New York Times, Monday, September 1, 2003

Author: Barry Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQW} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Moby-Dick" captain : AHAB
5. Excellent, in modern slang : PHAT
9. Speedy : RAPID
14. Greek sandwich : GYRO
15. Poland's Walesa : LECH
16. Actress Verdugo : ELENA
17. 1998 Sarah McLachlan hit : ADIA
18. Bullets, e.g. : AMMO
19. Like lettuce or spinach : LEAFY
20. Considerable sum of money : PRETTYPENNY
23. Trigonometry abbr. : COS
24. Soften : EASEUP
25. Barnyard honker : GOOSE
27. Apprehension : DREAD
30. "Make it ___!" ("Hurry!") : SNAPPY
33. Dadaism founder : ARP
36. Overrun : INVADE
38. Venus de ___ : MILO
39. Get schooling : LEARN
41. "___ Fine Day" (1963 Chiffons hit) : ONE
42. Satisfy a debt : REPAY
43. Just twiddling the thumbs : IDLE
44. Recorded : ONTAPE
46. Musician Brian : ENO
47. Red addition to a salad : TOMATO
49. Bring out : EDUCE
51. L'Enfant ___, in Washington, D.C. : PLAZA
53. Knights' weapons : LANCES
57. Gift offered with an "aloha" : LEI
59. Useful tip for puzzle-solving? : PENCILPOINT
62. Variety of primrose : OXLIP
64. Struggle for air : GASP
65. 1997 Peter Fonda title role : ULEE
66. Part of a bicycle wheel : SPOKE
67. ___ fruit (large tangelo) : UGLI
68. Walking difficulty : GIMP
69. Lugged : TOTED
70. Espied : SEEN
71. "Airplane!" actor Robert : HAYS
1. Open-mouthed : AGAPE
2. Nine-headed serpent : HYDRA
3. Sign after Pisces : ARIES
4. Sailed : BOATED
5. Toddlers' enclosure : PLAYPEN
6. Rope material : HEMP
7. Pinnacle : ACME
8. Revealing beachwear : THONG
9. Use for support : RELYON
10. Ginger ___ : ALE
11. Something smoked at an Indian ceremony : PEACEPIPE
12. Data : INFO
13. Word with "Happy" and "Death Valley" in old TV titles : DAYS
21. Shroud of ___ : TURIN
22. Winning margin, sometimes : NOSE
26. Identical : SAME
28. English river : AVON
29. "Inferno" writer : DANTE
31. Blueprint : PLAN
32. Toy that does tricks : YOYO
33. Touched down : ALIT
34. Make over : REDO
35. Handheld computing device : PALMPILOT
37. Wanted-poster option : DEAD
40. Honest-to-goodness : REAL
42. Summary : RECAP
44. Move like molasses : OOZE
45. Gun part : PULLPIN
48. Bugged : TAPPED
50. "Stop right there!" : ENOUGH
52. Cattle breed : ANGUS
54. Paramecium propellers : CILIA
55. Foe : ENEMY
56. Dance components : STEPS
57. Needing directions, say : LOST
58. Montreal ballplayer : EXPO
60. Parrot's spot : CAGE
61. ___ of Man : ISLE
63. 1950's White House nickname : IKE

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