New York Times, Thursday, March 11, 2004

Author: Jeremy Thomas Paine
Editor: Will Shortz
Jeremy Thomas Paine
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JVWZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Paine. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Marking on an old MIG : CCCP
5. Some degs. : BAS
8. Item thrown on a barbecue : PATTY
13. Part : ROLE
14. ___ Vista : ALTA
16. Team subset : SQUAD
17. Certain Protestant : UNITARIAN
19. They get into jams : AUTOS
20. Santa's wife? : DEPENDENTCLAUS
22. Lots : ATON
23. Once-popular street liners : ELMS
24. Marina sight : YACHT
26. Architecture critic Huxtable and others : ADAS
27. I.C.U. test : EEG
30. Library holding : FICHE
31. Inlets : RIAS
32. "The Egg ___" : ANDI
33. Utility's advice to an excavator? : REMEMBERTHEMAIN
36. Yank, e.g. : ALER
37. It comes from une tête : IDEE
38. Knife brand : XACTO
39. Bowl features, for short : TDS
40. Kind of mark : SKID
41. Western Australia's capital : PERTH
42. Round part : BEER
43. Host : ARMY
44. Make attractive requests? : SAYPRETTYPLEAS
50. Region famous for the blues : DELTA
51. Infinite : COUNTLESS
52. Oil holder : EASEL
53. Miss. neighbor : TENN
54. Writer Murdoch : IRIS
55. Dentist's advice : FLOSS
56. Understand : SEE
57. Word in many business names : SONS
1. "Phooey!" : CRUD
2. Scoop holder : CONE
3. Cut short : CLIP
4. Director of exercises, in brief : PETEACHER
5. "... And God Created Woman" star, 1956 : BARDOT
6. Unfamiliar : ALIEN
7. Cartoonist Drake : STAN
8. Whence the line "Thy word is a lamp unto my feet" : PSALMS
9. Blues : AQUAS
10. 1984 Peace Nobelist : TUTU
11. ___ Ski Valley (western resort) : TAOS
12. QB's gains : YDS
15. Precede : ANTEDATE
18. Pregame ritual : ANTHEM
21. Conflict : CLASH
24. Produce : YIELD
25. High points : ACMES
26. Broadcast : AIRED
27. Opposite of vote down : ENACT
28. Head of Hollywood : EDITH
29. 1970's-80's singer Vannelli : GINO
30. Group known for pranks, in short : FRAT
31. Steer elsewhere : REDIRECT
32. Showy bloom : AMARYLLIS
34. Cyclist : BIKER
35. Give a waiver : EXEMPT
40. Floral envelope parts : SEPALS
41. "The Scarlet Letter" woman : PRYNNE
42. Digital data : BYTES
43. Carry ___ (sing on pitch) : ATUNE
44. Stamp : SEAL
45. Additionally : ALSO
46. Low digits : TOES
47. Architect Saarinen : EERO
48. A ___ apple : ASIN
49. Flat tire indicator : SSSS
50. Telephone trio : DEF

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