New York Times, Monday, November 1, 2004

Author: Kendall Twigg and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Kendall Twigg
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Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BJQZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Twigg. This is puzzle # 130 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Strait-laced : PRIM
5. It can make you sick : GERM
9. Raise a glass to : TOAST
14. Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
15. Charles Lamb's nom de plume : ELIA
16. Stan's sidekick in old comedy : OLLIE
17. Gulf sultanate : OMAN
18. After-bath powder : TALC
19. Mexican coins : PESOS
20. "Get rid of your inhibitions!" : LETITALLHANGOUT
23. Phoned : RANG
24. Lennon's lady : ONO
25. Mil. stores : PXS
26. Hard ___ rock : ASA
28. Very, in Vichy : TRES
31. Indy racer sponsor : STP
33. Baseball scores : RUNS
35. Without much thought : IDLY
37. Cuban line dance : CONGA
41. "Dance the night away!" : KICKUPYOURHEELS
44. Big mug : STEIN
45. 18-wheeler : SEMI
46. Lacking slack : TAUT
47. Sgt., for one : NCO
49. Easy marks : SAPS
51. Mad Hatter's drink : TEA
52. Univ., e.g. : SCH
55. Downs' opposite : UPS
57. Hairdo : COIF
59. "Party hearty!" : PAINTTHETOWNRED
65. Label with a name on it : IDTAG
66. Stench : ODOR
67. Drop from the eye : TEAR
68. Home of Arizona State : TEMPE
69. "___ my lips!" : READ
70. Glowing review : RAVE
71. Sauna feature : STEAM
72. Concludes : ENDS
73. Gave a thumbs-up : OKED
1. Betting group : POOL
2. The Eternal City : ROME
3. Spellbound : INATRANCE
4. Craze : MANIA
5. "Control yourself!" : GETAGRIP
6. Israeli airline : ELAL
7. Small stream : RILL
8. Very virile : MACHO
9. A-one : TOPNOTCH
10. Designer Cassini : OLEG
11. Journalist Joseph : ALSOP
12. Language of the Omahas : SIOUX
13. Midterms, e.g. : TESTS
21. Cable TV choice : TNT
22. Partner of a ques. : ANS
26. Synagogue chests : ARKS
27. Office wear : SUIT
29. "Grand" ice cream brand : EDYS
30. Tart fruits : SLOES
32. Frost or Burns : POET
34. Where pores are : SKIN
36. City WSW of Phoenix : YUMA
38. Compulsive cleaner : NEATFREAK
39. Stickum : GLUE
40. "The Thin Man" dog : ASTA
42. Diamond in the rough, e.g. : UNCUTGEM
43. Parachutists' lifelines : RIPCORDS
48. Select, with "for" : OPT
50. Female pig : SOW
52. Barbecue rods : SPITS
53. West Pointer : CADET
54. Blackjack request : HITME
56. Seashell site : SHORE
58. Foreword, for short : INTRO
60. California wine valley : NAPA
61. Steinbeck's "East of ___" : EDEN
62. Little hopper : TOAD
63. Roof's edge : EAVE
64. ___ Scott decision, 1857 : DRED

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