New York Times, Thursday, October 7, 2004

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JWYZ} This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: This puzzle has a visual element that cannot be reproduced in Across Lite or on this site. The block in the top left corner has been chipped off. Click here to see how it looked in print.
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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Subject for Ovid : AMOR
5. Go well together : MESH
9. "Splendor in the Grass" screenwriter : INGE
13. Obviously surprised : AGAPE
14. North Carolina county named for an early governor : ASHE
15. Hand-colored frames : CELS
16. "I'm not gonna stand in their way" : LETEM
17. Like some diamonds : SQUARECUT
19. Crunchy bowlful : GRANOLA
21. Followed : TRACKED
22. Skirt : AVOID
24. New Deal inits. : TVA
25. Grid : MATRIX
28. With 37- and 43-Across, one who takes after dad : ACHIPOFF
33. Faraway : ALIEN
34. Sugar suffixes : OSES
35. Piniella of the Yankees : LOU
36. Bygone prison : GULAG
37. See 28-Across or 4-Down : THE
38. Just below 90 : BPLUS
40. Tauromachian chant : OLE
41. Jacob ___ Park, in Queens : RIIS
42. River of Orléans : LOIRE
43. See 28-Across : OLDBLOCK
46. Dove competitor : CARESS
47. Fair-hiring inits. : EEO
48. "All I gotta do ___ naturally" (Beatles lyric) : ISACT
50. Certain red : CHIANTI
54. City near South Bend : ELKHART
58. Beat around the bend? : OUTCORNER
60. Bacall's love : BOGIE
61. 1847 novel set on Tahiti : OMOO
62. Norwegian saint : OLAV
63. Uniform shade : OLIVE
64. Number 10 on a table : NEON
65. "Ode to the Confederate Dead" poet Allen ___ : TATE
66. TV's warrior princess : XENA
1. Sun, to skin : AGER
2. Spy ___ Hari : MATA
3. Undeveloped expanse : OPENAREA
4. With 37-Across and 38-Down, step taken after an airline accident : REMOVING
5. Kenyan tribesman : MASAI
6. Atty.'s title : ESQ
7. Out of business : SHUT
8. Hot spots : HEARTHS
9. One in the pole position? : ICECAP
10. Thin part : NECK
11. Sticker : GLUE
12. Founded: Abbr. : ESTD
13. Afr. country : ALG
18. Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
20. Bagel shop order : LOX
23. Brightly colored pullover garment : DASHIKI
25. Squinting Mr. : MAGOO
26. Have ___ in the conversation : ALULL
27. Like most bathrooms : TILED
29. Bee chasers : CEES
30. Man with Stan, familiarly : OLLIE
31. Rare trick takers : FOURS
32. Things useful when put in a box : FUSES
34. Ear-related : OTIC
38. See 4-Down : BLACKBOX
39. Cabin brightener : PORTHOLE
41. Plant plight : ROOTROT
44. Source of hope? : BEACON
45. Nightly TV star beginning 5/25/92 : LENO
46. Berkeley campus, for short : CAL
49. Start court proceedings? : SERVE
50. Masked critter : COON
51. Journalist Brit : HUME
52. Langston Hughes poem : ITOO
53. "To Live and Die ___" : INLA
55. Opposin' : AGIN
56. Racehorse ___ Ridge : RIVA
57. It gives support in sport : TEE
59. Clean a plate : EAT

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