New York Times, Friday, November 28, 2003

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 73 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Question to the cook : ISITSOUPYET
12. Something to bank on : ATM
15. Nuts : NOTALLTHERE
16. Item used in a balancing act? : TEE
17. Teatro Colón locale : BUENOSAIRES
18. Data-sharing syst. : LAN
19. Plane crasher in "Catch-22" : ORR
20. Sci-fi author Frederik : POHL
21. One of the four Evangelists : STMARK
23. Provincial capital SW of Beijing : XIAN
25. Busts : NABS
27. Lint-collecting material : SERGE
28. Bandleader Skinnay ___ : ENNIS
30. Youngster from 17-Across : NINO
32. "A Summer Place" co-star : EGAN
33. Army HQ bigwig : SGTMAJ
35. Diapers, in Devon : NAPPIES
37. "Been there, done that" feeling : BLAH
39. Fertilizer choice : PEAT
40. War of words : POLEMIC
43. Ex ___ (from nothing) : NIHILO
47. Be on the way out : WANE
48. They provide contours : BRAS
50. Ornamentation : DECOR
51. Shocked ... shocked! : AGASP
53. Airport conveyance : TRAM
55. ___ Pahlavi, former shah : REZA
56. Rather : SORTOF
58. Capping : ATOP
60. Suffix with child : REN
61. Stink : ADO
62. Defeating in a tournament : ELIMINATING
65. Francis Poulenc's "Le ___ masqué" : BAL
66. Hit back : TAKEREVENGE
67. Atlas abbr. : ISL
68. Versatile opener : SKELETONKEY
1. Where papers may sit : INBOXES
2. Turning bad : SOURING
3. Repeating : ITERANT
4. Let have it : TAN
5. Undesirable serving : SLOP
6. "The Maximus Poems" writer Charles ___ : OLSON
7. Mormon, often : UTAHAN
8. Host of TV's top-rated program of 1999-2000 : PHILBIN
9. "Quit ___ joshin'!" : YER
10. Start of a Cockney toast : ERES
11. Battery units : TESTS
12. Unlocated : ATLARGE
13. Nonlethal weapon : TEARGAS
14. "Beauty and the Beast" score composer Alan : MENKEN
22. "Nor I," informally : MEEITHER
24. Least lumbering : NIMBLEST
26. Go postal : SNAP
29. Sign in a store window : SALE
31. Sign in a store window : OPEN
34. Architectural upright : JAMB
36. Settled : PAID
38. "Sugar Lips" jazzman : HIRT
40. Some shrines : PAGODAS
41. Smoking, so to speak : ONAROLL
42. Kind of corn : CARAMEL
44. It may be in an arena : ICERINK
45. Cough queller : LOZENGE
46. Pumpkin-ish : ORANGEY
47. Condiment that can make the eyes water : WASABI
49. Molière's "The Miser," e.g. : SATIRE
52. Masters and Jonson : POETS
54. Colleague of Sisley : MONET
57. ___ jacket : FLAK
59. Peacock constellation : PAVO
63. "South Park" boy : IKE
64. It's an honor : TEN

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