New York Times, Monday, July 4, 2005

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 143 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. President before Jefferson : ADAMS
6. Couch : SOFA
10. "Picnic" Pulitzer-winner William : INGE
14. Performing poorly in : BADAT
15. Knocks for a loop : AWES
16. Gas in advertising lights : NEON
17. With 59-Across, lyric from "America, the Beautiful" : ANDCROWNTHYGOOD
20. Bro's counterpart : SIS
21. U.N. working-conditions agcy. : ILO
22. Molecule part : ATOM
23. Guinness suffix : EST
24. Dict. info : DEFS
26. For adults, as films : RRATED
30. Lyric from "The Star-Spangled Banner" : HOMEOFTHEBRAVE
33. Numbskull : ASS
34. Perlman of "Cheers" : RHEA
35. Society newcomer : DEB
36. These break the silence of the lambs : BAAS
39. Derisive laugh : HAH
40. Huff and puff : PANT
41. Prints, pastels and such : ART
42. Hollywood's Ken or Lena : OLIN
44. Nasdaq debut: Abbr. : IPO
46. Lyric from "America" : LETFREEDOMRING
51. Lunatic : MANIAC
52. Japanese wrestling : SUMO
53. Smallish batteries : AAS
55. Thick slice : SLAB
57. Band booking : GIG
58. Air conditioner meas. : BTU
59. See 17-Across : WITHBROTHERHOOD
64. "Garfield" dog : ODIE
65. Talk wildly : RANT
66. Etc. and ibid., e.g. : ABBRS
67. Magician's stick : WAND
68. Jazz singer James : ETTA
69. Unlike a rolling stone? : MOSSY
1. Humiliate : ABASE
2. Breakfast roll : DANISH
3. Extends : ADDSTO
4. Apple computer, for short : MAC
5. Large steps : STRIDES
6. Took to the airport, say : SAWOFF
7. Confess, with "up" : OWN
8. Greek salad cheese : FETA
9. Wood source for a baseball bat : ASHTREE
10. Director Bergman : INGMAR
11. Newcomer, briefly : NEO
12. Moo ___ gai pan : GOO
13. Finish up : END
18. Bread spreads : OLEOS
19. ___ Linda, Calif. : YORBA
25. Leaves in the lurch : STRANDS
27. "Look what I did!" : TADA
28. Fifty-fifty : EVEN
29. Borrower's burden : DEBT
31. Apron wearers, traditionally : MAS
32. L.B.J.'s veep : HHH
36. Soothing ointment : BALM
37. Neck of the woods : AREA
38. Env. notation : ATTN
39. Get a move on, quaintly : HIE
40. Luau paste : POI
42. Toothbrush brand : ORALB
43. Spy novelist John : LECARRE
44. Shooting marble : IMMIE
45. Write computer instructions : PROGRAM
47. Dropped a line in the water : FISHED
48. Should, informally : OUGHTA
49. Bigwigs : NABOBS
50. Swamp swimmers : GATORS
54. Like dishwater : SUDSY
56. Dinghy or dory : BOAT
59. "I'm impressed!" : WOW
60. Rhoda's TV mom : IDA
61. 10th-anniversary metal : TIN
62. Blasting stuff : TNT
63. "The Sopranos" network : HBO

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