New York Times, Monday, December 2, 2002

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 101 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "The Persistence of Memory" artist : DALI
5. Powerful punch : SLUG
9. Clinic complaints : ACHES
14. The "A" in Chester A. Arthur : ALAN
15. Lawn mower brand : TORO
16. "___ Boots Are Made for Walkin'" (1966 hit) : THESE
17. Top dog : NUMEROUNO
19. Make fun of : TEASE
20. Bookseller ___.com : AMAZON
21. Liberty : FREEDOM
23. Work station : DESK
26. Pharaoh's cross : ANKH
27. Gray : ASHEN
31. Fat compound : LIPID
33. Delivery room doctors, for short : OBS
36. Cathedral topper : SPIRE
37. "National Velvet" author Bagnold : ENID
38. Chew (on) : GNAW
39. Drooping : SAGGY
40. Bird-to-be : EGG
41. Pal : BUCKO
42. Sound heard in a cave : ECHO
43. Omar of "The Mod Squad," 1999 : EPPS
44. Theater worker : USHER
45. Aug. follower : SEP
46. Drop in on : VISIT
47. Pricker : THORN
48. Derriere : REAR
50. Wall Street inits. : NYSE
52. Tool that may be hit with a hammer : NAILSET
55. Burning : ONFIRE
60. Zones : AREAS
61. Top dog : MISTERBIG
64. View from an overlook : VISTA
65. Do magazine work : EDIT
66. Opera set in Egypt : AIDA
67. Cafeteria customer : EATER
68. Using metallic dishes in a microwave, e.g. : NONO
69. Not new : USED
1. Comic Carvey : DANA
2. Class reunion attender : ALUM
3. Dalai ___ : LAMA
4. Don Juan's mother : INEZ
5. Peach pit : STONE
6. "Skip to My ___" : LOU
7. Big coffee holder : URN
8. Play around, with "off" : GOOF
9. Go to : ATTEND
10. Place for a peck : CHEEK
11. Top dog : HEADHONCHO
12. Exxon predecessor : ESSO
13. Look : SEEM
18. Dangerfield who gets "no respect" : RODNEY
22. Surprise attack : RAID
24. Nods off : SLEEPS
25. Top dog : KINGPIN
27. Complete fools : ASSES
28. "The final frontier" : SPACE
29. Top dog : HIGHPRIEST
30. As a result : ERGO
32. Boar's abode : PIGSTY
34. Pie maker : BAKER
35. Avowed : SWORN
38. Opposite of ooze : GUSH
41. C4H8 : BUTENE
43. Emerald Isle : EIRE
46. Formerly all-women's college in Poughkeepsie : VASSAR
49. Thrill : ELATE
51. ___ voce : SOTTO
52. View from the pulpit : NAVE
53. Operatic song : ARIA
54. Federal agts. : TMEN
56. Mrs., in Munich : FRAU
57. Wading bird : IBIS
58. Hitchhiker's quest : RIDE
59. "Goodness gracious!" : EGAD
62. "If ___ say so myself" : IDO
63. Wrongdoing : SIN

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