New York Times, Monday, December 1, 2003

Author: John Greenman
Editor: Will Shortz
John Greenman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 62 for Mr. Greenman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Slacken : ABATE
6. Disparaging remark : SLUR
10. Dog ___ (G.I. identifiers) : TAGS
14. Speeder's bane : RADAR
15. Sukiyaki ingredient : TOFU
16. Cain's victim : ABEL
17. Actress Verdugo : ELENA
18. Shortly : ANON
19. Divorce mecca : RENO
20. Like doggerel, often : SINGSONG
22. Chamber group, maybe : SEPTET
24. Make the first moves, in dancing : LEAD
25. Former Italian money : LIRA
26. Dogie catchers : ROPERS
29. Game with an onomatopoeic name : PINGPONG
33. Frigid : ICY
34. Company with a once-famous catalog : SEARS
36. Mister in Mexico : SENOR
37. Ripsnorter : LULU
39. Chastise : SCOLD
41. Country music's McEntire : REBA
42. Skip the usual wedding preparations : ELOPE
44. Stagnant : INERT
46. Sitcom alien : ALF
47. Crackpot : DINGDONG
49. Little fjord : ARMLET
51. Went off, as a bell : RANG
52. IV + IV : VIII
53. Grand ___ (island east of Florida) : BAHAMA
56. Film sensation of 1933 : KINGKONG
60. Wished undone : RUED
61. Remained in bed : LAIN
63. Shortwave, e.g. : RADIO
64. ___ Lackawanna Railroad : ERIE
65. Watch at a strip club, maybe : OGLE
66. Confuse : ADDLE
67. Voting district : WARD
68. Hair goops : GELS
69. Red Sea parter : MOSES
1. Mars' counterpart : ARES
2. Island near Java : BALI
3. Yemeni port : ADEN
4. What a comb undoes : TANGLE
5. Pencil features : ERASERS
6. Witness-box : STAND
7. Men's jacket size : LONG
8. Martian's craft, for short : UFO
9. Takes to the station house : RUNSIN
10. Roofing base : TARPAPER
11. Help in piracy, e.g. : ABET
12. Heredity carrier : GENE
13. Piggy-bank aperture : SLOT
21. Desert stops : OASES
23. Metric work units : ERGS
25. Stocking material : LISLE
26. Angry, with "up" : RILED
27. Latin eyes : OCULI
28. Aircraft course marker : PYLON
29. Fork tine : PRONG
30. Tatum of Tinseltown : ONEAL
31. Chivalrous : NOBLE
32. Add on, as to a plant : GRAFT
35. Making a hole in one : ACING
38. Moved to first class : UPGRADED
40. Bathtub feature : DRAIN
43. Dutch cheese : EDAM
45. Any three-letter sequence : TRIGRAM
48. Where to find a bump, in a phrase : ONALOG
50. Gilbert & Sullivan work, with "The" : MIKADO
52. Grape holders : VINES
53. Beer or ale : BREW
54. Mystique : AURA
55. Estate receiver : HEIR
56. "A View to a ___" (Bond film) : KILL
57. Chances : ODDS
58. Cairo's waterway : NILE
59. Travels : GOES
62. A dog's ___ (long spell) : AGE

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