New York Times, Thursday, April 14, 2005

Author: David Murchie
Editor: Will Shortz
David Murchie
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQVXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Murchie. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Belts : SWIGS
6. Bric-a-___ : BRAC
10. Babysitter's handful : IMPS
14. River rental : CANOE
15. Full-bodied : RICH
16. Home of Haleakala National Park : MAUI
17. Mary who wrote the autobiographical "A Life on Film" : ASTOR
18. Drama opening : ACTI
19. Puts on … or puts on ___ : AIRS
20. Parthenon sights : RHOSANDCOLUMNS
23. Carnival's stock-in-trade : FUN
24. Brother of Isis : OSIRIS
25. Directly : DUE
27. Brand for Olympic racers : SPEEDO
30. 1987 Peace Nobelist from Costa Rica : ARIAS
32. Poses a danger to : MENACES
37. "And who ___?" : ISNT
38. Concerns of Archimedes : PSISANDWEIGHT
41. Home of ancient Aquitaine : GAUL
42. Appeasing words from a nervous postman? : NICEDOG
43. Rainbowlike : ARCED
45. Not by commission : ONSPEC
49. Amniotic ___ : SAC
50. Squirter : OILCAN
55. Menu words : ALA
56. Things Aristotle wrote : NUSANDANALYSIS
60. Home of Cézanne's "The Bather," in brief : MOMA
61. Lake north of Milan : COMO
62. "___ Andy Warhol," 1996 film : ISHOT
63. Bedroom sharers, informally : SIBS
64. Copied : APED
65. Number of hills of Rome : SETTE
66. Where a scar forms : GASH
67. Counter action : SALE
68. Roof support : TRUSS
1. Chows (down) : SCARFS
2. Use the sink : WASHUP
3. Chant : INTONE
4. Pasty substances : GOOS
5. Red Cross supplies : SERA
6. Small fasteners : BRADS
7. Theron's "Monster" co-star, 2003 : RICCI
8. Part filler : ACTOR
9. Kind of dog : CHILI
10. Prayer leader : IMAM
11. Entree : MAINDISH
12. Following, with "to" : PURSUANT
13. Family nickname : SIS
21. Editorialist Peggy : NOONAN
22. Cable inits. : USA
26. Approx. : EST
28. "South Pacific" hero : EMILE
29. "Der Ring ___ Nibelungen" : DES
31. Starring role in "Lethal Weapon" : RIGGS
33. First thing an Indiana cheerleader calls for : ANI
34. Atlanta-based health agcy. : CDC
35. Meadow mother : EWE
36. Arizona tourist locale : SEDONA
38. Unsettling thought : PARANOIA
39. Yields : SUCCUMBS
40. See 41-Down : ION
41. With 40-Down, H+, e.g. : GAS
44. ___ 180 : DOA
46. Afghani tongue : PASHTU
47. George and T. S. : ELIOTS
48. Classes : CASTES
51. Ancient Americans : INCAS
52. Drug treating parkinsonism : LDOPA
53. Joe ___ : CAMEL
54. Negative end : ANODE
57. Obi : SASH
58. Organizing aid : LIST
59. River of Flanders : YSER
60. N.Y.C. sports venue : MSG

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