New York Times, Wednesday, January 5, 2005

Author: Michael Shteyman
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Shteyman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Blast from the past? : ATEST
6. Artsy Manhattan area : SOHO
10. Pest control brand : DCON
14. ___-off coupon : CENTS
15. Pizazz : ELAN
16. It's west of the Isle of Man : EIRE
17. Ad come-on #1 : SAVEAFTERREBATE
20. Suffix with buck : AROO
21. The Virgin Is., e.g. : TERR
22. Lace into : SLAM
25. Washington's ___ Stadium : RFK
27. Moon of Mars : DEIMOS
31. See 23-Down : TIMEOFFER
34. Left Bank locale : SEINE
35. Fine arbitrarily : AMERCE
36. Fair-hiring abbr. : EOE
38. Show off one's biceps : FLEX
39. Fallen Russian orbiter : MIR
40. Men's accessories : TIEPINS
43. Young newt : EFT
44. "How sweet ___!" : ITIS
46. Cable Superstation : TBS
47. Arrow poison : CURARE
49. Israeli desert region : NEGEV
51. With 29-Down, ad come-on #3 : BUYONEGET
53. Lover of Aphrodite : ADONIS
55. Mouse's place : PAD
56. 2.0 grades : CEES
57. Knotted, scorewise : EVEN
59. Grow tiresome : WEAR
61. Ad come-on #4 : NOTSOLDINSTORES
68. "Hold it ___!" : ASEC
69. Shade provider : EAVE
70. Nary a soul : NOONE
71. Carol time : YULE
72. Short hours of operation? : SKED
73. Ohm's symbol : OMEGA
1. Coolers, for short : ACS
2. Sri Lanka export : TEA
3. Ltr. container : ENV
4. Clambake clam : STEAMER
5. Mikhail Romanov, e.g. : TSAR
6. Detonate : SETOFF
7. "That ___ Devil Called Love" : OLE
8. Doe's mate : HART
9. Right turn ___ : ONRED
10. Get intelligence from : DEBRIEF
11. Intelligence grp. : CIA
12. Table scrap : ORT
13. Born in France : NEE
18. Surrender : FORFEIT
19. "___ Tu" (1974 hit) : ERES
22. Endurance : STAMINA
23. With 31-Across, ad come-on #2 : LIMITED
24. Explorer Vespucci : AMERIGO
26. Stays current : KEEPSUP
28. Car rental info : MILEAGE
29. See 51-Across : ONEFREE
30. Hockey teams, e.g. : SEXTETS
32. School mo. : OCT
33. Louis XIV, e.g. : ROI
37. Makes unreadable, in a way : ENCODES
41. Fall back : EBB
42. Catch some rays : SUN
45. Get older : SENESCE
48. Ping-Pong locale : RECROOM
50. In ___ (occurring naturally) : VIVO
52. Opened wide : YAWNED
54. Navratilova rival : SELES
58. Fargo's state: Abbr. : NDAK
60. "___ extra cost!" : ATNO
61. Roll-call call : NAY
62. Buckeyes' sch. : OSU
63. Rolodex no. : TEL
64. "___ got an idea" : IVE
65. Underwater eggs : ROE
66. It's east of the Isle of Man: Abbr. : ENG
67. Bounding main : SEA

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