New York Times, Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Author: Jim Hyres
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Hyres
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Hyres. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Wagering sites, for short : OTBS
5. Rosary component : BEAD
9. Big name in kitchen foil : ALCOA
14. When shadows are short : NOON
15. "___ want for Christmas ?" : ALLI
16. Elementary school door sign : GIRLS
17. Breakfast order : TWOEGGSOVEREASY
20. Lend ___ (listen) : ANEAR
21. Lug : TOTE
22. Last of 26 : ZEE
23. "Wild Kingdom" host Marlin : PERKINS
26. What apartment dwellers have to pay : THERENT
28. Actress Verdugo : ELENA
30. Summer, in Somme : ETE
31. Lucky charms : FOURLEAFCLOVERS
38. Astronaut Grissom : GUS
39. Rock's ___ Fighters : FOO
40. Kind of instinct : GUT
41. U.S. senator's salary, e.g. : SIXFIGUREINCOME
48. Crazy eights cousin : UNO
49. Jazz pianist Blake : EUBIE
50. House wrecker : TORNADO
54. Place for a Ping-Pong table : RECROOM
58. Inventor Whitney : ELI
59. Absorbs, with "up" : SOPS
61. Redhead's helper : HENNA
62. Bygone music collection : EIGHTTRACKTAPES
66. 1008 on a monument : MVIII
67. Jai ___ : ALAI
68. NBC's peacock, e.g. : LOGO
69. Passover feast : SEDER
70. Stampeders : HERD
71. ___ Smith, who won the 1972 Wimbledon : STAN
1. Like draft beer : ONTAP
2. Oscar-winning screenwriter Robert : TOWNE
3. One voicing displeasure : BOOER
4. Air Jordan, for one : SNEAKER
5. Groceries holder : BAG
6. Chicago transports : ELS
7. Tons : ALOT
8. Duffer's gouge : DIVOT
9. Go along with : AGREETO
10. Tell a "story" : LIE
11. Mania : CRAZE
12. Showbiz twin Mary-Kate or Ashley : OLSEN
13. So far : ASYET
18. Give the third degree : GRILL
19. Lucy and Ricky's landlady : ETHEL
24. Once known as : NEE
25. Big mess : SNAFU
27. Person of the cloth, for short : REV
29. Prior to, old-style : AFORE
31. N.F.L. 3-pointers : FGS
32. French affirmative : OUI
33. Fortune 500 steelmaker : USX
34. ___ d'Alene, Idaho : COEUR
35. It may be stroked : EGO
36. Bacardi, e.g. : RUM
37. Sault ___ Marie : STE
42. Jocularity : FUN
43. Agitated : INASTIR
44. Classic Becket play, informally : GODOT
45. "May ___ of service?" : IBE
46. Not, in Nuremberg : NICHT
47. Kix and Trix : CEREALS
50. Abounds : TEEMS
51. Popeye's love : OLIVE
52. Unbending : RIGID
53. Where Dr. Phil got famous : OPRAH
55. High, in a way : ONPOT
56. Russia's Lake ___ : ONEGA
57. Building subcontractor : MASON
60. Sign that attracts crowds : SALE
63. Step on it : HIE
64. Cougar or Jaguar : CAR
65. Tease : KID

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