New York Times, Wednesday, October 2, 2002

Author: Eric Berlin
Editor: Will Shortz
Eric Berlin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Berlin. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Butts : CIGS
5. BAFFIN BAY SIGHT : BERG
9. "Family Ties" mother : ELYSE
14. ANTLERED BEAST : HART
15. You might get your mitts on it : OVEN
16. Rifles : LOOTS
17. Painter Nolde : EMIL
18. "Le Roi d'Ys" composer : LALO
19. Shivering fits : AGUES
20. With 59-Across, what the answers to the 11 capitalized clues begin : FAMOUSNAMES
23. San Antonio-to-Dallas dir. : NNE
24. Durham sch. : UNH
25. Arlington landmark : PENTAGON
27. Brandy flavor : APRICOT
31. ___-crazy : STIR
32. Test-taker's last resort : GUESSING
34. Squids' kin : OCTOPI
38. OPPOSITE OF 11-DOWN : OLD
39. MARGARINE CONTAINER : TUB
41. ANGLER'S BUY : ROD
42. Menacing look : GLOWER
46. Infamous W.W. I name : MATAHARI
50. Canned : AXED
52. Ending of fame or fortune : SILENTE
53. More cheerful : CHIRPIER
57. One of the Bobbsey twins : NAN
58. Put on : DON
59. See 20-Across : ENDINGINMAN
64. Winter Olympics athlete : LUGER
66. Sch. with a branch in Berkeley : UCAL
67. Seat of Allen County, Kan. : IOLA
68. Atoll component : ISLET
69. ___ SLAW : COLE
70. Tip or hip follower : STER
71. Swerves : VEERS
72. Whaler's direction : THAR
73. ATTEMPT A BREAK-IN : HACK
1. White hat wearer : CHEF
2. "___ Camera" : IAMA
3. Hardly rosy : GRIM
4. Bowling Hall of Fame location : STLOUIS
5. Moscow theater : BOLSHOI
6. Sen. Bayh of Indiana : EVAN
7. Pass again on the track : RELAP
8. Folklore figures : GNOMES
9. Like a bungee cord : ELASTIC
10. Journal : LOG
11. IN ONE'S SALAD DAYS : YOUNG
12. Pad user : STENO
13. Krupp Works city : ESSEN
21. Aunties' husbands : UNCS
22. Within: Prefix : ENTO
26. Know-how : ART
27. Bug-eyed : AGOG
28. SWAY, SO TO SPEAK : PULL
29. Fix up : REDO
30. Explosive : TNT
33. Bazooka, e.g. : GUM
35. "The Plague" setting : ORAN
36. 35-DOWN IS ONE : PORT
37. "And if ___ before ..." : IDIE
40. Undergrad degs. : BAS
43. Children's card game : WAR
44. Brain trust members : EXPERTS
45. Bridle part : REIN
47. Cause of a prickly feeling : TINGLER
48. Jai ___ : ALAI
49. Brooding? : HENNISH
51. Count expenses when figuring taxes : DEDUCT
53. 454, in old Rome : CDLIV
54. IT MAY BE OPEN OR SAFE : HOUSE
55. Fireplace : INGLE
56. Xerox competitor : RICOH
60. "The Lion King" lioness : NALA
61. Baseballer Manny : MOTA
62. Smart ___ : ALEC
63. D.E.A. agent: Var. : NARK
65. Poetic contraction : EER

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