New York Times, Monday, October 10, 2005

Author: Holden Baker
Editor: Will Shortz
Holden Baker
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40 Missing: {BJKQXZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Baker. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Swimming units : LAPS
5. Not tight : LOOSE
10. Possess : HAVE
14. Geometry calculation : AREA
15. City on the Missouri : OMAHA
16. Asia's ___ Sea : ARAL
17. Laurel or Musial : STAN
18. VCR button : RESET
19. Pastrami purveyor : DELI
20. Actor Quaid transgressed : DENNISSINNED
23. Giant Hall-of-Famer : OTT
26. Not as much : LESS
27. Condoleezza Rice's department : STATE
28. Bongos : DRUMS
30. Two-striper in the Army: Abbr. : CPL
32. Draft org. : SSS
33. Frontiersman Boone did some carpentry : DANIELNAILED
38. Bridge : SPAN
39. St. Nick : SANTA
40. Capital on a fjord : OSLO
44. Actor Hickman showed boredom : DWAYNEYAWNED
47. Fuel economy stat. : MPG
50. Non-earthlings, for short : ETS
51. Asinine : INANE
52. Move on all fours : CRAWL
54. Hydrofluoric ___ : ACID
57. Exxon product : GAS
58. President Ford stared fiercely : GERALDGLARED
62. As a czar, he was terrible : IVAN
63. Home of the University of Maine : ORONO
64. ___ Romeo (sports car) : ALFA
68. Olympic sled : LUGE
69. Assign to, as blame : PINON
70. Potting material : SOIL
71. Popular jeans : LEES
72. Fencing weapons : EPEES
73. Very large : HUGE
1. ___ Cruces, N.M. : LAS
2. "But is it ___?" : ART
3. Vegetable that rolls : PEA
4. Hourglass contents : SAND
5. Greene of "Bonanza" : LORNE
6. Black cats, to the superstitious : OMENS
7. Caravan's stop : OASIS
8. "___ a Lady" (Tom Jones hit) : SHES
9. Diner sign : EATS
10. Lacked, briefly : HADNT
11. Sporting venues : ARENAS
12. Gentlemen's gentlemen : VALETS
13. Omits, in pronunciation : ELIDES
21. Ultimatum ender : ELSE
22. Man or Wight : ISLE
23. ___ and ends : ODDS
24. Links hazard : TRAP
25. Albacore or yellowfin : TUNA
29. Intellect : MIND
30. Hit with a ticket : CITE
31. Thespian production : PLAY
34. Future D.A.'s exam : LSAT
35. Ayes' opposite : NAYS
36. Cape ___, Mass. : ANN
37. Low in spirits : DOWN
41. Hose problem : SNAG
42. ___ the Hyena : LENA
43. Praiseful poems : ODES
45. Place to make a wish : WELL
46. Assistant : AIDE
47. Montreal university : MCGILL
48. Advance look, informally : PREVUE
49. It may have a remote-activated door : GARAGE
53. Declines : WANES
54. "Home ___," Macaulay Culkin movie : ALONE
55. Tippy craft : CANOE
56. Numbered clubs : IRONS
59. Latest news, slangily : DOPE
60. Stagehand : GRIP
61. Sprinter's event : DASH
65. Singer Rawls : LOU
66. Tiniest amount to care : FIG
67. "Cakes and ___" (Maugham novel) : ALE

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