New York Times, Wednesday, January 21, 2004

Author: Barry Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Nerd : DWEEB
6. "When it's ___" (old riddle answer) : AJAR
10. Corp. money managers : CFOS
14. Midway alternative : OHARE
15. Fix up : REDO
16. In ecstasy : SENT
17. See 36-Across : LARGEBIRDOFPREY
20. Modem termini? : EMS
21. Icky stuff : GOOK
22. No-goodnik : MEANIE
23. Smoked delicacies : EELS
24. One of the Gulf States : OMAN
25. See 36-Across : TWOBELOWPAR
29. Ridge in Washington : TOM
32. Feet, of sorts : IAMBS
33. Take in : EAT
34. Helen, to Menelaus : WIFE
35. Ancestry record : TREE
36. Clue for 17-, 25-, 43- and 55-Across : EAGLE
38. Weight : HEFT
39. Impart : LEND
40. Shine, in ad-speak : GLO
41. Jack ___ ("24" agent) : BAUER
42. Relative of -trix : ESS
43. See 36-Across : FOOTBALLPRO
46. Starlet's dream : FAME
47. Winner of a posthumous Pulitzer : AGEE
48. Sydney señorita : SHEILA
51. Son of Seth : ENOS
52. Jazz grp. : NBA
55. See 36-Across : TOPRANKINGSCOUT
58. Is addicted to, maybe : USES
59. Actress Skye : IONE
60. Steve of country music : EARLE
61. Swiss chard, e.g. : BEET
62. Did a sendup of : APED
63. Golden Hind captain : DRAKE
1. North Carolina senator : DOLE
2. "Kapow!" : WHAM
3. Canal sites : EARS
4. Fraction of a joule : ERG
5. "Night Fever" group : BEEGEES
6. Melodic passage : ARIOSO
7. Yo-yo : JERK
8. Put on : ADD
9. Utility bill sharer : ROOMMATE
10. Debate airer : CSPAN
11. Spore producer : FERN
12. "That's ___ haven't heard" : ONEI
13. Sebaceous gland woe : STYE
18. Flax pod : BOLL
19. Cause of cold sweat : FEAR
23. Fell away : EBBED
24. Shimmering stone : OPAL
25. Dame, e.g. : TITLE
26. Things to hawk : WARES
27. Signs to heed : OMENS
28. "___ the Beat" (1982 Go-Gos hit) : WEGOT
29. Highway headache : TIEUP
30. Have for sale : OFFER
31. Big-city newspaper department : METRO
34. One known for spouting off : WHALE
36. Many a dictator's problem : EGOMANIA
37. Balm ingredient : ALOE
41. Like holy water : BLESSED
43. Onetime White House pooch : FALA
44. Prohibited : BANNED
45. Wide-eyed : AGOG
46. Mark McGwire's position : FIRST
48. Much-used pencil : STUB
49. Engine attachment : HOSE
50. Abbé de l'___ (pioneer in sign language) : EPEE
51. German article : EINE
52. Writer Ephron : NORA
53. Like some mail : BULK
54. To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
56. Keystone ___ : KOP
57. DeSoto, e.g. : CAR

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