New York Times, Tuesday, March 1, 2005

Author: Gilbert H. Ludwig
Editor: Will Shortz
Gilbert H. Ludwig
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Ludwig. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Film mogul Louis B. (whose company mascot was 26-Across) : MAYER
6. "Funny!" : HAHA
10. Hard to fluster : CALM
14. Mrs. David O. Selznick, daughter of 1-Across : IRENE
15. Assist in wrongdoing : ABET
16. Hodgepodge : OLIO
17. One lacking courage : SCAREDYCAT
19. On the briny : ASEA
20. ___ Tuesday : SHROVE
21. Take the first step : STARTOUT
23. Poland's Walesa : LECH
25. Tam sporter : SCOT
26. Roarer in film intros : LEO
29. Sty fare : SLOP
31. Eucalyptus-loving "bears" : KOALAS
35. Drive-thru dispenser, maybe : ATM
36. Gazetteer statistic : AREA
38. Sporty Mazda : MIATA
39. Courage seeker in a 1939 film : THECOWARDLYLION
43. Top man in the choir? : TENOR
44. ___ proprietor : SOLE
45. SSW's opposite : NNE
46. Fake : ERSATZ
48. Crowe's "A Beautiful Mind" role : NASH
50. Suffix with chariot : EER
51. Pack and send : SHIP
53. Reply to "That so?" : ITIS
55. Deuterium and tritium, to hydrogen : ISOTOPES
59. Make unreadable, for security : ENCODE
63. Island near Java : BALI
64. One feigning courage : PAPERTIGER
66. Tied in score : EVEN
67. "___ homo" : ECCE
68. Put ___ in one's ear : AFLEA
69. An earth sci. : GEOG
70. Not fake : REAL
71. Cake sections : TIERS
1. Fail to catch : MISS
2. Keystone's place : ARCH
3. Reunion number : YEAR
4. Sign up : ENROL
5. Superman player George : REEVES
6. Barn loft contents : HAY
7. Basics : ABCS
8. Puts on the burner : HEATS
9. Tear into : ATTACK
10. Formal jacket feature : COATTAIL
11. What's more : ALSO
12. In ___ of : LIEU
13. A drawbridge may span one : MOAT
18. Render harmless, perhaps, to 26-Across's kin : DECLAW
22. Hardly cramped : ROOMY
24. Round dances : HORAS
26. Starbucks order : LATTE
27. Old anesthetic : ETHER
28. Prophetic signs : OMENS
30. Argentina's Juan : PERON
32. Frankie or Cleo : LAINE
33. Do penance : ATONE
34. Less dotty : SANER
37. Ike's two-time opponent : ADLAI
40. Exerting little effort : COASTING
41. Straight: Prefix : ORTHO
42. Former Georgia governor Maddox : LESTER
47. Sleeping bag closer : ZIPPER
49. Suggest subtly : HINTAT
52. Treaty result : PEACE
54. "Star Wars" genre : SCIFI
55. "___ to differ" : IBEG
56. Except for : SAVE
57. Promise product : OLEO
58. Shelter org. : SPCA
60. Gape at : OGLE
61. Whitetail, e.g. : DEER
62. Notable times : ERAS
65. Slithery swimmer : EEL

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