New York Times, Tuesday, March 16, 2004

Author: Ron Sweet
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Sweet. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Talk like Jimmy Stewart : DRAWL
6. Minnelli of "Cabaret" : LIZA
10. Frozen waffle brand : EGGO
14. Noted Montague : ROMEO
15. First father : ADAM
16. Potting need : SOIL
17. Jellied garnish : ASPIC
18. Glazier's unit : PANE
19. Ditto, with "the" : SAME
20. Kingdom's dock? : PIEROFTHEREALM
23. Suffix with musket : EER
24. Tic-tac-toe winner : OOO
25. Poet Elinor : WYLIE
27. Invent : DREAMUP
30. Enzyme suffix : ASE
32. Baseball playoffs mo. : OCT
33. Mikhail of chess : TAL
34. Adage : SAW
35. Home of the Blue Devils : DUKE
36. Municipality's dock? : QUAYTOTHECITY
40. Part of a financial portfolio : FUND
41. Yale, for one : IVY
42. Q-Tip target : EAR
43. Put down, on the street : DIS
44. Place where you can get into hot water : SPA
45. No less than : ATLEAST
49. Looks out for, at a heist : ABETS
51. Commotion : ADO
52. Early Beatle Sutcliffe : STU
53. Country's dock? : BERTHOFANATION
58. Diva Gluck : ALMA
59. Breakfast food chain : IHOP
60. Back, at the track : BETON
61. Depend (on) : RELY
62. Barrel of laughs : RIOT
63. Hosiery hue : BEIGE
64. Breyers competitor : EDYS
65. Adds (up) : TOTS
66. Photographer Adams : ANSEL
1. Hung loosely : DRAPED
2. More upbeat : ROSIER
3. Fuse unit : AMPERE
4. Small dam : WEIR
5. Lead-in to motion : LOCO
6. Traveler's work aid : LAPTOP
7. Potato state : IDAHO
8. Billy of "Titanic" : ZANE
9. From the U.S. : AMER
10. Composition with a viewpoint : ESSAY
11. Give 100% : GOALLOUT
12. Gadget-laden : GIMMICKY
13. Grand ___ Opry : OLE
21. Ball that may hit an umpire : FOULTIP
22. Meadow mother : EWE
26. Summer in Suisse : ETE
28. Just slightly : ATAD
29. Indianapolis 500 time : MAY
30. Sound of relief : AAH
31. Fond of : SWEETON
34. Farm pen : STY
35. Calamitous : DIRE
36. Nitpicked : QUIBBLED
37. Socially improper : UNSEEMLY
38. Future aves? : OVA
39. Record-setting Ripken : CAL
40. Pharmaceutical-safety org. : FDA
44. Retired flier : SST
45. Changes to fit : ADAPTS
46. "The way things are ..." : ASITIS
47. One of a slapstick trio : STOOGE
48. Prison escape route, maybe : TUNNEL
50. Cafeteria carriers : TRAYS
51. Underway : AFOOT
54. "Java" player Al : HIRT
55. Home to Columbus : OHIO
56. "Chiquitita" quartet : ABBA
57. Freshman, usually : TEEN
58. "You ___ here" : ARE

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