New York Times, Thursday, March 25, 2004

Author: David Liben-Nowell and Ryan O'Donnell
Editor: Will Shortz
David Liben-Nowell
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1.55100
Ryan O'Donnell
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1.49100

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Featured Will Shortz favorite This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Liben-Nowell. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. O'Donnell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Come to ___" : PAPA
5. Second-highest peak in the Cascades : SHASTA
11. Brown, for one : IVY
14. Big production : OPUS
15. Lethargy : TORPOR
16. J.F.K. overseer : FAA
17. Lean and tough : WIRY
18. Poke holes in : AERATE
19. Army fig. : NCO
20. One who went to school in Middletown, Conn. : WESLEYANGRADUATE
23. Blue part of a map : OCEAN
24. "Sure!" : YEP
25. WB show named for its star : REBA
28. Unite : WED
29. It's stranded : DNA
32. First name in Communism : FIDEL
33. Actress Milano of "Charmed" : ALYSSA
36. Kitchen supervisor, sometimes : RABBI
37. Like the 1995 film "Sense and Sensibility" : DIRECTEDBYANGLEE
40. Quarterback Phil : SIMMS
41. Dressed like Cinderella : INRAGS
42. "The Magic Flute" parts : ARIAS
43. Go on and on : YAP
44. Sei halved : TRE
47. ___ Station : PENN
48. Jennifer Lopez album "J to ___ LO!" : THA
51. Whitish : ASHEN
53. It's based in Tripoli : LIBYANGOVERNMENT
57. Ruckus : ADO
59. Slight, in a way : IGNORE
60. Miles off : AFAR
61. Remembrance Day mo. : NOV
62. Activity in which nothing is going on? : NUDISM
63. Drew (near) : CAME
64. Anger, with "off" : TEE
65. Hits the 5 and 10, say : SPARES
66. Place for a pad : KNEE
1. Huddle : POWWOW
2. For one : APIECE
3. Puckered : PURSED
4. Refuges : ASYLA
5. Not leave home : STAYIN
6. Many a gardener : HOER
7. Set forth : ARRAY
8. Garden tool : SPADE
9. Add : TOTUP
10. Province : AREA
11. In case it's called for : IFNEEDBE
12. Hoover, e.g., informally : VAC
13. N.B.A.'s ___ Ming : YAO
21. Like a Möbius strip : ENDLESS
22. Timed sporting events : TRIALS
26. Spanish newborn : BEBE
27. Tatyana of "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" : ALI
30. Big Apple inits. : NYC
31. ___ Spumante : ASTI
32. Its home is on the range : FRYINGPAN
33. Stylish suit : ARMANI
34. D.C. V.I.P. : SEN
35. "Not ___ eye ..." : ADRY
37. Desperate : DIRE
38. Romantic Sammy Cahn/Jule Styne song : IMINLOVE
39. Sheep's cry : BAA
40. Easy mark : SAP
44. 1981 thriller about a stalker : THEFAN
45. Call again? : RENAME
46. Big part of an order : ENTREE
48. Binding : TYINGUP
49. Odyssey or Passport : HONDA
50. To have, in Paris : AVOIR
52. Kiss : SMACK
54. Trash sites : BINS
55. Language of the British Isles : ERSE
56. Radiation units : REMS
57. Fire ___ : ANT
58. Forest female : DOE

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