New York Times, Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Author: Holden Baker and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Holden Baker
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1611/17/199711/1/20102
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0842110
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1.53110
Nancy Salomon
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQWZ} Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Baker. This is puzzle # 147 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bit of dandruff : FLECK
6. Drivers' aids : TEES
10. Captain of the Pequod : AHAB
14. Debussy contemporary Erik : SATIE
15. Cart part : AXLE
16. "Damn Yankees" vamp : LOLA
17. Document shown at border patrol : TRAVELVISA
19. Writer Harte : BRET
20. Prefix with duct : OVI
21. Yeats or Keats : POET
22. Cape Canaveral event : LAUNCH
24. California observatory : PALOMAR
26. Salon jobs : PERMS
27. Fixation indication : TUNNELVISION
31. Meager : SLIM
33. Served up a whopper : LIED
34. Magic org. : NBA
35. Feathery scarves : BOAS
36. Very humble home : HOVEL
38. Score for a 34-Across player : HOOP
39. Satisfied sighs : AHS
40. 1952 Hope/Crosby "Road" destination : BALI
41. Pool part? : GENE
42. Rubbernecker at the Ritz, perhaps : HOTELVISITOR
46. Fuss with feathers : PREEN
47. Zilch : NOTABIT
51. Celestial Seasonings alternative : SALADA
53. Gin flavorer : SLOE
54. "So there you ___!" : ARE
55. Long stretches : ERAS
56. Part of a suit of armor : STEELVISOR
59. Derby : RACE
60. "I smell ___!" : ARAT
61. Perfect places : EDENS
62. Took it on the lam : FLED
63. Candied tubers : YAMS
64. Like Vikings : NORSE
1. Shutterbug's setting : FSTOP
2. Caterpillar, for one : LARVA
3. Internet commerce : ETAIL
4. Opposite of military: Abbr. : CIV
5. Button one's lips : KEEPMUM
6. Pub : TAVERN
7. Off-ramp : EXIT
8. Raised railroads : ELS
9. Denver is way above it : SEALEVEL
10. Philatelists' books : ALBUMS
11. Interrupts : HORNSINON
12. Knighted Guinness : ALEC
13. The Wife of ___ (Chaucer story teller) : BATH
18. Credit union offering : LOAN
23. Like the Kalahari : ARID
25. Elevator pioneer Elisha : OTIS
26. Ballerina's bend : PLIE
28. The King (subject of four "sightings" elsewhere in this puzzle) : ELVIS
29. Cousin of an English horn : OBOE
30. Catch a few Z's : NAP
31. Arty Manhattan district : SOHO
32. The cellar : LASTPLACE
35. "Balderdash!" : BAH
36. Participate in decision-making : HAVEASAY
37. Lena of "Chocolat" : OLIN
38. Sister and wife of Zeus : HERA
40. Ran in the wash : BLED
41. Settled a score : GOTEVEN
43. Rubbed out or off : ERASED
44. Estuaries : INLETS
45. Labor saver : TOOL
48. More despicable : BASER
49. Steam items : IRONS
50. Abrupt : TERSE
51. Lowly laborer : SERF
52. Asia's fast-shrinking ___ Sea : ARAL
53. Ore deposit : SEAM
57. ___-la-la : TRA
58. Words of commitment : IDO

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