New York Times, Monday, April 25, 2005

Author: Alison Donald
Editor: Will Shortz
Alison Donald
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Donald. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "The World According to ___" : GARP
5. Peach ___ (dessert) : MELBA
10. Nobleman : EARL
14. Cake decorator : ICER
15. Brainstorms : IDEAS
16. Opera highlight : ARIA
17. Mysterious writing : RUNE
18. Doc : MEDIC
19. See 24-Across : RAMP
20. Where actors put costumes on : DRESSINGROOM
23. Took care of : SAWTO
24. With 19-Across, where to get on a freeway : ENTRANCE
28. Buffoons : OAFS
31. Sounds like a donkey : BRAYS
32. Take steps : ACT
35. 1950's girl's fashion : POODLESKIRT
39. Make ready, briefly : PREP
41. In progress : AFOOT
42. Swing around : SLUE
43. Witty banquet figure : TOASTMASTER
46. Opposite NNW : SSE
47. 1964 Olympics city : TOKYO
48. "Time ___ the essence" : ISOF
50. In the movies : ONSCREEN
54. "___ my case" : IREST
58. Thanksgiving decoration : HORNOFPLENTY
61. Mongolian desert : GOBI
64. Czar or king : RULER
65. Cozy spot : NOOK
66. One who might have a prime corner office : EXEC
67. Obliterate : ERASE
68. Answer's opposite : CLUE
69. Scrutinizes : EYES
70. Jobs for repair shops : DENTS
71. Porkpies and panamas : HATS
1. Strengthens : GIRDS
2. Integra maker, formerly : ACURA
3. Keep one's subscription going : RENEW
4. Cousin of "Abracadabra!" : PRESTO
5. Food critic Sheraton : MIMI
6. Idyllic garden : EDEN
7. Shelf : LEDGE
8. Scottish child : BAIRN
9. Fancy tie : ASCOT
10. Special features : EARMARKS
11. Coach Parseghian : ARA
12. Perimeter : RIM
13. Once around the track : LAP
21. Afternoon TV fare : SOAP
22. Planets : ORBS
25. Manicurists' targets : NAILS
26. Secretary of State Vance : CYRUS
27. Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
29. Lather : FOAM
30. Upholstered piece : SOFA
32. Is ___ (probably will) : APTTO
33. Sing softly : CROON
34. Trees used in shipbuilding : TEAKS
36. MS-___ : DOS
37. French novelist Pierre : LOTI
38. Summers on the Riviera : ETES
40. Mediums : PSYCHICS
44. Matador charger : TORO
45. Muddy up : ROIL
49. Word that can precede the start of 20-, 35-, 43- or 58-Across : FRENCH
51. Flubbed : ERRED
52. Accustom : ENURE
53. Pitcher Ryan : NOLAN
55. ___ Gay (W.W. II plane) : ENOLA
56. Not exactly svelte : STOUT
57. Kiddies : TYKES
59. Holiday suffix : FEST
60. J.F.K. or Dubya : PRES
61. "Gosh!" : GEE
62. Prefix with acetylene : OXY
63. Quilting party : BEE

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