New York Times, Thursday, June 5, 2003

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 96 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Says it's so : ALLEGES
8. Bagel choices : SESAMES
15. Find and get rid of : ROOTOUT
16. "Why?" : HOWCOME
17. With 18-Across, start of a query : ISTHERE
18. See 17-Across : ANOTHER
19. How to do things : THEROPES
21. Terminus of Chicago's I-190 : OHARE
22. A long way off : AFAR
23. Prince of Darkness : SATAN
25. Sauterne, e.g. : VIN
26. Break down : PARSE
28. River that Kazakhs call Zhayyq : URAL
29. He averaged almost a goal a game : PELE
30. Pierre's present? : ICI
31. Disruption : GAP
33. Breeder : SIRE
35. With 37-Across, speaker of the query : GEORGE
37. See 35-Across : CARLIN
41. Piedmont city : ASTI
43. Big ___ : BEN
44. Something brewing : ALE
45. Alphabet quartet : CDEF
48. D'back, e.g. : NLER
50. "Have one" : TRYIT
52. Alternative to Bowser : REX
53. Big name in wineries : GALLO
54. Demands : ASKS
55. Prefix with -pathy : OSTEO
57. Friendliness : BONHOMIE
60. With 62-Across, end of the query : WORDFOR
62. See 60-Across : SYNONYM
64. Stand with shelves : ETAGERE
65. Sandal feature : OPENTOE
66. Color lighter than crimson : ROSERED
67. Barely defeat : NOSEOUT
1. Bush spokesman Fleischer : ARI
2. Was humiliated : LOSTFACE
3. Rake : LOTHARIO
4. Some solvents : ETHERS
5. Attendee : GOER
6. Franc exchange : EURO
7. Is promoted : STEPSUP
8. Some daisies : SHASTAS
9. Geologic division : EON
10. Faint : SWOON
11. Pituitary gland hormone : ACTH
12. Much of San Bernardino County : MOHAVE
13. Short-lived 2001 sitcom about a chef : EMERIL
14. Unflappable : SERENE
20. Music appreciation : EAR
22. Like ___ in a poke : APIG
24. Arts patron Tully : ALICE
27. Cartonful, maybe : EGGS
29. A pop : PER
32. Giant insurer : AETNA
34. Angry talk : RANT
36. U.K. fliers : RAF
38. Attacks : LAYSINTO
39. Words of affection : ILIKEYOU
40. Catches : NETS
42. Unmannerly : ILLBRED
43. Tough guy star of "Love and Bullets" : BRONSON
45. Braggart : CROWER
46. 1950's Firedome : DESOTO
47. Perquisites : EXTRAS
49. "All Over the World" grp. : ELO
51. Band member in "Rock 'n' Roll High School" : RAMONE
53. Runner : GOFER
56. Competitive ___ : EDGE
58. Shot in the arm : HYPO
59. Half of binary code : ONES
61. Kind of deposit : ORE
63. Piazza, for one : MET

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