New York Times, Wednesday, August 25, 2004

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 125 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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JimH notes: The clue for the three theme answers is WED.
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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Chick on the piano : COREA
6. P.D.Q. in the I.C.U. : STAT
10. Casing : SKIN
14. Ph.D. hurdle : ORALS
15. Part of S.N.L. : LIVE
16. Narrow way : LANE
17. Try to bite : NIPAT
18. Mental flash : IDEA
19. Aboard : ONTO
20. [See instructions] : JOININMARRIAGE
23. Flamenco shout : OLE
24. Sushi selection : EEL
25. Comb stopper : SNARL
27. Harangues : BERATES
30. Toward the tail : AFT
32. Copacabana site : RIO
33. Youth : LAD
34. Dedicated lines? : ODE
35. Kennel sound : WOOF
36. [See instructions] : WEWOULDFORSHORT
41. Leave the scene : EXIT
42. Satisfy the munchies : EAT
43. 50-50, e.g. : TIE
44. Old discs : LPS
45. Orthodontist, for one: Abbr. : DDS
46. Calls the shots : DIRECTS
50. Words of assistance : LETME
52. Sidekick : PAL
53. Cry of insight : AHA
54. [See instructions] : DAYBEFORETHURS
59. Cork's country : EIRE
60. Confess : TALK
61. Camel caravan's stop-off : OASIS
62. Tend the sauce : STIR
63. Victory goddess : NIKE
64. Advil alternative : ALEVE
65. Caribbean and others : SEAS
66. Rock radio pioneer Freed : ALAN
67. Administered medicine : DOSED
1. Swindle : CONJOB
2. Yankee opponent : ORIOLE
3. Cousin of an épée : RAPIER
4. Zing : ELAN
5. Vino region : ASTI
6. Covers with gunk : SLIMES
7. Kind of basin : TIDAL
8. State firmly : AVER
9. Sign of sorrow : TEAR
10. "Wake of the Ferry" painter : SLOAN
11. Pocket protector? : KANGAROO
12. Cabinet post since 1849 : INTERIOR
13. Opposite of paleo- : NEO
21. Ribbed : NEEDLED
22. Follower's suffix : IST
26. Barn section : LOFT
28. Heaps : ALOT
29. Letter from Greece : TAU
30. Flap : ADO
31. Productive : FERTILE
34. Frequently, in verse : OFT
35. "Whoopee!" : WHEE
36. Healthy : WELL
37. Speed up : EXPEDITE
38. Ornamental vine: Var. : WISTARIA
39. "___ Kapital" : DAS
40. What a person may become when kneeling : SIR
45. Society newbie : DEB
46. Obscure : DARKEN
47. Political movements : CAUSES
48. Prosper : THRIVE
49. Got fresh with : SASSED
51. Mike who played Austin Powers : MYERS
52. Lawrence Welk specialty : POLKA
55. Sicilian hothead? : ETNA
56. Come up short : FAIL
57. Loathsome person : TOAD
58. Sign of sanctity : HALO
59. Double curve : ESS

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