New York Times, Monday, June 23, 2003

Author: Raymond Hamel
Editor: Will Shortz
Raymond Hamel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FKQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Hamel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Islamic holy war : JIHAD
6. Channel showing Cong. hearings : CSPAN
11. Transatlantic flier, for short : SST
14. Pac-Man maker : ATARI
15. Native whale-hunter : ALEUT
16. Toddler's age : TWO
17. Where horses drink : WATERTROUGH
19. Tire filler : AIR
20. Tempest : STORM
21. Mount in Sicily : ETNA
22. Show on which the Blues Brothers debuted: Abbr. : SNL
25. Sufficient : GOODENOUGH
29. Make fun of : LAUGHAT
32. Elevates : RAISES
33. The ___ Brothers of 1960's-70's R & B : ISLEY
34. Treaty : PACT
35. Flipping pages : THUMBINGTHROUGH
42. Ostrichlike bird : RHEA
43. Magazine : ISSUE
44. Delicacy with Champagne : CAVIAR
47. Certain whimsical Dutch lithographs : ESCHERS
49. It's kneaded : BREADDOUGH
51. Moscow's land: Abbr. : RUS
52. It may be due on a duplex : RENT
53. Stonehenge worshiper : DRUID
56. Top flier : ACE
57. Mythical pass to the underworld : GOLDENBOUGH
63. "The Sweetheart of Sigma ___" : CHI
64. Sign before Taurus : ARIES
65. Prefix with mural : INTRA
66. Baseball legend Williams : TED
67. Looks closely (at) : PEERS
68. Prophets : SEERS
1. Target of a punch, maybe : JAW
2. "Give ___ rest!" : ITA
3. Derby or bowler : HAT
4. Greek war god : ARES
5. Gossip : DIRT
6. Rabbit's treat : CARROT
7. Replay feature : SLOMO
8. Little, in Lille : PEU
9. Mo. before Labor Day : AUG
10. Ultimate ordinal : NTH
11. Display on a pedestal : STATUE
12. Equipment near teeter-totters : SWINGS
13. Synagogue scroll : TORAH
18. Roman Senate wear : TOGA
21. Dawn goddess : EOS
22. Skirt opening : SLIT
23. "Candy / Is dandy / But liquor / Is quicker" poet : NASH
24. Lollapalooza : LULU
26. "Phooey!" : DRAT
27. Individually : EACH
28. Kind of acid : NITRIC
30. Opal or onyx : GEM
31. Gas-electric car, e.g. : HYBRID
34. Org. for Tiger Woods : PGA
36. "If ___ a Hammer" : IHAD
37. Poisoner of Britannicus : NERO
38. ___Kosh B'Gosh : OSH
39. Not an abstainer : USER
40. Knowledgeable one : GURU
41. Dame Myra : HESS
44. Christmas display : CRECHE
45. Poem with the story of the Trojan horse : AENEID
46. Big wine holder : VAT
47. Exit : EGRESS
48. Avoid : SHUN
49. Leaflike appendage : BRACT
50. Milk giver : UDDER
54. Everglades wader : IBIS
55. Ready to be removed from the oven : DONE
57. Interruption : GAP
58. Prospector's prize : ORE
59. Fib : LIE
60. Western Indian : UTE
61. Dog's warning : GRR
62. Owns : HAS

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