New York Times, Saturday, July 17, 2004

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 174 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. National service : RENTACAR
9. Buggy : FLAWED
15. How some entrees are served : OVERRICE
16. Cut aid : IODINE
17. "Don't sweat it" : NOBIGGIE
18. Palace figures : GUARDS
19. Mass apparel : ALBS
20. Part of a column : ADDEND
22. Animal that Poseidon turned Theophane into, in myth : EWE
23. Year in Nero's reign : LVI
24. Land : ARRIVE
25. Unrest : STIR
26. Lamp sites : DESKS
28. All over : ANEW
29. Biblical verb : HAST
30. Bash : SHINDIG
32. Neutral shades : TAUPES
34. Fork-tailed bird : TERN
35. Ending of some plant names : WORT
36. Classic convertible name : CASTRO
39. Murphy's portrayer : CANDICE
42. Dredge (up) : RAKE
43. They're all for it : PROS
45. A month abroad : ENERO
47. Somalian-born supermodel : IMAN
48. Swinger : SIMIAN
50. "Cupid is a knavish ___": "A Midsummer Night's Dream" : LAD
51. Part of a footnote abbr. : CIT
52. Jewish village : SHTETL
53. Zaire's Mobutu ___ Seko : SESE
54. One to watch in a pinch? : KLEPTO
56. Matter of course : SYLLABUS
58. Attach securely : ENROOT
59. Drinkers, at times : TOASTERS
60. Magnetic induction units : TESLAS
61. Cruising : OUTTOSEA
1. Presidential first name : RONALD
2. Unfolds : EVOLVES
3. Wimp : NEBBISH
4. Speaker of note : TRIS
5. Cape Tres Puntas locale: Abbr. : ARG
6. "... but no ___" : CIGAR
7. Environmentalist's concern : ACIDRAIN
8. Grooves on a coin's edge : REEDING
9. Snack named for a Massachusetts town : FIGNEWTON
10. Like Hawaiian shirts : LOUD
11. Boise's county : ADA
12. Relative of a bug : WIRETAP
13. Back to back : ENDWISE
14. Takes off wrongly : DESERTS
21. Period of darkening : EVE
24. "Rich Man, Poor Man" actor, 1976 : ASNER
25. Recluse : SHUTIN
27. Term of affection : KITTEN
31. Surprise court actions : DROPSHOTS
33. Warwickshire forest : ARDEN
35. Accusatory question : WASITYOU
36. Fair : CRICKET
37. "It's Too Late Now" autobiographer : AAMILNE
38. Camel performers : SKATERS
39. Totals : COMESTO
40. Former name of Sulawesi : CELEBES
41. Sign of a slip : ERASURE
44. Mus. slow-up : RIT
46. Texas city named by Russian immigrants : ODESSA
49. ___ once : ALLAT
52. Old gathering place : STOA
53. 1960's-70's Japanese leader : SATO
55. NATO member since 1999: Abbr. : POL
57. D-Day vessel: Abbr. : LST

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