New York Times, Wednesday, August 18, 2004

Author: Nancy Salomon and Levi Denham
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521
Levi Denham
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108/18/200412/15/20062
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1.53200

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 125 for Ms. Salomon. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Denham. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Drug buster : NARC
5. Eight furlongs : MILE
9. Fishermen's pailfuls : BAITS
14. 1998 Sarah McLachlan hit : ADIA
15. Double agent Aldrich : AMES
16. Sleep disorder : APNEA
17. Fake cover stories : BOGUSALIBIS
19. "Bad" for "good," e.g. : SLANG
20. Dress with a flare : ALINE
21. Stephen Foster classic : OHSUSANNA
23. Back of the boat : AFT
25. Key of Beethoven's Symphony No. 7: Abbr. : AMAJ
27. Attacked with zeal : DOVEIN
28. Not nerdy : COOL
30. Bikini blast, briefly : ATEST
32. Stumblers' sounds : ERS
33. Get a program on the radio : TUNEIN
35. Mars explorer : ROVER
37. Homeric epic : ILIAD
38. Familiar Olympics chant : USAUSAUSA
39. King protectors : PAWNS
43. Watch : VIGIL
45. Catch between bases, say : TAGOUT
46. K.C.-to-Little Rock direction : SSE
48. Surveyors' calculations : AREAS
50. ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
51. Grand : THOUSAND
53. Equine quipster : MRED
55. Airline to Amsterdam : KLM
56. Hermit : RECLUSE
58. Omnium-gatherums : OLIOS
60. Running wild : ARIOT
61. Shocked response in conversation : YOUSAIDWHAT
65. Reaches over : SPANS
66. Move, in Realtor-speak : RELO
67. Easy gait : LOPE
68. "Roots" writer : HALEY
69. Once, once upon a time : ERST
70. Hightailed it : SPED
1. Get the drop on : NAB
2. Stir : ADO
3. Tubes on the table : RIGATONI
4. Being the reason for : CAUSAL
5. Best bro : MAINMAN
6. Pooped person's plaint : IMBEAT
7. Pacific ring : LEI
8. "Happy Motoring" company : ESSO
9. Méphistophélès player in "Faust" : BASSO
10. Valedictorian's feat, perhaps : APLUSAVERAGE
11. Comparatively cockamamie : INANER
12. Court contest : TENNIS
13. "Contact" astronomer : SAGAN
18. ___ Fail (Irish coronation stone) : LIA
22. Modern viewer's option, briefly : HDTV
23. When Hamlet sees his father's ghost : ACTI
24. Cager's offense : FOUL
26. Destination for many pilgrims : JERUSALEM
29. "Three's a crowd" : LEAVEUSALONE
31. March master : SOUSA
34. Exiled Amin : IDI
36. Org. concerned with PCB's : EPA
38. Onetime TWA rival : USAIR
40. Place with sawdust : WORKSHOP
41. Zero : NULL
42. Leaf holder : STEM
44. Gallivants : GADS
45. J. Alfred Prufrock poet : TSELIOT
46. Himalayan guide : SHERPA
47. Mixer : SOCIAL
49. Wakeup calls : AROUSALS
51. Riffraff : TRASH
52. Cracked : NUTSY
54. Performed : DID
57. Fictional Jane : EYRE
59. Barn birds : OWLS
62. Donne's "done" : OER
63. Big brute : APE
64. Koppel of ABC : TED

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