New York Times, Thursday, April 1, 2004

Author: Byron Walden
Editor: Will Shortz
Byron Walden
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQ} Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite

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JimH notes: Seven * answers have to be turned upside down to make sense. So, for example, at 18 Across, NOISSIWNOOW should be read as MOONMISSION.
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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. One of a migrating herd : GNU
4. Dance related to the cha-cha : MAMBO
9. Area of South Africa : NATAL
14. Not be alert : NAP
15. Simmering, perhaps : ONLOW
16. Wear : ERODE
17. Exerciser's target : ABS
18. *Apollo 17 was the last one : MOONMISSION
20. *Let me make one thing perfectly clear," e.g. : NIXONISM
22. Means of detection : SCENT
23. ___ al-Fayed, friend of Princess Diana : DODI
24. U.S.P.S. cargo: Abbr. : LTRS
25. Weak : ANEMIC
27. *Buckeye beauty : MISSOHIO
31. Was artificially cooled, for short : HADAC
32. Improvise : VAMP
33. College sweater letter : PSI
34. Black, in poetry : EBON
35. *"If only!" : IWISH
37. Pitch : HURL
38. Set-to : ROW
39. Bender : TOOT
40. C.I.A. director under Clinton and Bush : TENET
41. *Get a closeup of : ZOOMINON
43. Units of capacitance : FARADS
44. Roy portrayed in "Angels in America" : COHN
45. Portia to Brutus, e.g. : UXOR
46. Cause for a blessing : ACHOO
48. *Lottery player's happy shout : IWONIWON
52. *Meat loaf recipe instruction : MIXINONIONS
54. Keats subject : URN
55. Make up (for) : ATONE
56. ___ can of worms : OPENA
57. Blood-typing abbr. : NEG
58. Some KFC orders : WINGS
59. Having a little kick : TANGY
60. Old White House inits. : DDE
1. Chew on : GNAW
2. Collars : NABS
3. How the answers to this puzzle's starred clues all appear : UPSIDEDOWN
4. Like a song of lament : MONODIC
5. Oxygen-deprived : ANOXIC
6. 14 years before the Battle of Hastings : MLII
7. One in charge of a ship's rigging : BOSN
8. Cries of pain : OWS
9. This year's recruits, figuratively : NEWCROP
10. "Gunsmoke" star : ARNESS
11. Animation figure : TOON
12. Just ___ on the map : ADOT
13. Wallace who wrote "Ben-Hur" : LEW
19. Thin strips : ISTHMI
21. Subject of a Donne quote : NOMAN
24. Neeson of "Nell" : LIAM
25. Irish P.M. Bertie : AHERN
26. Queen Amidala's home in "Star Wars" films : NABOO
27. Hollywood bigwig Michael : OVITZ
28. Like the answers to this puzzle's starred clues : SPUNAROUND
29. Looks embarrassed : ISRED
30. Doesn't handle pressure well : WILTS
35. Boo follower : HOOHOO
36. In a bit : SOON
37. Shore bird : HERON
39. Change for a Jefferson : TWOONES
40. Airport route : TAXIWAY
42. Book of hexagrams : ICHING
43. Irate : FUMING
46. Against : ANTI
47. Certain cap source : COON
48. Palm for thatching : NIPA
49. Yokemates : OXEN
50. TV neigh-sayer? : MRED
51. "Picnic" playwright : INGE
52. Dated : SAW
53. Word with waste and want : NOT

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