New York Times, Thursday, February 5, 2004

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQVWX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 61 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Six-time Best Actress nominee : KERR
5. Score : NOTCH
10. Move slowly : OOZE
14. Onetime newsman ___ Abel : ELIE
15. Flip over : ADORE
16. Air-cooled machine gun : BREN
17. Cave explorer's need : LAMP
18. Where explorer John Cabot was born : GENOA
19. Take to mean : READ
20. Road repair tools : PNEUMATICDRILLS
23. Barbecue items : BUNS
24. Test for some srs. : GRE
25. Program begun under Kennedy : APOLLO
28. "Thou pleasing, dreadful thought," to Addison : ETERNITY
33. Western hoopster, for short : SONIC
34. Gillette product : ATRA
35. Norma Webster's middle name : RAE
36. Shrink : PSYCHOTHERAPIST
40. Ike's command in W.W. II : ETO
41. "Armageddon" author : URIS
42. Film producer credited with discovering Sophia Loren : PONTI
43. Woody Allen-like : NEUROTIC
46. Snags : DELAYS
47. Two-time U.S. Open winner : ELS
48. "No problem!" : SURE
49. Classic geocentric theory : PTOLEMAICSYSTEM
57. Certain sitar piece : RAGA
58. Cant : ARGOT
59. "___ Road" (1999 Oprah's Book Club selection) : TARA
60. ___ house (down-home music site) : OPRY
61. TV exec Arledge : ROONE
62. Tennis score : ADIN
63. Silent parts of 20-, 36- and 49-Across : PEES
64. Schlepper : TOTER
65. R-rated, maybe : RACY
1. Sustenance for a sea urchin : KELP
2. Joie de vivre : ELAN
3. White coat : RIME
4. Plato's ideal : REPUBLIC
5. Where Jonny Moseley won a skiing gold medal : NAGANO
6. "Golden Boy" playwright : ODETS
7. N.B.A.'s Kukoc : TONI
8. Bigmouthed critter : CROC
9. Helmets and such : HEADGEAR
10. Rockne player : OBRIEN
11. Former Dodger Hershiser : OREL
12. Enthusiasm : ZEAL
13. Periods : ENDS
21. Nursery buy : MULCH
22. Elementary letters? : RRR
25. Town near Snowmass : ASPEN
26. Mail, in Marseille : POSTE
27. "Shame ___!" : ONYOU
28. Reason to be good : ETHIC
29. ___ chic : TRES
30. Figure skater Slutskaya : IRINA
31. Toothsome : TASTY
32. Himalayan sightings : YETIS
34. Longfellow's bell town : ATRI
37. Fool : OUTSMART
38. Silly trick : APERY
39. Guiding light : POLESTAR
44. Circuit breakers : RELAYS
45. Adjective sometimes used with 60-Across : OLE
46. 1970's Plymouth : DUSTER
48. Bakery treat : SCONE
49. Brace : PROP
50. Mending stuff : TAPE
51. Blackguard : OGRE
52. Buck chaser? : AROO
53. Jerome Kern's "___ Love" : IGOT
54. Cry before applause : TADA
55. Pop singer Carmen : ERIC
56. Countless : MANY

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