New York Times, Wednesday, September 22, 2004

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVXY} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 106 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Code word for "A" : ALFA
5. Jostle : ELBOW
10. Mockery : SHAM
14. Blackens : TARS
15. Model Gabrielle : REECE
16. "Unimaginable as ___ in Heav'n": Milton : HATE
17. Understood : KNEW
18. Popular 80's-90's TV sitcom : NIGHTCOURT
20. "Let's Make ___" : ADEAL
22. Elton John, e.g. : SIR
23. Clarinetist Shaw : ARTIE
24. ___ the world : MANOF
26. A different approach : NEWSTEPS
28. Slalom course move : ZIG
29. William who has a state named after him : PENN
31. Slippery sort : EEL
32. Lulu : ONER
34. Shakes up : ROILS
36. In case that's true : IFSO
40. Olin of "Hollywood Homicide," 2003 : LENA
41. Charge : RUNAT
42. "___ and Lovers" (D. H. Lawrence book) : SONS
43. Italian wine-growing region : ASTI
44. 1973 #1 Rolling Stones hit : ANGIE
45. Chisel or gouge : TOOL
46. Big maker of A.T.M.'s : NCR
48. Yes ___ : ORNO
50. Cube root of eight : TWO
51. Monkey business : MISCHIEF
55. Blown snow : DRIFT
57. Midwest home of ConAgra : OMAHA
58. Corp. money head : CFO
60. Holy ___ : GRAIL
62. Tumbler : WATERGLASS
65. Halo : AURA
66. Newsman Sevareid : ERIC
67. Sauce with jalapeño : SALSA
68. Any of the Phillies, e.g. : NLER
69. Winter Olympics venue : RINK
70. Oversized volume : ATLAS
71. "___ Heartache" (Bonnie Tyler hit) : ITSA
1. Aleutian island : ATKA
2. Hidden dangers : LANDMINES
3. Player without a contract : FREEAGENT
4. Dam on the Nile : ASWAN
5. Suffix with east : ERN
6. Island rings : LEIS
7. September equinox, and a hint to the starts of 18- & 62-Across and 2-, 3-, 10-, 33-, 37- & 38-Down : BEGINNINGOFFALL
8. Yellow shade : OCHRE
9. Dewy : WET
10. Place for a select group : SHORTLIST
11. High-class, as a restaurant : HAUTE
12. Take ___ (travel) : ATRIP
13. Allots, with "out" : METES
19. Lawyer's undertaking : CASE
21. Cut (off) : LOP
25. Maserati competitor : FERRARI
27. London theater district : WESTEND
28. "La Débâcle" novelist : ZOLA
30. Verb preceder : NOUN
33. Consolation of a sort : RAINCHECK
35. Den : LAIR
37. Court infraction : FOOTFAULT
38. Winter driving aid : SNOWTIRES
39. See 64-Down : OSLO
47. Blacken : CHAR
49. Assn. : ORG
51. Lawn Boy product : MOWER
52. Japanese porcelain : IMARI
53. Audited, with "on" : SATIN
54. Conspicuous success : ECLAT
56. Shiraz native : IRANI
59. Greek peak : OSSA
61. Boris Pasternak heroine : LARA
63. Fed. construction overseer : GSA
64. Airline to 39-Down : SAS

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