New York Times, Tuesday, September 14, 2004

Author: Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521
Harvey Estes
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11612/29/199311/26/200845
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2015151219278
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1.52700

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 127 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 86 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dispensable candy : PEZ
4. On pins and needles : EDGY
8. Meeting : POWWOW
14. "The Name of the Rose" writer : ECO
15. Chaucer offering : TALE
16. 1966 Mary Martin musical : IDOIDO
17. Dog with an upturned tail : CHOWCHOW
19. Big-time brat : TERROR
20. Cubs' sluggin' Sammy : SOSA
21. Glasgow gal : LASS
23. Master's worker : SERF
24. Gambler's marker : CHIT
26. Choice word : ELSE
29. Give one's word : TAKEASOLEMNVOW
35. Beantown team, briefly : BOSOX
36. Press release? : WINE
37. Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
38. Holder of two tablets : ARK
39. Mingling with : AMONGST
42. Camera type, briefly : SLR
43. Taoism founder Lao-___ : TSE
44. Horror film staple : GORE
45. Site of a racing win or a tie : ASCOT
47. Traditional elocution exercise : HOWNOWBROWNCOW
51. Beheaded Boleyn : ANNE
52. Den denizen : BEAR
53. Injure seriously : MAIM
56. Limp watch painter : DALI
58. Sci-fi sightings : UFOS
62. Take stock of : ASSESS
65. Intellectual : HIGHBROW
67. Fire escape, e.g. : STAIRS
68. Turkish honorific : AGHA
69. Clean air grp. : EPA
70. Be obsequious : KOWTOW
71. One of the "Little Women" : BETH
72. Letters for a psychic : ESP
1. They're above the abs : PECS
2. It might be off the wall : ECHO
3. Animal keepers : ZOOS
4. And so on: Abbr. : ETC
5. Veronica Lake film "The Blue ___" : DAHLIA
6. What a poor winner does : GLOATS
7. They have boughs for bows : YEWS
8. Peach part : PIT
9. Words from Wordsworth : ODE
10. Go downhill : WORSEN
11. Put a traveling mike on : WIRE
12. Reason for nose-pinching : ODOR
13. Klingon on the Enterprise : WORF
18. Odd fellow : WACKO
22. Baseball commissioner Bud : SELIG
25. Honeycomb shape : HEXAGON
27. Periscope part : LENS
28. "The Bartered Bride" composer : SMETANA
29. Trunk with a chest : TORSO
30. Out of kilter : ASKEW
31. Dog tag datum : OWNER
32. Explorer ___ da Gama : VASCO
33. Not at full power : ONLOW
34. Job for a dermatologist : WART
35. Ordeal for Rover, perhaps : BATH
40. Like a trim lawn : MOWN
41. Globular : ORBED
46. Second-stringer : SCRUB
48. "Anything you want" : NAMEIT
49. Make beholden : OBLIGE
50. Scale reading : WEIGHT
53. Halloween accessory : MASK
54. Concerning : ASTO
55. Middle of Caesar's boast : ISAW
57. "Moby Dick" captain : AHAB
59. Unbind : FREE
60. "My bad!" : OOPS
61. Give and take : SWAP
63. Sign of a sellout : SRO
64. Opposite NNE : SSW
66. "I told you so!" : HAH

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