New York Times, Monday, June 28, 2004

Author: Sarah Keller
Editor: Will Shortz
Sarah Keller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQWZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 23 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Crossword pattern : GRID
5. Dinner and a movie, perhaps : DATE
9. No longer fresh : STALE
14. Prefix with space : AERO
15. Sharif of "Funny Girl" : OMAR
16. Swatch competitor : TIMEX
17. Convention group : BLOC
18. Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
19. Christopher of "Superman" : REEVE
20. Polyester, e.g. : SYNTHETICFABRIC
23. Battering device : RAM
24. Words before tear or roll : ONA
25. Astroturf, e.g. : ARTIFICIALGRASS
34. Everest or Ararat : MOUNT
35. Comic strip orphan : ANNIE
36. Country singer Brenda : LEE
37. Johnson of "Laugh-In" : ARTE
38. Vision-related : OPTIC
39. Darn, as socks : MEND
40. Lunar New Year : TET
41. Grand Canyon transport : BURRO
42. Contemptible person : LOUSE
43. Oleomargarine, e.g. : IMITATIONBUTTER
46. Airport monitor abbr. : ARR
47. Blonde shade : ASH
48. Fake 50, e.g. : COUNTERFEITBILL
57. Throng : HORDE
58. Banjo-plucking Scruggs : EARL
59. Hand lotion ingredient : ALOE
60. Indy-winning Al, Jr. or Sr. : UNSER
61. Canal of song : ERIE
62. It's trapped on laundry day : LINT
63. Sirs' counterparts : MAAMS
64. Give temporarily : LEND
65. Falls behind : LAGS
1. Chews the fat : GABS
2. Depend (on) : RELY
3. "Pumping ___" : IRON
4. Marxism, for one : DOCTRINE
5. Starting notes in music : DOREMI
6. Amo, amas, ___ ... : AMAT
7. Rikki-Tikki-___ : TAVI
8. Guitarist Clapton : ERIC
9. Eerie : STRANGE
10. Item of men's jewelry : TIEBAR
11. From the United States: Abbr. : AMER
12. Jeans purveyor Strauss : LEVI
13. Business V.I.P. : EXEC
21. Sword handle : HAFT
22. ___ acid (B vitamin) : FOLIC
25. Maker of precious violins : AMATI
26. Composer/author Ned : ROREM
27. ___-frutti : TUTTI
28. Isle in the Bay of Naples : CAPRI
29. Emcee's spiel : INTRO
30. Negatively charged particle : ANION
31. Alaskan native : ALEUT
32. "Common" thing that's not always common : SENSE
33. Passover feast : SEDER
38. Bizarre : OUTRE
39. Closet larvae repellent : MOTHBALL
41. Does deals without money : BARTERS
42. Earthy desire : LUST
44. Bicycle for two : TANDEM
45. Tried to save a sinking boat : BAILED
48. Buddy : CHUM
49. One of the O'Neills : OONA
50. ___ Major : URSA
51. Rod's partner : REEL
52. Price of a ride : FARE
53. "___ go bragh" : ERIN
54. Pelvic bones : ILIA
55. Beyond the end line : LONG
56. Answer to "Shall we?" : LETS

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