New York Times, Thursday, July 22, 2004

Author: Greg Staples
Editor: Will Shortz
Greg Staples
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GJQX} This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Staples. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Artist Chagall : MARC
5. Put on hold : SHELVE
11. Internet letters, and a hint to this puzzle's theme : WWW
14. It's sold in bars : OLEO
15. Two-legged salamander : MUDEEL
16. Source of heat : IRE
17. Nirvana, essentially? : HINDUUTOPIA
19. Potassium hydroxide : LYE
20. Right and left : SIDES
21. Anonymous : UNNAMED
23. Dealership that sells old Troopers? : ISUZUUSEDCARS
27. Handsome prints? : ART
29. Easy win : ROMP
30. It ends in Oct. : DST
31. Question from Miss Piggy : MOI
32. Tissue: Suffix : PLASM
34. Handwriting on the wall : OMEN
38. Hollywood favorite : IDOL
40. Socialite Brooke : ASTOR
42. Memorization technique : ROTE
43. Withhold from : DENY
44. Vaughan of jazz : SARAH
46. "On the double!" : NOW
47. ___ draft : NBA
50. "Au revoir!" : TATA
51. Small colonist : ANT
52. Long forks, for example? : FONDUUTENSILS
57. 1967 Oscar winner Parsons : ESTELLE
58. Toys sometimes stuck in trees : KITES
61. Shoe part : TOE
62. Certain Hawaiian instrument? : OAHUUKULELE
66. 2002 British Open champion : ELS
67. Freud's home : VIENNA
68. Number for one : ARIA
69. Shooting site : SET
70. Went for a bite : ATEOUT
71. Dermatologist's concern : CYST
1. Mineral hardness scale inventor : MOHS
2. Others, in Latin : ALII
3. Certain delivery : RENDITION
4. They may be cracked : CODES
5. Western Athletic Conf. school : SMU
6. Home for a hermit : HUT
7. Shogun's capital : EDO
8. Constellation known as the Hare : LEPUS
9. Like marble : VEINED
10. Herd in Africa : ELANDS
11. Buck Rogers's lady friend : WILMA
12. More twisted : WRYER
13. Groundskeeper's bane : WEEDS
18. Assume : USURP
22. One with a part : ACTOR
24. Defender of Manet's work : ZOLA
25. Minutemen of coll. sports : UMASS
26. Like Albany and Chicago : UPSTATE
27. In the thick of : AMID
28. Went on : RODE
33. Capone rival known as Bugs : MORAN
35. Quiet home, usually : MONASTERY
36. Royal educator : ETON
37. Witches' brew necessity : NEWT
39. Old "Hollywood Squares" regular : LYNDE
41. "Doggoneit!" : RATS
45. Three-line work : HAIKU
48. "One great face deserves another" sloganeer, once : BULOVA
49. Café specification : AULAIT
52. Swanky dos : FETES
53. "___ Mio" : OSOLE
54. Explosive trial : NTEST
55. Snicker : TEHEE
56. Purple shade : LILAC
59. George and George W., e.g. : ELIS
60. Musical chairs goal : SEAT
63. Game with a 108-card deck : UNO
64. Burma's first P.M. : UNU
65. Kit ___ : KAT

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