New York Times, Thursday, March 10, 2005

Author: Ed Early
Editor: Will Shortz
Ed Early
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 41 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Airspeed ratio indicator : MACHMETER
10. Full of activity : ABUZZ
15. One way to repent? : ATLEISURE
16. Soprano Fleming : RENEE
17. A commitment must be made here : POINTOFNORETURN
19. Gracious loser : SPORT
20. "Sad ___ ?" : TOSAY
21. Low : MOO
22. Support for a bill : YEA
24. Tsuris, so to speak : WOE
26. Pacific arm : BERINGSEA
32. Lexicon topic : USAGE
36. Post-O.R. stop, perhaps : ICU
37. Catalog abbr. : ETAL
38. Made waves? : OARED
39. They're spotted on beaches : POLKADOTBIKINIS
43. Kind of acid used to make soap : OLEIC
44. Russia/China border river : AMUR
45. Prefix with conscious : ECO
46. More terrible : DIRER
47. Cause for pause : SEMICOLON
50. By the agency of : VIA
52. Take in slowly : SIP
53. It'll never fly : EMU
56. "When We Were Very Young" writer : MILNE
60. Old film vamp Pola : NEGRI
64. Stuffy stretch : VICTORIANPERIOD
67. 1990's sitcom : ELLEN
68. Worthy of respect : ESTIMABLE
69. Primed : READY
70. Gulfweeds : SARGASSOS
1. Route revealers : MAPS
2. Straddling : ATOP
3. Madison Avenue award : CLIO
4. Son of William the Conqueror : HENRYI
5. Hand holder? : MITTEN
6. Pamplona pronoun : ESO
7. Goatee, e.g. : TUFT
8. Rubik of cube fame : ERNO
9. Essex contemporaries : REOS
10. Question after an accident : AREYOUOK
11. Track transaction : BET
12. "One" on a one : UNUM
13. Bubkes : ZERO
14. Philosopher for whom a paradox is named : ZENO
18. Unseasoned : RAW
23. Seasoned : AGED
25. Morales of movies : ESAI
26. Certain rifle stand : BIPOD
27. Source of some stomachaches : ECOLI
28. Schoolbag item : RULER
29. Athenian meeting places : STOAS
30. Wonderland message : EATME
31. It contains tracks : ALBUM
33. Cellulose fiber brand : ARNEL
34. Big name in insurance : GEICO
35. Pelé's given name : EDSON
40. Capital on the Dnieper : KIEV
41. Bitterness : ACRIMONY
42. Camera component : IRIS
48. Place for a concession : CINEMA
49. High-culture entertainment : OPERAS
51. Put on : AIR
53. It can come before after : EVER
54. Square ___ : MILE
55. Pac Ten powerhouse : UCLA
57. Sprawls : LIES
58. Pathfinder's parent : NASA
59. ___'acte : ENTR
61. Wedgelike metal strips in a machine shop : GIBS
62. Caramel candy from Hershey : ROLO
63. Midmonth time : IDES
65. "First Blood" director Kotcheff : TED
66. Nonsharing type : PIG

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