New York Times, Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 144 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fresh from the oven : HOT
4. Work by Chagall : MURAL
9. French clerics : ABBES
14. "Inventive" monogram : TAE
15. Bit of marine life : AMEBA
16. Medea, to Circe : NIECE
17. Noted 1928 musical work, with "The" : THREEPENNYOPERA
20. What gentle strokes may produce : PURR
21. Hope chest material : CEDAR
22. Egyptologist's study : TUT
23. Regarding : ASPER
26. Prickly heat : RASH
28. Excoriate : SCATHE
31. All tied up : INKNOTS
34. Fort ___, Calif. : ORD
35. Lingo : ARGOT
38. Author Turgenev : IVAN
39. Marches may be written in it : FOURQUARTERTIME
43. Bill of Rights advocacy grp. : ACLU
44. "I'm game!" : TRYME
45. Earth Day mo. : APR
46. Prescribed time : SETDATE
49. Frenzied woman : MAENAD
51. P.M. after Eshkol : MEIR
52. Contests ending in draws? : DUELS
54. Chapel vow : IDO
56. Vexes : RILES
58. Dreamcast company : SEGA
62. Some fancy vocabulary : FIVEDOLLARWORDS
66. More aloof : ICIER
67. Shrovetide treats : BLINI
68. Gender ___ : GAP
69. Like Tom Thumb : TEENY
70. Wrap around a sandwich : SARAN
71. Cries of dismay : OYS
1. Start of a Web address : HTTP
2. Home of the bygone Aloha Bowl : OAHU
3. Hawaii, before 1959: Abbr. : TERR
4. Daisy ___ : MAE
5. Worker often seen crouching : UMP
6. Volleyball ace Gabrielle : REECE
7. "Li'l ___" : ABNER
8. Touch down : LAND
9. Cold weather attire : ANORAK
10. Marcel Marceau character : BIP
11. In the style of the "Moonlight Sonata" : BEETHOVIAN
12. Linen shade : ECRU
13. Stock exchange purchase : SEAT
18. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
19. Ball in a basket, maybe : YARN
24. Cager O'Neal, to fans : SHAQ
25. Indiana city named for a foreign country : PERU
27. Agitation : SNIT
28. Davenports : SOFAS
29. "I Got a Name" singer, 1973 : CROCE
30. "Devil in Miss Jones," for one : ADULTMOVIE
31. ___-bitty : ITTY
32. The Bucs stop here : TAMPA
33. Dummy Mortimer : SNERD
36. Admission receipts : GATE
37. Legendary Bruin : ORR
40. Lacking in tact : RUDE
41. One-named supermodel : EMME
42. Bona fide : REAL
47. Put on the clothesline : AIRDRY
48. Many a jazz combo : TRIO
50. Sinclair rival, once : ESSO
52. Street seen on "Perry Mason" : DELLA
53. Carrier once with an American flag logo : USAIR
54. "___ looks like a duck …" : IFIT
55. Casino needs : DICE
57. Foreign attys.' degrees : LLBS
59. As a result … : ERGO
60. Hello from Canberra : GDAY
61. Dangerous biters : ASPS
63. Twilight, to Tennyson : EEN
64. Cellular stuff : RNA
65. Take the gold : WIN

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