New York Times, Tuesday, July 12, 2005

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 144 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Nurses' workmates : DOCS
5. Leave clueless : STUMP
10. Headliner : STAR
14. Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
15. Lack of laxness : RIGOR
16. Kent State's state : OHIO
17. "I'm game" : FINEWITHME
19. On guard : WARY
20. Jane of "Klute" : FONDA
21. Had in mind : MEANT
23. "Telephone Line" rock grp. : ELO
24. Pretend to sing : LIPSYNC
28. Star Wars mil. project : SDI
31. "I'm game" : LETSDOIT
33. One of the Twin Cities : STPAUL
35. Cold-relief brand : CONTAC
37. "Love Story" author Erich : SEGAL
38. Drop anchor : MOOR
41. Hedge former : SHRUB
43. D.C. bigwigs : POLS
44. Out of kilter : ASKEW
46. Letter lines : SERIFS
48. "Tommy" rockers : THEWHO
50. "I'm game" : ALLRIGHT
54. Stable diet? : HAY
55. Fashionable : INSTYLE
57. Soccer standout Hamm : MIA
58. Plug : DAMUP
60. They leave marks on the road : SKIDS
62. New Mexico resort town : TAOS
64. "I'm game" : SUREWHYNOT
68. Like a G.I. peeling spuds : ONKP
69. Susan Lucci's Emmy role : ERICA
70. Don Juan, for one : ROUE
71. Sight seers : EYES
72. Got up : STOOD
73. Cultural doings : ARTS
1. ___ bag (camper's tote) : DUFFEL
2. Baltimore ballplayer : ORIOLE
3. Defeatist's word : CANNOT
4. Musher's transport : SLED
5. Hindu honorific : SRI
6. Small songbird : TIT
7. "Gross!" : UGH
8. Daddy's counterpart : MOMMY
9. Fixes feathers : PREENS
10. Scattered, as seed : SOWN
11. "I'm game" : THATSAGO
12. Go public with : AIR
13. "Crying" singer Orbison : ROY
18. Hider in kids' books : WALDO
22. Does something : ACTS
25. Electrified particles : IONS
26. Cores : PITHS
27. Ogle : STAREAT
29. Twofold : DUAL
30. Sorry situations : ILLS
32. You may make its head turn : SCREW
34. Coke competitor : PEPSI
36. One of the Three Stooges : CURLY
38. Trig, e.g. : MATH
39. Govt. workplace watchdog : OSHA
40. "I'm game" : OKEYDOKE
42. One, for one : BILL
45. Passing fancy : WHIM
47. Mouthing off : FRESH
49. Unwelcome obligations : ONUSES
51. Key with two flats : GMINOR
52. Lay low : HIDOUT
53. Has a bite : TASTES
56. Brief burst : SPURT
59. Cairo cobras : ASPS
61. Actress Sedgwick : KYRA
62. Bunion's place : TOE
63. Whatever : ANY
65. Brazilian hot spot, briefly : RIO
66. System starter? : ECO
67. Roll of dough : WAD

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