New York Times, Wednesday, June 30, 2004

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Q} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 81 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Hardball" channel : MSNBC
6. Tim of "WKRP" : REID
10. Actor McGregor : EWAN
14. Car hitch-up : UHAUL
15. Best of theater : EDNA
16. Put on a scale : RATE
17. Mic check #1 : CANYOUHEARMENOW
20. Coverage co. : HMO
21. Gets across? : SPANS
22. Like a sad sack : INEPT
23. Long, long time : AEON
24. Within: Prefix : ENTO
26. Mic check #2 : TESTINGONETWO
31. Like hawks and auks : AVIAN
32. Words to an "old chap" : ISAY
33. Genetic letters : RNA
36. Fix up : MEND
37. One of the Jacksons : JANET
39. Utah national park : ZION
40. A no. that's good when under 3.00 : ERA
41. Laundromat loss, maybe : SOCK
42. A beatnik may beat it : BONGO
43. Mic check #3 : ISTHISTHINGON
47. Minister to : TEND
48. Carry on : WAGE
49. Burger King or The Gap : CHAIN
52. Call after a toss : TAILS
54. Toward the rear : AFT
57. Mic check #4 : HELLOHELLOHELLO
60. ___ Sea, east of the Ustyurt Plateau : ARAL
61. Italian wine town : ASTI
62. Latish bedtime : ONEAM
63. Puts on : DONS
64. 40-Across, e.g. : STAT
65. Campus buys : TEXTS
1. "How ___?" : MUCH
2. Impostor : SHAM
3. Prefix with second : NANO
4. Bull's urging : BUY
5. Draw near : CLOSEIN
6. Move, as a picture : REHANG
7. Shangri-la : EDEN
8. Sort of : INASENSE
9. Patriotic org. : DAR
10. Heretofore : ERENOW
11. Diminish : WANE
12. Straddling : ATOP
13. Eye of ___ (witches' brew need) : NEWT
18. Straddling : UPON
19. Thurber's fantasizer : MITTY
23. Slightly : ATAD
25. Straight, at the bar : NEAT
26. Broken, in a way : TAME
27. Constantly : EVER
28. 1967 war locale : SINAI
29. Sounds from pens : OINKS
30. Certain gasket : ORING
34. Scrapped, at NASA : NOGO
35. Before long : ANON
37. Sportscaster Madden : JOHN
38. Conclusive trial : ACIDTEST
39. Type of court defense : ZONE
41. Court reporter : STENO
42. One in charge : BIGSHOT
44. Photos : STILLS
45. Like dusk : TWILIT
46. Something seen with the Virgin Mary : HALO
49. Election hanger-on? : CHAD
50. Sub : HERO
51. Actor Rickman : ALAN
53. Prov. bordering Mont. : ALTA
54. Michael J. Fox's role on "Family Ties" : ALEX
55. Cyclist's problem : FLAT
56. Some gobblers : TOMS
58. Suffers from : HAS
59. Vane dir. : ENE

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