New York Times, Wednesday, September 15, 2004

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 65 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Potato chip, to a Brit : CRISP
6. Willy Wonka's creator : DAHL
10. Little ones : TADS
14. Year-end temp : SANTA
15. Plane measure : AREA
16. City south of Moscow : OREL
17. A pronoun has one : ANTECEDENT
19. Bit of cunning : WILE
20. "The Omega Man" star, 1971 : HESTON
21. New arrival, of sorts : EMIGRE
23. Maureen Dowd piece : OPED
25. "Get a grip!" : DEALWITHIT
27. Straw source : OAT
28. 60's trip cause : LSD
29. Teutonic surname starter : VON
30. Chest item : TOY
31. Astronomical discovery of 1930 : PLUTO
33. Somber song : DIRGE
35. "Ruthless People" star : BETTEMIDLER
39. Tony winner Swoosie : KURTZ
40. African antelope : ELAND
43. Rover's warning : GRR
46. Former U.S. mil. acronym : SAC
47. Big poker player's wager : WAD
49. Clinch : ICE
50. Engage in woolgathering? : RAISESHEEP
53. Old TV problem : SNOW
54. Military surprise : AMBUSH
55. No longer in effect : LAPSED
57. Box lightly : SPAR
58. Battle cry : CALLTOARMS
62. Narcissist's love : SELF
63. Came down : ALIT
64. Knock senseless : FLOOR
65. Poker player's calculation : ODDS
66. Famous rhymer of Bronx with "thonx" : NASH
67. Aggressive sort : TYPEA
1. Lee's org. : CSA
2. Sought a seat : RAN
3. Taking a bath : INTHETUB
4. Tilter's mount : STEED
5. Donation-soliciting grps. : PACS
6. Set into a groove : DADOED
7. Where the action is : ARENA
8. Farm layer : HEN
9. Up-to-the-minute news : LATEWORD
10. Namely : TOWIT
11. Properly : ARIGHT
12. Texas border city : DELRIO
13. Hazardous for driving, maybe : SLEETY
18. J.F.K. postings : ETDS
22. Was sociable, in a way : MINGLED
23. Alley ___ : OOP
24. Bud : PAL
26. Mid first-century year : LVII
28. "Odyssey" morsels : LOTUSES
32. Shatner sci-fi drug : TEK
33. Noncombat area, for short : DMZ
34. Electric ___ : EEL
36. "Circular file" : TRASHCAN
37. Use acid : ETCH
38. Start of a deluge : RAINDROP
41. One above a specialist: Abbr. : NCO
42. It may become hoarfrost : DEW
43. Former Connecticut governor Ella : GRASSO
44. Wheelchair-accessible : RAMPED
45. Like Playboy cartoons : RIBALD
47. The haves have it : WEALTH
48. Date with an M.D. : APPT
51. Browses, today : SURFS
52. Perry of fashion : ELLIS
53. Serta rival : SEALY
56. Wishy-washy : SOFT
59. Taking after : ALA
60. Cohort of Curly : MOE
61. Sp. lady : SRA

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