New York Times, Wednesday, July 6, 2005

Author: Raymond Hamel
Editor: Will Shortz
Raymond Hamel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Hamel. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Kindergarten instruction : ABCS
5. Modern music holder : DISC
9. Next-to-last Italian queen : ELENA
14. Soften, as chocolate : MELT
15. Draft-board classification : ONEA
16. Puts a top on : ROOFS
17. Follow : OBEY
18. Cereal box figure with a hat : CAPNCRUNCH
20. Eucalyptus muncher : KOALA
22. "To happiness!," e.g. : TOAST
23. Group forcing men into military service : PRESSGANG
26. Young troublemakers : IMPS
30. "Go away!" : SHOO
31. Product of dehydration : SEASALT
33. Years ___ : AGO
36. Disney goldfish : CLEO
38. Pang : THROE
39. Popular family dog, familiarly : LAB
40. Emergency military operation : AIRLIFT
43. Hells Canyon locale: Abbr. : IDA
44. Shooter : BBGUN
46. Raison d'___ : ETRE
47. Inquire : ASK
48. Classic novel banned in the U.S. until 1933 : ULYSSES
51. Was present : CAME
53. Word on a biblical wall : MENE
54. Enhancing undergarment : PUSHUPBRA
58. Sucker : LEECH
60. Stylish Ford, briefly : TBIRD
62. Orange snack item : CHEESECURL
67. Russian choreographer Moiseyev : IGOR
68. Gather : AMASS
69. Dairy case item : OLEO
70. It may be wrinkled : NOSE
71. Body of art? : TORSO
72. Deep in thought : RAPT
73. Got larger : GREW
1. One way to run : AMOK
2. Fast-tempoed jazz : BEBOP
3. Free from confusion : CLEAR
4. Does salon work : STYLES
5. ___ Martens (casual shoes) : DOC
6. Pig ___ poke : INA
7. Dividing membranes : SEPTA
8. Church bylaws : CANONS
9. Blunders : ERRS
10. Stupid and ill-mannered : LOUTISH
11. String of periods : EON
12. Super Bowl winner more than 50% of the time: Abbr. : NFC
13. Hair color : ASH
19. Where to put an old newspaper, maybe : CAGE
21. Trash bins : ASHCANS
24. Songs for one : SOLI
25. Suffix with theater : GOER
27. Julie Andrews role in "The Sound of Music" : MARIA
28. Trudges : PLODS
29. Porterhouse, e.g. : STEAK
32. Essay : ATTEMPT
33. Music holder : ALBUM
34. House feature : GABLE
35. Delivery specialist, for short? : OBGYN
37. Grand ___ Opry : OLE
41. Nagging desire : ITCH
42. Lady of the Haus : FRAU
45. Of no value : USELESS
49. Olympics blade : EPEE
50. Assistance : SUCCOR
52. Subsiding : EBBING
55. Longtime Dolphins coach : SHULA
56. Stiffness : RIGOR
57. Popped up : AROSE
59. Classic gas : ESSO
61. Attracted : DREW
62. Cool ___ : CAT
63. Patient care grp. : HMO
64. Pitcher part : EAR
65. Workout unit : REP
66. Parking site : LOT

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