New York Times, Saturday, June 11, 2005

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JQWXZ} Spans: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 47 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Toiletry holders : KITBAGS
8. Tarry briefly : STOPOFF
15. First of a railway trio : ACHESON
16. Member of the nightshade family : PETUNIA
17. Board meeting? : CHESSTOURNAMENT
19. Site of Toussaint L'Ouverture's revolt : HAITI
20. ___ Mawr : BRYN
21. Part of a conjugative series : AMAT
22. Arabic name part : IBN
23. Hitter from San Pedro de Macorís : SOSA
25. Piece under a ball : INSOLE
27. Thumbs down : NOVOTE
29. Shake : LOSE
31. They're moved at a 17-Across : MEN
32. Game point situation : ADIN
33. Famed F.B.I. figure : NESS
35. Make ___ of : AMESS
37. Setting for a set : SALON
39. Easy two points : TIPIN
41. Wouk title vessel : CAINE
43. Not natural : DYED
45. Lid annoyance : STYE
48. Overseas bar deg. : LLB
49. Classical art medium : VASE
51. Certain crustacean : ISOPOD
53. Dispels : ALLAYS
55. Colloquial denial : NOOP
57. Abner's partner in old radio : LUM
58. Footnote word : IDEM
59. Hills: Abbr. : HGTS
61. Nine-time Obie-winning playwright Maria ___ Fornes : IRENE
63. Catalan, e.g. : ROMANCELANGUAGE
66. Racing : ONATEAR
67. Initially earns : GROSSES
68. Easy : LENIENT
69. Truck stop sign : EATHERE
1. Souvenir from the Southwest : KACHINA
2. Male name from the Hebrew for "without honor" : ICHABOD
3. One not seen in a movie? : THEINVISIBLEMAN
4. Overcome : BEST
5. Sports stat : ASSIST
6. Fooled : GOT
7. Name-droppers : SNOBS
8. Active : SPRY
9. Game unsuccessfully banned by Louis IV : TENNIS
10. Hiroshima's river : OTA
11. Some sneakers : PUMAS
12. Telephone line : ONEMOMENTPLEASE
13. Climaxes : FINALES
14. Readies for market, in a way : FATTENS
18. Eurasian backbone : URALS
24. Vintner's prefix : OENO
26. Occurrence at the moon's first quarter : NEAP
28. ___ outing : ONAN
30. Bone: Prefix : OSTE
34. Rings lack them : ENDS
36. Japanese paste : MISO
38. Impose : LEVY
40. Peculiar: Prefix : IDIO
41. L'Oréal alternative : CLAIROL
42. Through : ALLDONE
44. Title cross-dresser of film : YENTL
46. Junior : YOUNGER
47. Ronald Reagan appointee : EDMEESE
50. New York school of art : ASHCAN
52. Tap : SPIGOT
54. Cremona artisan : AMATI
56. Fort on the Missouri : OSAGE
60. Fröbe who played Goldfinger : GERT
62. Try to pledge : RUSH
64. Separator of family names : NEE
65. Org. of which eight U.S. presidents have been members : NRA

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