New York Times, Thursday, February 20, 2003

Author: Peter Sarrett
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Sarrett
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QVZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Sarrett. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pampering places : SPAS
5. Pronunciation indicator : SCHWA
10. See 40-Across : MART
14. Minor stroke : PUTT
15. Loads of fun : AHOOT
16. Word with Bay or gray : AREA
17. Gray : ASHY
18. Something not to talk about : TABOO
19. Naval position: Abbr. : CMDR
20. Leaves a center for cereal abuse? : CHEXOUTOFREHAB
23. Bard's nightfall : EEN
24. AWOL chasers : MPS
25. Go online : LOGIN
27. An hour of prime-time TV, often : DRAMA
29. Back muscles, for short : LATS
32. Grp. vigorously backing the Second Amendment : NRA
33. It's not the norm : ANOMALY
36. @ : EACH
37. Makes cereal more flavorful? : KIXITUPANOTCH
40. With 10-Across, place to get milk and bread : MINI
41. Divide, as Gaul : TRISECT
42. TV puppet voiced by Paul Fusco : ALF
43. Asian cookers : WOKS
44. Kind of bulb : TULIP
48. Mrs. Ceausescu of Romania : ELENA
50. Galoot : APE
52. Whole : ONE
53. Master cereal-maker's knowledge? : TRIXOFTHETRADE
58. Spirit, in Islamic myth : JINN
59. 42-Across, for one : ALIEN
60. Crowning : ATOP
61. "I Want ___" (Rodgers and Hart song) : AMAN
62. Kitschy film monster : RODAN
63. Loafer, e.g. : SHOE
64. Depend : RELY
65. Low-rent, maybe : SEEDY
66. Rancher's concern : HERD
1. Went blank in the head : SPACED
2. Narc's target : PUSHER
3. Armored Greek goddess : ATHENA
4. River to the underworld : STYX
5. Stayed awake : SATUP
6. Heart-to-hearts : CHATS
7. Wanderer : HOBO
8. Rough bark : WOOF
9. Ending with comment or liquid : ATOR
10. Swaggering : MACHO
11. French brandy : ARMAGNAC
12. Good wood for cabinetry : REDBIRCH
13. Pit contents : TAR
21. Muscat dweller : OMANI
22. Chicago transports : ELS
26. "Nope" : NAH
28. Skirt for the modest : MAXI
29. Blue stone : LAPIS
30. Regrettably : ALAS
31. Northumberland river : TYNE
34. Palindromic guy's name : OTTO
35. Gloom : MURK
36. Accusatory question : ETTU
37. Play solitaire, perhaps : KILLTIME
38. Hellish : INFERNAL
39. Certain jazz combo : OCTET
40. Al Capp's Daisy ___ : MAE
43. Salon job : WAX
45. Abhor : LOATHE
46. Like some pools : INDOOR
47. Complained slightly : PEEPED
49. Fool : NINNY
50. Having the most points : AHEAD
51. Copper : PENNY
54. Galley workers : OARS
55. Arctic sight : FLOE
56. Lunar effect : TIDE
57. Unheedful : RASH
58. Food container : JAR

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