New York Times, Tuesday, March 2, 2004

Author: Charles Barasch
Editor: Will Shortz
Charles Barasch
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {Q} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Barasch. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. One of five Norwegian kings : OLAV
5. Times in history : ERAS
9. Longed : ACHED
14. Bit of mockery : JAPE
15. Cancel : XOUT
16. Spoils : BOOTY
17. Breezes through, as a test : ACES
18. Chanel competitor : COTY
19. Boxer Roberto : DURAN
20. Story written by 38-Across : YERTLETHETURTLE
23. 1960's radical grp. : SDS
24. Cities Service competitor : ESSO
25. And : ALSO
26. Quaker ___ : OATS
28. 1960's-70's baseball All-Star ___ Santo : RON
30. It's sometimes hard to make them meet : ENDS
33. Nicks : DINGS
35. "___ does what Nintendon't" (old slogan) : SEGA
37. ___ polloi : HOI
38. Writer born March 2, 1904 : DRSEUSS
41. Gooey green substance in the title of a 38-Across story : OOBLECK
43. Professional org. : AMA
44. It often thickens : PLOT
46. Thief's "savings" : STASH
47. Goes on and on : YAPS
49. Summer mo. : AUG
50. Dueler of 1804 : BURR
51. Verve : ELAN
53. Pitcher : EWER
55. Took a load off : SAT
58. Birthplace of 38-Across : SPRINGFIELDMASS
62. Fleeced : HOSED
63. ___ Minor : ASIA
64. Service org. since the 1850's : YWCA
65. Emerged : AROSE
66. Verve : ZEST
67. Hammer-wielding deity : THOR
68. Fellows : GENTS
69. "Do it, or ___!" : ELSE
70. Have the ___ for : HOTS
1. 1973 "Love Train" singers, with "the" : OJAYS
2. Ripped (into) : LACED
3. Tautology spoken by the title character in 11-Down : APERSONSAPERSON
4. Jacket accompanier : VEST
5. Overage : EXCESS
6. Cheers (for) : ROOTS
7. 38-Across and others : AUTHORS
8. Eye malady : STYE
9. Singer Paula : ABDUL
10. 18 holes, say : COURSE
11. Book written by 38-Across : HORTONHEARSAWHO
12. And others, for short : ETAL
13. Unit of force : DYNE
21. Eases : LETSUP
22. Dance for two : TANGO
27. Carbon dating determination : AGE
29. Fair-hiring agcy. : OEO
31. 43-Across members : DOCS
32. Religious person with a turban : SIKH
33. Do-or-die time : DDAY
34. Cookbook writer Rombauer : IRMA
36. Crazy : ABSURD
39. 70-Across, e.g. : SLANG
40. Former franc part : SOU
42. P.O. delivery : LTR
45. 38-Across's real name, in brief : TGEISEL
48. Most clever : SLIEST
50. Miss the start : BELATE
52. Aconcagua is their tallest peak : ANDES
54. "Marat/Sade" playwright Peter : WEISS
56. Fancy tie : ASCOT
57. Romanov V.I.P.'s : TSARS
58. Kind of carpet : SHAG
59. Site of a sweat bead : PORE
60. Disconcert : FAZE
61. Fable : MYTH

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