New York Times, Wednesday, September 1, 2004

Author: Jim Conklin
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Conklin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Conklin. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Holiday visitor, maybe : INLAW
6. Sporty car, for short : ALFA
10. Plum Nascar position : POLE
14. Western necktie? : NOOSE
15. Crashing sort : BORE
16. Hera's mother : RHEA
17. Knew : FELTINONESBONES
20. Dish cooked in a pot : OLLA
21. Trim, in a way : EDGE
22. Key material : IVORY
23. Ludwig Mies van der ___ : ROHE
25. Gospel writer : LUKE
27. New : JUSTDISCOVERED
33. Prefix with arthritis : OSTEO
34. Forum greeting : AVE
35. Brought up : BRED
37. Mao's successor : HUA
38. Alistair who wrote "Ice Station Zebra" : MACLEAN
42. Put away : ATE
43. Ex-D.C. baseballers : NATS
45. See 27-Down : RAE
46. Derby place : EPSOM
48. Nu : LETTERBEFOREXI
52. Rough tool : RASP
53. Kitchen flooring, for short : LINO
54. Scarecrow's composition : STRAW
57. Viking's deity : ODIN
59. Bubble wrap sounds : POPS
63. Gnu : CROSSWORDSTAPLE
66. Feels punk : AILS
67. Peace Nobelist Ducommun : ELIE
68. 2000 N.B.A. M.V.P. : ONEAL
69. Spymaster's worry : MOLE
70. Rx amts. : TSPS
71. Famous "hostess with the mostest" : MESTA
1. Poop : INFO
2. Seasonal air : NOEL
3. Veg out : LOLL
4. Fertility goddess : ASTARTE
5. Chinese dynasty name : WEI
6. Homes : ABODES
7. Like a Hail Mary pass : LONG
8. Woodstock phenomenon : FREELOVE
9. 1950's political initials : AES
10. Poor Richard's Almanack item : PROVERB
11. "You gotta be kidding!" : OHNO
12. Wolf's look : LEER
13. "Duck soup!" : EASY
18. Classic soft drink : NEHI
19. Triathlete's need : BIKE
24. Baseball's Blue Moon : ODOM
26. Iris's place : UVEA
27. With 45-Across, noted Arctic explorer : JOHN
28. Bar order, with "the" : USUAL
29. ___ Department : STATE
30. Novelist Carr : CALEB
31. Wipe out : ERASE
32. Dry out, informally : DETOX
36. Prefix with god : DEMI
39. Bellicose god : ARES
40. HOV lane users : CARPOOLS
41. It's inert : NEON
44. Berlin boulevard : STRASSE
47. Barbecuer's buy : PROPANE
49. Fancy marbles : TAWS
50. Skips over : ELIDES
51. 50's car features : FINS
54. Ponzi scheme, e.g. : SCAM
55. Cream was one : TRIO
56. Frank holder : ROLL
58. Socially challenged sort : DRIP
60. Reveals, in verse : OPES
61. Survey map : PLAT
62. Ward of the screen : SELA
64. Rainy : WET
65. Author Clancy : TOM

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