New York Times, Wednesday, January 7, 2004

Author: Mike Torch
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Torch
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Torch. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Eyes : OCULI
6. Marx brother's instrument : HARP
10. Says further : ADDS
14. An element, to the ancients : WATER
15. Turkish official : AGHA
16. Dinette spot : NOOK
17. The plain in Spain : LLANO
18. Turn : VEER
19. One of TV's Sopranos : TONY
20. Fixes a flat, like a supermodel? : CHANGESATTIRE
23. Outlaw : BAN
24. Bulletin board item : TACK
25. Sporty imports : MIATAS
29. Trim to fit, maybe : EDIT
31. D.C. setting : EST
34. Management course subject? : ANGER
35. Oral, e.g. : EXAM
36. Literally, "I forbid" : VETO
37. Cleans a windshield, like a snake? : TURNSONTHEVIPER
40. Baseball rarities : TIES
41. Betting group : POOL
42. Ward off : AVERT
43. Zeta follower : ETA
44. Whoop : YELL
45. Plays loudly : BLARES
46. Cel character : TOON
48. ___ de vie : EAU
49. Eliminates a blind spot, like a cosmonaut? : ADJUSTSTHEMIR
55. 'Hood : AREA
56. It may get plastered : LATH
57. Roberts of "Everybody Loves Raymond" : DORIS
59. Do in : SLAY
60. Double Stuf, for one : OREO
61. Poor Richard's Almanack item : ADAGE
62. Folks in smoke-filled rooms : POLS
63. Blouses and sweaters : TOPS
64. Lacking slack : TENSE
1. Wise one : OWL
2. Math class, for short : CALC
3. Jazz home : UTAH
4. "Beany & Cecil" boat Leakin' ___ : LENA
5. Jail fixtures : IRONBARS
6. Safe place : HAVEN
7. Census data : AGES
8. Mother of Zeus : RHEA
9. Ineligible for benefits, say : PARTTIME
10. Bit of slapstick : ANTIC
11. Guard : DOORKEEPER
12. Ready to serve : DONE
13. Blue shade : SKY
21. Driver's need : GAS
22. Tit for ___ : TAT
25. Photo finish : MATTE
26. Arctic native : INUIT
27. Lots and lots : AGREATDEAL
28. Super scores : TENS
29. Laud : EXTOL
30. Willie Wonka's creator : DAHL
32. Metric volume : STERE
33. Law school subject : TORTS
35. Organic compound : ENOL
36. Cheer starter : VIVA
38. Hirer's posting : OPENSLOT
39. Worth on the open market : VALUEDAT
44. Cry before "Over here!" : YOU
45. Dickensian outburst : BAH
47. "Love Train" singers, with "the" : OJAYS
48. Cultural values : ETHOS
49. Singer Guthrie : ARLO
50. Poi source : TARO
51. Going together, after "in" : STEP
52. Fashion : MODE
53. Shah's land, once : IRAN
54. Teamsters' vehicles : RIGS
55. Egyptian cobra : ASP
58. "Savvy?" : SEE

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