New York Times, Friday, April 30, 2004

Author: Kevin Hagen
Editor: Will Shortz
Kevin Hagen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Hagen. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. ___ bit : NOTA
5. Brought off : DID
8. Scream inducer : SPIDER
14. One way to be wounded : INACTION
16. Certain battery : AACELL
17. Founder of the last Japanese shogunate : TOKUGAWA
18. Deciphers : BREAKS
19. Image receiver : RETINA
20. Finest examples : PEARLS
21. Base line? : SAFE
22. Contract specs : TERMS
23. Car since 1949 : SAAB
25. Facility : EASE
26. Disposed (of) : RID
29. Hungarian-born mathematician Paul : ERDOS
31. Books about the Mounties, e.g. : CANADIANA
33. Feature of many banks : DRIVETHRUWINDOW
35. Cared : GAVEAHOOT
36. "The Quiet American" star, 2002 : CAINE
37. Check out : EYE
38. Tries to win : WOOS
39. Homer Simpson's hangout : MOES
40. Lush : SOUSE
41. Abyssinian greeting : MEOW
43. Surface : EMERGE
45. Not at all curious : NORMAL
47. Want : DEARTH
48. Like the Crusades : MEDIEVAL
50. In order : ARIGHT
51. "Them" : THEENEMY
52. ___ worth : MONEYS
53. Bro's partner : SIS
54. Dosage abbr. : TSPS
1. Small criticism, slangily : NIT
2. ___ around : ONOR
3. Plummets : TAKESADIVE
4. Better than : ACUTABOVE
5. Lane with lines : DIANE
6. Skunk River locale : IOWA
7. Kind of test : DNA
8. Handheld cutter : SABERSAW
9. One seeking signs of life? : PARAMEDIC
10. Anti-___ (airport equipment) : ICERS
11. Question or answer in "___?" ... "___!" : DEAL
12. Forest rangers : ELKS
13. "Weir of Hermiston" author, in brief : RLS
15. Exclamation around a water cooler : TGIF
20. Insignificant one : PEANUT
22. Yellowish pink : TEAROSE
23. Umbrella plant, e.g. : SEDGE
24. Marshal : ARRAY
26. Program carriers : RADIOWAVES
27. Combined : INONE
28. 1925 Nobel Peace Prize winner : DAWES
30. Shipshape? : SEAWORTHY
31. Go for : CHOOSE
32. Shortly : INAMOMENT
34. They may be gathered : THOUGHTS
40. Like some suits : SERGE
41. Statistical figures : MODES
42. View from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame : ERIE
43. Architect Saarinen : EERO
44. Cardinal : MAIN
45. Beverage brand : NEHI
46. Light : LAMP
47. Coolidge or Roosevelt : DAM
48. Chain parts: Abbr. : MTS
49. River at Ghent : LYS

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