New York Times, Monday, March 8, 2004

Author: Allan E. Parrish
Editor: Will Shortz
Allan E. Parrish
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Parrish. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fed. food inspectors : USDA
5. Raindrop sound : PLOP
9. Songwriters' grp. : ASCAP
14. Lecherous look : LEER
15. Cleveland cagers, briefly : CAVS
16. Weigher : SCALE
17. Co-star of 36-Down : TOMBOSLEY
19. Jabs : POKES
20. It's heard on the grapevine : RUMOR
21. I. M. Pei, for one : ARCHITECT
23. Red flag, e.g. : ALERT
24. Lyricist Lorenz ___ : HART
25. See 41-Down : HALF
29. Online film maker : WEBCAM
33. Star of 36-Down : RONHOWARD
38. Stallone title role : RAMBO
39. Out of port : ASEA
40. January in Juárez : ENERO
42. "___ delighted!" : IDBE
43. Brouhahas : FLAPS
45. Co-star of 36-Down : ERINMORAN
47. Knock over : TOPPLE
49. Fencing blade : EPEE
50. The "Y" of B.Y.O.B. : YOUR
52. Barge's route : CANAL
57. 100% incorrect : DEADWRONG
62. Whooping ___ : CRANE
63. 50's candidate Stevenson : ADLAI
64. Setting for 36-Down : MILWAUKEE
66. ___ breath (flower) : BABYS
67. "Guilty" or "not guilty" : PLEA
68. Flex : BEND
69. Boffo show : SMASH
70. Gardener's bagful : SEED
71. Counts up : ADDS
1. Part of UHF : ULTRA
2. Capital of South Korea : SEOUL
3. Film director Jonathan : DEMME
4. Shady spot : ARBOR
5. Alternatives to Macs : PCS
6. Syllables in "Deck the Halls" : LALA
7. Finished : OVER
8. Intimidate, with "out" : PSYCH
9. Person with goals : ASPIRER
10. Co-star of 36-Down : SCOTTBAIO
11. Wedding reception centerpiece : CAKE
12. Writer Waugh : ALEC
13. Exterminator's target : PEST
18. Garden products name : ORTHO
22. "Hee ___" : HAW
26. ___-inspiring : AWE
27. Lois of "Superman" : LANE
28. "___ Jacques" (children's song) : FRERE
30. Naval leader: Abbr. : CMDR
31. "Dancing Queen" quartet : ABBA
32. Big name in water faucets : MOEN
33. Makeshift river conveyance : RAFT
34. Norway's capital : OSLO
35. Certain tide : NEAP
36. TV series that premiered in 1974 : HAPPYDAYS
37. Cause for a plumber : DRIP
41. With 25-Across, 50% : ONE
44. Molasseslike : SLOWISH
46. Muhammad's birthplace : MECCA
48. Where Switz. is : EUR
51. Easy wins : ROMPS
53. Popular Caribbean island : ARUBA
54. Sans clothing : NAKED
55. Put ___ to (halt) : ANEND
56. English city NE of Manchester : LEEDS
57. Applies lightly : DABS
58. Dutch cheese : EDAM
59. "Duchess of ___" (Goya work) : ALBA
60. Cairo's river : NILE
61. Elation : GLEE
65. Mouthful of gum : WAD

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