New York Times, Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Author: Sherry O. Blackard
Editor: Will Shortz
Sherry O. Blackard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 40 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fend (off) : WARD
5. Puts on : ADDS
9. Threshold : VERGE
14. Nerve impulse transmitter : AXON
15. Smart-alecky : PERT
16. Lefty of 1920's-30's baseball : ODOUL
17. First trick : DISAPPEARINGINK
20. San Jose-to-Fresno dir. : ESE
21. ThinkPad, e.g. : LAPTOP
22. Otherwise : ELSE
23. Capek play : RUR
24. Neuter : SPAY
26. Uninspired reactions : EHS
27. Middle part : ABDOMEN
31. Hard up : NEEDY
33. Second trick : DRIBBLEGLASS
36. Pitts of "Life With Father" : ZASU
37. Domain of the Hapsburgs, once: Abbr. : HRE
38. Like many college dorms : COED
42. Third trick : SQUIRTFLOWER
47. Statistic : DATUM
49. Eagles on the wing : SOARERS
50. Fall guy : SAP
51. Seine feeder : OISE
54. They keep "Q" from "U" : RST
55. Samoan port : APIA
57. Agassi and Maginot : ANDRES
59. Motherly ministering, for short : TLC
62. Trickster's comment, after 17-, 33- or 42-Across : THEJOKEWASONYOU
65. Open, as a bottle : UNCAP
66. Suffix with million : AIRE
67. Twist the arm of : URGE
68. Jury composition : PEERS
69. Place for a bouncing baby : KNEE
70. Reactions to dirty tricks : BOOS
1. Go in with rolled-up pants? : WADE
2. Main line : AXIS
3. Stood up : ROSE
4. Crime lab stuff : DNA
5. Hat and coat, e.g. : APPAREL
6. Bottomless : DEEP
7. Mild oaths : DRATS
8. Razor sharpener : STROP
9. Mezzo-soprano Frederica ___ Stade : VON
10. Head start : EDGE
11. Muddied the waters : ROILED
12. Cautious : GUNSHY
13. Actress Sommer et al. : ELKES
18. Perpendicular : PLUMB
19. "The smile of beauty" toothpaste : IPANA
23. Full-bodied : ROBUST
25. "I agree" : YES
27. Cutting tool : ADZ
28. Top of the lingerie line : BRA
29. Criticize, slangily : DIS
30. NuGrape competitor : NEHI
32. Police car with a flashing light, maybe : ESCORT
34. Unhappy response : GRR
35. "Sure, why don't we?!" : LETS
39. See red? : OWE
40. Always, poetically : EER
41. A.M.A. members : DRS
43. Status ___ : QUO
44. Eskimo boat : UMIAK
45. Anticipate : FORESEE
46. Cow catcher : LASSO
47. Love object of Apollo : DAPHNE
48. Each : APIECE
50. Paid attention, so to speak : SATUP
52. Move under cover : SNEAK
53. Reagan attorney general ___ Meese : EDWIN
56. Open a bit : AJAR
58. Pretty pink : RARE
59. New kid on the block : TYRO
60. Nike's swoosh, e.g. : LOGO
61. Pool sticks : CUES
63. Photo ___ : OPS
64. Gist : NUB

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