New York Times, Thursday, July 29, 2004

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Testing centers : LABS
5. Connections : INS
8. Large marine herbivore : SEACOW
14. Yellow spread : OLEO
15. Short flight : HOP
16. State admitted during the Civil War : NEVADA
17. Eyesight impairer : GLAUCOMA
19. Ready to be hung up, say : IRONED
20. "Simon says pretend you're on a trampoline" : JUMPUPANDDOWN
22. "Give it ___!" : AREST
23. Calamitous : DIRE
24. Mischief-maker : IMP
27. Club ___ : MED
28. Seine feeder : OISE
29. High-rise member : IBAR
30. "Simon says imitate a soldier" : MARCHINPLACE
34. Slanting : ASLOPE
37. Last name in sharpshooting : OAKLEY
38. "Simon says act like a bird" : FLAPBOTHARMS
42. Playwright who coined the term "lothario" : ROWE
43. Patch up : MEND
44. Orlando Predators' grp. : AFL
47. Pay off the mortgage on : OWN
48. Milk source : TEAT
49. Kind of lily : CALLA
51. "Give me a round of applause" : SIMONDIDNTSAY
55. Curmudgeon's greeting : GOAWAY
57. Ballet featuring the evil magician Von Rothbart : SWANLAKE
58. Respectful : POLITE
59. Get into a stew? : EAT
60. Strong server : ACER
61. Said "one club," e.g. : OPENED
62. Sung syllable : TRA
63. Congressional mtg. : SESS
1. Lumbering problem : LOGJAM
2. Enticement : ALLURE
3. Appeared triumphant : BEAMED
4. Stock options? : SOUPS
5. Breakfast chain, for short : IHOP
6. Like Bedouins : NOMADIC
7. Florida colonizers, with "the" : SPANISH
8. Disparaging : SNIDE
9. Architect Saarinen : EERO
10. Acknowledge : AVOW
11. Friday, for one : CANNIBAL
12. Work with feet : ODE
13. Mouthful : WAD
18. Studio shout : CUT
21. Eins + zwei : DREI
25. Stalker deterrent : MACE
26. Stalked one : PREY
28. Name on a wafer : OREO
29. Sorts : ILKS
30. Have a long face : MOPE
31. P.D. alert : APB
32. Direction opposite sud : NORD
33. Kitchen spray : PAM
34. "The Mod Squad" do : AFRO
35. School zone warning : SLOW
36. Result of a house cleaning, maybe : LAWNSALE
39. 1947 film noir starring Dennis O'Keefe : TMEN
40. Fast-food worker's equipment : HEADSET
41. Pacifistic : ANTIWAR
44. French border region : ALSACE
45. Some breakfast cereals : FLAKES
46. Hens, e.g. : LAYERS
48. Trifled (with) : TOYED
49. Aaron Brown's employer : CNN
50. World book? : ATLAS
52. High-handed remark? : IWIN
53. Captain's aide : MATE
54. Figures : DATA
55. Mailing ctr. : GPO
56. Alley ___ : OOP

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