New York Times, Friday, July 23, 2004

Author: David Levinson Wilk
Editor: Will Shortz
David Levinson Wilk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQWXZ} Spans: 9, (3 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Wilk. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
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1. Home of America's first automatic traffic light, ca. 1920 : DETROITMICHIGAN
16. Declaration of independence : ITSAFREECOUNTRY
17. Store something away, in a way : MAKEAMENTALNOTE
18. Raised rumblers : ELS
19. "One Mic" rapper : NAS
20. Western N.C.A.A. powerhouse : USC
21. Workout unit : SET
22. Southpaw Shawn : ESTES
24. N.S. clock setting : AST
27. ___ Drake, longtime illustrator of "Blondie" : STAN
30. Actor Corey ___ : HAIM
34. Mrs. Reed's creator : CHARLOTTEBRONTE
39. "That's my final offer" : TAKEITORLEAVEIT
40. It's surprising when played : ACEUPONESSLEEVE
41. Record problem : SKIP
42. Shift very carefully : EASE
43. Fronted : LED
44. Personal assts. keep track of them : SKEDS
48. A question of self-examination : AMI
51. Follower of Christ? : INE
52. Cartoon hit : BAM
55. Sun Devils' sch. : ASU
58. Superpowers often have them : SATELLITESTATES
62. 1959 pop hit that asked "Why?" : ATEENAGERINLOVE
63. Infatuation situation : STARSINONESEYES
1. Element of change : DIME
2. Series follower: Abbr. : ETAL
3. "Bad!" sounds : TSKS
4. Explorer of the Canadian Arctic : RAE
5. P. D. James's "Death ___ Expert Witness" : OFAN
6. "Garfield" waitress : IRMA
7. Tight ends? : TEES
8. What androphobes fear : MEN
9. Metrical stress : ICTUS
10. Vacation locale, with "the" : COAST
11. Mozart's portrayer in "Amadeus" : HULCE
12. Vacation spot : INN
13. Classic cars that were the first to have Ram Air engines : GTOS
14. Giotto's work : ARTE
15. Reply put in by Putin? : NYET
22. Some like them hot : ENTREES
23. Be rude in line : SHOVE
24. Be temporarily : ACTAS
25. Radio ___ : SHACK
26. Original "Star Trek" actor : TAKEI
27. Bad thing to have showing : SLIP
28. Threatener of Miss Gulch : TOTO
29. Buckets : ATON
31. Slippery as ___ : ANEEL
32. Stick-to-___ : ITIVE
33. Dealt : METED
35. Commits to another hitch : REUPS
36. The lady in "The Lady From Shanghai" : ELSA
37. Former first lady's first name : BESS
38. Breathing abnormality : RALE
45. Firing places : KILNS
46. Zhou ___ : ENLAI
47. Think fit : DEIGN
48. Politico Hutchinson and others : ASAS
49. Slugger Williams : MATT
50. Virginia willow : ITEA
52. Universal Postal Union headquarters : BERN
53. Japon's place : ASIE
54. Range: Abbr. : MTNS
55. "That's not ___!" (parent's admonishment) : ATOY
56. Golf's Ballesteros : SEVE
57. Handles : USES
59. Suffix with cannon : EER
60. ___ Fabi of auto racing : TEO
61. It contains about 6% alcohol by volume : ALE

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