New York Times, Wednesday, April 21, 2004

Author: Michael Shteyman
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Shteyman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JV} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Grub : CHOW
5. Word to Cratchit : BAH
8. E-business : DOTCOM
14. Fax, say : SEND
15. Outer: Prefix : EXO
16. Sesame paste : TAHINI
17. 64-Across's option for a 38-Across or a 13-, 18-, 28- or 42-Down : PASSFAIL
19. Blotto : STONED
20. Mouths, anatomically : ORA
21. Acquired relative : INLAW
23. In order : NEAT
24. Advil alternative : TYLENOL
26. Barely manage, with "out" : EKE
29. Pitching star : ACE
30. "Later!" : SEEYA
31. Where to find Washington or Lincoln : ATLAS
33. Orch. section : STR
34. Shady street's name : ELM
36. Nile slitherers : ASPS
37. Pro ___ : TEM
38. Student's worry : RESEARCHPAPER
42. Part of w.p.m. : PER
43. Pope John ___ (1316-34) : XXII
44. Roll-call call : AYE
45. Beatle spouse : ONO
46. "We ___ please" : AIMTO
48. One of two "certainties" in life : TAXES
52. Beer belly : POT
53. Title for Tussaud : MME
54. Shoe lift : HEELTAP
56. Witticism : QUIP
58. Grows light : DAWNS
60. "___ Beso" (1962 hit) : ESO
61. Opens, in a way : UNZIPS
64. See 17-Across : LECTURER
66. Summer cooler : ICETEA
67. The works : ALL
68. Sand : GRIT
69. Spiced up : ZESTED
70. Literary inits. : RLS
71. One of the Katzenjammer Kids : HANS
1. $100 bills, slangily : CSPOTS
2. Town crier's cry : HEARYE
3. Marked down : ONSALE
4. Part of w.p.m.: Abbr. : WDS
5. Bingo relative : BEANO
6. Armpit, anatomically : AXILLA
7. Granada greeting : HOLA
8. Sot's woe, for short : DTS
9. Stable morsel : OAT
10. Fund-raising suffix : THON
11. Film buff : CINEASTE
12. Intermissionless play : ONEACTER
13. Student's worry : MIDTERM
18. Student's worry : FINALEXAM
22. From Cardiff, say : WELSH
25. Watchful pair : EYES
27. Phi Beta ___ : KAPPA
28. Student's worry : ESSAYTEST
32. Unspoken : TACIT
35. Writer Gorky : MAXIM
38. Give up : RENOUNCE
39. Makes steamy : EROTIZES
40. Frost-covered : RIMED
41. Thunder sound : PEAL
42. Student's worry : POPQUIZ
47. "Them's the breaks!" : OHWELL
49. Nissan S.U.V. : XTERRA
50. Enter gradually : EASEIN
51. Curling and hurling : SPORTS
55. Ltr. accompaniers : ENCLS
57. Brad of film : PITT
59. Fruit spray : ALAR
62. ___ Dee River : PEE
63. Blue : SAD
65. "Bleah!" : UGH

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