New York Times, Wednesday, February 2, 2005

Author: Richard Leva and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Leva
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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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