New York Times, Friday, June 11, 2004

Author: Sherry O. Blackard
Editor: Will Shortz
Sherry O. Blackard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 26 Missing: {BJQXZ} This is puzzle # 34 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Gets ready to play : ANTESUP
8. All done, as a movie : WRAPPED
15. Last stops : TERMINI
16. Billboard listing : HITTUNE
17. Adriatic port : TRIESTE
18. Close enough : INRANGE
19. Claim : AVER
20. Having one's nose to the grindstone : ATIT
22. Org. that publishes Playback magazine : ASCAP
23. El ___ : CID
24. Reserve : ICINESS
26. Time abbr. : HRS
27. With 44-Across, part of a children's song refrain : KNICKKNACK
29. "___ Dinah" (1958 Frankie Avalon song) : DEDE
30. Determinedly following : SETON
31. Gist : MAINIDEA
33. Was a bad influence on : CORRUPTED
36. Cause of delirium in farm animals : LOCOWEED
39. TV station inventory : TAPES
43. "___ Cinders" of old funnies : ELLA
44. See 27-Across : PADDYWHACK
47. Fruity drink : ADE
48. Debut : ROLLOUT
49. Shrink : SHY
50. La ___, port near Buenos Aires : PLATA
52. College Park player, informally : TERP
53. Arise (from) : STEM
54. Dovetail (with) : FITINTO
56. Flipper : SPATULA
58. It might accompany a pan : ONESTAR
59. Unconventional delivery of supplies : AIRDROP
60. Candy counter selection : REDHOTS
61. Ebbs : LESSENS
1. Staple of campaign oratory : ATTACKS
2. Soothing medicine : NERVINE
3. Emulated Mikey in the cereal ads : TRIEDIT
4. Kind of room at a hosp. : EMER
5. Family nickname : SIS
6. Remove, as a notice : UNTACK
7. Oven container : PIETIN
8. Big wave : WHITECAP
9. Thousandth of a yen : RIN
10. Popular razors : ATRAS
11. Mom-and-pop grps. : PTAS
12. Like tickets and some stomachs : PUNCHED
13. "Get ready!" : ENGARDE
14. Really far-out? : DEEPSEA
21. Confused : INAMUDDLE
24. "Yeah, you're right" : IKNOW
25. Funny business : SKIT
28. Medium brown : COCOA
29. "Well, lah-___!" : DIDAH
32. Cereal box stat. : NETWT
34. Certain preowned vehicle : REPO
35. Ones making house calls : REALTORS
36. Go after, as a rebound : LEAPFOR
37. Reactionary : OLDLINE
38. Suitable for gripping : CLEATED
40. It's uncultivated : PASTURE
41. Level : ECHELON
42. Sheets with stars : SKYMAPS
45. On the back : DORSAL
46. Up-and-coming type : YUPPIE
48. Totaled : RANTO
51. Cookbook author ___ Boyle : TISH
53. Benchmarks: Abbr. : STDS
55. Make a doily : TAT
57. They're rolled in Mexico : ARS

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