New York Times, Saturday, April 17, 2004

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {GQ} This is puzzle # 77 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Keep from practicing : DISBAR
7. A little hard to find : SEMIRARE
15. Prefix with bacteria : ENTERO
16. Brought to light : ELICITED
17. Some French wines : BLANCS
18. Like a cat's existence? : NINEFOLD
19. "Of course, what would I know?" : BUTTHATSJUSTME
21. Place for a monitor: Abbr. : ICU
22. Excited : INHEAT
23. English sum? : IAM
25. Make (out) : EKE
26. 6 letters : MNO
27. Speed : HIE
29. Eva's half-sister? : ZSA
30. Beat : WEARY
32. Plant used to prevent erosion on banked roadsides : AXSEED
34. Had a peak experience? : SKIED
37. Start of a revival? : NEO
39. Clipped : TERSE
40. Beats : PULSES
42. Market purchase : SHARE
44. Hi-tech bookmark : URL
45. Tom Sawyer's half-brother : SID
47. F.D.R. initiative: Abbr. : WPA
48. Bad from the start? : MIS
51. "Stupid me!" : DOH
52. Poles are in it : EUROPE
54. Treebeard in "The Lord of the Rings," e.g. : ENT
55. 2002 upset event : SUPERBOWLXXXVI
59. Try to impress, in a way : NAMEDROP
60. Of a heart chamber : ATRIAL
61. Dual : TWOPHASE
62. RNA constituent : URACIL
63. Pressed hard : HARASSED
64. The beginning : DAYONE
1. Gibson of pop : DEBBIE
2. Fortunate : INLUCK
3. One may be standing at a fountain : STATUE
4. Inclination : BENT
5. Early calculator of pi : ARCHIMEDES
6. 1982 Toto hit that won Record of the Year : ROSANNA
7. See 24-Down : SENSE
8. Wood of Hollywood : ELIJAH
9. Something easily forgotten : MINUTIA
10. Does in : ICES
11. Break : RIFT
12. Perfumery purchase : ATOMIZER
13. Stir hopes? : RELEASES
14. Roush of Cooperstown : EDD
20. Major irritant : THORN
24. With 7-Down, wasn't inane : MADE
28. Paper pusher's words : EXTRAEXTRA
30. Anderson who directed "The Royal Tenenbaums" : WES
31. Jubilant cry : YES
33. Sheepish excuse lead-in : SEE
34. Starch source, informally : SPUD
35. "The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail" director, 1945 : KUROSAWA
36. Bile : ILLHUMOR
38. "Man!" : OHWOW
41. Milieu for John Muir : SIERRAS
43. Praise : APPLAUD
46. Novelist ___ Heyward : DUBOSE
48. 1992 Michener book : MEXICO
49. For nothing : INVAIN
50. "___ Nacht" (German carol) : STILLE
53. Caught, in a way : ROPED
56. Rapper Sandra Denton's stage name : PEPA
57. Old English letters : EDHS
58. Look into? : XRAY
59. Kind of power : NTH

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