New York Times, Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Author: Lyell Rodieck
Editor: Will Shortz
Lyell Rodieck
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Rodieck. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Mold-y food? : ASPIC
6. Gathering clouds, say : OMEN
10. Picnic racer's gear : SACK
14. Fuzzy 66-Across : PEACH
15. Whatever she wants, she gets, in song : LOLA
16. Shrek, e.g. : OGRE
17. Betting odds, for example : RATIO
18. Speaker's place : DAIS
19. Overwhelm with humor : SLAY
20. Start of a quip : THERESNOSNOOZE
23. Like a churl : RUDE
24. Way of the East : TAO
25. Hitched, so to speak : WED
26. Notable time : ERA
29. Do a salt's job : SWAB
31. Caterer's vessel : URN
33. Something to pick? : BONE
35. Matinee ___ : IDOL
37. Full of substance : MEATY
41. Part 2 of the quip : BUTTONONACATWHO
44. Con game : STING
45. Be oversentimental : GUSH
46. Dig for : SEEK
47. Part of a dish's name : ALA
49. Be anxious : STEW
51. Salon supply : DYE
52. Noshed : ATE
55. One with pointy-toed shoes : ELF
57. Nationals, again : TEAM
59. End of the quip : WANTSBREAKFAST
64. Prefix with -crat : AUTO
65. Have coming : EARN
66. Some produce : FRUIT
68. Floored it : SPED
69. Little dent : DING
70. Journalist Ellerbee : LINDA
71. White knight : HERO
72. Substitute spread : OLEO
73. Beaverlike? : EAGER
1. Kind of financing : APR
2. Political prize : SEAT
3. It's trodden : PATH
4. Not so congenial : ICIER
5. Repeated part : CHORUS
6. Ancient Mariner, e.g. : OLDSEADOG
7. Complain : MOAN
8. "The Sacred Wood" essayist, 1920 : ELIOT
9. Bahamian capital : NASSAU
10. Just O.K. : SOSO
11. Lit up : AGLOW
12. The Hula Hoop, once : CRAZE
13. Excited, with "up" : KEYED
21. Buzz Aldrin's birth name : EDWIN
22. Bellini opera : NORMA
26. Falls back : EBBS
27. Lopsided win : ROUT
28. Prefix with lock or knock : ANTI
30. Extra $$$ : BONUS
32. Lepidopterists' gear : NETS
34. Europe's highest volcano : ETNA
36. Title happening in a much-discussed 1973 film : LASTTANGO
38. Dumbfounded : AWED
39. Unnamed ones : THEY
40. Farm link : YOKE
42. Makes eyes at : OGLES
43. Brashness : CHEEK
48. Reflecting power of a planet : ALBEDO
50. Iron product : WAFFLE
52. Up to one's ears : AWASH
53. Hosiery shade : TAUPE
54. Script direction : ENTER
56. Hardly robust : FRAIL
58. A Shriver : MARIA
60. Fuss : TODO
61. Fish-eating raptor : ERNE
62. Like some telegrams : SUNG
63. Cause of shore erosion : TIDE
67. Blacken : TAR

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