New York Times, Monday, January 26, 2004

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Manila envelope closer : CLASP
6. Computer screen image : ICON
10. "Spare tire" : FLAB
14. Dominican Republic neighbor : HAITI
15. Italia's capital : ROMA
16. Interlude : LULL
17. Luggage clip-on : IDTAG
18. "Amo, amas, ___ ..." : AMAT
19. Prod : URGE
20. It made Leary bleary : LSD
22. Rizzuto of the 1940's-50's Yankees : PHIL
24. Fire, as from a job : CAN
25. Unruffled : SEDATE
28. Laid on generously : LAVISHED
30. Tot's wheels : TRICYCLE
32. Hwy. mishap respondent : EMT
33. Med school subj. : ANAT
34. Driveway occupant : AUTO
36. Becomes a domehead : BALDS
40. Skirt that shows off legs : MINI
41. Pasture : FIELD
43. Forsaken : LORN
44. Fossil fuel blocks : PEATS
46. Harry Potter's lightning bolt, e.g. : SCAR
47. Suffix with buck : AROO
48. Piercing site : EAR
50. Exceed the bounds of : OVERGROW
52. Summary holder? : NUTSHELL
56. With resolute spirit : GAMELY
57. WSW's opposite : ENE
58. Party for lei wearers : LUAU
59. ___ Lanka : SRI
60. ___ Jay Lerner of Lerner & Loewe : ALAN
62. Jolt : BUMP
64. Jazz's James and Jones : ETTAS
68. Fall's opposite : RISE
69. Sea eagle : ERNE
70. System utilizing grates : SEWER
71. Editor's mark : STET
72. Space capsule insignia : NASA
73. Rulers before Lenin : TSARS
1. Greek X : CHI
2. Boy : LAD
3. River island : AIT
4. Downers? : STALACTITES
5. Farm pen : PIGSTY
6. Tax deferral means: Abbr. : IRA
7. Connectors? : COMPLETECOLUMNS
8. Nebraska city : OMAHA
9. Not an emigré : NATIVE
10. Winter ailment : FLU
11. Leave in the ___ : LURCH
12. Pond growths : ALGAE
13. Mix : BLEND
21. Joe that won't keep you up : DECAF
23. Arm or leg : LIMB
25. Envelope sticker : STAMP
26. Bert's Muppet pal : ERNIE
27. Late Princess of Wales : DIANA
29. Uppers? : STALAGMITES
31. San ___ Obispo, Calif. : LUIS
35. Norway's patron saint : OLAV
37. Peter of "Casablanca" : LORRE
38. Slobber : DROOL
39. Like a winter wonderland : SNOWY
42. Wine residue : DREGS
45. Comedian Mort : SAHL
49. Sandwich with sauerkraut : REUBEN
51. Least seen : RAREST
52. Closes in on : NEARS
53. Dark : UNLIT
54. Pull one's leg : TEASE
55. Mrs. Bush : LAURA
61. Volleyball equipment : NET
63. Small coal size : PEA
65. Intl. flier, once : TWA
66. ___ Lingus : AER
67. Last year's jrs. : SRS

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