New York Times, Wednesday, February 2, 2005

Author: Richard Leva and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Leva
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12/2/20051
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Nancy Salomon
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Leva. This is puzzle # 137 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1.     Exemplar of grace : SWAN
5.     Bidder's site : EBAY
9.     Fancy duds : GETUP
14.     Stay near the shore, say : WADE
15.     1963 film "___ la Douce" : IRMA
16.     Eyeball benders : OPART
17.     Pierce portrayer on TV and film : ALDA
18.     C : FAIR
19.     Raggedy Ann and friends : DOLLS
20.     What a scary Doris Day did on the film set? : PETRIFIEDROCK
23.     Cried a river : SOBBED
24.     Congressional committee subject : ETHICS
27.     Slippery sort : EEL
28.     Nursery noise : WAH
30.     Lather : SNIT
31.     More miffed : SORER
34.     Talking birds : MYNAS
36.     60's muscle car : GTO
37.     What the lexicographer/dairy expert did? : CLARIFIEDBUTTER
40.     Ring master? : ALI
41.     Family nickname : AUNTY
42.     Adam of "The O.C." : BRODY
43.     Air ball, e.g. : MISS
45.     Math ordinal : NTH
46.     RR depot : STA
47.     Sounded like a chick : PEEPED
49.     Oracle site : DELPHI
52.     What the paranoid C.I.A. publicist did? : CLASSIFIEDADS
56.     Diet guru Jenny : CRAIG
58.     Temple University team, with "the" : OWLS
59.     Snack with a lickable center : OREO
60.     In reserve : ONICE
61.     River Kwai locale, formerly : SIAM
62.     Gem for some Libras : OPAL
63.     More together : SANER
64.     Hill inhabitants : ANTS
65.     Auditioner's goal : ROLE
1.     Give and take : SWAP
2.     Dylan Thomas's home : WALES
3.     Build on : ADDTO
4.     Weak brew : NEARBEER
5.     Tower designer : EIFFEL
6.     Hair twist : BRAID
7.     Gallic girlfriend : AMIE
8.     Prison exercise area : YARD
9.     Beckett's no-show : GODOT
10.     Historical periods : EPOCHS
11.     Stern lecture : TALKINGTO
12.     www bookmark : URL
13.     N.B.A. stats: Abbr. : PTS
21.     Land south and west of the Pyrenees : IBERIA
22.     Post-op program : REHAB
25.     Referred to : CITED
26.     Bedtime request : STORY
28.     See 29-Down : WYETH
29.     With 28-Down, noted 20th-century American artist, informally : ANDY
31.     Little rascal : SCAMP
32.     Kukla's puppet pal : OLLIE
33.     Scream and holler : RAISECAIN
34.     Breath freshener : MINT
35.     Understated : SUBTLE
38.     Bankrolls : FUNDS
39.     Magician's secret exit : TRAPDOOR
44.     Repair, as film : SPLICE
46.     Quakes : SEISMS
48.     Fired up : EAGER
49.     C sharp equivalent : DFLAT
50.     Comedic horn honker : HARPO
51.     Ultimate goal : IDEAL
53.     Sluggin' Sammy : SOSA
54.     Victor's cry : IWIN
55.     Fish dish : SOLE
56.     Comedian Bill, for short : COS
57.     Some strands in a cell : RNA

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