New York Times, Wednesday, August 28, 2002

Author: Mel Taub
Editor: Will Shortz
Mel Taub
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QV} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 65 for Mr. Taub. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Harasses newbies : HAZES
6. Sting : SCAM
10. Goya subject, nude and clothed : MAJA
14. Employ, as strength : EXERT
15. TV newsman Brit : HUME
16. Golf bag item : IRON
17. With 64-Across, a ticket issuer : METER
18. Caspian feeder : URAL
19. Stitched : SEWN
20. Weigh : PLACEONTHESCALE
23. Wee bit : TAD
24. Salacious look : LEER
25. Blowgun missile : PEA
28. Fine spray : MIST
31. Does 80, say : SPEEDS
35. Aardvark's fare : ANTS
37. Realtor's sale : UNIT
39. One of a 22-card deck : TAROT
40. Way : CUSTOMARYMANNER
43. See 45-Across : TREAD
44. Elbow : POKE
45. With 43-Across, leaver of a mark : TIRE
46. Ready to be served : SEATED
48. Starring role : LEAD
50. Nonverbal communication, for short : ESP
51. Money at a casa de cambio : EURO
53. New beginning? : NEO
55. Whey : MISSMUFFETSFARE
63. Fall guy? : ADAM
64. See 17-Across : MAID
65. "___ Water" (Burns song) : AFTON
66. Dreyfus Affair figure : ZOLA
67. Aptly named citrus fruit : UGLI
68. Unmolested : LETBE
69. Flamboyant style : ELAN
70. Throw things at : PELT
71. Tie up : TRUSS
1. Sailcloth fiber : HEMP
2. Turnaround jump : AXEL
3. Second after delta : ZETA
4. At attention : ERECT
5. Steady flow : STREAM
6. Treat as a pariah : SHUN
7. Brusque : CURT
8. Boy in a Menotti title : AMAHL
9. Free-for-alls : MELEES
10. Villain : MISCREANT
11. Neighborhood : AREA
12. Fleshy part : JOWL
13. Elizabeth I's mother : ANNE
21. Hateful disgrace : ODIUM
22. Biological partitions : SEPTA
25. Agreements : PACTS
26. Habituate: Var. : ENURE
27. Where "ahoy!" is heard : ATSEA
29. Cinch : SNAP
30. Alpine region of Austria and Italy : TIROL
32. Kovacs of comedy : ERNIE
33. People of action : DOERS
34. Pharyngeal woe, for short : STREP
36. Leader : STATESMAN
38. Young 'un : TYKE
41. Concert hall : ODEUM
42. "That's not what I ___!" : MEANT
47. Solicit, as business : DRUMUP
49. Treat, as seawater : DESALT
52. Old enough : OFAGE
54. Something to consider : OFFER
55. Where rats race : MAZE
56. Teen ___ (heartthrob) : IDOL
57. Hacienda room : SALA
58. Hire for, as a position : FILL
59. Prepare to run : EDIT
60. One of the Aleutians : ATTU
61. Burgles : ROBS
62. Hydrocarbon suffixes : ENES

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