New York Times, Wednesday, January 30, 2002

Author: Randall J. Hartman
Editor: Will Shortz
Randall J. Hartman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QU} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Targets for snakes : CLOGS
6. Arena shouts : OLES
10. Sec : JIFF
14. Dumpy digs : HOVEL
15. It may be outstanding : DEBT
16. Chanteuse Adams : EDIE
17. Capital of Guam, old-style : AGANA
18. Finito : OVER
19. Finito : DONE
20. Either way, the letter carrier's work not appreciated : DELIVERYREVILED
23. Pickled delicacy : EEL
24. Clavell's "___-Pan" : TAI
25. Rather's network : CBS
28. Prefix with sweet : SEMI
31. Zero in acting : MOSTEL
36. Zuñi's cousin : HOPI
38. Protuberance : NODE
40. "M" star : LORRE
41. Either way, Cupid recognized my pain : EROSSAWIWASSORE
44. Nosy Parker : SNOOP
45. Time for eggnog : NOEL
46. The gamut : ATOZ
47. Court battle? : TENNIS
49. Sine language? : TRIG
51. Mexican Mrs. : SRA
52. Estuary : RIA
54. Aurora's counterpart : EOS
56. Either way, country star shunned hip-hop : PARTONDIDNOTRAP
65. Jerusalem's Mosque of ___ : OMAR
66. Hoopster Bryant : KOBE
67. Like some accents : GRAVE
68. Act the expectant father : PACE
69. Hibernia : ERIN
70. Warren of "Dillinger" : OATES
71. Charon's river : STYX
72. Take five : REST
73. 60's poster genre : OPART
1. It may have a dimple : CHAD
2. Stadium section : LOGE
3. Caplet shape : OVAL
4. Wish granter : GENIE
5. Breaks one's back : SLAVES
6. Household spray target : ODOR
7. Tax : LEVY
8. Critic Roger : EBERT
9. Place to fish : STREAM
10. Skywalker, e.g. : JEDI
11. Elvis, once : IDOL
12. Dandy : FINE
13. Satellite transmission : FEED
21. "Maria ___" (hit of 1941) : ELENA
22. Early strings : VIOLS
25. Highboy or lowboy : CHEST
26. Shouldered : BORNE
27. Three wood : SPOON
29. Like a neat yard : MOWN
30. Blockhead : IDIOT
32. Cub with a club : SOSA
33. Brings (out) : TROTS
34. Overthrow, e.g. : ERROR
35. First name in daytime talk : LEEZA
37. "The Heat ___" : ISON
39. It may have a fat lip : EWER
42. Veep before Gerald : SPIRO
43. 1979 sci-fi thriller : ALIEN
48. Tricky pitch : SINKER
50. Baby talk : GOOGOO
53. Really dig : ADORE
55. Holster part : STRAP
56. Daddy-o : POPS
57. Part of a Latin trio : AMAT
58. Risqué : RACY
59. Natural history museum display : TREX
60. Nile bird : IBIS
61. Mar, in a way : DENT
62. Pro ___ : RATA
63. Maintain : AVER
64. Dennis, to Mr. Wilson : PEST

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