New York Times, Monday, May 24, 2004

Author: Frederick J. Healy
Editor: Will Shortz
Frederick J. Healy
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Healy. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Dreadful, as circumstances : DIRE
5. One not of high morals : TRAMP
10. Spanish house : CASA
14. TV's "American ___" : IDOL
15. Come back : RECUR
16. Shakespeare, the Bard of ___ : AVON
17. 1970 Richard Thomas film adapted from a Richard Bradford novel : REDSKYATMORNING
20. Mao ___-tung : TSE
21. Hula shakers : HIPS
22. To no ___ (uselessly) : AVAIL
23. Outlaws : BANS
24. Wall Street business : FINANCE
26. Jumped : SPRANG
29. Long baths : SOAKS
30. Ayatollah's land : IRAN
31. Kunta ___ of "Roots" : KINTE
32. Duo : TWO
35. 1975 Al Pacino film : DOGDAYAFTERNOON
39. Lamb's mother : EWE
40. Landlord payments : RENTS
41. Shrek, for one : OGRE
42. Slight hangups : SNAGS
43. Reveries : DREAMS
45. Oilless paint : TEMPERA
48. Cure : HEAL
49. Lily family plants : ALOES
50. Arias, usually : SOLI
51. King topper : ACE
54. 1941 Priscilla Lane film whose title was a #1 song : BLUESINTHENIGHT
58. Advance, as money : LEND
59. Lollapalooza : BEAUT
60. Bridle strap : REIN
61. Football positions : ENDS
62. "I'm innocent!" : NOTME
63. Poet ___ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
1. Earth : DIRT
2. Midmonth date : IDES
3. Was transported : RODE
4. Raised railroads : ELS
5. Difficult : TRYING
6. Harvests : REAPS
7. Intermissions separate them : ACTS
8. Silent : MUM
9. ___-am (sports competition) : PRO
10. Sail material : CANVAS
11. Birdlike : AVIAN
12. ___ boom : SONIC
13. Corner : ANGLE
18. Mongol title : KHAN
19. Fouler : RANKER
23. Wedding reception staple : BAND
24. Type assortments : FONTS
25. "I can't believe ___ ..." (old ad catchphrase) : IATE
26. Lateral part : SIDE
27. Ship's front : PROW
28. Fury : RAGE
29. Sorts (through) : SIFTS
31. Australian hopper, for short : KANGA
32. "Gladiator" garment : TOGA
33. Fish bait : WORM
34. Halves of a 32-Across : ONES
36. James of "Gunsmoke" : ARNESS
37. Wine vintage : YEAR
38. Christmas song : NOEL
42. Zips (along) : SPEEDS
43. X out : DELETE
44. Cause for umbrellas : RAIN
45. Billiards furniture : TABLE
46. Actress Burstyn : ELLEN
47. Knoll : MOUND
48. Yawn-inducing : HOHUM
50. Yards rushing, e.g. : STAT
51. Elderly : AGED
52. Goatee site : CHIN
53. Sicilian volcano : ETNA
55. Son of, in Arabic names : IBN
56. Recent: Prefix : NEO
57. Fury : IRE

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