New York Times, Monday, May 12, 2003

Author: Sarah Keller
Editor: Will Shortz
Sarah Keller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 18 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bygone airline : TWA
4. Mass confusion : CHAOS
9. Demean : ABASE
14. Roll of bills : WAD
15. Greeting : HELLO
16. Rodeo participant : ROPER
17. Subject of the biography "Float Like a Butterfly" : ALI
18. Home of the Blue Grotto : ISLEOFCAPRI
20. ___ of March : IDES
22. Braxton or Tennille : TONI
23. ___ Maria : AVE
24. Feed : NOURISH
27. Guarantees : ENSURES
30. Unfounded, as gossip : IDLE
31. Lariat in the Southwest : REATA
32. Sheep's plaint : BAA
35. Work to get, as someone's trust : EARN
37. Outfit : GETUP
40. Regular's request : ILLHAVETHEUSUAL
44. Station : DEPOT
45. 15-Across, in Spain : HOLA
46. Full house sign: Abbr. : SRO
47. List components : ITEMS
50. Give a hoot : CARE
52. Ate at home : DINEDIN
54. Smarts : KNOWHOW
58. Exiled Amin : IDI
59. Neighbor of Cambodia : LAOS
61. Apiece : EACH
62. Theater guides : AISLELIGHTS
67. Maiden name preceder : NEE
68. Observant one : NOTER
69. Hotelier Helmsley : LEONA
70. Cereal grain : OAT
71. On the briny : ATSEA
72. Ninth mos. : SEPTS
73. ___ and outs : INS
1. "Tom Sawyer" author : TWAIN
2. Elusive children's book character : WALDO
3. Farewell : ADIEU
4. "The Sweetheart of Sigma ___" : CHI
5. "For ___ a jolly ..." : HES
6. Sane : ALLTHERE
7. Table spread : OLEO
8. Later's alternative : SOONER
9. L'___ de Triomphe : ARC
10. Feathery wrap : BOA
11. Equipment : APPARATUS
12. Deliver, as a summons : SERVE
13. Great Lakes Indians : ERIES
19. Speeder's penalty : FINE
21. ___ Lanka : SRI
25. Thought creatively : IDEATED
26. Cyrillic alphabet user : SLAV
28. Large cactus : SAGUARO
29. Sport ___ (off-road vehicles) : UTES
32. Bridge declaration : BID
33. Beverage that's bitterer than beer : ALE
34. Mountain climbers : ALPINISTS
36. To the ___ degree : NTH
38. Egypt and Syria, once: Abbr. : UAR
39. Arafat's org. : PLO
41. Table d'___ (restaurant offering) : HOTE
42. Pawning place : HOCKSHOP
43. Verve : ELAN
48. Pepper grinder : MILL
49. Slow movers : SNAILS
51. Ram's mate : EWE
52. Ross of the Supremes : DIANA
53. Dunderhead : IDIOT
55. Vietnam's capital : HANOI
56. Where the waves are : OCEAN
57. Sharpens : WHETS
60. S-shaped molding : OGEE
63. Actress Michele : LEE
64. Time in history : ERA
65. Explosive : TNT
66. KLM competitor : SAS

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