New York Times, Monday, February 17, 2003

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JVX} This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
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1. Book of maps : ATLAS
6. Lounge : LOLL
10. Lounge : IDLE
14. Milk purchase : QUART
15. Actress Falco : EDIE
16. Word before a verb, maybe : NOUN
17. Pain inside : ULCER
18. Taboo : NONO
19. Not timid : BOLD
20. Cruising : ASEA
21. 1986 Detroit debut : FORDTAURUS
23. Refuses : SAYSNO
25. Tall tale : YARN
26. E.P.A. concern: Abbr. : ECOL
29. Paint over : RECOAT
33. Government subsidy : GRANTINAID
38. This-and-that dish : HASH
39. 21-Across, e.g. : AUTO
40. Bruin Bobby : ORR
41. Singer ___ James : ETTA
42. Story line : PLOT
43. 1998 Peter Weir film, with "The" : TRUMANSHOW
46. Group of 100 : SENATE
48. "No sweat" : EASY
49. Six years, in the 46-Across : TERM
51. Period of greatest success : HEYDAY
56. Amateurish : BUSHLEAGUE
61. Prefix with -naut : AERO
62. Aware of : ONTO
63. Without value : NULL
64. Express appreciation to : THANK
65. ___ Clayton Powell Jr. : ADAM
66. Help for a detective : CLUE
67. "It's the truth!" : NOLIE
68. Region : ZONE
69. Renaissance Italian family name : ESTE
70. Carried with difficulty : TOTED
1. Shades of blue : AQUAS
2. Oklahoma city : TULSA
3. Cagney's TV partner : LACEY
4. Regions : AREAS
5. Narrow waterway: Abbr. : STR
6. Late-night name : LENO
7. Olfactory stimulus : ODOR
8. Dance named after an aviator : LINDY
9. Dance class wear : LEOTARD
10. Grouped : INBUNCHES
11. It may get into a jamb : DOOR
12. Humdinger : LULU
13. They may be split or tight : ENDS
21. An ellipse has two of them : FOCI
22. "___ you sure?" : ARE
24. Take-home : NET
27. ___ about (approximately) : ONOR
28. Lash ___, who played the Cheyenne Kid in old westerns : LARUE
30. Pledge : OATH
31. Concerning : ASTO
32. Unfreeze : THAW
33. Openings : GAPS
34. It may begin "Do not ..." : RULE
35. Lots : ATON
36. Out : NOTATHOME
37. "___ la Douce" (1963 film) : IRMA
43. Actor Stamp : TERENCE
44. Tennis's Arthur : ASHE
45. Bill ___, TV's Science Guy : NYE
47. No. on a business card : TEL
50. Manhandles : MAULS
52. "Hurray!" : YAHOO
53. Had control of the deck : DEALT
54. Golfer Palmer, informally : ARNIE
55. Like farm oxen : YOKED
56. Husband of Ruth, in the Bible : BOAZ
57. Take back : UNDO
58. Funnyman Laurel : STAN
59. Oversupply : GLUT
60. Peter Fonda title role : ULEE
64. Explosion maker : TNT

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