New York Times, Thursday, May 13, 2004

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Go on a vacation tour : SIGHTSEE
5. 2004 historical film, with "The" : ALAMO
10. Stench : BADSMELL
14. Popular soap : LAVA
15. Truman's Missouri birthplace : LAMAR
16. Latin oils : OLEA
17. Wading bird : IBIS
18. Unmoving : INERT
19. One who's always moving : GOER
20. Without ice : NEAT
21. Rock music's Blondie, e.g. : SEXTET
23. Grp. whose mascot is Eddie Eagle : NRA
24. Country singer Tubb and others : ERNESTS
26. Thingie : GADGET
28. Creek : RIA
29. Grammarians' topics : USAGES
31. Hotel guest : TRANSIENT
35. Gulliver's creator : SWIFT
38. Saturn model : ION
39. Spot remover? : RETOUCHER
41. Performed : DID
42. ___ fours : PETIT
45. Calls up : REMEMBERS
48. Certain crustacean : ISOPOD
50. Attacker : FOE
51. Fish hawk : OSPREY
53. Rabble-rouser: Var. : DEMAGOG
57. Org. in a Jeannie C. Riley song : PTA
58. Deli machine : SLICER
61. "___ Williams," 1985 action flick : REMO
62. Once, long ago : ERST
64. Doo-wop song, today : OLDIE
65. ___ the buzzer : INAT
66. Congresswoman Lowey : NITA
67. One who says "uncle" : NIECE
68. Short-billed rail : SORA
69. Otologist's recommendation : HEARINGAID
70. Calls at home : SAFES
71. Is cultured : HASTASTE
1. Ticket buyer's concern : SIGHTLINE
2. Cossack's weapon : SABER
3. Eau source : EVIAN
4. Asian : EASTERN
5. Late journalist Cooke : ALISTAIR
6. Strike zones? : LANES
7. Business sect. heading : AMEX
8. Place of commerce : MART
9. Sandinista leader : ORTEGA
10. Mire : BOG
11. Next to : ALONGSIDE
12. Name on a mower : DEERE
13. Suspect foul play : SMELLARAT
22. Makes "it" : TAGS
25. Bro's sib : SIS
27. Glistening beads : DEW
29. Pristine : UNTOUCHED
30. Flower holder : STEM
31. "Psst! Smarty Jones in the fifth!" : TIP
32. Wade's opponent : ROE
33. Some appetizers : ANTIPASTI
34. Saarinen of design : EERO
36. Douglas, for one : FIR
37. Six-pointers, for short : TDS
40. Ring leaders? : REFEREES
43. Mideast land: Abbr. : ISR
44. Shoe tips : TOES
46. May honoree : MOM
47. Pessimistic : BEARISH
49. Air race markers : PYLONS
51. Public proceeding : OPENHEARING
52. Minute groove : STRIA
53. Prepare for winter takeoff : DEICE
54. Origin of some salami : GENOA
55. Baseball's Vizquel and others : OMARS
56. Saw what it was like : GOTATASTE
59. Pelvic bones : ILIA
60. Scale start : CDEF
63. Smidgen : TAD

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