New York Times, Wednesday, February 12, 2003

Author: Ed Early
Editor: Will Shortz
Ed Early
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Diplomat Deane : SILAS
6. Lancia competitor, for short : ALFA
10. Tee off : RILE
14. Prepared to be dubbed : KNELT
15. Cash in Qom : RIAL
16. 1950's British P.M. : EDEN
17. Advice to a driver, part 1 : IFYOUWANTLIFETO
20. Hardly genteel : RUDE
21. Court feat : ACE
22. Hardly genteel : CRASS
23. Literary monogram : TSE
24. ___ Park (Manhattan neighborhood) : GRAMERCY
27. Barcelona title : SENOR
29. One-in-a-million : RARE
30. Botanist Gray : ASA
33. Advice, part 2 : BEGINATFORTY
37. Clear of the sea bottom : AWEIGH
40. Moulin Rouge performance : CANCAN
41. Advice, part 3 : DONTGOEIGHTY
45. Buck's mate : DOE
46. Long story : SAGA
47. Reasons to cram : EXAMS
51. Garden ornamentals : PETUNIAS
54. Beer may be on it : TAP
55. Waters on stage : ETHEL
58. Polo Grounds legend : OTT
59. "Dumb" comics girl : DORA
60. End of the advice : WHENYOURETWENTY
64. Director Rohmer : ERIC
65. Tech support caller : USER
66. Actress Anne : HECHE
67. "Why not?!" : SURE
68. Nuclear fuel holders : RODS
69. Mountain nymph : OREAD
1. Evades : SKIRTS
2. Imbue (with) : INFUSE
3. Dutch cheese : LEYDEN
4. Lotion ingredient : ALOE
5. 1950's-70's senator Symington, for short : STU
6. Small toucan : ARACARI
7. One of the front four : LINEMAN
8. 500-pound, say : FAT
9. Apiece, in scores : ALL
10. Put in hot oil again : REFRY
11. Brainchild : IDEA
12. "Why not?!" : LETS
13. Son of Seth : ENOS
18. "This means ___!" : WAR
19. Watchdog agcy. beginning 1887 : ICC
24. Some shorthand : GREGG
25. Pitching stat : ERA
26. React violently, in a way : RETCH
28. Final notice : OBIT
30. Sector boundary : ARC
31. Rwy. stop : STA
32. Writer Rand : AYN
34. Write for another : GHOST
35. Clotho and others : FATES
36. Jet black : ONYX
37. Tag on : ADD
38. A suitor may pitch it : WOO
39. Suffix with ethyl : ENE
42. Mer contents : EAU
43. Disregarded : IGNORED
44. Skiers' leggings : GAITERS
48. A.S.A.P. : ATONCE
49. First first lady : MARTHA
50. Neutered : SPAYED
51. British coppers : PENCE
52. Bridge guru Culbertson : ELY
53. J.D. holder: Abbr. : ATT
55. Farm females : EWES
56. Like some traffic : THRU
57. One who's got it coming : HEIR
59. Shy creature : DEER
61. Start of many a Catholic church name : OUR
62. G.I. entertainer : USO
63. Telephone interrogatory : WHO

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