New York Times, Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Author: Steve Salmon
Editor: Will Shortz
Steve Salmon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Salmon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Philosophies : ISMS
5. Fiesta Bowl site : TEMPE
10. Tortilla sandwich : WRAP
14. Bring in from the fields : REAP
15. ___ squash : ACORN
16. Breezy greeting : HIYA
17. Gallic girlfriend : AMIE
18. Blasé group of directors? : BOREDBOARD
20. 5, 7, 9, etc., for juniors' dresses : SIZES
22. Dallas-to-Des Moines dir. : NNE
23. Change : ALTER
24. TV, radio, newspapers, etc. : MEDIA
26. Double or triple, say : INCREASE
28. Tourmaline, e.g. : GEM
29. Read quickly : SCAN
31. Smokestack emission : ASH
32. Mormon State : UTAH
34. "Pomp and Circumstance" composer : ELGAR
36. Traditional paintings : OILS
40. Spend an afternoon in a hammock, e.g. : LAZE
41. Musical beat : TEMPO
42. Exam for a future atty. : LSAT
43. It can get under your skin : FLEA
44. Under way : AFOOT
45. "Lohengrin" lass : ELSA
46. Slowing, in mus. : RIT
48. Get ___ arms : UPIN
50. Head lines? : EEG
51. Helmets and such : HEADGEAR
55. Exclude : DEBAR
57. Notwithstanding the fact that, briefly : ALTHO
58. Messenger material : RNA
60. Kickback : BRIBE
62. Lovely hotel accommodations? : SWEETSUITE
65. Addict : USER
66. Eye drop : TEAR
67. "Li'l" one in the comics : ABNER
68. Refinery waste : SLAG
69. Abbr. on a business sign : ESTD
70. It may go off on you : PAGER
71. Partners of haws : HEMS
1. Bank offerings, for short : IRAS
2. Arsenic or antimony : SEMIMETAL
3. Farm-grown labyrinth? : MAIZEMAZE
4. Methamphetamine : SPEED
5. "Running" amount : TAB
6. Business subj. : ECON
7. Wake at dawn? : MORNINGMOURNING
8. Primp : PREEN
9. Player next to a tackle : END
10. Pit in its entirety? : WHOLEHOLE
11. Lasso : RIATA
12. Lew who played Dr. Kildare : AYRES
13. Mexican father : PADRE
19. Where spirits run freely? : BARS
21. "___ boom bah!" : SIS
25. Film material : ACETATE
27. Kind of artery : CAROTID
28. Waters south of the South, e.g. : GULF
30. Hebrew leader? : ALEF
33. Mooing group of cattle? : HEARDHERD
35. Each : APOP
37. Key passage? : ISLEAISLE
38. Light in a light show : LASERBEAM
39. Unaccompanied : STAG
47. "___ Rhythm" : IGOT
49. It's south of S.D. : NEB
51. Swiftness : HASTE
52. Actor Cary of "Twister" : ELWES
53. Bothered a lot : ATEAT
54. Caribbean vacation spot : ARUBA
56. Dentist's advice : BRUSH
59. Fit to ___ : ATEE
61. Pieces of work? : ERGS
63. Schnook : SAP
64. Fumble : ERR

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