New York Times, Monday, August 23, 2004

Author: Nancy Salomon and Kyle Mahowald
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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1.581521
Kyle Mahowald
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153/22/20042/6/20151
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1.58111

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {FJQVWXZ} This is puzzle # 126 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Mahowald. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tree that people carve their initials in : BEECH
6. Pepper's partner : SALT
10. Author Dinesen : ISAK
14. Stevenson of 1950's politics : ADLAI
15. Dunkable cookie : OREO
16. Plot parcel : ACRE
17. "Dee-licious!" : YUMMYYUMMY
19. Alum : GRAD
20. Carson's predecessor on "The Tonight Show" : PAAR
21. Surgeon's outfit : SCRUBS
23. Play parts : ACTS
26. Goes to sleep, with "off" : NODS
29. Skirt lines : HEMS
30. Bangkok native : THAI
31. Like snow after a blizzard, perhaps : KNEEDEEP
33. Corrosions : RUSTS
35. Eyelid problem : STYE
36. Spanish aunt : TIA
39. Crying : INTEARS
42. Evangeline or Anna Karenina, e.g. : HEROINE
44. What candles sometimes represent : AGE
45. "Very funny!" : HAHA
47. Animal nose : SNOUT
48. Show biz parent : STAGEMOM
52. Go left or right : TURN
53. Petri dish filler : AGAR
54. Where the Himalayas are : ASIA
55. Not in port : ASEA
56. Main arteries : AORTAS
58. Den : LAIR
60. High spirits : GLEE
61. "Dee-licious!" : MMMMMMGOOD
67. Fanny : REAR
68. Certain woodwind : OBOE
69. Pitcher Martinez : PEDRO
70. Painting and sculpting, e.g. : ARTS
71. Yards advanced : GAIN
72. Animal in a roundup : STEER
1. San Francisco/Oakland separator : BAY
2. School's Web site address ender : EDU
3. Shade tree : ELM
4. Where a tent is pitched : CAMPSITE
5. "Howdy!" : HIYA
6. Grow sick of : SOURON
7. Quarterback's asset : ARM
8. Moon lander, for short : LEM
9. Santa's sackful : TOYS
10. "Amen!" : IAGREE
11. "Dee-licious!" : SCRUMPTIOUS
12. Saudis and Iraqis : ARABS
13. Classic sneakers : KEDS
18. American, abroad : YANK
22. Bar "where everybody knows your name" : CHEERS
23. Skylit lobbies : ATRIA
24. Newswoman Connie : CHUNG
25. "Dee-licious!" : TASTESGREAT
27. ___ Moines : DES
28. Genesis son : SETH
32. Color, as an Easter egg : DYE
34. African desert : SAHARA
37. Get used (to) : INURE
38. MetLife competitor : AETNA
40. Scandal sheet : RAG
41. Where the Mets can be met : SHEA
43. Perfectly precise : ONTARGET
46. Mornings, briefly : AMS
49. Spuds : TATERS
50. Some Texas tycoons : OILMEN
51. "Just the facts, ___" : MAAM
53. One who hears "You've got mail" : AOLER
56. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
57. Urban haze : SMOG
59. Little devils : IMPS
62. Entrepreneur's deg. : MBA
63. "Who, me?" : MOI
64. "___ to Joy" : ODE
65. Mine find : ORE
66. "Le Coq ___" : DOR

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