New York Times, Tuesday, January 20, 2004

Author: Eric Berlin
Editor: Will Shortz
Eric Berlin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Berlin. NYT links: Across Lite

Notepad: Note: The circled letters will show a "change in the weather."
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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Punching tool : AWL
4. Minus : LESS
8. Purity units : KARATS
14. "Quiet down!" : SHH
15. Lie next to : ABUT
16. Supreme Egyptian god : AMENRA
17. Summer weather phenomenon : HEATWAVE
19. Dreadlocks wearers : RASTAS
20. With little effort : EASILY
21. Itinerary word : VIA
23. Nervous twitches : TICS
24. Like an old cigar : STALE
25. Repel, as an attack : BEATBACK
27. 25-Down, e.g. : SCI
29. Within view : NEAR
30. Marina event : BOATSHOW
35. Drum majors' props : BATONS
39. Basin accompanier : EWER
40. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
42. Feminine suffix : ENNE
43. Arnaz and Ball's studio : DESILU
45. Eat quickly : BOLTDOWN
47. Pick up : LIFT
49. Bering, e.g.: Abbr. : STR
50. Dark, heavy type : BOLDFACE
53. A black key : EFLAT
58. Colombian city : CALI
59. Bruised item, maybe : EGO
60. Automat, e.g. : EATERY
61. Ersatz gold : ORMOLU
63. Winter weather phenomenon : COLDSNAP
65. Launderer, at times : IRONER
66. Sheriff Taylor's son : OPIE
67. Former New York City mayor Beame : ABE
68. Admits, with "up" : FESSES
69. Not very much : ATAD
70. Part of CBS: Abbr. : SYS
1. Hibachi residue : ASHES
2. Toast choice : WHEAT
3. Tibet's capital : LHASA
4. Like the Wild West : LAWLESS
5. Popular site for collectors : EBAY
6. Ford Explorer, e.g.: Abbr. : SUV
7. Martin of "Roxanne" : STEVE
8. Martial arts wear : KARATEBELT
9. "I ___ Rock" (1966 hit) : AMA
10. Went back to the top : RESTARTED
11. Bit of silliness : ANTIC
12. CD segment : TRACK
13. Get snippy with : SASS
18. Up to, briefly : TIL
22. Actor Holm : IAN
25. High school subj. : BIOL
26. Ovine utterance : BAA
28. Some prom night drivers : CHAUFFEURS
30. Hospital unit : BED
31. Have markers out : OWE
32. Loser to D.D.E. : AES
33. Lots and lots and lots : TRILLIONS
34. A browser browses it, with "the" : WEB
36. Lennon's lady : ONO
37. Compass heading : NNW
38. Six-yr. term holder : SEN
41. It smells : NOSE
44. Topper : LID
46. Like most tires : TREADED
48. Baseball put-out : TAG
50. Ballet rail : BARRE
51. "Stand and Deliver" star : OLMOS
52. Après-ski drink : COCOA
54. McHenry and Sumter: Abbr. : FTS
55. Olin and Horne : LENAS
56. Sheikdom of song : ARABY
57. Pounds on an Underwood : TYPES
58. Salon creation : COIF
60. Director Kazan : ELIA
62. Jackie Onassis' sister : LEE
64. Make a choice : OPT

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