New York Times, Monday, January 3, 2005

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BQZ} This is puzzle # 115 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Swear to : AVER
5. "What's the ___ that can happen?" : WORST
10. Nose (out) : EDGE
14. Ending with hard or soft : WARE
15. Baker who sang "Sweet Love," 1986 : ANITA
16. Shed one's skin : MOLT
17. Many a homecoming attendee : ALUM
18. Work over, as a ship : REFIT
19. Fat of the lamb : SUET
20. "Draw one," in diner slang : CUPOFCOFFEE
23. Wildebeest : GNU
24. English dog : SETTER
25. Straight from the garden : FRESH
27. Rewrites : EDITS
30. Broken arms may go in them : SLINGS
33. Foul callers : REFS
36. Irrelevant, as a point : MOOT
38. Jump for joy : EXULT
39. A barber has to work around it : EAR
40. Faculty member : TEACHER
42. Burn ___ crisp : TOA
43. First-class : PRIMO
45. Radio tuner : DIAL
46. Glimpse : ESPY
47. Gym shoes, for short : SNEAKS
49. "Golden Boy" playwright Clifford : ODETS
51. Clothesline alternative : DRYER
53. Wrestler : MATMAN
57. Companion for Tarzan : APE
59. "Sun kiss," in diner slang : ORANGEJUICE
62. Holds close : HUGS
64. Oak-to-be : ACORN
65. Gaming table fee : ANTE
66. Hence : ERGO
67. ___ four (teacake) : PETIT
68. Marsh plant : REED
69. Clutter : MESS
70. Perfect places : EDENS
71. Luke Skywalker's mentor : YODA
1. ___ plane (military craft) : AWACS
2. Comparison shopper's quest : VALUE
3. Blow one's top : ERUPT
4. Channel surfers' gadgets : REMOTES
5. Violation of the Geneva Convention : WARCRIME
6. "___'Clock Jump" (1930's hit) : ONEO
7. Jazz phrase : RIFF
8. Not flexible : STIFF
9. Idaho produce, informally : TATERS
10. Ambulance inits. : EMS
11. "Life preservers," in diner slang : DOUGHNUTS
12. Secluded valley : GLEN
13. "___, Brute?" : ETTU
21. Gave dinner : FED
22. Moray catcher : EELER
26. Half a dozen : SIX
28. Land hopper : TOAD
29. Prefix with logical : SOCIO
31. Ladleful of unappetizing food : GLOP
32. Command to Fido : STAY
33. Foes of Dems. : REPS
34. Make, as money : EARN
35. "Flop two," in diner slang : FRIEDEGGS
37. Sen. Cochran of Mississippi : THAD
40. Capital where the yen is capital : TOKYO
41. Periodic table listings : ELEMENTS
44. Deface : MAR
46. Ocean inlet : ESTUARY
48. South-of-the-border shawl : SERAPE
50. ___ Mahal : TAJ
52. Went like the wind : RACED
54. Sal of "Rebel Without a Cause" : MINEO
55. Played on stage : ACTED
56. "I ___ vacation!" : NEEDA
57. Throat-clearing sound : AHEM
58. Unadulterated : PURE
60. Written reminder : NOTE
61. Smile : GRIN
63. "Send help!" : SOS

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