New York Times, Wednesday, April 18, 2001

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Will Shortz
A. J. Santora
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {BJKQZ} This is puzzle # 243 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Rip (into) : LACE
5. Long suit : ASSET
10. Cape Canaveral's locale: Abbr. : FLA
13. With 17-Across, NASA concern : EXTRA
15. Noted caravel : PINTA
16. Guitar innovator Paul : LES
17. See 13-Across : TERRESTRIAL
19. NASA deviation : YAW
20. Keynoted : ORATED
21. Durable fabric : CHINO
23. Bryn ___ College : MAWR
26. Color wheel display : TONES
28. Turned on by : INTO
29. Not Astroturf : GRASS
31. Where Mount Hood is : OREGON
33. Country singer McDaniel : MEL
34. Spanish inquisitor, e.g. : TORTURER
39. NASA concern : ALIENLIFEFORM
43. 20-20, e.g. : TIESCORE
44. Reduce the fare? : EAT
46. Say "A-O.K." : ASSENT
49. Watershed dividing line : RIDGE
51. Defraud : REAM
52. Baddies : OGRES
57. Rocket part : NOSE
58. Occupied : INUSE
60. Attack : HAVEAT
62. Relatives of the Fox : SAC
63. NASA concern : SPACETRAVEL
68. Riviera season : ETE
69. Not so dotty : SANER
70. Moon follower : SCAPE
71. Yak in the pulpit?: Abbr. : SER
72. Eyeball benders : OPART
73. Ore carrier : TRAM
1. Wimbledon call : LET
2. Jungle swinger? : AXE
3. Hoops pos. : CTR
4. Bad throws, e.g. : ERRORS
5. Is ___ (probably will) : APTTO
6. "All clear" signal : SIREN
7. Like a snicker : SNIDE
8. LAX posting : ETA
9. Diamond : 10 :: ___ : 1 : TALC
10. With 48-Down, NASA concern : FLYING
11. Makeshift digs : LEANTO
12. Blacked out : ASWOON
14. Atmospheric prefix : AER
18. Collected splinters, so to speak : SAT
22. Sacred: Prefix : HIERO
23. Vegas's ___ Grand : MGM
24. Gazetteer datum : AREA
25. It's common in row houses : WALL
27. More steamed : SORER
30. Ben of Comedy Central : STEIN
32. Direct elsewhere : REFER
35. The ___ beat : ONETO
36. Hyde creator's monogram : RLS
37. Twitch : TIC
38. NASA concern : UFO
40. Inventory list : ITEMS
41. Spruce up : REDO
42. S.I. and Cosmo : MAGS
45. Start of a giggle : TEE
46. Comes to mind : ARISES
47. Treaty considerers : SENATE
48. See 10-Down : SAUCER
50. All there : INTACT
53. Gold Coast, today : GHANA
54. Go-cart : RACER
55. Court foe of King : EVERT
56. Collector's goal : SET
59. Sinclair rival : ESSO
61. ___ gratia artis : ARS
64. Fare for the toothless : PAP
65. Not the usual spelling: Abbr. : VAR
66. Clean air grp. : EPA
67. NASA vehicle : LEM

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