New York Times, Friday, February 20, 2004

Author: Bob Peoples
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Peoples
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {QVZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Item on an auto shop checklist : BRAKEFLUID
11. Court grp. : USTA
15. Buoyancy : RESILIENCE
16. Nair rival : NEET
17. Tenderfoot : APPRENTICE
18. Taunt : JEST
19. "Lord, is ___?" : ITI
20. Forgo : MISS
21. Soft drink brand : SHASTA
23. Lowdown : DIRT
25. Slip on : DON
27. 1957 Oscar winner Miyoshi : UMEKI
28. "Felix Holt" novelist : ELIOT
30. Time set, maybe, after a 7-Down : ONEPM
32. Negative principle : YIN
33. Library extension : RENEWAL
35. Thingies : WIDGETS
37. Korea Bay feeder : YALU
38. Bandar ___ Begawan, capital of Brunei : SERI
39. Determined : FIXEDON
42. Gardening job : PRUNING
46. Special connections : INS
47. Bill Haley and His Comets recorded for it : DECCA
49. Big picture : MURAL
50. Thrash : FLAIL
52. Drill sound : HUP
53. Minute opening : PORE
54. Many a trailer : TANDEM
56. Magicianlike : DEFT
59. Program begun under F.D.R. : NRA
60. Solid ground, in Stuttgart : ERDE
61. College student's filing : DEGREEPLAN
64. Garry Trudeau's "Check Your ___ at the Door" : EGOS
65. Fresh start : CLEANSLATE
66. Den : NEST
67. Healthy dose of reality : COLDSHOWER
1. Hairstylist, maybe : BRAIDER
2. Despicable sort : REPTILE
3. 1897 Felix Hoffmann discovery : ASPIRIN
4. White wine apéritif : KIR
5. K, for one: Abbr. : ELEM
6. Over, overseas : FINI
7. Informal invitation : LETSDOLUNCH
8. Accord : UNISON
9. Transportation regulator of old: Abbr. : ICC
10. Bad marks : DEES
11. Correct, as a feeding problem : UNJAM
12. With 24-Down, agrees : SEESEYE
13. Diagnostic tool : TESTKIT
14. Realizes : ATTAINS
22. Dreary : HUMDRUM
24. See 12-Down : TOEYE
26. Personal, e.g. : NEWSPAPERAD
29. Rot : TWADDLE
31. Fishing spot : PIER
34. African lily : ALOE
36. Make more exciting, in slang : GINUP
39. Bart Starr wore it at Green Bay : FIFTEEN
40. On a big scale : INLARGE
41. Tic-tac-toe : XSANDOS
43. Rule without exceptions : IRONLAW
44. Tell : NARRATE
45. Harvest helper : GLEANER
48. Club : CUDGEL
51. Explanatory words : IDEST
55. Year that Clement XI became pope : MDCC
57. Lowlands : FENS
58. Emmy winner John : TESH
62. "Don't Bring Me Down" grp. : ELO
63. The U.N. recognized it in 1974 : PLO

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