New York Times, Monday, October 14, 2002

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 99 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Sired, biblically : BEGAT
6. 2002 Winter Olympics locale : UTAH
10. Mafia head : CAPO
14. Microwave brand : AMANA
15. ___ the way (lead) : PAVE
16. Scent : ODOR
17. Hightail it : BURNRUBBER
19. In the thick of : AMID
20. Put down : ASPERSE
21. Do a second time, as a role : REPRISE
23. Anniversary unit : YEAR
25. Fall flower : ASTER
26. Deep sleep : COMA
30. Initial phase : STEPONE
33. "You can say that ___!" : AGAIN
35. What a vacuum cleaner vacuums : DIRT
36. Keats piece : ODE
39. Stop suddenly : SLAMONTHEBRAKES
43. Sewn edge : HEM
44. ___ china : BONE
45. Belgian city in W.W. I fighting : YPRES
46. Alternative to a taco : TOSTADA
49. Hawaiian tuber : TARO
50. Gold star : AWARD
53. Frisbee : DISK
55. Running behind schedule : DELAYED
58. In vino ___ : VERITAS
63. French Sudan, today : MALI
64. Change one's mind : MAKEAUTURN
66. Stratford's river : AVON
67. Part of the eye : IRIS
68. Quaker State: Abbr. : PENNA
69. Kind of conference : NEWS
70. Circus sight : TENT
71. Before surgery : PREOP
1. Ali ___ and the 40 Thieves : BABA
2. Flightless flock : EMUS
3. "The World According to ___" : GARP
4. Green Gables girl : ANNE
5. Hang back : TARRY
6. Optimistic : UPBEAT
7. Bar bill : TAB
8. Say it's so : AVER
9. "___ goes!" : HERE
10. Not fine-grained : COARSE
11. Own up to : ADMIT
12. Grace under pressure : POISE
13. Word after mail or money : ORDER
18. Depletes, with "up" : USES
22. Canned goods closet : PANTRY
24. Carrot-top : REDHEAD
26. Direct payment : CASH
27. Undress with one's eyes : OGLE
28. Sir's counterpart : MAAM
29. Sharpshooter's asset : AIM
31. Crusty dessert : PIE
32. Globe : ORB
34. "___ Does It Better" (1977 Carly Simon hit) : NOBODY
36. Soup pod : OKRA
37. Veal : calf :: venison : ___ : DEER
38. "Happy Motoring" company : ESSO
40. Tel. book listings : NOS
41. Blast maker : TNT
42. Suitable : APT
46. Subway vehicles : TRAINS
47. Sell off : DIVEST
48. Riding the waves : ASEA
50. Madison Avenue worker : ADMAN
51. Create a carpet : WEAVE
52. Permit : ALLOW
54. Germany's ___ Works : KRUPP
56. Give off : EMIT
57. Throw down the gauntlet : DARE
59. Roman road : ITER
60. Jukebox choice : TUNE
61. The New Yorker cartoonist Peter : ARNO
62. Ginger cookie : SNAP
65. Cousins and such : KIN

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