New York Times, Wednesday, September 11, 2002

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Will Shortz
A. J. Santora
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {KQX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 247 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Like a fireplace : ABLAZE
7. Classic 1931 Wallace Beery film : THECHAMP
15. Like some rolls : SEEDED
16. One opening a jail door, say : RELEASER
17. Had total authority : WASJUDGEANDJURY
19. Connections : INS
20. ___ Tomé : SAO
21. Fight (for) : VIE
22. Situation for rubber bullets : RIOT
24. Author Birkerts : SVEN
26. ___-eyed : SLOE
30. Jay seen at night : LENO
31. "___ see it ..." : ASI
32. Best conditions : OPTIMA
34. Bug zapper sites : PATIOS
37. Gazetteer data : AREAS
38. Where Ed Koch was once head : THEPEOPLESCOURT
42. "Are you there?" : HELLO
43. Ongoing story : SERIAL
44. Border patrol concerns : ALIENS
46. Tubes : TVS
47. Bonny one : LASS
51. March time : IDES
52. Early weather satellite : ESSA
54. Fret : STEW
55. Actress Claire : INA
56. Tiny point to argue : NIT
59. ___ pro nobis : ORA
60. Authority to act for another : POWEROFATTORNEY
66. Raised a rumpus : CLAMORED
67. Anesthetic gas : ETHENE
68. Parting word : SAYONARA
69. Anchored : MOORED
1. Like an eddy : ASWIRL
2. Brimless cap : BEANIE
3. Workbook unit : LESSON
4. Descriptive wd. : ADJ
5. Mt. Olympus figure : ZEUS
6. Icelandic poetry collection : EDDA
7. Trevi coin count : TRE
8. Throw with effort : HEAVE
9. Cause of strange weather : ELNINO
10. Give over : CEDE
11. Uris novel, with "The" : HAJ
12. Tempe sch. : ASU
13. Riviera waters : MER
14. Be a snoop : PRY
18. Dishes the dirt : GOSSIPS
23. Removes from power : TOPPLES
25. They're blue, in rhyme : VIOLETS
26. Enjoys the boardwalk : STROLLS
27. Place : LIEU
28. General under Dwight : OMAR
29. Orient : EAST
31. Give an ___ (mark high) : ATO
33. Animal that resembles a guinea pig : PACA
35. Many millennia : AEON
36. Civil one? : SERVANT
38. Asian cuisine : THAI
39. In custody : HELD
40. Writer Wiesel : ELIE
41. Family nickname : SIS
45. Lady of León : SENORA
48. Yom Kippur observer : ATONER
49. Unruffled : SERENE
50. Went to and fro : SWAYED
53. "60 Minutes" name : SAFER
55. Mashie, e.g. : IRON
57. Checklist bit : ITEM
58. Dog in Oz : TOTO
60. Notebooks of a sort : PCS
61. Ending with pay : OLA
62. "___ cool!" : WAY
63. Comic Philips : EMO
64. Toothpaste tube letters : ADA
65. Fraternity letter : RHO

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