New York Times, Monday, October 25, 2004

Author: Kurt Mengel and Jan-Michele Gianette
Editor: Will Shortz
Kurt Mengel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Mengel. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Gianette. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "So long!" : TATA
5. Burden : ONUS
9. Museo in Madrid : PRADO
14. Death notice : OBIT
15. It follows song or slug : FEST
16. Pine exudation : RESIN
17. Gets together in person : MEETSFACETOFACE
20. "Blondie" or "Beetle Bailey" : STRIP
21. Tennis champ Steffi : GRAF
22. Vegetable that rolls : PEA
23. Narrow street : LANE
26. Jannings of old movies : EMIL
28. Confronts, with "with" : STANDSTOETOTOE
34. "___ Baba and the 40 Thieves" : ALI
35. "Kiss me" miss : KATE
36. Tangle : SNARL
37. Dietary no-no for Mrs. Sprat : LEAN
39. Holds on to : KEEPS
42. Tiny weight : GRAM
43. Former Argentine dictator : PERON
45. Actress Patricia of "The Subject Was Roses" : NEAL
47. Drunkard's woe, for short : DTS
48. Returns a gaze : STARESEYETOEYE
52. Ugandan tyrant Idi ___ : AMIN
53. Rules, shortly : REGS
54. Pres. Lincoln : ABE
57. Urges (on) : EGGS
59. "Gesundheit!" preceder : ACHOO
63. Strolls, as with a sweetheart : WALKSHANDINHAND
67. 1950's candidate Stevenson : ADLAI
68. B or B+, say : GOOD
69. Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
70. Irish poet who wrote "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" : YEATS
71. Lambs' mothers : EWES
72. Soaks : WETS
1. Big gobblers : TOMS
2. Aid and ___ : ABET
3. Layer : TIER
4. Famous Hun : ATTILA
5. Not at work : OFF
6. Teachers' org. : NEA
7. Grp. that patrols shores : USCG
8. Sound system : STEREO
9. Opposite of losses : PROFITS
10. Ump : REF
11. "Quickly!" : ASAP
12. Backgammon equipment : DICE
13. Prime draft status : ONEA
18. Not spare the rod : SPANK
19. Domesticate : TAME
24. Bismarck's state: Abbr. : NDAK
25. Toward sunrise, in Mexico : ESTE
27. Yearn (for) : LONG
28. Precipitation at about 32° : SLEET
29. Crown : TIARA
30. Itsy-bitsy : TEENY
31. Late : TARDY
32. Speak from a soapbox : ORATE
33. Stately shade trees : ELMS
34. Austrian peaks : ALPS
38. Comic Dunn formerly of "S.N.L." : NORA
40. Person of equal rank : PEER
41. Fill up : SATE
44. Unbeatable foe : NEMESIS
46. Boston airport : LOGAN
49. ['Tis a pity!] : SIGH
50. Capture, as one's attention : ENGAGE
51. Shun : ESCHEW
54. Not home : AWAY
55. Requested : BADE
56. Fitzgerald, the First Lady of Jazz : ELLA
58. Precipitation below 32° : SNOW
60. Robust : HALE
61. "Don't bet ___!" : ONIT
62. Lyric verses : ODES
64. Krazy ___ : KAT
65. Mother deer : DOE
66. They're checked at checkpoints, in brief : IDS

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