New York Times, Wednesday, October 5, 2005

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 148 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Derby features : BRIMS
6. James who wrote "The Postman Always Rings Twice" : CAIN
10. Golden Fleece transporter : ARGO
14. State-named avenues in Washington, essentially : RADII
15. Plot part : ACRE
16. Zig or zag : VEER
17. First-stringers : ATEAM
18. Obits, basically : BIOS
19. A penny is a small one : ANTE
20. Start of a quizzical Bob Seger lyric : WISHIDIDNTKNOW
23. "___ chance!" : NOTA
24. Employed pols : INS
25. Pin holders : ETUIS
27. Hams it up for the camera : MUGS
29. With 46-Across, song containing the lyric in this puzzle : AGAINST
31. Dowdy one : FRUMP
34. Venomous snake : ASP
35. Mark of mediocrity : CEE
36. Spy novelist Deighton : LEN
37. Lyric, part 2 : NOWWHAT
41. H, to Homer : ETA
42. Interject : ADD
43. "Scream" director Craven : WES
44. Performed satisfactorily : DIDOK
46. See 29-Across : THEWIND
49. Buttinsky, e.g. : PEST
51. Wrap brand : SARAN
52. Submit to gravity : SAG
53. Bawls : SOBS
57. End of the lyric : IDIDNTKNOWTHEN
61. Race pace : TROT
62. Watched warily : EYED
63. Good and steamed : IRATE
64. Clinton's attorney general : RENO
65. Stage solo : ARIA
66. Lorelei, notably : LURER
67. Mideast port : ADEN
68. Plenty : TONS
69. Passed out : DEALT
1. Muscles : BRAWN
2. Pi, for one : RATIO
3. Latin clarifier : IDEST
4. Soccer superstar : MIAHAMM
5. California's ___ Valley : SIMI
6. Cruise ship accommodations : CABINS
7. Tums' targets : ACIDS
8. Monopoly token : IRON
9. Site for brooding : NEST
10. Sporty Studebaker : AVANTI
11. Gave up : RENOUNCED
12. Figure out : GETWISETO
13. Load from a lode : ORE
21. Go after 13-Down : DIG
22. Mauna ___ Observatory : KEA
26. Fajita filler : STEAK
28. "America's Next Top Model" airer : UPN
29. Shade of blond : ASH
30. Student no. : GPA
31. Heels alternative : FLATS
32. Like Lucille Ball : REDHAIRED
33. Too pink, say : UNDERDONE
34. Sympathetic sounds : AWS
38. Fess (up) : OWN
39. Made one : WED
40. Passing thoughts, for short? : TDS
45. "I swear!" : ITSTRUE
47. Be a servant to : WAITON
48. Neither Rep. nor Dem. : IND
49. Bamboo lovers : PANDAS
50. Teamwork spoiler : EGO
52. Yarn unit : SKEIN
54. "Butterfield 8" author : OHARA
55. Some kind of nut : BETEL
56. Hägar's dog, in the funnies : SNERT
58. Shipshape : NEAT
59. Newbie : TYRO
60. Feral : WILD
61. ___-la-la : TRA

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