New York Times, Wednesday, April 2, 2003

Author: Kelly Clark
Editor: Will Shortz
Kelly Clark
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 12 for Ms. Clark. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Map out : PLAN
5. Interfere (with), as evidence : TAMPER
11. Blemish, slangily : ZIT
14. Cotton unit : BALE
15. Woodwind player : OBOIST
16. Bouncers' requests, briefly : IDS
17. Emulate Errol Flynn : SWASHBUCKLE
19. ___ Dee River : PEE
20. Grow choppers : TEETHE
21. March honoree, for short : STPAT
23. Ninnies : ASSES
26. "___ Poetica" : ARS
28. "___ well" : ALLS
29. Way back when : LONGAGO
32. Read carefully : PERUSE
34. Act the blowhard : BRAG
35. Six-legged soldiers : ARMYANTS
38. Indy sponsor : STP
39. Title for this puzzle? : CLOSURE
40. Driving hazard : FOG
43. Empty : OUTOFGAS
45. New York or London district : SOHO
46. Gives the cold shoulder : SPURNS
48. Poseidon, to the Romans : NEPTUNE
50. Pocket bread : PITA
51. Derisive laugh : HAH
54. Transnational money : EUROS
55. ___ Gay : ENOLA
57. Gain again : REEARN
60. Dict. offering : DEF
61. It's pushed in a crisis : PANICBUTTON
66. Swiss canton : URI
67. Hypnotic state : TRANCE
68. Leprechaun's land : EIRE
69. S.F. winter hrs. : PST
70. Steakhouse sound : SIZZLE
71. Monopoly card : DEED
1. "Sesame Street" channel : PBS
2. Order's partner : LAW
3. In the manner of : ALA
4. Savings for a rainy day : NESTEGG
5. Soliloquy starter : TOBE
6. Lie next to : ABUT
7. Coffee order : MOCHA
8. Cheap so-and-so : PIKER
9. Immigrant's course: Abbr. : ESL
10. Numbered rds. : RTES
11. Post office request : ZIPPLUSFOUR
12. Worthy principles : IDEALS
13. Dreaded fly : TSETSE
18. "___ real nowhere man" (Beatles lyric) : HESA
22. Like a sloe : TART
23. Priests' vestments : ALBS
24. Alphabetize, e.g. : SORT
25. "Wake up!" : SNAPOUTOFIT
27. Thinly spread : SPARSE
30. Waterproof overshoe : GALOSH
31. "... abridging the freedom of speech, ___ the press ..." (Bill of Rights) : OROF
33. Toronto-to-Ottawa dir. : ENE
36. Chinese food additive : MSG
37. Chinese dollar : YUAN
39. U.P.S. delivery: Abbr. : CTN
41. "Horrors!" : OHNO
42. Takes a turn : GOES
44. Caspian feeder : URAL
45. Checked, as growth : STUNTED
46. Accelerated : SPEDUP
47. They yearn : PINERS
49. Where the nuevo sol is spent : PERU
52. Ball mate : ARNAZ
53. "57 Varieties" company : HEINZ
56. Rental units: Abbr. : APTS
58. Book after Proverbs: Abbr. : ECCL
59. Busy as ___ : ABEE
62. Uris hero ___ Ben Canaan : ARI
63. Reason for overtime : TIE
64. Mine find : ORE
65. Composer Rorem : NED

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