New York Times, Monday, October 18, 2004

Author: Steve Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
Steve Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. How ham may be served in a sandwich : ONRYE
6. Popular kitchen wrap : SARAN
11. Tiny bit, as of hair cream : DAB
14. Oscar Mayer product : BACON
15. Skip to the altar : ELOPE
16. Bill Joel's "___ to Extremes" : IGO
17. The Bard : SHAKESPEARE
19. Judges administer it : LAW
20. Hammed it up : EMOTED
21. Thick urban air condition : SMAZE
23. City where "Ulysses" is set : DUBLIN
26. Item carried by a dog walker : SCOOPER
28. Columbus sch. : OSU
29. "Mona Lisa" features that "follow" the viewer : EYES
32. Years, to Cicero : ANNI
33. Large bays : GULFS
35. PIN points : ATMS
37. Concept : IDEA
40. Shopping ___ : MALL
41. Theme of this puzzle : FRUIT
42. Shopping ___ : CART
43. ___ Romeo (Italian car) : ALFA
44. G.M. car : OLDS
45. Birth-related : NATAL
46. Ancient South American : INCA
48. Meditative exercises : YOGA
50. Spanish "that" : ESA
51. Lions and tigers and bears : BIGGAME
54. Stage comments to the audience : ASIDES
56. Alternative : OTHER
57. Safes : VAULTS
60. Turncoat : RAT
61. Very scary : HAIRRAISING
66. Spanish cheer : OLE
67. Synthetic fiber : ORLON
68. Continental money : EUROS
69. Neither's partner : NOR
70. Mexican money : PESOS
71. Gaucho's rope : REATA
1. Delivery room docs, for short : OBS
2. "I don't think so" : NAH
3. Major TV brand : RCA
4. Bumpkin : YOKEL
5. Foes : ENEMIES
6. Equinox mo. : SEPT
7. Out of the wind, at sea : ALEE
8. All of them lead to Rome, they say : ROADS
9. Tax mo. : APR
10. Liam of "Schindler's List" : NEESON
11. Rundown : DILAPIDATED
12. Staring : AGAZE
13. Shady garden spot : BOWER
18. Major TV brand : SONY
22. One of the friends on "Friends" : MONICA
23. Bedrock belief : DOGMA
24. Commonplace : USUAL
25. Waver of a red cape : BULLFIGHTER
27. Throw, as dice : CAST
30. Count's counterpart : EARL
31. Pore over : STUDY
34. Projecting rim on a pipe : FLANGE
36. Japanese soup : MISO
38. Wipe out : ERASE
39. World book : ATLAS
41. Pillow filler : FOAM
45. Not as nice : NASTIER
47. Drive-in restaurant server : CARHOP
49. Grand party : GALA
51. Element with the symbol B : BORON
52. Author Calvino : ITALO
53. Lesser of two ___ : EVILS
55. It's debatable : ISSUE
58. Suffix with buck : AROO
59. Big coffee holders : URNS
62. With 64-Down, reply to "Am too!" : ARE
63. Tax adviser's recommendation, for short : IRA
64. See 62-Down : NOT
65. Fed. property overseer : GSA

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