New York Times, Monday, October 21, 2002

Author: Peter Sarrett
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Sarrett
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GJKQXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Sarrett. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Klutzes : OAFS
5. Ailments for which there is no known cure : COLDS
10. Sharpen : WHET
14. Exchange : SWAP
15. Early stage : ONSET
16. London's ___ Park : HYDE
17. Give a darn : CARE
18. Like chips that have been set out too long : STALE
19. The "Iliad" or "Odyssey" : EPIC
20. Bristling with firepower : ARMEDTOTHETEETH
23. Lois Lane often needed one : RESCUE
24. One who's looked up to : IDOL
25. Pick-up line? : HELLO
28. Quick smells : SNIFFS
32. PC key : ESC
35. ___ Strauss & Co. : LEVI
37. ___ firma : TERRA
38. Display contempt for : THUMBONESNOSEAT
42. Apple tool : CORER
43. Feed the kitty : ANTE
44. Hair colorer : DYE
45. Rob, as a stage : HOLDUP
47. Progresso products : SOUPS
50. ___ of Man : ISLE
52. Bitter resentment : RANCOR
56. Barely scrape by : LIVEHANDTOMOUTH
61. Norwegian king : OLAV
62. Rating units : STARS
63. Dog in "Beetle Bailey" : OTTO
64. Where Korea is : ASIA
65. Donnybrook : MELEE
66. Multicolored : PIED
67. When leaves turn : FALL
68. First sign of the zodiac : ARIES
69. Vaccines : SERA
1. Prize awarded at the Kodak Theatre : OSCAR
2. Knowing : AWARE
3. Grows crops : FARMS
4. When repeated, a cry to an awardee : SPEECH
5. Half of a 1940's-50's comedy duo : COSTELLO
6. Suspicious of : ONTO
7. Exam for attys.-to-be : LSAT
8. Indian city : DELHI
9. Knights' horses : STEEDS
10. Cyclists pop them : WHEELIES
11. Ballyhoo : HYPE
12. Trim, as text : EDIT
13. Part of M.I.T.: Abbr. : TECH
21. Expected : DUE
22. Scout's rider : TONTO
26. Horne or Olin : LENA
27. Pizzeria fixtures : OVENS
29. Landlord of Lucy and Ricky : FRED
30. Wear on, as the nerves : FRAY
31. Fill nicely : SATE
32. Do art on metal, e.g. : ETCH
33. Chase away : SHOO
34. Ringlet : CURL
36. Analogy words : ISTO
39. Like feudal times : MEDIEVAL
40. Touch lightly : BRUSH
41. Emotional disorders : NEUROSES
46. Transfusion liquid : PLASMA
48. Popular cooking spray : PAM
49. Busybodies : SNOOPS
51. Go in : ENTER
53. Adorable one : CUTIE
54. Sleek swimmer : OTTER
55. "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" spinoff : RHODA
56. Goof off : LOAF
57. "Casablanca" woman : ILSA
58. Colorado resort town : VAIL
59. "The Persistence of Memory" artist : DALI
60. Shoe shaper : TREE

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