New York Times, Thursday, July 8, 2004

Author: Scot Ober
Editor: Will Shortz
Scot Ober
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Ober. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "You wish!" : ASIF
5. Win every game : SWEEP
10. The gamut : ATOZ
14. A Turner : LANA
15. Babe Ruth's was retired : THREE
16. Actress Anderson : LONI
17. Earthy deposit : MARL
18. Arabian Sea sight : OILER
19. Capone's nemeses : TMEN
20. Start of a quip : ABICYCLE
22. Like most sonnets : IAMBIC
24. Thousand ___, Calif. : OAKS
25. Home of Pottawattamie County : IOWA
26. Quip, part 2 : CANTSTANDONITS
32. William ___, attorney general under Bush the elder : BARR
33. Plug away : TOIL
34. Swell place? : SEA
35. Wild revelry : ORGY
36. "Bye Bye Bye" band : NSYNC
38. Bank holding : LIEN
39. "The Matrix" role : NEO
40. He broke with Stalin in 1948 : TITO
41. 20 providers : ATMS
42. Quip, part 3 : OWNBECAUSEITIS
47. Gross : ICKY
48. When Hamlet dies : ACTV
49. Smallest of the U.S. Virgin Islands : STJOHN
52. End of the quip : TWOTIRED
56. Faucet brand : MOEN
57. Samuel Gompers's org., informally : AFOFL
59. Presidential ___ : AIDE
60. Tangelo trademark : UGLI
61. Madame Tussaud : MARIE
62. All alternative : NONE
63. Rash treatment : TALC
64. Switches around : EDITS
65. Flag feature : STAR
1. Michigan's ___ College : ALMA
2. Auto import : SAAB
3. Crucifix inscription : INRI
4. Hawking : FALCONRY
5. See 40-Down : STOCKS
6. During the time that : WHILST
7. Peer of Agatha : ERLE
8. Letters on some pumps : EEE
9. Like a planetary orbit : PERIODIC
10. "The Long Goodbye" director, 1973 : ALTMAN
11. Dead center? : TOMB
12. R.E.M.'s "The ___ Love" : ONEI
13. Much of a penny : ZINC
21. China's Sun ___-sen : YAT
23. Gone wrong? : AWOL
25. Barge ___ : INON
26. Seven-time A.L. batting champ : CAREW
27. Vacuum tube filler : ARGON
28. "Look ___!" : ATYOU
29. Question in Matthew : ISITI
30. Swarms : TEEMS
31. Without : SANS
32. "With or Without You" singer : BONO
36. Handle : NICKNAME
37. Dog command : STAY
38. Some dwellers on the Baltic : LATVIANS
40. With 5-Down, some volatile investments : TECH
43. Not entirely human : BIONIC
44. Deemed appropriate : SAWFIT
45. Lycées, e.g. : ECOLES
46. Old communications giant : ITT
49. Skin flicks and such : SMUT
50. Forum wear : TOGA
51. Become definite : JELL
52. Shapes with holes : TORI
53. Hilarious one : RIOT
54. Novelist O'Brien : EDNA
55. A couple of bucks, say : DEER
58. It's in one year and out the other : FAD

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