New York Times, Thursday, June 24, 2004

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Doubled, a Polynesian capital : PAGO
5. Animals of the species Pan troglodyte : APES
9. Doubled, a 1969 #1 hit song : SUGAR
14. The Phantom of the Opera : ERIK
15. Make way? : PAVE
16. "Century" : CNOTE
17. Figure in a math function : PARAMETER
19. Replies to a host : RSVPS
20. Partly doubled, a call in a game : OLLYOXENFREE
22. Explorer ___ Anders Hedin : SVEN
23. Working in a galley : OARING
27. Doubled, a Hollywood star : ZSA
30. Guess: Abbr. : EST
31. "Well, let me think ..." : HMM
32. Part of a roller coaster : CAR
33. Center of Florida? : EPCOT
35. Pro shop item : TEE
36. ___ Ridge (1972 Derby winner) : RIVA
37. Partly tripled, a lyric from a 1964 #1 pop song : SHELOVESYOUYEAH
41. Head of Haiti : TETE
42. Resident's suffix : ITE
43. Ottoman Empire title : PASHA
44. Sooner than : ERE
45. ___ Ten : PAC
46. TV component: Abbr. : CRT
48. Doubled, a drumbeat : TOM
49. Kind of bridge : DENTAL
51. Boxer Spinks : LEON
53. Partly quadrupled, a 1963 comedy : ITSAMADWORLD
59. Orphan of old comics : DONDI
62. Yarn spinner : RACONTEUR
63. Peckish? : AVIAN
64. "My Way" lyricist : ANKA
65. Mystery author Buchanan : EDNA
66. Doubled, home of Whitman College : WALLA
67. Revel, in a way : BASK
68. Doubled, a pen : SING
1. Gourd fruit : PEPO
2. Asia's ___ Sea : ARAL
3. Miss : GIRL
4. Approves : OKAYS
5. Mountaintops : APEXES
6. Brainchild protector : PATENT
7. Unexcitable : EVEN
8. Feudal drudge : SERF
9. Laugh riot : SCREAM
10. Four-time Indy winner : UNSER
11. Geo. Bush, once : GOV
12. Chem. neurotransmitter : ATP
13. ___ judicata : RES
18. Relocate in : MOVETO
21. Beau : ROMEO
24. Most reserved : ICIEST
25. Kind of blanket : NAVAHO
26. Coarse flour : GRAHAM
27. Added spice to : ZESTED
28. Realm : SPHERE
29. Winning card combo : ACETEN
31. Tripled, Yogi Bear's catchphrase : HEY
34. Vaudevillian Olsen : OLE
35. Doubled, a tropical menace : TSE
36. Scandinavian rug : RYA
38. Perfume bottles : VIALS
39. Tripled, a line from "The King and I" : ETC
40. Stylish and expensive : UPTOWN
45. Old film : PATINA
46. Knocking sounds : CLACKS
47. Some hardwood : REDOAK
50. Formed by inflow and outflow : TIDAL
52. Scribblings : NOTES
54. Show horse : ARAB
55. "Give that ___ cigar!" : MANA
56. Quick, in trade names : REDI
57. Sally ___ (teacake) : LUNN
58. Zip strip? : DRAG
59. Cousin of a crow : DAW
60. Oocytes, eventually : OVA
61. Nothing : NIL

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