New York Times, Tuesday, March 9, 2004

Author: Sarah Keller
Editor: Will Shortz
Sarah Keller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 21 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Certain iron setting : STEAM
6. Govt. bill : TNOTE
11. Mars or Milky Way : BAR
14. Really, really want : CRAVE
15. Toiled in the galley : ROWED
16. "I love," to Livy : AMO
17. Old "Tonight Show" intro : HERESJOHNNY
19. Transcript fig. : GPA
20. CPR giver : EMT
21. Have a late meal : SUP
22. Unlit? : SOBER
24. Scale of mineral hardness : MOHS
26. Lions' lairs : DENS
29. Tee cry : FORE
30. Zeno of ___ : ELEA
31. Atmospheric region with a "hole" : OZONELAYER
34. Ladies of Spain : DONAS
36. Word repeated after "Que," in song : SERA
37. Draft letters : SSS
38. Head honcho : BIGCHEESE
42. Blood-typing letters : ABO
45. When repeated, a fish : MAHI
46. Hose woes : SNAGS
50. Loofah, e.g. : BATHSPONGE
54. Neighbor of Yemen : OMAN
55. "___girl!" : ATTA
56. Hymn start : OGOD
57. Fodder's place : SILO
58. Follower of Zeno : STOIC
60. U-Haul rental : VAN
62. Make public : AIR
63. Haw's partner : HEM
64. Women's tennis immortal : ALICEMARBLE
69. Historic period : ERA
70. 1940's-50's slugger Ralph : KINER
71. More despicable : VILER
72. Thesaurus entry: Abbr. : SYN
73. Big name in printers : EPSON
74. Goes up and down and ... : YOYOS
1. Connived : SCHEMED
2. Vibrating effect : TREMOLO
3. Made of clay : EARTHEN
4. "___ Maria" : AVE
5. Many a teen's room : MESS
6. Saint-___ (French resort) : TROPEZ
7. Japanese drama : NOH
8. Hold title to : OWN
9. Half a score : TEN
10. Breyers competitor : EDYS
11. Supermarket helpers : BAGBOYS
12. Current units : AMPERES
13. Lions, at times : ROARERS
18. Self-defense sport : JUDO
23. Son-gun link : OFA
25. Swedish auto : SAAB
27. Having a snack : NOSHING
28. Snick-a-___ : SNEE
32. Poet's preposition : ERE
33. Laddie's love : LASS
35. Jazzman Zoot : SIMS
39. Letterman dental feature : GAP
40. Half a train? : CHOO
41. Son of Seth : ENOS
42. Makes ashamed : ABASHES
43. 9-volt, e.g. : BATTERY
44. Cushioned footrest : OTTOMAN
47. In a friendly manner : AMIABLY
48. 1600's stargazer : GALILEO
49. "Z" makers, in comics : SNORERS
51. "Bali ___" : HAI
52. Wield authority : GOVERN
53. Dutch seaport : EDAM
59. Word that can follow the ends of 17-, 31-, 38-, 50- and 64-Across : CAKE
61. Blue shade : NAVY
65. Place to put gloss : LIP
66. Elected officials : INS
67. Corporate V.I.P. : CEO
68. "Flying Down to ___" : RIO

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