New York Times, Wednesday, August 4, 2004

Author: Raymond Hamel
Editor: Will Shortz
Raymond Hamel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQXY} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Hamel. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Variety of guitar : DOBRO
6. Walked (on) : TROD
10. Touches with a live wire : ZAPS
14. Volcanic creation : ISLET
15. Part to play : ROLE
16. Jacques's steady : AMIE
17. Make smooth : PLANE
18. Crude org. : OPEC
19. Mushroom cap part : GILL
20. Hand raiser's declaration : SOHELPMEGOD
23. ___ de guerre : NOM
24. Far from haute cuisine : GLOP
25. 1945 John Wayne western : DAKOTA
27. Hand raiser's shout : WEREOVERHERE
32. The Louisville Lip : ALI
33. Freedom from hardship : EASINESS
37. "Tell Laura ___ Her" (1960 hit) : ILOVE
40. Burrowing insect : ANT
41. "I mean it!" : NOLIE
42. Leeway : LATITUDE
44. Not healthy : ILL
45. Hand raiser's cry : THROWTHEBALL
50. Fountain basin feature : MOSAIC
53. Violinist Leopold : AUER
54. Yes, to 16-Across : OUI
55. Hand raiser's request : CHECKPLEASE
61. Girl in Lou Bega's "Mambo No. 5" : RITA
63. "Dies ___" : IRAE
64. Confident way to solve crosswords : ININK
65. Not completely closed : AJAR
66. "Don't look at me!" : NOTI
67. Griffin of the N.B.A. : EDDIE
68. Bird that "at heaven's gate sings," in Shakespeare : LARK
69. Within the hour : SOON
70. Rough tools : RASPS
1. Stock market turns : DIPS
2. Parliament city : OSLO
3. Not piquant : BLAH
4. Take back : RENEGE
5. Opera with "Ave Maria" : OTELLO
6. ___ l'oeil : TROMPE
7. Part of a climber's gear : ROPE
8. Couturier Cassini : OLEG
9. Figures out : DECODES
10. Quick sidestep : ZAG
11. Protein acid : AMINO
12. Person who sits in front of a cabin : PILOT
13. City famously visited by Martin Luther King Jr. in 1965 : SELMA
21. Motion picture angle: Abbr. : POV
22. "Beyond the Sea" singer, 1960 : DARIN
26. Numbers game : KENO
27. Banshee's cry : WAIL
28. "___ Enchanted" (2004 film) : ELLA
29. Gasser : RIOT
30. Ask for more issues : RENEW
31. Beaver, e.g. : HAT
34. "Dream Children" essayist : ELIA
35. Threshold : SILL
36. Peddle : SELL
38. Short biography : VITA
39. Body of good conduct : ETHIC
40. Hurry-scurry : ADO
43. Waifs : URCHINS
46. Adopt, as a pet : TAKEIN
47. March sound : HUP
48. Harder to grasp : EELIER
49. "Beverly Hills 90210" girl : BRENDA
50. Fable conclusion : MORAL
51. Board used in "The Exorcist" : OUIJA
52. It was played by George Harrison : SITAR
56. Suffix with sock : EROO
57. Denouncer of Caesar, 63 B.C. : CATO
58. Supports : AIDS
59. Use scissors : SNIP
60. Squeezes (out) : EKES
62. Torah holder : ARK

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