New York Times, Friday, October 8, 2004

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJK} This is puzzle # 69 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Voters' problem : APATHY
7. Top on pop : SCREWCAP
15. Five iron : MASHIE
16. "Can you believe that guy?!" : THENERVE
17. Backward : ASTERN
18. Brainiac : EINSTEIN
19. Puts away : STORES
20. Decorative skill : ARTINESS
21. Modern part of the ancient Hittite empire : SYRIA
22. Animal with lyre-shaped horns : IMPALA
23. Identical : TWIN
25. Physics particle with no strong force : LEPTON
29. Lost at laser tag, maybe : GOTZAPPED
34. Drive away : SHOO
35. P : RHO
36. Acceptance of a bet : YOUREON
39. A magazine can be found in one : UZI
40. Sightings : AIMS
42. Hard-to-meet requirement : TALLORDER
44. Moving : MOBILE
47. Denial : VETO
48. Hardly macho : GIRLIE
51. Resembling : QUASI
55. Relative : CLANSMAN
58. Foul : PUTRID
59. Noshed : HADABITE
60. Oldtime gangster Bugsy : SIEGEL
61. Fatalist's cry : IMAGONER
62. Tried hard : STROVE
63. Followed : CAMENEXT
64. Checked out : TESTED
1. Conglomerate : AMASS
2. Far from tan : PASTY
3. Place in Manhattan : ASTOR
4. Luxury hotel, familiarly : THERITZ
5. Steal, as employees : HIREAWAY
6. Itches : YENS
7. If you're tired, you've lost it : STEAM
8. Wake-up call? : CHIRP
9. 13-Down offering : RENTAL
10. Lay in, on the farm : ENSILE
11. Alternatives to finger bowls : WETNAPS
12. Onetime buffalo hunter : CREE
13. Airport counter name : AVIS
14. Set on a desk : PENS
22. Opinions : INPUT
24. Yahoo! had one in 1996: Abbr. : IPO
26. Definitely not the sound of success : THUD
27. Some mud : OOZE
28. Film ___ : NOIR
29. About 15 grains : GRAM
30. Cairo's river : OHIO
31. Dead center? : TOMB
32. The Wild West was one : ERA
33. Dig : DELVE
37. It may be heard before charges : OLE
38. Almost : NOTQUITE
41. Posters : SIGNAGE
43. Wi-Fi components : ROUTERS
45. City on the Tagus : LISBON
46. Member of the weasel family : ERMINE
49. Kind of paint : LATEX
50. Not moving : INERT
52. Cant : ARGOT
53. It won't hold water : SIEVE
54. Laid off : IDLED
55. Smart : CHIC
56. Priest : LAMA
57. One there in the first place : ADAM
58. "You, there" : PSST

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