New York Times, Thursday, December 12, 2002

Author: Michael Shteyman
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Shteyman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJKWXYZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Old ship's cargo : CHEST
6. Like kiddie rides : TAME
10. Cry to a stray : SCAT
14. Mars Pathfinder, for one : ROVER
15. Research paper abbr. : ETAL
16. Tennis's Mandlikova : HANA
17. Neighbor of a Turk : IRAQI
18. Center of Catholicism : ROME
19. Extra, in ads : ADDL
20. Little 'un : TAD
21. Laser beam target : COMPACTDISC
24. Onetime delivery people : ICEMEN
26. R-V interior? : STU
27. Frequently flexing Ferrigno : LOU
28. Grant : CEDE
29. Pitcher part : EAR
32. Race with flags : SLALOM
34. Sliding rod in an engine : TAPPET
37. Make ___ out of : AMAN
38. One who's good under the hood : CARMECHANIC
40. New Year's song title starter : AULD
41. Inveighed : RAILED
42. Good to go : ALLSET
44. Calif. and Wash. are on it : PST
45. Kind of sheet : SPEC
49. "Way cool!" : RAD
50. It's searched for online info : NET
52. Straight : HETERO
54. Come in like a whirlwind : CREATEHAVOC
58. Joule division : ERG
59. When repeated, not to be repeated : HUSH
60. Sea predator : ORCA
61. "Sounds like ___!" : APLAN
63. Muslim leader : IMAM
64. Loads of mutual funds : FEES
65. Whence St. Catherine : SIENA
66. Suffix with fluor- : ESCE
67. Slug follower : FEST
68. It starts and ends seven answers in this puzzle : HARDC
1. Role played by everyone, it's said : CRITIC
2. "Satires" author : HORACE
3. Got around : EVADED
4. Follow-up: Abbr. : SEQ
5. Instant : TRICE
6. Four years, maybe : TERM
7. Looking down from : ATOP
8. Biker women : MAMAS
9. Puts into position, in a way : ELECTS
10. Alewife's cousin : SHAD
11. Detroit's founder : CADILLAC
12. "Yadda, yadda, yadda" : ANDSOON
13. Soft powder : TALCUM
22. Early aft. : ONEPM
23. Green Wave's home : TULANE
25. Mint supplies : METALS
30. Impressionist : APER
31. Précis : RECAP
33. In a crowd of : AMIDST
35. Rarin' to go : ARDENT
36. Walk-way connector : THIS
38. It provides no outlets : CULDESAC
39. Regardless of the fact that, briefly : ALTHO
40. Old-fashioned warnings : ALARUMS
42. Popular comic book since 1942 : ARCHIE
43. Irritate : TEEOFF
46. Kitchen thingie : PEELER
47. It may be run : ERRAND
48. Crêpe suzette flavorer : COGNAC
51. Babe Ruth, for the Yankees : THREE
53. What online shoppers may spend : ECASH
55. Words of wistfulness : AHME
56. Does perfectly : ACES
57. Like tundras : VAST
62. Carrier to Karachi : PIA

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