New York Times, Tuesday, September 16, 2003

Author: Michael Doran
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael J. Doran
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Doran. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Wheelchair-accessible routes : RAMPS
6. Either end of a gate : POST
10. Is in the red : OWES
14. Love, in Roma : AMORE
15. Subject of fission : ATOM
16. Crooked : BENT
17. Homer : HITOVERTHEFENCE
20. Become lively, with "up" : PERK
21. Poor movie rating : ONESTAR
22. Calligrapher's need : INK
25. Frost's "The ___ Not Taken" : ROAD
27. Ecru : BEIGE
28. Become extinct, with "out" : DIE
29. St. Francis of ___ : ASSISI
32. Prefix with natal : NEO
33. Birthplace of a hurricane : OCEAN
35. Ford popular in the 1970's : GERALD
38. Homer : EPICGREEKPOET
42. Bowl sites : ARENAS
43. Easy out : POPUP
45. Beer buyers' needs, for short : IDS
47. Gas, to a Brit : PETROL
50. Explosive initials : TNT
51. Yale students since 1969 : COEDS
54. Needing some kneading? : SORE
55. "For ___ a jolly good fellow" : HES
56. Got free : ESCAPED
59. Gamma preceder : BETA
61. Homer : BARTANDLISASDAD
66. "A Death in the Family" author James : AGEE
67. Biblical sibling : CAIN
68. University of ___ Island : RHODE
69. Understands : GETS
70. Ogles : EYES
71. Iron Mike : TYSON
1. "Let's go, team!" : RAH
2. Friend of Pierre : AMI
3. Bon ___ : MOT
4. Skull in "Hamlet," e.g. : PROP
5. Pay after a layoff : SEVERANCE
6. Warm jackets : PARKAS
7. Hall-of-Famer Mel : OTT
8. Manhattan district : SOHO
9. Some feds : TMEN
10. Corpulent plus : OBESE
11. Explained thoroughly : WENTINDEPTH
12. Pen : ENCAGE
13. Less than quadraphonic : STEREO
18. Son of Aphrodite : EROS
19. Presidents' Day mo. : FEB
22. Words Pres. Buchanan never said : IDO
23. Pleasing : NICE
24. What a blabbermouth can't do : KEEPASECRET
26. Quick reads : DIGESTS
30. Witness : SEE
31. Drive up the wall : IRK
34. Subject of E.P.A. monitoring : AIR
36. Fruit pastry : APPLETART
37. Head of England? : LOO
39. Econ. statistic : GNP
40. Norma ___ : RAE
41. Adjust, as a radio : TUNE
44. Goals, e.g.: Abbr. : PTS
45. Swelling reducer : ICEBAG
46. Amount to be taken : DOSAGE
48. Signs of spring : ROBINS
49. Subjects of assays : ORES
52. July 4, 1776, and others : DATES
53. Restful place : SPA
57. Suffix with persist : ENCE
58. W.W. II turning point : DDAY
60. Like fireplaces : ASHY
62. Whopper : LIE
63. Pair of Mexicans : DOS
64. Hubbub : ADO
65. Hangout : DEN

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