New York Times, Monday, July 26, 2004

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Bernice Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 138 for Ms. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Musical genre pioneered by Bill Haley and His Comets : ROCK
5. Cove : INLET
10. Partner of ready and willing : ABLE
14. Unattractive tropical fruit : UGLI
15. Voting site : BOOTH
16. Hit with the fist : SLUG
17. Sunbather's award? : BRONZESTAR
19. Sandwich fish : TUNA
20. Still : YET
21. Before, in poetry : ERE
22. Interpret without hearing : LIPREAD
24. 1051 on monuments : MLI
25. Edward who wrote "The Owl and the Pussycat" : LEAR
26. Temples in the Far East : PAGODAS
30. Assassinating : SLAYING
33. Oldtime actress Massey : ILONA
34. Join, in woodworking : MITER
36. La Paz is its cap. : BOL
37. President after Tyler : POLK
38. Sun-bleached : FADED
39. "___ Ben Adhem," Leigh Hunt poem : ABOU
40. Finish : END
41. Duelist Burr : AARON
42. Was bright, as the sun : SHONE
43. Mark for misconduct : DEMERIT
45. Gas ratings : OCTANES
47. Kuwaiti leader : EMIR
48. Sun or planet : ORB
49. Depot baggage handlers : REDCAPS
52. Actress Joanne : DRU
53. Next-to-last Greek letter : PSI
56. Wings: Lat. : ALAE
57. Romantics' awards? : LOVINGCUPS
60. 1/500 of the Indianapolis 500 : MILE
61. Have a mad crush on : ADORE
62. Colorful gem : OPAL
63. [No bid] : PASS
64. Changed direction, as a ship : YAWED
65. Actor Billy of "Titanic" : ZANE
1. Slippers' color in "The Wizard of Oz" : RUBY
2. Shrek, for one : OGRE
3. Blood problem : CLOT
4. One of the same bloodline : KIN
5. Portugal and Spain together : IBERIA
6. Snout : NOSE
7. Auction unit : LOT
8. List-ending abbr. : ETAL
9. Tickled pink : THRILLED
10. Off course : ASTRAY
11. Sad person's award? : BLUERIBBON
12. Moon goddess : LUNA
13. Old-time exclamation : EGAD
18. Mrs. F. Scott Fitzgerald : ZELDA
23. Nectar source : PEAR
24. Neurotic TV detective played by Tony Shalhoub : MONK
26. Spoke (up) : PIPED
27. On one's own : ALONE
28. Big recording artists' awards? : GOLDMEDALS
29. Brainy : SMART
30. Dictation taker : STENO
31. Nary a soul : NOONE
32. Affixes (to) : GLUES
35. Wedding 58-Down : IDO
38. Good sportsmanship : FAIRPLAY
39. "Moby-Dick" captain : AHAB
41. Song for a diva : ARIA
42. Olympic gymnast Kerri : STRUG
44. Roasts' hosts : EMCEES
46. ___ beef : CORNED
49. Entrance to an expressway : RAMP
50. Director Kazan : ELIA
51. Scotch's partner : SODA
52. Dreadful : DIRE
53. Insect stage : PUPA
54. Go across : SPAN
55. ___ of Man : ISLE
58. See 35-Down : VOW
59. Family relation, for short : COZ

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