New York Times, Tuesday, July 22, 2003

Author: Steven Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
Steve Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Letters that lack stamps : EMAIL
6. Johnny ___, "Key Largo" gangster : ROCCO
11. Bar bill : TAB
14. Circulation mainstay : AORTA
15. Acquired relative : INLAW
16. Yale Bowl rooter : ELI
17. Mistreated vegetable? : CREAMEDCORN
19. Zip : NIL
20. Make well : HEAL
21. Choppers, so to speak : TEETH
22. Mount Rushmore locale: Abbr. : SDAK
23. Summer Games org. : IOC
25. Cupcake brand : HOSTESS
27. Mistreated spice? : CRACKEDPEPPER
32. Author Rand : AYN
33. Castor or Pollux : STAR
34. A to E, musically speaking : FIFTH
37. Start over : REDO
39. Three, in a saying : CROWD
42. Writer Ephron : NORA
43. Intimidate, with "out" : PSYCH
45. "Cold one" : BEER
47. Arles assent : OUI
48. Mistreated spread? : WHIPPEDBUTTER
52. Wrinkly-skinned dog : SHARPEI
54. In the past : AGO
55. Leprechaun's land : EIRE
56. Select group : ALIST
59. Words of woe : OHME
63. Speed limit abbr. : MPH
64. Mistreated meat? : CHIPPEDBEEF
66. Wall St. debut : IPO
67. Have a feeling : SENSE
68. Jeweler's unit : CARAT
69. Impresario Hurok : SOL
70. Coin words : INGOD
71. Worshiped ones : IDOLS
1. Price word : EACH
2. "Encore!" : MORE
3. Neck of the woods : AREA
4. Right-leaning? : ITALIC
5. Hasty escape : LAM
6. Tilt-A-Whirl, e.g. : RIDE
7. Story starter : ONCE
8. Dress : CLOTHE
9. Drive-in server : CARHOP
10. Part of B.Y.O.B. : OWN
11. Greenhorn : TENDERFOOT
12. Rap sheet handle : ALIAS
13. Swindles : BILKS
18. "Yada, yada, yada ..." : ETCETC
22. 45-Across holder : STEIN
24. Gives the go-ahead : OKS
26. Tanning lotion letters : SPF
27. Be a kvetch : CARP
28. Some whiskeys : RYES
29. Pop art icon : ANDYWARHOL
30. Patriotic women's org. : DAR
31. Space explorer : PROBE
35. In alignment : TRUE
36. Salon sweepings : HAIR
38. Earthy pigment : OCHRE
40. Tie the knot : WED
41. Discuss pros and cons : DEBATE
44. In fashion : HIP
46. Toupee, slangily : RUG
49. Bird with a showy mate : PEAHEN
50. Pier's support : PILING
51. "What a shame" : TOOBAD
52. They're weighed at weigh stations : SEMIS
53. Zoo heavyweight : HIPPO
57. ___ facto : IPSO
58. Made tracks : SPED
60. Sizable sandwich : HERO
61. "Square" thing : MEAL
62. New newts : EFTS
64. Popular CBS drama : CSI
65. 601, in old Rome : DCI

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