New York Times, Monday, April 29, 2002

Author: Holden Baker
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Baker. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Steals from : ROBS
5. Inferior, as writing : TRASHY
11. 1936 candidate Landon : ALF
14. Norway's capital : OSLO
15. Certain apartment : SUBLET
16. Hair styling stuff : GEL
17. Robert Mitchum drama, 1958 : THUNDERROAD
19. "___ Got You Under My Skin" : IVE
20. "Beetle Bailey" character : SARGE
21. Big I.R.S. mo. : APR
22. Out of the wind : ALEE
23. Home of Bert and Ernie : SESAMESTREET
27. Educ. group : PTA
30. Mal de ___ : MER
31. Feather's partner : TAR
32. Seniors' org. : AARP
34. Golf targets : CUPS
37. Michelangelo masterpiece : PIETA
41. Billy Wilder film starring Gloria Swanson : SUNSETBOULEVARD
44. Fulton's power : STEAM
45. ___ mater : ALMA
46. Buffalo's lake : ERIE
47. Kind of service : LIP
49. Charlottesville sch. : UVA
51. Chaney of horror films : LON
52. A trusting person may be led down it : PRIMROSEPATH
58. Millions of years : EONS
59. Calif. airport : LAX
60. Lhasa's land : TIBET
64. In the past : AGO
65. Source of many old pop songs : TINPANALLEY
68. Baseball score : RUN
69. Eight-armed creatures : OCTOPI
70. Frolic : LARK
71. Rocker Tommy : LEE
72. Pop maker : WEASEL
73. Brake part : SHOE
1. Goes bad : ROTS
2. Dept. of Labor watchdog : OSHA
3. Make less clear : BLUR
4. The 40 in a "top 40" : SONGS
5. Mao ___-tung : TSE
6. Karel Capek play : RUR
7. The "A" in James A. Garfield : ABRAM
8. Slippery ___ : SLOPE
9. Citizen Kane's real-life model : HEARST
10. Balance sheet abbr. : YTD
11. Spry : AGILE
12. Embankment : LEVEE
13. Naval force : FLEET
18. Consider : DEEM
22. Get there : ARRIVE
24. Small group of believers : SECT
25. Popular vacation isle : ARUBA
26. Cash register output : TAPE
27. Quarterback's option : PASS
28. Drawn tight : TAUT
29. "Rule Britannia" composer : ARNE
33. Writings by David : PSALMS
35. D.C. type : POL
36. Recapitulate : SUMUP
38. "Duke of ___" (1962 hit) : EARL
39. Wynken, Blynken and Nod, e.g. : TRIO
40. Mideast's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
42. 40-Down V.I.P. : EMIR
43. Popular hand soap : LAVA
48. Constabulary : POLICE
50. Lead-in to girl : ATTA
52. Oyster's prize : PEARL
53. Scalawag : ROGUE
54. Hole ___ (golfer's dream) : INONE
55. "Ho ho ho" crier : SANTA
56. Montreal team : EXPOS
57. "Rolling" things : HILLS
61. Dull : BLAH
62. Architect Saarinen : EERO
63. Toddler : TYKE
65. Pull along : TOW
66. Gibbon, for one : APE
67. Zippo : NIL

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