New York Times, Thursday, October 28, 2004

Author: Richard Chisholm
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Chisholm
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Chisholm. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Computer insert : DISC
5. Rib : TEASE
10. Peach ___ : MELBA
14. Campagna di ___ (geographical region) : ROMA
15. Lets up : EASES
16. Beggary : NEED
17. Hospital numbers? : ANALGESICS
19. Singer from Hawaii : DONHO
20. Umpire's call : BALLONE
21. Square : EVENUP
23. "The Lord of the Rings" actress : LIVTYLER
26. Tip off : ALERT
27. W.W. II hero : TITO
29. Slow mover : SNAIL
31. Bliss : UTOPIA
34. Subcompact : MINI
35. Court call : LET
38. One of six found in this puzzle : NEWENGLANDSTATE
41. Directional suffix : ERN
42. Middling marks : CEES
43. Period from opening day to the playoffs : SEASON
44. Came to be : AROSE
46. Tenn.'s Cumberland ___ : MTNS
47. Prepares potatoes in a way : MASHES
51. They block passes : SENTRIES
54. Player at home : STEREO
56. Capital on the Delaware : TRENTON
59. Moolah : KALE
60. Turn off unneeded lights, e.g. : SAVEENERGY
63. Choose : ELECT
64. Moves round and round : STIRS
65. "Do the Right Thing" pizzeria : SALS
66. Retreats : DENS
67. Make ___ of : AMESS
68. ___' Pea (Popeye's kid) : SWEE
1. Ho-hum : DRAB
2. Hebrides isle : IONA
3. Place where everybody knows everybody : SMALLTOWN
4. Carnival staple : CALLIOPE
5. Minuscule : TEENY
6. Studio items : EASELS
7. "___ recall ?" : ASI
8. Org. that protects investors : SEC
9. In ___ (really) : ESSE
10. Pioneer geneticist : MENDEL
11. Sierra ___ : LEONE
12. Biblical epic : BENHUR
13. Begin using : ADOPT
18. Main subj. of a constitution : GOVT
22. Bag : VALISE
24. All together : ENMASSE
25. It may delay things : RAIN
27. Adjust : TUNE
28. Roman road : ITER
30. Polit. wild cards : INDS
32. If : INCASE
33. New-___ : AGER
35. Final provocation : LASTSTRAW
36. Harrow rival : ETON
37. Perfect marks : TENS
39. 13 popes, so far : LEOS
40. Docility : TAMENESS
45. Records : ENTERS
47. Like Batman and Robin : MASKED
48. Past the expiration date : STALE
49. Ancient abductee : HELEN
50. Sets up : ERECTS
52. Lock : TRESS
53. Nothing abroad : RIEN
55. Greek peak : OSSA
57. Eye : OGLE
58. Wall St. landmark : NYSE
61. Convenience store convenience : ATM
62. Go (for) : VIE

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