New York Times, Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 72 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Lab containers : VIALS
6. Stay away from : SHUN
10. Rapscallions : IMPS
14. Fool : IDIOT
15. Flying prefix : AERO
16. A two-piece? : DUET
17. Publisher Zuckerman's book about weapons negotiations? : MORTONSALT
19. "Beetle Bailey" pooch : OTTO
20. It usually pops up : TOAST
21. Purification aid : FILTER
23. "So there!" : HAH
26. With not much vermouth : DRY
27. After-game meeting place : PUB
28. Lead ___ : ORE
29. Language of the Koran : ARABIC
31. Harmless : BENIGN
33. Put on again : RERAN
34. Actress Derek's book about port facilities? : BOONDOCKS
37. ___ Zone (bar and restaurant chain) : ESPN
38. Street-smart : CANNY
39. Pronoun in a Hemingway title : WHOM
40. First baseman Vaughn's book about bad pitching? : MOONWALKS
42. Night sound : SNORE
43. Egyptian underworld god : OSIRIS
44. Put to rest, in a way : DISPEL
45. Normandy negative : NON
47. QB Dawson : LEN
48. Spongy ground : BOG
49. Erie Canal mule : SAL
50. Swallow up : ENGULF
52. On the way out : GOING
54. Pope with an appropriate-sounding name : PIUS
55. Singer Charles's book about healthy eating? : RAYONFIBER
60. Teen worry : ACNE
61. The shady bunch? : ELMS
62. Drink garnish : OLIVE
63. Reduced by : LESS
64. All-star game side : EAST
65. Brought down to earth? : RAZED
1. Pep : VIM
2. Wedding declaration : IDO
3. Word with strike or ball : AIR
4. Trent of the Senate : LOTT
5. Substituted (for) : STOODIN
6. Smart-alecky : SASSY
7. Cooking direction : HEAT
8. www.yahoo.com, e.g. : URL
9. "I don't appreciate the humor" : NOTFUNNY
10. Any Beatle, once : IDOL
11. Comic strip character's book about butchers' cuts? : MUTTONCHOPS
12. Fizzle, with "out" : PETER
13. Squirrel away : STORE
18. One who monitors traffic : NARC
22. Footnote abbr. : IBID
23. Spouses of a sultan : HAREM
24. "You ___ right!" : ARESO
25. A Marx brother's book about shooting? : HARPOONGUNS
27. Lowly workers : PEONS
30. Wedding proclamation : BANNS
31. Hits on the head : BONKS
32. Prom apparel : GOWNS
34. Ina in films : BALIN
35. Split country : KOREA
36. Ammonia, e.g. : SMELL
38. Happy-go-lucky : CAREFREE
41. Something read in many a murder mystery : WILL
42. Confirm the receipt of : SIGNFOR
44. Finish off : DOIN
45. It abuts Tibet : NEPAL
46. Chilling : ONICE
48. Shot in the arm : BOOST
51. Employs : USES
52. B-ball sites : GYMS
53. Arizona river : GILA
56. Carte start : ALA
57. Show ___ : BIZ
58. "Who's That Girl?" rapper : EVE
59. Carrot-top's nickname : RED

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