New York Times, Monday, February 10, 2003

Author: Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521
Harvey Estes
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11612/29/199311/26/200845
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2015151219278
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1.52700

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 101 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 73 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rand McNally offering : ATLAS
6. Señor's emphatic yes : SISI
10. Poker stake : ANTE
14. It's rubbed on a cue tip : CHALK
15. Garden with forbidden fruit : EDEN
16. "Gone With the Wind" plantation : TARA
17. Indoor antenna : RABBITEARS
19. Egyptian goddess : ISIS
20. UFO crew : ETS
21. Charged particle : ION
22. Sneaker : GYMSHOE
24. Swan song : END
25. "Jelly's Last Jam" dancer Gregory ___ : HINES
26. Conductor of a sham trial : KANGAROOCOURT
31. Ramadas and such : INNS
32. Spigot : TAP
33. Pooped out : WEARY
35. "Mazel ___!" : TOV
36. Zoo bosses : KEEPERS
39. A's opposite, in England : ZED
40. Former veep Agnew : SPIRO
42. Extra-wide, at the shoe store : EEE
43. Sorrows' opposites : JOYS
44. Sellers in stalls : FLEAMARKETERS
48. Mattress supports : SLATS
49. Sizable sandwich : SUB
50. On the ___ (preparing for battle) : WARPATH
53. Poet's "eternally" : EER
54. Mai ___ cocktail : TAI
57. Skin soother : ALOE
58. Inedible mushrooms : TOADSTOOLS
61. The "D" in CD : DISC
62. Jane Austen classic : EMMA
63. Paper size : LEGAL
64. Editor's "let it stand" : STET
65. Paper purchase : REAM
66. Clear the boards : ERASE
1. Good-size field : ACRE
2. "How 'bout ___?!" : THAT
3. Chem classes : LABS
4. Vatican vestment : ALB
5. Downhiller's sport : SKIING
6. Witnessed : SEEN
7. Actress Lupino : IDA
8. Italian film director Leone : SERGIO
9. On the same wavelength : INSYNC
10. Under debate : ATISSUE
11. Ogden who wrote light verse : NASH
12. Duet plus one : TRIO
13. Simplicity : EASE
18. So far : TODATE
23. Cat chat : MEOWS
24. U.S.N.A. grad : ENS
25. What the starts of 17-, 26-, 44- and 58-Across all are : HOPPERS
26. Big name in book publishing : KNOPF
27. Blacksmith's block : ANVIL
28. Sally Field's "Norma ___" : RAE
29. Gillette product : RAZOR
30. Deuce beaters : TREYS
31. "___ show time!" : ITS
34. Football gains: Abbr. : YDS
36. Furry marsupial : KOALA
37. Comics shriek : EEK
38. ___ Peanut Butter Cups : REESES
41. Look up to : RESPECT
43. One of the Bushes : JEB
45. Mean something : MATTER
46. Where telecommuters work : ATHOME
47. Terrapin, e.g. : TURTLE
50. Rolls of bills : WADS
51. Hit the ground : ALIT
52. Flower for Valentine's Day : ROSE
53. Red-wrapped Dutch cheese : EDAM
54. Roman robe : TOGA
55. Word of woe : ALAS
56. Castaway's locale : ISLE
59. Doc bloc: Abbr. : AMA
60. "___ the ramparts ..." : OER

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