New York Times, Wednesday, April 9, 2003

Author: Greg Staples
Editor: Will Shortz
Greg Staples
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Staples. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. They may stand at the side of the stage : AMPS
5. Twist (in) : SCREW
10. Make a bundle : BALE
14. Eastern currency : RIAL
15. Stag : ALONE
16. Brit's cry : ISAY
17. Additional guest quarters, in Massachusetts? : EXTRALODGE
19. Get promoted : RISE
20. In need of changing : WET
21. Football exec Rozelle : PETE
22. Sports figures : STATS
23. ___ Kane of "All My Children" : ERICA
25. "Way to go!" : HOORAH
28. First name in mysteries : ERLE
30. Phil Donahue and Rush Limbaugh, e.g. : PUNDITS
34. On the double : PRONTO
37. Pocket Books logo : KANGAROO
38. Fully absorbed : RAPT
39. Author Calvino : ITALO
41. Sail support : YARD
42. Not leave soon enough : OVERSTAY
44. Diamond features : FACETS
46. Threatening sorts : MENACES
47. Old Michael Jackson do : AFRO
48. Chat room nonparticipant : LURKER
50. Start of the 18th century : MDCCI
54. TV news time : SIXPM
57. Wine choice : ROSE
59. Former Mideast inits. : UAR
60. Sailors' saint : ELMO
61. Duo directed by dad, in Massachusetts? : TWOUNDERPA
64. "Wait ___!" : ASEC
65. "___ to bed" : ANDSO
66. Hope to lose? : DIET
67. Do horribly, slangily : TANK
68. Uncool sort : DWEEB
69. Dried up : SERE
1. "___ there yet?" : AREWE
2. 7-Up, sometimes : MIXER
3. Page of music : PATTI
4. Certain camera, for short : SLR
5. It may follow a pitch : SALE
6. Put into gear : CLOTHE
7. Where to get a fast buck? : RODEO
8. Chang's Siamese twin : ENG
9. Minute : WEE
10. A gift of fish, in Massachusetts? : BIRTHDAYCOD
11. Tibet's environs : ASIA
12. In the cellar : LAST
13. Takes a gander at : EYES
18. On the side : APART
22. Belted out : SANG
24. Middle facial mark, in Massachusetts? : CENTRALPOCK
26. Ring gem : OPAL
27. Make copies of : RUNOFF
29. Hang around : LOITER
31. "Dies ___" : IRAE
32. Suit material? : TORT
33. Adds turf to : SODS
34. Teen happening : PROM
35. Teen happening : RAVE
36. Frank : OPEN
37. Texas's Sen. Hutchison : KAY
40. Something to do : TASK
43. Film on ponds : SCUM
45. Carrying, so to speak : ARMED
47. Stir up : AROUSE
49. Undermine : ERODE
51. 1911 Chemistry Nobelist : CURIE
52. Playful prank : CAPER
53. Ticked off : IRATE
54. Place in a box? : SEAT
55. Rick's "Casablanca" love : ILSA
56. Marvel superheroes : XMEN
58. High-hatter : SNOB
61. Smidgen : TAD
62. Vane dir. : WNW
63. MS. markers : EDS

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