New York Times, Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Author: Ed Early
Editor: Will Shortz
Ed Early
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Retreats : HAVENS
7. Dry, as wine : SEC
10. It leaves marks on asphalt : SKID
14. Triumphant cry : IDIDIT
15. Word often said twice before "again" : TRY
16. Numbers game : KENO
17. She wed George Washington : MARTHADANDRIDGE
20. Niagara Falls' prov. : ONT
21. Karel Capek play : RUR
22. Church nooks : APSES
23. Where Washington relaxed : MOUNTVERNON
28. Wrath : IRE
29. Pi preceder : OMICRON
34. Friend in the Southwest : AMIGO
37. Forsaken : LORN
39. Ready for picking : RIPE
40. State defense organization headed by Washington : VIRGINIAMILITIA
43. Its flight attendants' greeting is "Shalom" : ELAL
44. Magician's start : ABRA
45. Word prefixed with poly- : ESTER
46. Edison's New Jersey lab locale : ROSELLE
48. "Welcome" site : MAT
49. Where Washington's forces wintered : VALLEYFORGE
55. Defense aid : ALIBI
59. Writer Fleming : IAN
60. Time Warner merger partner : AOL
61. Colonial force headed by Washington : CONTINENTALARMY
66. ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
67. Belfry flier : BAT
68. ___ corpus : HABEAS
69. Faculty head : DEAN
70. Not just tear up : CRY
71. "Tristram Shandy" author : STERNE
1. Televised sign in football stands : HIMOM
2. Hersey's bell town : ADANO
3. Love of artistic objects : VIRTU
4. D.C. summer clock setting : EDT
5. Fed. biomedical research agcy. : NIH
6. Deprive of food : STARVE
7. Fab Four drummer : STARR
8. Directional suffix : ERN
9. Dancer Charisse : CYD
10. Old record problem : SKIP
11. Popular sneakers : KEDS
12. "Picnic" playwright : INGE
13. Female deer : DOES
18. ___ date : DUE
19. Rajah's wife : RANI
24. Carp : NIGGLE
25. "Star Trek: T.N.G." counselor : TROI
26. Bellini opera : NORMA
27. Prefix with potent : OMNI
30. "The Count of Monte ___" : CRISTO
31. Film director Martin : RITT
32. Mayberry boy : OPIE
33. Close : NEAR
34. Swear to : AVER
35. Actor O'Shea : MILO
36. Investments usually held for yrs. and yrs. : IRAS
37. Kind of suit found in a courtroom : LIBEL
38. Sculling need : OAR
41. Queen in "The Lion King" : NALA
42. Page (through) : LEAF
47. Chapter 57 : LVII
48. Avian talkers : MYNAHS
50. Needing a good brushing, say : LINTY
51. Ingest : EAT
52. Scarcer : RARER
53. Beatnik's encouragement : GOMAN
54. "Family Ties" mom : ELYSE
55. Served past : ACED
56. Oral tradition : LORE
57. "To Live and Die ___" : INLA
58. Bingo call : BTEN
62. Peacock network : NBC
63. Musical talent : EAR
64. Long.'s opposite : LAT
65. Face on a fiver : ABE

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