New York Times, Tuesday, February 24, 2004

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQVXYZ} This is puzzle # 62 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Up to, in ads : TIL
4. Ozzy Osbourne's music, for short : METAL
9. Has a yen : ACHES
14. Prefix with puncture : ACU
15. Big name in refrigerators : AMANA
16. Good, in Guadalajara : BUENO
17. Sound of hesitation : HEM
18. Desilu head : LUCILLEBALL
20. That is : IDEST
22. Posted : MAILED
23. Pan pal? : TINKERBELL
26. Ham, to Noah : SON
29. One who knows all the secrets : INSIDER
30. Deep down : ATHEART
33. Educators' org. : NEA
35. Dickens's Heep : URIAH
36. Jefferson's note : TWODOLLARBILL
42. Yours, old-style : THINE
43. Suffix with expert : ISE
44. Spoiled : WENTBAD
47. Austere : SPARTAN
53. With 36-Down, "Next ..." : AND
54. Weevil's hatching place : COTTONBOLL
56. Pennsylvania's ___ Mountains : POCONO
59. Usher's locale : AISLE
60. Michael Jordan, for years : CHICAGOBULL
64. Rest and relaxation site : SPA
65. Egyptian Christians : COPTS
66. Pi, e.g. : RATIO
67. Often-hectic hosp. areas : ERS
68. Minute ___ : STEAK
69. Old New Yorker cartoonist William : STEIG
70. On the ___ : DOT
1. Island where Gauguin painted : TAHITI
2. Harborbound, in winter : ICEDIN
3. Light flux units : LUMENS
4. Fountain treat : MALTED
5. Swift bird on foot : EMU
6. Center X or O : TAC
7. Japanese cartoon art : ANIME
8. "Deck the Halls" syllables : LALALA
9. Genesis brother : ABEL
10. Rubik creation : CUBE
11. Foremast attachment : HEADSAIL
12. Big picture?: Abbr. : ENL
13. Our sun : SOL
19. Cheery song : LILT
21. Move among the moguls : SKI
24. Former Attorney General : RENO
25. Composer Jacques : BREL
27. Test type : ORAL
28. Utmost : NTH
31. Airline's home base : HUB
32. "___ tu" (Verdi aria) : ERI
34. Frazier foe : ALI
36. See 53-Across : THEN
37. Trachea : WINDPIPE
38. Que. neighbor : ONT
39. Cotillion girl : DEB
40. ___ prof. : ASST
41. Bank take-back : REPO
42. Former flying inits. : TWA
45. Slip ___ (blunder) : ACOG
46. Bloodmobile visitors : DONORS
48. Not digital : ANALOG
49. Sacrifice fly stat. : RBI
50. Ejected : TOSSED
51. Elite N.F.L.er : ALLPRO
52. N.Y. Mets' div. : NLEAST
55. Go ___ for (support) : TOBAT
57. Eight: Prefix : OCTA
58. Wine holder : CASK
60. Syringe amts. : CCS
61. All the rage : HOT
62. Colorado native : UTE
63. XXVI doubled : LII

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