New York Times, Friday, February 27, 2004

Author: Myles Callum
Editor: Will Shortz
Myles Callum
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Callum. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Little people : MUNCHKINS
10. In-box filler : MEMOS
15. Black Sea borderer : ASIAMINOR
16. Kind of group, in chemistry : AMINO
17. It's hard to handle : HOTPOTATO
18. Montana, e.g., once : NINER
19. Credit card disclosure: Abbr. : APR
20. Half of quatorze : SEPT
21. Bounded : FINITE
22. Island rings : LEIS
24. Vets, once : SERVICEMEN
26. As expected : ONCUE
28. When to vote, often: Abbr. : TUES
29. Mule feature : MANE
30. M.'s opposite : MME
32. Chow : EATS
34. Football positions: Abbr. : RTS
35. Hunters' representation in "Peter and the Wolf" : TIMPANI
39. Running times : LENGTHS
41. Kind of Dr. : ENT
42. Clique : GANG
44. Unhelpable in the E.R., maybe : DOA
45. Pit-___ : APAT
47. Thin fastener : BRAD
49. Seventh heaven : BLISS
53. Supporter of Victoria's Secret : MIRACLEBRA
56. Sports figure : STAT
57. Ear of Indian corn : MEALIE
58. Experienced : FELT
60. Canny : SLY
61. Landed : ACRED
62. Popular weight-loss program with colored food cards : DEALAMEAL
64. Ride : TEASE
65. "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" woman : ESMERALDA
66. Banana oil, e.g. : ESTER
67. "Almost there!" : ITSNOTFAR
1. Hawaiian thank you : MAHALO
2. Annual sports event : USOPEN
3. ___ acid : NITRIC
4. Part of some uniforms : CAP
5. Humana and others, for short : HMOS
6. Ones that are strung along? : KITES
7. Sulky : INAPET
8. "You're lying!" : NOTTRUE
9. Letters of success : SRO
10. Enthusiastic to a fault : MANIC
11. 2002 Oscar winner for the song "Lose Yourself" : EMINEM
12. Gas station adjunct, often : MINIMART
13. Part given by the pious? : ONETENTH
14. Cause for a massage : SORENESS
21. Two-___ : FISTED
23. Water hole : SUMP
25. Fricandeau, e.g. : VEAL
27. Webzine : EMAG
31. Empower : ENABLE
33. Supercilious sort : SNOB
35. One wearing the same colors, perhaps : TEAMMATE
36. Apart : INPIECES
37. Notable ancient landfall : MTARARAT
38. Topic lead-in : INRE
40. Misses : GALS
43. Confab : GABFEST
46. "Fame and Obscurity" author : TALESE
48. Wishful thinking : DREAMS
50. In ___ (per se) : ITSELF
51. Twinings alternative : SALADA
52. Pen-shaped : STYLAR
54. Hot or cold drink : CIDER
55. He co-founded Microsoft with Gates : ALLEN
59. Member of the arum family : TARO
62. Of the, in Venice : DEI
63. Pin cushion? : MAT

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