New York Times, Monday, May 23, 2005

Author: Robert Dillman
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert Dillman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQY} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Dillman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Stogie : CIGAR
6. "Remember the ___!" : ALAMO
11. ___-la-la : TRA
14. Place to study, in France : ECOLE
15. Some jazz : BEBOP
16. 1975 musical with a Yellow Brick Road, with "The" : WIZ
17. Mole : DOUBLEAGENT
19. Place for post-op patients, for short : ICU
20. Involves : ENTAILS
21. Remover of hides : SKINNER
23. Household power: Abbr. : ELEC
25. Reagan attorney general Edwin : MEESE
26. Salad leaf : ENDIVE
30. Acquire : OBTAIN
33. Terse note from a boss : SEEME
34. ___ Lee Corp. (Fortune 500 company) : SARA
35. End-of-week cry : TGIF
38. Progresso product : SOUP
39. Sent, as a letter, by phone line : FAXED
40. Bring on, as an employee : HIRE
41. Fairy tale starter : ONCE
42. Suffered from a cut : BLED
43. Prison-related : PENAL
44. More nervously irritable : EDGIER
46. Sublet : RERENT
47. Confused : ATSEA
49. Soothsayer : SEER
51. More matronly in dress : DOWDIER
54. Most adroit : DEFTEST
59. ___ Baba : ALI
60. Romantic dinner reservation : TABLEFORTWO
62. Thick drain-cleaning option : GEL
63. Bottled water brand : EVIAN
64. Aired again : RERAN
65. Takeoff guesstimate: Abbr. : ETD
66. Silence markers, in music : RESTS
67. Track events : MEETS
1. Hand over : CEDE
2. Computer symbol : ICON
3. Joint inflammation : GOUT
4. ___ Longa, birthplace of Romulus and Remus : ALBA
5. Substitute for, as a pitcher : RELIEVE
6. Humiliate : ABASE
7. Journey segment : LEG
8. Lincoln and others, informally : ABES
9. Man in a robe : MONK
10. Popular charge card : OPTIMA
11. Small plane : TWINENGINE
12. Reduces to bits : RICES
13. Blue shade : AZURE
18. She, in Cherbourg : ELLE
22. Nor's partner : NEITHER
24. Persuaders : COAXERS
26. Old U.S. gasoline : ESSO
27. Gas light : NEON
28. Poker variation : DEUCESWILD
29. Blocked : IMPEDED
31. Born's partner : BRED
32. Itsy bit : TAD
34. After-Christmas event : SALE
36. Persia, now : IRAN
37. Hat fabric : FELT
39. Secretive org. : FBI
43. Play : PERFORM
45. Shoe style : GAITER
46. Coral formation : REEF
47. Saying : ADAGE
48. Sign in a boardinghouse window : TOLET
50. Perfect places : EDENS
52. Overhang : EAVE
53. Sluggers' stats : RBIS
55. Peach or beech : TREE
56. Raison d'___ : ETRE
57. ___ team (police group) : SWAT
58. Heaps : TONS
61. Counterpart of long. : LAT

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