar roofing tool                     9 Person who did not speak quote
21 See 23 Down                                10 Cousin in Ulan Bator
22 Color I am thinking of                     
11 Appendix to quote                   
24 Color I will be thinking of                12 See 39 Across                 
   for tomorrow's puzzle                      13 Random string of four letters
26 John ______                                18 King ______ II
27 See 59 Across                              23 See 44 Down
29 A noun (misspelled)                        25 Synonym for 19 Across
30 Arlington to Springfield dir.              26 Antonym for 25 Down
33 Crater on Mars (abbrev.)                   27 In ______
34 “... a ______” (Keats)                     28 Medieval Uzbek horse bit
35 Article abroad                             29 Hebrew month
36 For ______                                 31 Theme of this puzzle
37 “... begat ______” (Book of Genesis)       32 Theme of a different puzzle
38 Yiddish for “putz”                         34 See 10 Across
39 See 12 Down                                37 Another person who did not speak quote
40 ______ rrështl (Albanian board game)       38 Assistant key grip, Forrest Gump
41 It’s bigger than a molecule                40 Hebrew month
42 Airport abbreviation                       41 What 26 Across was famous for
43 Popular Lithuanian female                  44 See 21 Across
   nickname                                   46 "... good ______" (Shakespeare)
44 Ancient Bactrian bronze coin               47 “I'm gonna sock you in the ______,
   denomination                                  Will Shortz."
45 2 + 2, e.g.                                48 Prefix suffix
47 With 5 Down, car part                      49 “Uh-oh” (colloq.)
48 Speaker of quote                           50 Hebrew month (var.)
50 Year Lucius Mummius Pulcher almost         52 Poetic contraction
   remarried
51 Mars to Neptune dir.                       53 Poetic expansion
54 Agua, in Acapulco                          56 LP:CD::DVD: _____
55 Beginning of quote                         57 Burma to Myanmar dir.
58 Bodkin (archaic)
59 See 27 Across
60 Random string of four letters (var.)
61 He batted .219 in 1953
62 A color I am not thinking of
63 ______ Jones