New York Times, Monday, May 15, 2006

Author: John R. Conrad
Editor: Will Shortz
John R. Conrad
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Conrad. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Problem with an old record : WARP
5. Jalopy : CRATE
10. Glimpse : ESPY
14. Jai ___ : ALAI
15. Chill out : RELAX
16. Buckeye State : OHIO
17. Sailor's meteorological concern, in a saying : REDSKYATMORNING
20. Classic party host Perle ___ : MESTA
21. Bob Marley fan : RASTA
22. Links org. : PGA
23. "Where would ___ without you?" : IBE
25. Gerund's end : ING
27. "The Wizard of Oz" route : YELLOWBRICKROAD
36. Suffix with pay : OLA
37. Frenchman's topper : BERET
38. Taste or smell : SENSE
39. "Steee-rike!" callers : UMPS
41. Latin dance : SALSA
43. Labor Day mo. : SEPT
44. Egg sites : NESTS
46. Six-stringed instruments : VIOLS
48. Berg composition : ICE
49. 19th-century U.S. money : GREENBACKDOLLAR
52. Letter after sigma : TAU
53. Trick winner, often : ACE
54. The Trojans of the N.C.A.A. : USC
57. Steamed : IRATE
61. The British ___ : ISLES
65. Starts of 17-, 27- and 49-Across, collectively : STOPLIGHTCOLORS
68. "___ on Down the Road" : EASE
69. Atlanta's Omni : ARENA
70. Rewrite : EDIT
71. Go bananas : SNAP
72. Tennessee senator Alexander : LAMAR
73. Hankerings : YENS
1. In the 80's, temperaturewise : WARM
2. Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
3. X-ray units : RADS
4. Stamen's counterpart : PISTIL
5. Have a bawl : CRY
6. Derriere : REAR
7. Ski resort near Snowbird : ALTA
8. Scottish caps : TAMS
9. Strange and rare : EXOTIC
10. Span longer than an era : EON
11. Use FedEx, say : SHIP
12. Sonar sound : PING
13. Lotus position discipline : YOGA
18. Dish on a skewer : KABOB
19. Major and captain, e.g. : RANKS
24. Lambs' ma'ams : EWES
26. Some college tests, for short : GRES
27. Offspring : YOUNG
28. Cartoondom's ___ Fudd : ELMER
29. Run out, as a subscription : LAPSE
30. Cheer for a diva : BRAVA
31. Archaeologist's find : RELIC
32. "No problem!" : ITSOK
33. Newsman Roger : ONEIL
34. Pet protection org. : ASPCA
35. Dissuade by threat, maybe : DETER
40. Leave in, as text : STET
42. Hawkeye player on "M*A*S*H" : ALDA
45. Symbol of slowness : SNAIL
47. Prefix with logical : SOCIO
50. Time capsule event : BURIAL
51. Stahl of "60 Minutes" : LESLEY
54. Employs : USES
55. Ollie's partner in comedy : STAN
56. ___ Nostra : COSA
58. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
59. Those guys : THEM
60. Sicilian volcano : ETNA
62. Valuable vein : LODE
63. Leprechaun's land : ERIN
64. Jet-setters' jets, once : SSTS
66. Vim : PEP
67. Train unit : CAR

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