New York Times, Saturday, March 16, 2002

Author: Verna Suit
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Suit. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Hist. majors get them : BAS
4. Quacks : FRAUDS
10. Fondlings : PETS
14. Swear words? : IDO
15. Noted fossil site : LABREA
16. Corn product : OLEO
17. With 58-Across, a hearty order : CORNEDBEEF
19. Ancient royal residence : TARA
20. "Bye Bye Birdie" girl or song : ROSIE
21. More substantial : MEATIER
23. "Top o' the mornin' to ye," for example : IRISHISM
26. Present, e.g. : TENSE
27. Put back : STET
28. Accompanier of 17-/58-Across : SODABREAD
31. Mends : RESEWS
34. Put to sleep, maybe : BORE
35. Occasion pertinent to this puzzle : STPATRICKSDAY
40. Subject of Caesar's writing : GAUL
41. Old camp : STALAG
43. It might wash down 17-/58-Across : GREENBEER
48. Enjoined : BADE
49. Starting now : HENCE
50. Like leprechaun and four-leaf clover decorations : SEASONAL
53. Dates : ESCORTS
56. Washington, D.C., once : SWAMP
57. Drive (around) : TOOL
58. See 17-Across : ANDCABBAGE
62. Bad thing to blow : TIRE
63. Vagabond : PICARO
64. Source of knocking : GIN
65. Cries from the stands : OLES
66. Keyboard instrument : SPINET
67. Head shape : EGG
1. Capped pen : BIC
2. Tempest in a teapot : ADO
3. Most miserable : SORRIEST
4. Bygone Crayola shade : FLESH
5. Angle producers : RADII
6. "The Sound of Music" figure : ABBESS
7. Suffix with strict : URE
8. Hold : DEEM
9. Office feature, sometimes : SAFE
10. Ceramist : POTTER
11. Sir Galahad's mother : ELAINE
12. Mother ___ : TERESA
13. Hit high C's, say : SOARED
18. Warning on an airplane wing : NOSTEP
22. Optimally : ATBEST
23. 1949 armistice locale: Abbr. : ISR
24. Itinerary: Abbr. : RTES
25. They may be suspended from art class : MOBILES
29. "ER" character : DOC
30. Vessels also called broadhorns : ARKS
32. Liszt's son-in-law : WAGNER
33. Bayonet : STAB
36. Partner of rosemary, in Shakespeare : RUE
37. Tops, in slang : DABOMB
38. N.F.L. Hall-of-Famer elected to the Minnesota Supreme Court : ALANPAGE
39. Word usually said in triplicate : YADA
42. Set : GEL
43. Depressed area : GHETTO
44. Add dirt to : RESOIL
45. Concert request : ENCORE
46. √Čtude places : ECOLES
47. Correct, as a computer image : RESCAN
51. Not out of it : AWARE
52. Thick-soled shoe : SABOT
54. Draws off : TAPS
55. Back-talker : SNIP
59. Seventh-century date : DCI
60. Booking : GIG
61. Coll. major : ENG

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