New York Times, Monday, June 13, 2005

Author: Earl W. Reed
Editor: Will Shortz
Earl W. Reed
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQV} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Reed. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Tams : CAPS
5. Wood that repels moths : CEDAR
10. "Ali ___ and the 40 Thieves" : BABA
14. Natural burn medication : ALOE
15. Speechify : ORATE
16. Dutch cheese : EDAM
17. Rod at a pig roast : SPIT
18. United Nations' goal : WORLDPEACE
20. Sweetie pie : HON
21. Termite, e.g. : PEST
22. "Wait a sec!" : HANGON
23. Romanov ruler : TSAR
25. Study of plants: Abbr. : BOT
26. Terminus : END
27. Bubbly drink mixer : SELTZERWATER
32. Black-and-white cookie : OREO
33. Roald who wrote "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" : DAHL
34. Katmandu's land : NEPAL
38. Thpeakth like thith : LISPS
40. Vietnamese holiday : TET
41. Like old bread : STALE
42. Come after : ENSUE
43. Part of the eye : IRIS
45. Length x width, for a rectangle : AREA
46. Musician's asset : PERFECTPITCH
49. Boom box abbr. : MIC
52. Bashful : SHY
53. With proficiency : ABLY
54. Slowly, in music : ADAGIO
56. Giants great Willie : MAYS
58. Chem class : LAB
61. Something caught near the end of a race? : SECONDWIND
63. Word that can follow the end of 18-, 27-, 46- or 61-Across : PIPE
64. "Off for now, love" : TATA
65. Soother : EASER
66. Change for a five : ONES
67. Narrow opening : SLIT
68. Ostentatious : SHOWY
69. Words : TEXT
1. An A.T.M. dispenses it : CASH
2. Brand for Fido : ALPO
3. Futile : POINTLESS
4. Harden : SET
5. Cringed : COWERED
6. Deity with a bow and arrow : EROS
7. Feathered missile : DART
8. Capital of Ga. : ATL
9. Making the mouth burn : REDHOT
10. "___ here long?" : BEEN
11. Maxim : ADAGE
12. Breakfast strip : BACON
13. Revise : AMEND
19. Communion plates : PATENS
21. La ___, Bolivia : PAZ
24. Plug, as a hole : STOPUP
25. Purple Monopoly avenue : BALTIC
27. Shoe bottom : SOLE
28. Land o' blarney : ERIN
29. Confirm with a vote : RATIFY
30. Question in a geography quiz : WHERE
31. Sell in stores : RETAIL
35. Political platform : PARTYLINE
36. Knighted Guinness : ALEC
37. Wife of Jacob : LEAH
39. Meets, greets and seats : SEESIN
44. Keep out of the rain : STAYDRY
47. Colossus of ___ (one of the Seven Wonders) : RHODES
48. "Sesame Street" network : PBS
49. Sail holders : MASTS
50. Perfect : IDEAL
51. Desert plants : CACTI
55. Animal with a beard : GOAT
56. ___ soup (sushi starter) : MISO
57. From square one : ANEW
59. Top spot : APEX
60. Top spot : BEST
62. Baby's bawl : WAH
63. Place to put bets : POT

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