New York Times, Thursday, October 9, 2003

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Underworld figure : CAPO
5. Return : HANDBACK
10. Without thinking : OFFHAND
14. Fire ___ : OPAL
15. It sticks in the kitchen : SARAN
16. Class of '98 member, e.g. : ALUM
17. Join : WELD
18. Bottle in the bathroom : DRANO
19. Sight on much old Roman statuary : TOGA
20. Fierce military action : HANDTOHANDCOMBAT
22. "Yikes!" : EGAD
23. Cries of pain : OWS
24. Headache : HASSLE
26. Tribal V.I.P. : SHAMAN
30. Dry with absorbent paper : BLOT
32. Paint choice : LATEX
33. 1967 film set in a prison camp : COOLHANDLUKE
38. Dollar competitor : AVIS
39. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
40. Jet black : ONYX
41. Begin to understand : GETAHANDLEON
43. Surgical opening? : NEURO
44. Holly : ILEX
45. Star of 33-Across : NEWMAN
46. City south of Yosemite : FRESNO
50. Rev.'s talk : SER
51. Dancing girl in "The Return of the Jedi" : OOLA
52. Collaborated : WORKEDHANDINHAND
59. Path : ROAD
60. Grant-___ : INAID
61. Certain horses : BAYS
62. James of jazz : ETTA
63. Ancient Greek festival site : NEMEA
64. Prefix with biology : AGRO
65. Basic telephone : HANDSET
66. Welcome : GLADHAND
67. Continue : GOON
1. Herder : COWHAND
2. Peeved, after "in" : APET
3. Texas's ___ Duro Canyon : PALO
4. Veteran : OLDHAND
5. Overwhelmingly : HANDSDOWN
6. Malt liquor foams : BARMS
7. Riyadh native : ARAB
8. Site of Jesus' first miracle : CANA
9. Tough spot : KNOTHOLE
10. "A Garden of Earthly Delights" novelist : OATES
11. Thrashes : FLOGS
12. Like some Bach works : FUGAL
13. Individually crafted : HANDMADE
21. Gently persuade : COAX
25. Nearby : ATHAND
26. Remains at a steel mill : SLAG
27. Suffer from : HAVE
28. Bickering : ATIT
29. ___ Verde : MESA
30. Modern injections : BOTOX
31. Order at a butcher's : LOIN
33. Saskatchewan tribe : CREE
34. Early movie mogul : LOEW
35. Coin word : UNUM
36. Actress Sedgwick : KYRA
37. Former Nebraska senator James : EXON
39. Granting : ALLOWING
42. Submit : HANDIN
43. Square : NERD
45. "Can I help?" : NEEDAHAND
46. Open shot : FOREHAND
47. Origin : ROOTS
48. Lift the spirits of : ELATE
49. 1978 Peace Nobelist : SADAT
50. Did telemarks, e.g. : SKIED
53. Scott Turow book : ONEL
54. "___ Lama Ding Dong" (1961 hit) : RAMA
55. Place for keys and lipstick : HANDBAG
56. "Othello" villain : IAGO
57. Laura who wrote "Wedding Bell Blues" : NYRO
58. Personal and direct : HANDSON

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