New York Times, Tuesday, February 17, 2004

Author: Bob Frank and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Frank
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Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Frank. This is puzzle # 116 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Like some appliances, electrically : ACDC
5. Field of work : LINE
9. Daft : BATTY
14. Bailiwick : AREA
15. Gossip tidbit : ITEM
16. Wahine's welcome : ALOHA
17. Auto trailblazer : HENRYFORD
19. Eatery : DINER
20. Small sofa : SETTEE
21. "Drat!" : DANG
23. Wrap up : END
24. Ltr. holders : ENVS
26. First course, often : SOUP
28. Auto trailblazer : WALTERCHRYSLER
34. Kid-___ (Saturday a.m. fare) : VID
35. "The Thin Man" canine : ASTA
36. Operation at the Alamo : SIEGE
37. Yalies : ELIS
39. Slangy denial : TAINT
42. Protein bean : SOYA
43. Freeze over : ICEUP
45. Self-identifying word : NOUN
47. "All Things Considered" network : NPR
48. Auto trailblazer : LOUISCHEVROLET
52. Slip on the galley : TYPO
53. Dead against : ANTI
54. Little shaver : LAD
57. Suffragist Carrie : CATT
59. Plays the role of : ACTSAS
63. Geologic period : EPOCH
65. What 17-, 28- and 48-Across were, so to speak : BIGWHEELS
67. Alphabet set : AEIOU
68. Director Kazan : ELIA
69. Equestrian's grip : REIN
70. Camera setting : FSTOP
71. Withhold from : DENY
72. Hot Springs and others : SPAS
1. Sounds of relief : AAHS
2. Canadian native : CREE
3. Subject of an insurance appraisal : DENT
4. OPEC is one : CARTEL
5. Emergency need at sea : LIFEVEST
6. Skater Midori : ITO
7. Dork : NERD
8. Ellipsis alternative : EMDASH
9. Villains : BADGUYS
10. Poetry-spouting pugilist : ALI
11. Muscle quality : TONE
12. Ergo : THEN
13. Prison exercise area : YARD
18. Gossipmonger : YENTA
22. Here-there connector : NOR
25. Young lady of Sp. : SRTA
27. Trident-shaped letters : PSIS
28. Radioer's "Good as done!" : WILCO
29. Toulouse "Toodle-oo" : ADIEU
30. "The Cider House Rules" co-star, 1999 : CAINE
31. Sierra ___ : LEONE
32. Land from which Moses came : EGYPT
33. Bring up : REAR
34. Bride hider : VEIL
38. Spades or clubs : SUIT
40. Explosive star : NOVA
41. Refuse admission to : TURNAWAY
44. Prep mentally : PSYCHUP
46. Lumberjack's first cut : NOTCH
49. Reviewer of books, for short : CPA
50. Place of rapid growth : HOTBED
51. Soda bottle units : LITERS
54. Fall faller : LEAF
55. Gibbons and gorillas : APES
56. "Go ahead!" : DOIT
58. Scrabble piece : TILE
60. Trickle : SEEP
61. Inter ___ : ALIA
62. Workers' ID's : SSNS
64. Sound in a barn rafter : COO
66. Martini ingredient : GIN

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