New York Times, Monday, October 6, 2003

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

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Across Down
1. Jessica of "Dark Angel" : ALBA
5. Calcutta's home : INDIA
10. Partially open : AJAR
14. Drug agent : NARC
15. Banks have them on property : LIENS
16. Fury : RAGE
17. Bit of whatnot : KNICKKNACK
19. Gulf war missile : SCUD
20. Vietnam's capital : HANOI
21. Singer Adams : EDIE
22. Squeezes (out) : EKES
23. Nap in Oaxaca : SIESTA
25. Ritzy : SWANK
27. Again and then once again : THRICE
30. Explosive devices : MINES
33. Places for experiments : LABS
36. Moo ___ gai pan : GOO
37. Easily managed : DOCILE
38. "Days of ___ Lives" : OUR
39. Certain ranch name ... or this puzzle's theme : DOUBLEK
41. Blubber : FAT
42. Where the X-axis meets the Y-axis : ORIGIN
44. One of Gen. Lee's men : REB
45. Sitcom diner : MELS
46. Indiana basketballer : PACER
47. Soundness of mind : SANITY
49. Prepared to be knighted : KNELT
51. Knight, dame, etc. : TITLES
55. ___ fun at (ridicule) : POKE
57. Killer whale : ORCA
60. Pulitzer Prize category : DRAMA
61. Final notice : OBIT
62. Worker with a ledger : BOOKKEEPER
64. Pastrami purveyor : DELI
65. Almost any doo-wop song, e.g. : OLDIE
66. Between ports : ASEA
67. In ___ (together) : SYNC
68. Like much hip-hop lingo : SLANG
69. Relative of a sea gull : TERN
1. Old Egyptian crosses : ANKHS
2. Hawaiian island : LANAI
3. Pickling liquid : BRINE
4. Confronts boldly : ACCOSTS
5. Variety : ILK
6. Almost perfect rating : NINE
7. Without juice, as an electrical wire : DEAD
8. Cut into : INCISE
9. Cockeyed : ASKEW
10. Poison in classic mysteries : ARSENIC
11. Certain dive : JACKKNIFE
12. Chills and fever : AGUE
13. Commies : REDS
18. Friends and neighbors : KITH
24. Inert gas : ARGON
26. Run ___ (go wild) : AMOK
28. Gambler's marker : IOU
29. Snake charmer's snake : COBRA
31. Israeli airline : ELAL
32. Complete collections : SETS
33. Chicago locale, with "the" : LOOP
34. Surrounding glow : AURA
35. Oven for making building blocks : BRICKKILN
37. Subtraction from a bank account : DEBIT
39. In ___ straits : DIRE
40. Novelist Deighton : LEN
43. Heredity-related : GENETIC
45. "It's on me!" : MYTREAT
47. Leisurely walk : STROLL
48. Neap, e.g. : TIDE
50. University of New Mexico athletes : LOBOS
52. Expire : LAPSE
53. Mideast V.I.P. : EMEER
54. Popular food wrap : SARAN
55. Pea holders : PODS
56. Follow orders : OBEY
58. Musical finale : CODA
59. Related : AKIN
63. Beer barrel : KEG

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