New York Times, Wednesday, June 23, 2004

Author: Jim Goodsell
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Goodsell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWX} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Goodsell. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Lobbying grps. : PACS
5. Bigot's comment : SLUR
9. Skim, as soup : DEFAT
14. "___ Rhythm" : IGOT
15. The Old Sod : EIRE
16. Fred's dancing partner : ADELE
17. Bass brass : TUBA
18. It lacks roots : ALGA
19. Baseball squads : NINES
20. Karl's confused query in Córdoba? : HABLASIEDEUTSCH
23. Masseur's target : KNOT
24. "Washboard" body parts : ABS
25. Etna spew : ASH
28. Without proper planning : INHASTE
31. Jurist Fortas : ABE
34. Treat unfairly, slangily : SHAFT
36. Wish undone : RUE
37. Q.E.D. part : ERAT
38. Colin's confused query in Como? : PARLATHEENGLISH
42. May event, for short : INDY
43. Now published : OUT
44. Actor Davis : OSSIE
45. Low isle : CAY
46. Pedal-to-the-metal sort : SPEEDER
49. Suffix with racket : EER
50. Place to sweat : SPA
51. Laudatory lyrics : ODES
53. Knut's confused query in Cannes? : PARLEZVOUSNORSK
61. Roswell crash victim, supposedly : ALIEN
62. Highlands tongue : ERSE
63. Dizzy of the Gas House Gang : DEAN
64. Bounded along : LOPED
65. Walk like a sot : REEL
66. Hostile one : ANTI
67. Chances upon : MEETS
68. Order (around) : BOSS
69. Marginal mark : STET
1. Nitty-gritty : PITH
2. Lago filler : AGUA
3. Baseball's Georgia Peach : COBB
4. Bean's support : STALK
5. Add zing to : SEASON
6. Demon of Semitic lore : LILITH
7. Push : URGE
8. Scan : READ
9. Waltzer's river : DANUBE
10. Touches up : EDITS
11. Boggy places : FENS
12. Smart ___ : ALEC
13. Radio host John : TESH
21. Writer Loos : ANITA
22. Packed away : EATEN
25. Tasty jelly : ASPIC
26. Journalist Alexander : SHANA
27. One in "another fine mess" : HARDY
29. Sharp ridge : ARETE
30. Boy in a Johnny Cash song : SUE
31. Pop up : ARISE
32. Count in music : BASIE
33. It'll knock you out : ETHER
35. Succeed, as a proposal : FLY
37. Some rails : ELS
39. November stone : TOPAZ
40. Cry's partner : HUE
41. Bridge authority : GOREN
46. Shells out : SPENDS
47. Puts out : DOUSES
48. Rangers and Corsairs : EDSELS
50. Unwelcome forecast : SLEET
52. They're jerked : SODAS
53. Conceal, in a way : PALM
54. Relative of the yucca : ALOE
55. Ready : RIPE
56. Hop, skip or jump : VERB
57. Food item whose name appears on its side : OREO
58. Not own : RENT
59. Fill to surfeit : SATE
60. Contract into folds : KNIT

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