New York Times, Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Author: Nancy Kavanaugh
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Kavanaugh
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Ms. Kavanaugh. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Set-to : SCRAP
6. Carpet type : SHAG
10. Meat on a kabob, maybe : LAMB
14. Cute "bear" : KOALA
15. Contented sound : PURR
16. Decorative pitcher : EWER
17. Bear and Berra : YOGIS
18. One opposed : ANTI
19. Big do : AFRO
20. One liable to get hurt : SITTINGDUCK
23. Ally of America : ISRAEL
27. It may need massaging : EGO
28. Sodium hydroxide : LYE
29. Provision for late-arriving spectators : STANDINGROOM
33. Prayer start : LORD
34. Potato bud : EYE
35. Star in the constellation Cygnus : DENEB
39. Declare : AVER
40. Like hilly beaches : DUNED
43. Be the master of : RULE
44. French mothers : MERES
46. The last King Richard of England : III
47. Abstraction : IDEA
48. Insect that's well-camouflaged on a tree : WALKINGSTICK
52. Grow old : AGE
55. China's Chiang ___-shek : KAI
56. Atlas features : INSETS
57. Co-nominee : RUNNINGMATE
61. Keen on : INTO
62. Paint unskillfully : DAUB
63. Originator of the phrase "Familiarity breeds contempt" : AESOP
68. Barely gets, with "out" : EKES
69. Other than : ELSE
70. Maker of Seven Seas salad dressing : KRAFT
71. Ancient harp : LYRE
72. Losing proposition? : DIET
73. Busybody : YENTA
1. Poseidon : sea :: Uranus : ___ : SKY
2. Avian sound : COO
3. Cleaning cloth, often : RAG
4. MacGraw of "The Getaway" : ALI
5. Said "no thanks" : PASSED
6. Set-to : SPAT
7. Event for hounds : HUNT
8. More pretentious : ARTIER
9. "Old ___" (1989 Jane Fonda film) : GRINGO
10. Show the way : LEAD
11. Just terrible : AWFUL
12. Something asked of the 33-Across : MERCY
13. Out of money : BROKE
21. Fibber's words : ILIED
22. "Well done!" : GOOD
23. Belief of 4 1/2 million Americans : ISLAM
24. Griddle locale : STOVE
25. Harder to find : RARER
26. Fergie's ex : ANDREW
30. Big Apple educ. institution : NYU
31. They may be rubbed out : GENII
32. Is worthy of : MERITS
36. Skin flick : NUDIE
37. Vote in : ELECT
38. Woodpeckers' peckers : BEAKS
41. German article : EIN
42. Finger or toe : DIGIT
45. "The Square Egg" writer : SAKI
49. Got, as a job : LANDED
50. Capital of Rwanda : KIGALI
51. Underhanded : SNEAKY
52. Sharon of 23-Across : ARIEL
53. Gooey : GUNKY
54. Keyboard key : ENTER
58. Sniffer : NOSE
59. Inspiration source : MUSE
60. Help in a heist : ABET
64. Before, before : ERE
65. ___ Andreas fault : SAN
66. Frequently : OFT
67. Mom-and-pop org.? : PTA

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