New York Times, Thursday, January 22, 2004

Author: Roy Leban
Editor: Will Shortz
Roy Leban
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Leban. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Séance happening : RAP
4. Wows, in comedy : SLAYS
9. Pub decoration : STEIN
14. Put one past : ACE
15. Out of port : TOSEA
16. Home without a refrigerator : IGLOO
17. Post office delivery: Abbr. : LTR
18. Represent : ACTAS
19. Israeli party : LIKUD
20. "Whatever!" : SUITYOURSELF
23. Chores : TASKS
24. Active sorts : DOERS
25. King's home : CNN
28. Roman emperor after Galba : OTHO
29. Cook, as beans : REFRY
30. Premier under Mao : ZHOU
31. Union with 2.7 mil. members : NEA
32. Out of shape : BENT
33. "Look, ma, no cavities!," e.g. : BOAST
34. Padlocks, say : BARSTHEDOOR
38. Finnish architect Alvar ___ : AALTO
40. Irish girl's name : ERIN
41. "The Paper Chase" topic : LAW
44. Capital south of Chernobyl : KIEV
45. Sleep: Prefix : SOMNI
47. Memorable kicker : PELE
48. MGM motto word : ARS
49. "Ditto" : SODOI
50. Name that means "beloved" : AIMEE
51. Sales rep's need : BUSINESSCARD
53. Company famous for Centipede and Battlezone : ATARI
56. Tangle : SKEIN
57. Muscle car : GTO
58. "Eat!" : DIGIN
59. "Don't ___ soul!" : TELLA
60. Modern: Ger. : NEU
61. Astronauts experience it : ZEROG
62. Computer bulletin board administrator : SYSOP
63. Most Mets games are on it: Abbr. : EDT
1. Pet food brand name : RALSTON
2. Get going : ACTUATE
3. Grocery items : PERISHABLES
4. Doesn't run : STAYS
5. Bananas : LOCO
6. Top of the class : ASTUDENT
7. 2004 ... with a hint to the starts of 20-, 34- and 51-Across : YEAROFTHEMONKEY
8. Back-talker : SASSER
9. Red-haired soprano : SILLS
10. Weekend-starting cry : TGIF
11. Member of an order : ELK
12. Slip in a pot : IOU
13. Go-ahead : NOD
21. Bout stopper, briefly : TKO
22. Trick ending : ERY
25. Eighth-century king : CHARLEMAGNE
26. Tel. book contents : NOS
27. Plumber's piece : NUT
29. Hi-___ monitor : RES
30. It's chaos : ZOO
32. Pal : BRO
33. Encouraging French word : BON
35. Off-road transport, briefly : ATV
36. Golfer from South Africa : ERNIEELS
37. Sixth-century year : DII
38. Alias : AKA
39. One mode of travel : AIR
42. On one's toes : ALERTED
43. Eliminate : WEEDOUT
45. Certain smoke signal : SOS
46. Keats and others : ODISTS
47. Kodak print : PIC
49. Seeking damages : SUING
50. "It's ___!" ("Simple!") : ASNAP
51. Vivacity : BRIO
52. Prairie building : SILO
53. Wood shaper : ADZ
54. 20-20, e.g. : TIE
55. Cabinet dept. : AGR

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