New York Times, Tuesday, May 18, 2004

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVZ} This is puzzle # 124 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Wise competitor : LAYS
5. Quack : PHONY
10. On vacation : AWAY
14. Snack sold in a stack : OREO
15. Crystal set : RADIO
16. Lens holders : RIMS
17. Soccer commentator's cry : GOAL
18. Shelley's "Adonais" is one : ELEGY
19. List-ending abbr. : ETAL
20. "Aha!" : JUSTASITHOUGHT
23. Caper : ANTIC
24. Little one : TOT
25. Four-bagger : HOMER
27. Hosp. workers : MDS
28. Top worn with shorts : TEE
30. "All in the Family" network : CBS
32. Arctic bird : AUK
33. Soccer star Hamm : MIA
34. ___ correspondent : WAR
35. Singer/songwriter Laura : NYRO
36. Honky-tonk instruments : UPRIGHTPIANOS
40. Mountaintop : APEX
41. Aurora's counterpart : EOS
42. Wonderment : AWE
43. Deli sandwich, for short : BLT
44. Corots, Monets and such : ART
45. Sp. Mrs. : SRA
46. Qualifiers : IFS
49. Red Sea peninsula : SINAI
51. Cartoon collectible : CEL
53. Spokes, e.g. : RADII
55. Passable : FAIRTOMIDDLING
58. Some drive-thru features, briefly : ATMS
59. Not as friendly : ICIER
60. Tennis score after deuce : ADIN
61. Old-fashioned dance : REEL
62. "___ luck!" : LOTSA
63. Evening, in ads : NITE
64. Retailer's gds. : MDSE
65. "Mmm, mmm!" : TASTY
66. Leave in, to an editor : STET
1. River blockage : LOGJAM
2. In the vicinity : AROUND
3. Bakery supplies : YEASTS
4. Longtime Chicago Symphony maestro : SOLTI
5. Air Force One passenger: Abbr. : PRES
6. Soft, white mineral : HALITE
7. Keats's "___ a Nightingale" : ODETO
8. Bedtime drink : NIGHTCAP
9. Ma with a bow : YOYO
10. "All systems ___!" : AREGO
11. How a 43-Across is usually prepared : WITHMAYO
12. All Olympians, once : AMATEURS
13. Designer monogram : YSL
21. Play segment : ACTII
22. Sounds of doubt : UHS
26. "King Kong" studio : RKO
29. Raring to go : EAGER
31. Hare's habitat : BRIAR
33. Mystery man : MRX
34. Scale amts. : WTS
35. Del.-to-Vt. direction : NNE
36. Elated : UPLIFTED
37. Spot and Felix, e.g. : PETNAMES
38. Après-ski treat : HOTCOCOA
39. Tony, Oscar or Hugo : AWARD
40. Middle manager's focus? : ABS
44. Balloon filler : AIR
45. Most guileful : SLIEST
46. "Hurray for me!" : IDIDIT
47. Limited : FINITE
48. Major paperback publisher : SIGNET
50. Bridal path : AISLE
52. Gives off : EMITS
54. Bates and King : ALANS
56. Pinball stopper : TILT
57. Horse-drawn vehicle : DRAY
58. Pitching ___ : ARM

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