New York Times, Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Author: Mike Torch
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Torch
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Torch. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mrs. Loopner player : CURTIN
7. Tells a bedtime story : READSTO
14. Free drinks set-up : OPENBAR
16. Mr. Blues player : AYKROYD
17. Tickler of the ivories : PIANIST
18. Figured out, as secret writing : DECODED
19. Show that debuted 10/11/1975, for short : SNL
20. Buffet table heater : STERNO
22. Hail Mary, e.g. : PASS
23. King, in Cádiz : REY
24. Bard's nightfall : EEN
25. Wearies : JADES
28. Syr. neighbor : ISR
29. Weekend Update anchor : CHASE
34. Les États-___ : UNIS
35. Literary piece : ODE
36. Wretched : WOEFUL
37. Longstanding 19-Across opener : LIVEFROMNEWYORK
40. Kuwaiti leaders: Var. : EMEERS
41. Take a swing : BAT
42. Old Venetian official : DOGE
43. Announcer for 19-Across : PARDO
44. Org. for Mariners : MLB
45. Lachesis and Clotho, in myth : FATES
46. Ground breaker : HOE
47. Ottoman ruler : BEY
48. University mil. group : ROTC
52. Terrible trial : ORDEAL
54. Network of 19-Across : NBC
57. Mistakenly : INERROR
59. New York's ___ Bridge : TRIBORO
61. Samurai tailor player : BELUSHI
62. Medal giver : HONORER
63. Naps, for señores : SIESTAS
64. Ms. Conehead player : NEWMAN
1. Police : COPS
2. ___ arms : UPIN
3. Genuine : REAL
4. Old cable TV inits. : TNN
5. Nile birds : IBISES
6. Foul : NASTY
7. Ms. Roseanne Roseannadanna player : RADNER
8. Keep an ___ (watch) : EYEON
9. Dog breeder's assn. : AKC
10. Withdraw from, as a case : DROP
11. Kind of water : SODA
12. Sailing ropes : TYES
13. Bookie's figure : ODDS
15. Hwy. : RTE
21. Looked like : RESEMBLED
23. Tend to, as a barren lawn : RESEED
25. Kentucky Derby drink : JULEP
26. True inner self : ANIMA
27. Springboard performer : DIVER
28. Phrase of commitment : IDO
29. Intimidate : COW
30. The best of times : HEYDAY
31. Under way : AFOOT
32. Power glitch : SURGE
33. Actress Sommer and others : ELKES
35. Surgeon's locales, quickly : ORS
36. Dripping : WET
38. To and ___ : FRO
39. Collar : NAB
44. Mr. Escuela player : MORRIS
45. Catlike : FELINE
46. Big to-do : HOOHA
47. Von Richthofen's title : BARON
48. Barbecue fare : RIBS
49. R.E.M.'s "The ___ Love" : ONEI
50. Prefix with conference : TELE
51. Vineyards of high quality : CRUS
53. Biblical suffix : ETH
54. Benchmark : NORM
55. La ___ Tar Pits : BREA
56. Foot ailment : CORN
58. String after Q : RST
60. Close a show : BOW

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