New York Times, Monday, May 13, 2002

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JPQVXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pilfer : FILCH
6. Mars' counterpart : ARES
10. Waiflike : THIN
14. French wine valley : LOIRE
15. Expert : GURU
16. Texas city on the Brazos : WACO
17. Bearer of the heavens, in myth : ATLAS
18. Memo abbr. : ATTN
19. Bullfight cheers : OLES
20. Craziness : BATSINTHEBELFRY
23. Pigs' digs : STIES
24. French friend : AMI
25. Lowly abode : HUT
28. Stomach muscles, for short : ABS
29. Talk like th-th-this : STUTTER
33. Most-wanted invitees : ALIST
35. "___ bin ein Berliner" : ICH
36. Rubik of Rubik's cube fame : ERNO
37. No-goodnik : SNAKEINTHEGRASS
41. ___ a one : NARY
42. Observe : SEE
43. Any Time : ISSUE
44. Happy-go-lucky syllables : TRALALA
46. ___ Francisco : SAN
48. Men : HES
49. Money for old age: Abbr. : IRA
50. South-of-the-border friend : AMIGO
52. Slight hoarseness : FROGINTHETHROAT
59. "I do" or "Drat!" : OATH
60. One way to settle a dispute : DUEL
61. It's just over a foot : ANKLE
62. Sandpaper coating : GRIT
63. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
64. Alfred E. Neuman, for one : MORON
65. Back talk : SASS
66. Former mayor Giuliani : RUDY
67. Sports figures : STATS
1. Extra fat : FLAB
2. Tiny bit : IOTA
3. Cheerful tune : LILT
4. Vulgar : CRASS
5. Say "um ..." : HESITATE
6. Some marbles : AGATES
7. Baseball's Babe and others : RUTHS
8. Old Harper's Bazaar designer : ERTE
9. Lie on the beach, perhaps : SUNBATHE
10. Common soda bottle capacity : TWOLITERS
11. Football game division : HALF
12. Cake decorator : ICER
13. Prying : NOSY
21. Penpoint : NIB
22. Earthbound bird : EMU
25. Lacks, briefly : HASNT
26. Of an armbone : ULNAR
27. Princess' headwear : TIARA
29. Coll. or univ. : SCH
30. Reduce to ruins : TRASH
31. Result : ENSUE
32. Tournament of ___ : ROSES
34. Features of some bright rooms : SKYLIGHTS
35. Suffix with Israel : ITE
38. New York hockey player : ISLANDER
39. Teachers' org. : NEA
40. Cotton fabrics : GINGHAMS
45. Jackie's second : ARI
46. Odoriferous : SMELLY
47. Spot in a river : AIT
50. Leading : AHEAD
51. "Ready ___ ..." : ORNOT
52. Reasons for lighthouses : FOGS
53. ___ avis : RARA
54. Singer Redding : OTIS
55. Ballerina's dress : TUTU
56. Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
57. Tons : ALOT
58. Column next to the ones : TENS

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