New York Times, Wednesday, December 24, 2003

Author: Steve Jones
Editor: Will Shortz
Steve Jones
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Jones. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Marijuana source : HEMP
5. Portuguese explorer Bartolomeu : DIAS
9. TV exec Arledge : ROONE
14. Foot problem : ODOR
15. So : ERGO
16. Hiked : UPPED
17. TV show digitizer : TIVO
18. Urban dwelling, for short : COOP
19. Thomas Jefferson, religiously : DEIST
20. Means of advancement : STEPPINGSTONES
23. Aurora's Greek counterpart : EOS
24. WWW addresses : URLS
25. Pink slip : WALKINGPAPERS
31. Chart type : PIE
32. At any time : EVER
33. ___ couture : HAUTE
35. Where the Ob and Indus flow : ASIA
37. Thumbs-up/thumbs-down guy : EBERT
40. Montenegrin, e.g. : SLAV
41. Spaghetti western director Sergio : LEONE
43. Hospital wear : GOWN
45. See : EYE
46. Features of some antique autos : RUNNINGBOARDS
50. Handily, after "with" : EASE
51. Make fast : TIE
52. Troop directives : MARCHINGORDERS
59. "See?" : GETIT
60. Enter : GOIN
61. "American ___" : IDOL
62. Cooling down : ONICE
63. Moneyed one : HAVE
64. Mount of Moses : NEBO
65. Revealed, in modern lingo : OUTED
66. Lawn mower site : SHED
67. Recognized : KNEW
1. Red ___ : HOTS
2. Do some cutting, maybe : EDIT
3. QxQ, e.g., in chess : MOVE
4. Drive forward : PROPEL
5. Not wishy-washy : DECISIVE
6. Press : IRON
7. Bug-eyed : AGOG
8. Absorbs, as gravy : SOPSUP
9. Track great Wilma : RUDOLPH
10. Where pirates operate : OPENSEAS
11. Miss Crump's pupil, on TV : OPIE
12. Loch ___ : NESS
13. Boston summer hrs. : EDT
21. Test by touching : POKE
22. ___-la-la : TRA
25. Better informed : WISER
26. You'll find them all in a tennis court : AEIOU
27. Cornhusker's state: Abbr. : NEB
28. Shorthand system : GREGG
29. Like composition paper : RULED
30. Doesn't go : STAYS
31. Pard : PAL
34. Night before : EVE
36. "Queen of the Damned" author : ANNERICE
38. Knock over : ROB
39. Black and blue? : TWOTONED
42. Passed : ENACTED
44. Neet rival : NAIR
47. Suffix with bull : ISH
48. Paddock sounds : NEIGHS
49. Debts, symbolically : REDINK
52. Computer screen offering : MENU
53. Battling : ATIT
54. Genesis skipper : NOAH
55. "Had enough?" : GIVE
56. Tree of life site : EDEN
57. Choir attire : ROBE
58. Not very busy : SLOW
59. Bit of baby talk : GOO

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