New York Times, Saturday, March 26, 2005

Author: Ed Early
Editor: Will Shortz
Ed Early
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Monitor inits. : CRT
4. Infamous Colombian drug lord : ESCOBAR
11. Job for a French attorney : CAS
14. "Wow!" : OOH
15. Like some manes : LEONINE
16. Gallic goose : OIE
17. Bar stock : RYE
18. Indiana county or its seat : LAPORTE
19. Org. concerned with meltdowns : NRC
20. Babies : PAMPERS
22. In reality : DEFACTO
24. It's high in trans fat : OLEO
25. Dr. of story and rhyme : SEUSS
27. Nicaragua's second-largest city : LEON
28. "Gotcha" : ROGER
30. Capt.'s heading : SSE
31. Mideast leader : ASSAD
32. Transitional figure : APEMAN
34. Meetings of the minds? : SYMPOSIA
36. It's an honor : TEN
37. Contest requirement : FEE
39. Right- or lefthand turn : ELL
40. Bargain bin abbr. : IRR
41. They put up : ERECTORS
44. Buxom : BOSOMY
46. "___ Theme" (hit soundtrack tune) : LARAS
47. Adversary of 31-Across: Abbr. : ISR
49. One of the Barbary States : TUNIS
50. "I Had ___ When I Came In" (old Irish tune) : AHAT
51. Alternative to Lands' End : JCREW
53. Like El Niño: Abbr. : MASC
54. Half-smoked pipe plugs : DOTTLES
56. Like Betty Boop : VAMPISH
58. It saddens SADD : DUI
59. No-brainer : EASYONE
61. Sugarloaf Mountain locale, briefly : RIO
62. Inner: Prefix : ESO
63. Do some shoal searching? : SNORKEL
64. "Out of the Blue" rock grp. : ELO
65. O-___ ("Kill Bill" role) : REN
66. Least loose : TENSEST
67. Caen condiment : SEL
1. Yuppie's way up : CORPORATELADDER
2. London attraction : ROYALOPERAHOUSE
3. Baby boomers, some say : THEMEGENERATION
4. ___ Girl (magazine) : ELLE
5. Treats with a cautery : SEARS
6. Small woods : COPSES
7. "Starpeace" performer : ONO
8. Overhead : BIRDSEYE
9. Gets in the game : ANTES
10. Bikini feature : REEF
11. Ballpark pitchers : CONCESSIONAIRES
12. Sparrow, in military defense : AIRTOAIRMISSILE
13. Place for some seniors : SECONDARYSCHOOL
21. Stressful work? : POEM
23. Therewithal : ALSO
26. Constitution lead-in : USS
29. A lot : RAFTS
31. Hatch ___ : APLOT
33. Fascist leader? : NEO
35. Tigers are part of it: Abbr. : MLB
38. John ___, designer of the warship Monitor : ERICSSON
42. Noted suffragist leader : CATT
43. Old union mem. : SSR
45. Cesspool : SUMP
48. Lift : REVOKE
51. Astrologer Dixon : JEANE
52. Flags : WANES
55. In case : LEST
57. Change states, in a way : MELT
60. Cent. parts : YRS

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