New York Times, Monday, March 3, 2003

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Voting group : BLOC
5. À la ___ (with ice cream) : MODE
9. Wedding helper : USHER
14. Singer Horne : LENA
15. "Be ___!" ("Help me out!") : APAL
16. Stockholm native : SWEDE
17. Horse feed : OATS
18. Actress Garr : TERI
19. Spooky : EERIE
20. Popular Canadian-born game show host : WHOISALEXTREBEK
23. "Nope" : NAH
24. "y" ending, in superlative form : IEST
25. Dr. Frankenstein's workplace : LABORATORY
30. The P of PRNDL : PARK
34. Enzyme suffix : ASE
35. Seize : GRAB
36. Gently shift to a new topic : SEGUE
37. Sony Pictures Studio in Culver City, usually : WHEREISJEOPARDY
41. Taboos : NONOS
42. Prefix with plasm or morphic : ENDO
43. Wide shoe width : EEE
44. Dele overrider : STET
45. Use cheap materials, say : CUTCORNERS
48. Stratford's stream : AVON
50. ___ culpa : MEA
51. Response to an answer : WHATISAQUESTION
59. Jazzman Blake : EUBIE
60. Songwriter Bacharach : BURT
61. Sch. with generals as alums : USMA
62. Macaroni shape : ELBOW
63. Pricey theater section : LOGE
64. Bring up, as children : REAR
65. Buildings with lofts : BARNS
66. River of central Germany : EDER
67. "___ meeny miney mo" : EENY
1. Explode, as a volcano : BLOW
2. Wife of Jacob : LEAH
3. Aware of : ONTO
4. Vegas attraction : CASINO
5. Infamous W.W. I spy : MATAHARI
6. European auto : OPEL
7. Take risks : DARE
8. Miracle drink : ELIXIR
9. Consumers : USERS
10. Flowering vine : SWEETPEA
11. Parsley or sage : HERB
12. Singer/actress Adams : EDIE
13. Stink : REEK
21. Three-stripers : SARGES
22. Mystery writer Josephine : TEY
25. Suburban expanses : LAWNS
26. "___ in the Dark" : ASHOT
27. Designer Geoffrey : BEENE
28. Profs' helpers, for short : TAS
29. ___ d'art : OBJET
31. See eye to eye : AGREE
32. Less polite : RUDER
33. Conservative columnist Alan : KEYES
36. Ferns reproduce with them : SPORES
38. 24 hours, for the earth : ROTATION
39. Stamped return env., e.g. : ENC
40. Counter in a car : ODOMETER
45. Comedian Bill, familiarly : COS
46. Lacking the skill : UNABLE
47. Word with "second" or "laws of" : NATURE
49. Vantage points : VIEWS
51. Hall-of-Fame coach Ewbank : WEEB
52. Belly-shaking dance : HULA
53. 39-Down, e.g. : ABBR
54. Part of Q.E.D. : QUOD
55. Basic desire : URGE
56. "So that's what you mean" : ISEE
57. Mideast's Gulf of ___ : OMAN
58. ___ a one (zip) : NARY

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