New York Times, Tuesday, April 5, 2005

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 91 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Throat problem : FROG
5. Amorphous movie monster : BLOB
9. "Quo ___?" : VADIS
14. Prom night wheels : LIMO
15. Capital of Italia : ROMA
16. "No way!" : IWONT
17. Dermal flareup : ACNE
18. Black-bordered news item : OBIT
19. More up-to-date : NEWER
20. "Right now!" : THISINSTANT
23. Gun rights grp. : NRA
24. Mandela's org. : ANC
25. Rte. recommenders : AAA
26. Porker's place : STY
27. Death, to Dylan Thomas : THATGOODNIGHT
33. Fam. member : REL
34. Morales of "N.Y.P.D. Blue" : ESAI
35. Newsman Jim : LEHRER
38. Steams up : IRES
40. Where a train pulls in: Abbr. : STA
42. Lamarr of film : HEDY
43. Hobo's ride, perhaps : BOXCAR
46. Ad award : CLIO
49. Book collector's suffix : ANA
50. Part of a love triangle : THEOTHERWOMAN
53. Hole number : PAR
55. Friend of Pooh : ROO
56. Monument of lexicography, for short : OED
57. Poem of Sappho : ODE
58. Hint to the starts of 20-, 27- and 50-Across : ODDSANDENDS
64. Innocent ones : BABES
66. Mock words of understanding : AHSO
67. Appear to be : SEEM
68. Bridge bid, briefly : ONENO
69. Skirt to twirl in : TUTU
70. Opposite of "Out!" : SAFE
71. Rustic : YOKEL
72. Louisiana, e.g., in Orléans : ETAT
73. "Vissi d'___" : ARTE
1. Pitched too low : FLAT
2. Rolling in dough : RICH
3. Prefix with science : OMNI
4. Attacks : GOESAT
5. Mile High City team : BRONCOS
6. Arcing shots : LOBS
7. Cut out : OMIT
8. Philippine peninsula : BATAAN
9. Old, to a car buff : VINTAGE
10. Leave speechless : AWE
11. Toward the mouth : DOWNSTREAM
12. Like krypton : INERT
13. Alley cat, perhaps : STRAY
21. "Bus Stop" playwright : INGE
22. Place for some polish : NAIL
27. "Lou Grant" paper, with "the" : TRIB
28. One who saves the day : HERO
29. His questions are answers : ALEXTREBEK
30. Western treaty grp. : OAS
31. Deep-six : DITCH
32. Loser to R.M.N., 1968 : HHH
36. Author Ferber : EDNA
37. Meg of "In the Cut" : RYAN
39. P.T.A. meeting place: Abbr. : SCH
41. Inn take : ALE
44. Deodorant type : AEROSOL
45. Crucifix : ROOD
47. Resolve, as differences : IRONOUT
48. Wasn't in the black : OWED
51. So far : TODATE
52. Black Sea port : ODESSA
53. N'awlins sandwich : POBOY
54. Hersey's bell town : ADANO
59. Seal up : SHUT
60. "The Thin Man" dog : ASTA
61. Within reach : NEAR
62. Like a pickpocket's fingers : DEFT
63. "Peter Pan" pirate : SMEE
65. Hydrocarbon suffix : ENE

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