New York Times, Tuesday, February 1, 2005

Author: Kevan Choset
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Choset. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Morocco's capital : RABAT
6. "Oh, my stars!" : GOSH
10. Recipe amt. : TBSP
14. They're not PC : IMACS
15. Inner: Prefix : ENTO
16. Pro ___ (one way to divide things) : RATA
17. African language family : BANTU
18. Close : NEAR
19. They can be refined : ORES
20. Ford explorer? : INDIANAJONES
23. Jock: Abbr. : ATH
26. Sailor's affirmative : AYE
27. Mississippi city where Elvis was born : TUPELO
28. Hospital's ___ center : TRAUMA
30. Positioned : LAID
32. Far Eastern bread : YEN
33. "The Hours" role for which Nicole Kidman won an Oscar : VIRGINIAWOOLF
36. Genre for Aretha Franklin : SOUL
37. Dashboard inits. : MPH
38. Pupil's locale : IRIS
41. Billiards great : MINNESOTAFATS
46. Org. with a complex code : IRS
48. "… ___ the whole thing!" : IATE
49. Rejoinder to "Am, too!" : ARENOT
50. With grace : NICELY
52. Computer monitor: Abbr. : CRT
53. Bout enders, for short : KOS
54. Ambassadors and such, or an appropriate title for this puzzle : STATESPEOPLE
58. Ambience : AURA
59. Det. Tiger or N.Y. Yankee : ALER
60. Blow one's lid : ERUPT
64. Kind of mile: Abbr. : NAUT
65. Cry out : YELP
66. Where the Decalogue was received : SINAI
67. Shade trees : ELMS
68. Talk back to : SASS
69. Ability : SKILL
1. Josh : RIB
2. Physician's org. : AMA
3. Roll-on brand : BAN
4. When Hamlet sees the ghost : ACTI
5. Literally, "harbor wave" : TSUNAMI
6. One often seen in a turban : GENIE
7. Fit for drafting : ONEA
8. Ollie's partner : STAN
9. Friend of Hamlet : HORATIO
10. Jamboree group : TROOP
11. Longtime Massachusetts congressman : BARNEYFRANK
12. Writer Shelby : STEELE
13. Give, as a gene : PASSON
21. Actress Cannon : DYAN
22. Sport in which Israel won its first Olympic medal : JUDO
23. Off-roaders, for short : ATVS
24. ZZ Top, musically : TRIO
25. Reckless : HARUMSCARUM
29. Trademarked fruit name : UGLI
30. Discontinuance : LAPSE
31. Seuss's "Horton Hears ___" : AWHO
34. "___ a man with seven wives" : IMET
35. Popular cereal or magazine : LIFE
39. Langston Hughes poem : ITOO
40. Discontinued fliers, quickly : SSTS
42. River past Luxor : NILE
43. Rejects : NAYSAYS
44. Protective covering : TARP
45. Unaffected : ARTLESS
46. Demented : INSANE
47. Initiation, for one : RITUAL
51. French political divisions : ETATS
52. Marine ___ : CORPS
55. Nolo contendere, e.g. : PLEA
56. Unagi, in a sushi bar : EELS
57. Best-selling author Larson : ERIK
61. Prefix with cycle : UNI
62. Chum : PAL
63. Up to, informally : TIL

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