New York Times, Monday, November 25, 2002

Author: Randall J. Hartman
Editor: Will Shortz
Randall J. Hartman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GJQXY} This is puzzle # 44 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mouthfuls of gum : WADS
5. "Fear of Flying" author Jong : ERICA
10. Flying mammals : BATS
14. Side squared, for a square : AREA
15. Outdoor employee at a restaurant : VALET
16. Salt Lake City's home : UTAH
17. Matt Dillon film based on an S. E. Hinton novel : RUMBLEFISH
19. "___ my day!" : MAKE
20. Like some kisses and unlocked bikes : STOLEN
21. Summer in France : ETE
22. Ran, as colors : BLED
23. Pennies : CENTS
25. Deer hunter's trophy : ANTLERS
27. Airport info: Abbr. : ARR
29. Song for two : DUET
31. Word before "I told you so!" : SEE
32. Ark builder : NOAH
34. Infinitesimal bit : ATOM
36. Disconcert : ABASH
40. "Swan Lake" garb : TUTU
41. ___ lazuli : LAPIS
43. Poet ___ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
44. Response to "Who's there?" : ITSME
46. After-bath powder : TALC
47. Give off : EMIT
48. Diner sandwich : BLT
50. Kind of tolerance : ZERO
52. Resident: Suffix : ITE
53. Pertains : APPLIES
57. Relish : SAVOR
59. Bog : MIRE
60. Essence : NUB
62. Fruit with a peel : BANANA
65. Tiny bump on a graph : BLIP
66. Doofus : STUMBLEBUM
68. Actress Anderson : LONI
69. Swashbuckling Flynn : ERROL
70. Choir member : ALTO
71. Suffix with luncheon : ETTE
72. "Inferno" author : DANTE
73. More or ___ : LESS
1. The "W" in V.F.W. : WARS
2. Stuck in ___ : ARUT
3. Political descendants of Thomas Jefferson : DEMOCRATS
4. Expensive fur : SABLE
5. Ultimate : EVENTUAL
6. Brit. fliers : RAF
7. Tennis's Nastase : ILIE
8. Jai alai equipment : CESTA
9. Site of the 2004 Olympics : ATHENS
10. Colorful stinger : BUMBLEBEE
11. "___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
12. Greedy one : TAKER
13. Leaves hair here and there : SHEDS
18. Give for a while : LEND
24. Assail : SETAT
26. Oolong or pekoe : TEA
27. Not pro : ANTI
28. Football score of 60-0, say : ROUT
30. Stone in a ring : TOPAZ
33. Not a good thing to have to eat : HUMBLEPIE
35. A long way : MILES
37. Praiseworthy : ADMIRABLE
38. Pique : SNIT
39. Loathe : HATE
42. Game with tiles : SCRABBLE
45. Whitney of cotton gin fame : ELI
49. Got uptight : TENSED
51. Like one White House office : OVAL
53. Walk about : AMBLE
54. Jet controller : PILOT
55. Not write cursively : PRINT
56. Kama ___ : SUTRA
58. Shaq of the N.B.A. : ONEAL
61. Scorch : BURN
63. Wacky : NUTS
64. Old Testament book : AMOS
67. Bon ___ (witticism) : MOT

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