New York Times, Monday, January 31, 2005

Author: Randall J. Hartman
Editor: Will Shortz
Randall J. Hartman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Show Boat" author Ferber : EDNA
5. Sheep cries : BAAS
9. Sense much used in a bakery : SMELL
14. Stick-to-itiveness : GRIT
15. Pac 10 member : UCLA
16. Shire of "Rocky" : TALIA
17. Strong wind : GALE
18. Metric weight : GRAM
19. Back street : ALLEY
20. Forecast maker : WEATHERBUREAU
23. Leader known for his "little red book" : MAO
24. Quantity: Abbr. : AMT
25. Lucy of "Charlie's Angels," 2000 : LIU
28. Slugger called the Sultan of Swat : RUTH
31. Commendation : PRAISE
36. Gaelic tongue : ERSE
38. Crystal ball user : SEER
40. Sea duck : EIDER
41. "Melrose Place" actress : HEATHERLOCKLEAR
44. Loos who wrote "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" : ANITA
45. Wire screen : MESH
46. Fill up : SATE
47. Episodes of "Friends" and "Seinfeld," now : RERUNS
49. Within a stone's throw : NEAR
51. Acid, in the 60's : LSD
52. 700, on monuments : DCC
54. Actor Stephen : REA
56. Motorcyclist's wear, often : LEATHERJACKET
63. Final authority : SAYSO
64. Extol : LAUD
65. Former Baathist state : IRAQ
67. "You're ___ talk!" : ONETO
68. "Do you come here often?," e.g. : LINE
69. Scrabble piece : TILE
70. Accelerator or brake : PEDAL
71. Pindar writings : ODES
72. Scored 100 on : ACED
1. Fabergé collectible : EGG
2. Shout at a shootout : DRAW
3. River with Blue and White tributaries : NILE
4. Special forces unit : ATEAM
5. Crazy, slangily : BUGHOUSE
6. Farm division : ACRE
7. Having wings : ALAR
8. Brazilian dance : SAMBA
9. TV series with Klingons and Romulans : STARTREK
10. Having XY chromosomes : MALE
11. Scat queen Fitzgerald : ELLA
12. Place : LIEU
13. Place : LAY
21. Road topper : TAR
22. "Steee-rike!" caller : UMP
25. Franz who composed "The Merry Widow" : LEHAR
26. In an old song, the "I'll see you in my dreams" girl : IRENE
27. Carrier that acquired Piedmont : USAIR
29. Period in office : TERM
30. Beauty of Troy : HELEN
32. Is sick : AILS
33. Perfect : IDEAL
34. Theater reservations : SEATS
35. Missed the mark : ERRED
37. "__, Brute?" : ETTU
39. Switch-hitter known as Charlie Hustle : ROSE
42. Screwdriver or wrench : HANDTOOL
43. Pantomime game : CHARADES
48. Educ. site : SCH
50. ___ room : REC
53. Yo-Yo Ma's instrument : CELLO
55. Japanese dog : AKITA
56. Swim meet division : LANE
57. Gazed at : EYED
58. "The Thin Man" dog : ASTA
59. Police action : RAID
60. Father's Day month : JUNE
61. Guitarist Clapton : ERIC
62. Story : TALE
63. Soak (up) : SOP
66. Mathematical proof letters : QED

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