New York Times, Wednesday, August 21, 2002

Author: Joel Kaplow
Editor: Will Shortz
Joel Kaplow
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Kaplow. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Kingdom east of Fiji : TONGA
6. Sea plea : SOS
9. "If I ___ rich man ..." : WEREA
14. Like some suspects : USUAL
15. Doll's name : ANN
16. Summing up : INALL
17. Hose part : NOZZLE
18. Roll call call : YEA
19. See 11-Down : DAZZLE
20. Faster than moderato : ALLEGRO
22. Not so vigorous : FEEBLER
24. Spotted : SEEN
25. "This ___" (carton label) : ENDUP
27. Carnival follower : LENT
28. "___ Is Born" : ASTAR
30. Tick off : IRE
32. Writers' references : THESAURI
35. Capsular, biologically : CYSTIC
39. CARE packages, say : AID
40. Emotionally burned out : FRAZZLED
42. Prefix with meter : ODO
43. Show shame : REDDEN
45. Grid official : LINESMAN
47. Play for a sap : USE
48. ___ nous : ENTRE
49. One teaspoon, maybe : DOSE
52. Natural skyline former : RIDGE
54. Unwanted cyber-ads : SPAM
58. Most villainous : EVILEST
60. Rubout : ERASURE
62. Not just sip : GUZZLE
63. Blow it : ERR
65. Fail miserably : FIZZLE
66. ___ wrench : ALLEN
67. Brother of Larry and Curly : MOE
68. Everything, to Einstein : ALLES
69. In sorry shape : SEEDY
70. Landscaper's supply : SOD
71. Ebbets Field hero : REESE
1. Yellowfin and bluefin : TUNAS
2. "___ Mio" : OSOLE
3. Loving motion : NUZZLE
4. Lead ores : GALENAS
5. "Break ___!" : ALEG
6. 1957 Marlon Brando film : SAYONARA
7. "The loneliest number" : ONE
8. Screw-up : SNAFU
9. Off the mark : WIDE
10. Gives power to : ENABLES
11. With 19-Across, flashy display : RAZZLE
12. Former ABC sitcom : ELLEN
13. On the ball : ALERT
21. Many 12/26 store visitors : RETURNERS
23. Focal point : EPICENTER
26. By no means poured : DRIZZLED
29. Things to crack : SAFES
31. Actress Winona : RYDER
32. Old-time punishment need : TAR
33. Get a move on : HIE
34. Announcer Hall : EDD
36. Aunt Polly's nephew : TOM
37. Cretan peak : IDA
38. Bamboozle : CON
41. Didn't go away : LINGERED
44. Fought it out, in Britain : DUELLED
46. Permanently attached, to a zoologist : SESSILE
49. Painter of ballerinas : DEGAS
50. Fertilization site : OVULE
51. Steakhouse sound : SIZZLE
53. Agenda entries : ITEMS
55. This is one : PUZZLE
56. Van Gogh's "Bedroom at ___" : ARLES
57. Reagan attorney general : MEESE
59. Chooser's start : EENY
61. Off yonder : AFAR
64. Kanga's kid : ROO

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