New York Times, Tuesday, November 19, 2002

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Coffee, slangily : JAVA
5. Elite : CHOSEN
11. Western treaty grp. : OAS
14. Chem. table component : ELEM
15. Uproar : OUTCRY
16. Sis's sibling : BRO
17. Shrill : EARPIERCING
19. "The Lord of the Rings" figure : ELF
20. Ask too many questions : PRY
21. ___-Magnon : CRO
22. Tiny spot in the ocean : ISLET
24. Arduous : BACKBREAKING
28. 1966 U.S. Open champion Fred : STOLLE
31. Actor Greene : LORNE
32. Object trivially : CAVIL
33. Inopportune : ILLTIMED
37. Summer quaffs : ADES
38. Basket fiber : ISTLE
40. Knot : NODE
41. Soap star A ___ : MARTINEZ
43. Slight color : TINGE
44. ___ nous : ENTRE
45. Like Oreos and doughnuts, often : DUNKED
46. Extremely sad : HEARTRENDING
50. Certain daisy : OXEYE
51. Eggs : OVA
52. Dessert in a pan : PIE
55. Russian fighter : MIG
56. Persuasion : ARMTWISTING
61. Yale student : ELI
62. Kaput : RUINED
63. ___ Romeo (sports car) : ALFA
64. Sycophant's response : YES
65. Sink to the bottom, as sediment : SETTLE
66. Trudge : PLOD
1. Cherokee maker : JEEP
2. Apple spray : ALAR
3. Extremely : VERY
4. Rock concert equipment : AMP
5. Force : COERCE
6. Impresario Sol : HUROK
7. Like many drugs: Abbr. : OTC
8. Biol. or chem. : SCI
9. Suffix on north or south : ERN
10. Major League player before moving to S.F. : NYGIANT
11. ÷ symbols : OBELI
12. Sen. Specter : ARLEN
13. Sound starting "Germany" : SOFTG
18. "___ Your Name" (Mamas & the Papas song) : ICALL
23. Winding yarn : SKEINING
24. Like sore hands : BLISTERY
25. One of Santa's team : BLITZEN
26. Dinner bread : ROLL
27. ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
28. Trick : SCAM
29. "Voila!" : TADA
30. Completed : OVER
34. Member of an order : MONK
35. Nose (out) : EDGE
36. Property title : DEED
38. Foreword: Abbr. : INTR
39. Dried up : SERE
42. Crying : INTEARS
43. Bluefins : TUNAS
45. What ÷ signifies, in math : DIVIDE
46. Cozy : HOMEY
47. Force out : EXILE
48. Auspices : AEGIS
49. Carpentry pin : DOWEL
52. Hardly the life of the party : PILL
53. Dope : INFO
54. "Omigosh!" : EGAD
57. Parisian street : RUE
58. Cambridge sch. : MIT
59. It might make molehills out of mountains : TNT
60. Dancer's shoe attachment : TAP

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