New York Times, Friday, July 2, 2004

Author: Sherry O. Blackard
Editor: Will Shortz
Sherry O. Blackard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 35 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Many a Standardbred : TROTTER
8. Aid in raising cane? : MACHETE
15. San Remo setting : RIVIERA
16. One who's trying : ESSAYER
17. Member of NATO : ICELAND
18. Hard at it : SLAVING
19. Like some checks: Abbr. : CERT
20. Rodgers and Hammerstein musical setting : SIAM
22. Inner: Prefix : ENTO
23. ___-El (Superman's birth name) : KAL
24. It may interfere with delivery : STAGEFRIGHT
27. 10 marks, once : KRONE
29. Tank top : TURRET
30. "Just because" : NOREASON
32. City where Mark Twain is buried : ELMIRA
36. Foundation, often : ENDOWER
37. People known to have germs? : IDEAMEN
38. Noted Hollywood exec : EISNER
39. Refuse to change : STANDPAT
40. Imposts : LEVIES
42. In headlinese, say : TERSE
43. Minor expenses : INCIDENTALS
47. Spanish pronoun : ESA
48. Baseball's Drabek : DOUG
49. Man who's taken vows : LAMA
50. Cottontail's tail : SCUT
51. RCA rival : TOSHIBA
54. Catch : ENSNARE
56. Target of a flick : ASHTRAY
57. Moped : SCOOTER
58. They send up jets : GEYSERS
59. Things fault-finders study : SEABEDS
1. It may require joint checking : TRICKKNEE
2. Popular side : RICEARONI
3. Rulers' rulers : OVERLORDS
4. The earth is on one : TILT
5. Kind of service : TEA
6. Novelist Jünger : ERNST
7. Fireplace alternative : RADIATOR
8. Austrian physician whose work laid the foundation for hypnosis : MESMER
9. Digital communication?: Abbr. : ASL
10. 11-member grp. : CSA
11. Be on easy street : HAVEITMADE
12. Checking out : EYING
13. Kappa's position : TENTH
14. Cereal killer : ERGOT
21. Pull ___ on : AGUN
24. Jelly plant : SEAWEED
25. "Band of Gold" singer Payne : FREDA
26. Lets up : RELENTS
28. Broadway sights : NEONLIGHTS
31. Assist : SERVE
33. Curse : IMPRECATE
34. No longer worried : REASSURED
35. Hill predators : ANTEATERS
37. Statement made with a tsk, tsk : ITSAMESS
39. ___ record : SETA
41. Cloisonné clusters : INLAYS
43. Label : IDTAG
44. Wild West justice : NOOSE
45. Hardly hard : CUSHY
46. Cavalry soldier : LANCE
50. Judgment passer, perhaps : SNOB
52. Boiling blood : IRE
53. Tender place? : BAR
55. "___ wise guy, eh?" : SOA

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