New York Times, Monday, March 22, 2004

Author: Kyle Mahowald
Editor: Will Shortz
Kyle Mahowald
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Mahowald. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. 1953 Leslie Caron title role : LILI
5. Water pitcher : EWER
9. Companion for Snow White : DWARF
14. Garden of ___ : EDEN
15. Bad habit : VICE
16. At the proper time : ONCUE
17. Meteorologist's favorite movie of 1939? : GONEWITHTHEWIND
20. Longtime buddy : OLDPAL
21. Metals from the earth : ORES
22. Drunk's problem : DTS
23. One of the Jackson 5 : TITO
25. Quaker ___ : OATS
27. "Pow!" : BAM
30. "___ the night before Christmas ..." : TWAS
32. Lumberjack's "Heads up!" : TIMBER
36. Lotion ingredient : ALOE
38. "Now it all makes sense!" : ISEE
40. Dinero : MOOLA
41. Meteorologist's favorite movie of 1952? : SINGININTHERAIN
44. Tennis champ Chris : EVERT
45. London district : SOHO
46. Jazz singer ___ James : ETTA
47. Dislike with a passion : DETEST
49. Writer Philip : ROTH
51. "Game, ___, match!" : SET
52. Kite part : TAIL
54. Trade : SWAP
56. Co. that merged with Time Warner : AOL
59. Consider : DEEM
61. Meeting schedule : AGENDA
65. Meteorologist's favorite movie of 2000? : THEPERFECTSTORM
68. Miss America's crown : TIARA
69. Scotch ___ : TAPE
70. Forest unit : TREE
71. Sing in the Alps : YODEL
72. Speak unclearly : SLUR
73. [Been there, done that] : YAWN
1. Toy block company : LEGO
2. TV's "American ___" : IDOL
3. Give temporarily : LEND
4. Bumbling : INEPT
5. Easily-blamed alter ego : EVILTWIN
6. Mental quickness : WIT
7. Canyon effect : ECHO
8. Fashionably outdated : RETRO
9. Chills in the cooler : DOESTIME
10. ESE's reverse : WNW
11. Etching liquid : ACID
12. Little squirt : RUNT
13. Government agents : FEDS
18. "Hold on!" : WAIT
19. Miami basketball team : HEAT
24. Desert resting place : OASIS
26. Campfire treat popular with Scouts : SMORE
27. ___ on a true story : BASED
28. Full of energy : ALIVE
29. "Water Lilies" painter Claude : MONET
31. Mexican mister : SENOR
33. Marina sights : BOATS
34. Cream of the crop : ELITE
35. Charged : RANAT
37. Everglades wader : EGRET
39. Cultural values : ETHOS
42. Words with a handshake : ITSADEAL
43. Deep trouble : HOTWATER
48. Seating level : TIER
50. Crones : HAGS
53. About half of all turns : LEFTS
55. Trifling : PETTY
56. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATTY
57. Birthplace of seven U.S. presidents : OHIO
58. Its symbol is Pb : LEAD
60. Breakfast, lunch or dinner : MEAL
62. Author Ephron : NORA
63. Sketched : DREW
64. "You can say that again!" : AMEN
66. Opposite of post- : PRE
67. PC core: Abbr. : CPU

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