New York Times, Thursday, October 14, 2004

Author: Mike Sikowitz
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Sikowitz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {HJQVZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Sikowitz. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dam across a creek : WEIR
5. Ones with stands : CABS
9. Like Tommy, of the Who's 1969 rock opera : DEAF
13. Irish river to Donegal Bay : ERNE
14. Breakfast item : DONUT
15. "___ Rock" : IAMA
16. Motto of a 58-Across : LESSISMORE
18. Flabbergast : STUN
19. 1930-31 Best Actor Oscar winner, to a 58-Across? : LIONELBARRYLESS
21. Roman household god : LAR
22. Early game score : ONEONE
23. Increase : GOUP
25. Sailing hazard : FOG
28. The least bit : ANY
29. Decrease : EBB
30. One doing commercial endorsements, maybe : IDOL
32. Return to base : TAGUP
36. President nicknamed His Accidency, to a 58-Across? : MILLARDFILLLESS
40. Diamond datum : STEAL
41. Benefit : SAKE
42. French possessive : TES
43. Family nickname : SIS
45. Romulus or Servius Tullius : REX
46. 3:00 : EAST
47. Bachelor pad amenity : WETBAR
50. Roadie's load : AMP
51. 1966 World Series-winning team member, to a 58-Across? : BALTILESSORIOLE
57. Others, in old Rome : ALII
58. Member of a modern school of music or art : MINIMALIST
59. Dutch export : EDAM
60. Dye-yielding shrubs : ANILS
61. ___ instant : INAN
62. Certain cabernet : ROSE
63. Alliance acronym : NATO
64. Lead-in to boy : ATTA
1. When said three times, "Lookee here!" : WELL
2. "... ___ saw Elba" : EREI
3. Like chalk in water : INSOLUBLE
4. Fasten anew : RESNAP
5. Hive production : COMB
6. Wild Indonesian bovine : ANOA
7. Pack carrier : BURRO
8. Chest protectors? : STERNA
9. Untrue : DISLOYAL
10. Consumed : EATEN
11. Divert : AMUSE
12. Season ticket holders, notably : FANS
14. High-speed Internet inits. : DSL
17. Suffix with cash : IER
20. 1983 Streisand role : YENTL
23. Small beauties : GEMS
24. Item of passing interest? : OBIT
25. Wreath material : FIR
26. Chances : ODDS
27. Be a big success : GOFAR
31. Parallel to : LIKE
33. Score : GETAPOINT
34. Handles : USES
35. "Over here!" : PSST
37. "Previously ..." : LASTTIME
38. Out : ALIBI
39. ___ Luthor, of "Superman" : LEX
44. Writer Rushdie : SALMAN
46. Iago's wife : EMILIA
47. "The Great ___ Pepper," 1975 film : WALDO
48. Walt Disney's middle name : ELIAS
49. Spanish queen : REINA
50. Coach Parseghian : ARA
51. 1930's boxing champ : BAER
52. Piqued state : SNIT
53. Round building : SILO
54. Meditation mantras : OMS
55. Future atty.'s hurdle : LSAT
56. 11,000-foot Italian peak : ETNA

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