New York Times, Tuesday, June 8, 2004

Author: Ed Early
Editor: Will Shortz
Ed Early
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JVWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. 10K, e.g. : RACE
5. Wheedler's tactic : GUILE
10. Jungle crushers : BOAS
14. ___ Bator : ULAN
15. Land of a billion : INDIA
16. Basilica area : APSE
17. Start of an Oscar Wilde quote : DISCONTENTISTHE
20. Revolutionary Allen : ETHAN
21. Comics shriek : EEK
22. Out of bed : RISEN
23. Bakers' wares : PIES
25. Strange sightings : UFOS
27. Quote, part 2 : FIRSTSTEPIN
31. Cost-controlling W.W. II agcy. : OPA
34. Jacob's twin : ESAU
35. Et ___ (and the following) : SEQ
36. Cozy spots : NICHES
38. "I cannot ___ lie" : TELLA
40. Make a knight, e.g. : DUB
42. Utter disorder : CHAOS
43. See 61-Down : ORLESS
45. Dr. Seuss's Sam ___ : IAM
47. "Rule Britannia" composer : ARNE
48. Spain's Juan Carlos, for one : REY
49. Quote, part 3 : THEPROGRESS
52. ___ En-lai : CHOU
53. Slinky's shape : COIL
54. Bawdyhouse manager : MADAM
57. Bleachers cry : RAH
59. ___ Jean Baker (Marilyn Monroe) : NORMA
63. End of the quote : OFAMANORANATION
66. Excursion : TRIP
67. Met offering : OPERA
68. Civil wrong : TORT
69. Coin flip : TOSS
70. Theroux's "endless night" : DEATH
71. Summers in Québec : ETES
1. Deserving a slap, maybe : RUDE
2. Touched down : ALIT
3. Country singer Johnny : CASH
4. Summarize : ENCAPSULE
5. Tonic's partner : GIN
6. Brand-new : UNTESTED
7. ___ fixe (obsession) : IDEE
8. Meeting of spacecraft : LINKUP
9. "Mangia!" : EAT
10. Groundwork : BASIS
11. Chooses, with "for" : OPTS
12. 1975 Wimbledon winner : ASHE
13. Perceived : SEEN
18. "Sleep ___" : ONIT
19. Like many an O. Henry story : IRONIC
24. Pothook shape : ESS
26. Half a sawbuck : FIN
27. Awful smell : FETOR
28. Grenoble's river : ISERE
29. Come from behind : RALLY
30. Furnish with gear : EQUIP
31. Midwest air hub : OHARE
32. Hacienda drudges : PEONS
33. Pack animals : ASSES
37. A Brontë sister : CHARLOTTE
39. Cause of wheezing : ASTHMA
41. Graph with rectangular areas : BARCHART
44. "___ 'nuff!" : SHO
46. Meadow call : MOO
50. The Continent : EUROPE
51. Actress Lollobrigida : GINA
52. Roughs it : CAMPS
54. Feminist Lucretia : MOTT
55. Michael Jackson's old do : AFRO
56. Honored guest's spot : DAIS
58. Neighborhood : AREA
60. Knee-slapper : RIOT
61. With 43-Across, approximately : MORE
62. Little scurriers : ANTS
64. Auction assent : NOD
65. "Uh-uh!" : NAH

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