New York Times, Wednesday, June 4, 2003

Author: Kelly Katharine Delevan
Editor: Will Shortz
Kelly Katharine Delevan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {XZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Delevan. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Meshed's land : IRAN
5. Rapper with the hit "Thong Song" : SISQO
10. "A leopard can't change its spots," e.g. : SAW
13. Caught on a ranch : ROPED
15. Baby's woe : CROUP
16. Dernier ___ : CRI
17. Apiarist's request on "Wheel of Fortune"? : ISTHEREABEE
19. Layer : HEN
20. Kind of rubber : SILICONE
21. Nymph of myth : NAIAD
23. Attention-getter : HEY
24. Land in the Seine : ILE
25. Beach memento : SHELL
27. Supermodel's request on "Wheel of Fortune"? : IDLIKEANELLE
31. Beau ___ : GESTE
34. Split apart : REND
35. H+, e.g. : ION
36. Ancient writing : RUNE
37. Vendor's spot : STAND
39. Investor's channel : CNBC
40. Sierra Madre treasure : ORO
41. Nordic saint : OLAF
42. Conrad of old films : NAGEL
43. Ornithologist's request on "Wheel of Fortune"? : HOWABOUTAJAY
47. Arcade flubs : TILTS
48. ___ judicata : RES
49. Loop sights : ELS
52. Spyri heroine : HEIDI
54. This puzzle's request receiver : PATSAJAK
56. Propel, in a way : OAR
57. Cyclops' request on "Wheel of Fortune"? : GIVEMEANEYE
60. Historic leader? : PRE
61. Sanitation worry : ECOLI
62. Verbal white flag : UNCLE
63. 19th in a series : ESS
64. Shoulder muscles, briefly : DELTS
65. E.R. cry : STAT
1. Like a brogue : IRISH
2. Bygone women's magazine : ROSIE
3. In a fitting way : APTLY
4. Classic soft drink : NEHI
5. Act opener : SCENEI
6. "Dies ___" : IRAE
7. Have a bawl : SOB
8. Neighbor of N.Y. : QUE
9. Side of a pillowcase that a pillow goes in : OPENEND
10. Old Austrian money : SCHILLING
11. Atlas stat : AREA
12. Empty talk : WIND
14. Go one way or the other : DECIDE
18. 40 quarters, e.g. : ROLL
22. It has its head in a glass : ALE
25. Espied : SEEN
26. Flush, say : HAND
27. Resident's suffix : ITE
28. Big name in cheese : KRAFT
29. Stud site : LOBE
30. S.A.S.E., e.g. : ENCL
31. David of "Rhoda" : GROH
32. It replaced the 10-Down : EURO
33. Some are studded : SNOWTIRES
37. Token taker : SLOT
38. Cross shapes : TAUS
39. Islet : CAY
41. Indebted : OBLIGED
42. Bahamas' capital : NASSAU
44. Scholarship money : AID
45. Partner of Porthos : ARAMIS
46. Ballet leap : JETE
49. Cockpit button : EJECT
50. Eric Clapton hit : LAYLA
51. Sport with traps : SKEET
52. Clinton's birthplace : HOPE
53. All ___ : EARS
54. Trapper's trophy : PELT
55. Richards and Reinking : ANNS
58. Bar stock : ICE
59. Tennessee athlete, for short : VOL

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