New York Times, Wednesday, March 3, 2004

Author: Mark Diehl
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Diehl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Check, as the horizon : SCAN
5. Pick out : SPOT
9. Home feature : PLATE
14. Lotion additive : ALOE
15. Walk in water : WADE
16. They may be spent in France : EUROS
17. Restaurant lines? : MENU
18. Atlas section : ASIA
19. Some transportation stocks : RAILS
20. End of a line : FERRYTERMINAL
23. Swamp goo : OOZE
24. Charged particle : ION
25. Move with stealth : TIPTOE
28. The Merry Men, e.g. : BAND
30. Like a wallflower : SHY
33. "___ as good as another" : ONEIS
34. Symbol of stubbornness : MULE
35. Race in an H. G. Wells story : ELOI
36. Ending for a line : PUNCTUATIONMARK
39. Curved lines : ARCS
40. 2%, maybe : RATE
41. Tolerate : ABIDE
42. #26 of 26 : ZEE
43. Up for something : GAME
44. Film components : SCENES
45. Quadrennial conventiongoer : POL
46. Sci-fi writer Frederik : POHL
47. Ending line : THATSALLFOLKS
53. Bond before Dalton : MOORE
54. Joint problem : GOUT
55. Creep (along) : INCH
57. Oktoberfest air : POLKA
58. "When in ___ ..." : ROME
59. Clothing line : SEAM
60. Hint of light : GLEAM
61. Parishioner's line : AMEN
62. One getting a decoration : HERO
1. 1950's-60's singer Cooke : SAM
2. Staff symbol : CLEF
3. Top-of-the-line : AONE
4. Ones getting "worry lines"? : NEUROTICS
5. "Dirty Dancing" co-star : SWAYZE
6. Stickum : PASTE
7. Garfield's pal : ODIE
8. Go lickety-split : TEAR
9. Certain 36-Across : PERIOD
10. Greg Evans comic strip : LUANN
11. Diva's lines : ARIA
12. Car payment : TOLL
13. Curved line : ESS
21. Settle down for the night : ROOST
22. Sal of "Exodus" : MINEO
25. Shade of yellow : TOPAZ
26. Harden : INURE
27. London coppers : PENCE
28. Montana city : BUTTE
29. "It's a Sin to Tell ___" (1936 hit) : ALIE
30. Done in : SLAIN
31. Bunch of people : HORDE
32. "Omigosh!" : YIKES
34. What to call a lady : MAAM
35. Add frills to : EMBELLISH
37. Russian range : URALS
38. Snack chip : NACHO
43. Stadium cheer : GOTEAM
44. Tone down : SOFTEN
45. Winter wear : PARKA
46. Feather in one's cap : PLUME
47. Hammer or tongs : TOOL
48. Doughnut's center : HOLE
49. Taj Mahal city : AGRA
50. Weaving machine : LOOM
51. Kind of pad : KNEE
52. Operation memento : SCAR
53. Auto ad stat. : MPG
56. Med. care plan : HMO

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