New York Times, Friday, January 9, 2004

Author: Bob Peoples
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQUXZ} Spans: 10, (3 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Antediluvian : ASOLDASTHEHILLS
16. What "they" have been saying : WORDONTHESTREET
17. Helter-skelter : INALLDIRECTIONS
18. Jazzman Adderley : NAT
19. "Flashdance" director Adrian : LYNE
20. Some records, for short : EPS
21. Rusedski of tennis : GREG
23. Break : GAP
25. "Adventures in Good Music" host Karl ___ : HAAS
29. Mideast map abbr. : ISR
32. Little bit : DRAM
35. Melt alternative : BLT
36. Present for a picky person? : GIFTCERTIFICATE
41. Hangover sufferer's lament : IVEGOTAHEADACHE
42. It often has islands : GASOLINESTATION
43. N.Y. neighbor : ONT
44. List keeper : DEAN
45. Tip of one's tongue? : ESE
46. Big name in foreign news : TASS
48. Good source of antioxidants : TEA
50. Indian improvisation : RAGA
54. Little bit : TAD
57. Sommer of Berlin : ELKE
60. Three in a season: Abbr. : MOS
61. Biblical battlers : DAVIDANDGOLIATH
66. Extremely rare : ONCEINALIFETIME
67. Holistic health remedies : HERBALMEDICINES
1. Blowing away : AWING
2. Whale spotter : SONAR
3. Captivate a crowd, perhaps : ORATE
4. Carrier of "bad" cholesterol, briefly : LDL
5. Sugar : DOLL
6. "Only the Paranoid Survive" author ___ Grove : ANDY
7. A criminal may be caught in one : STING
8. Successfully navigate a narrow passage : THREADTHENEEDLE
9. Part of a bray : HEE
10. Suffix with opal : ESCE
11. Modern address starter : HTTP
12. Dander : IRISH
13. Regulus is in it : LEO
14. Gridiron great Ford : LEN
15. City planning concerns: Abbr. : STS
22. Beginnin' : GITGO
24. Goes where one shouldn't, maybe : PRIES
26. Basic counters : ABACI
27. E'en if : ALTHO
28. A Dutch master : STEEN
30. Give what for : SCOLD
31. Make more secure : RETIE
33. "___ worse than death" : AFATE
34. One with a special touch : MIDAS
36. Leg of lamb : GIGOT
37. ___ Zelnicek (celebrity's maiden name) : IVANA
38. Fun or song followers : FESTS
39. Charged : RANAT
40. Do the dishes? : CATER
47. Moundsman Dave : STIEB
49. Cold : ALGID
51. At full throttle : AMAIN
52. Perplexed pronouncement : GOTME
53. Some remains : ASHES
55. 1998 Sarah McLachlan hit : ADIA
56. Mark Twain's jumping frog : DANL
58. First name in diplomacy : KOFI
59. A.C., e.g. : ELEC
61. Schnook's cry : DOH
62. Chemical suffix : ANE
63. TV/___ : VCR
64. Vet's service spot : NAM
65. "Lord, is ___?" : ITI

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