New York Times, Wednesday, September 17, 2003

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 117 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Last call? : TAPS
5. Bite at the ballpark : FRANK
10. Berra had a hand in it : MITT
14. "Ricochet" actor, 1991 : ICET
15. Aegean region : IONIA
16. Mental flash : IDEA
17. What there's no such thing as, for NASA? : FREELAUNCH
19. Twin country? : SIAM
20. React to yeast : FERMENT
21. Surround : ENCLOSE
23. Served perfectly : ACED
25. "Not right now" : LATER
26. Gully : RAVINE
30. Chemical analysis : ASSAY
33. The yoke's on them : OXEN
34. Actor Werner : OSKAR
35. Visited : SAW
38. Gain weight faster than? : BEATTOTHEPAUNCH
42. Blueprint addition : ELL
43. ___ breath : BATED
44. Recital offering : SOLO
45. Driving force : MOTOR
46. Exploded : BLEWUP
48. Golden Fleece hunter : JASON
51. "Nobody doesn't like ___ Lee" : SARA
53. Catherine the Great, e.g. : EMPRESS
56. One who might ask for your hand : PALMIST
61. Hang around : WAIT
62. Got hip? : HADAHAUNCH
64. Book before Nehemiah : EZRA
65. Morning ringer : ALARM
66. Make-up artist? : LIAR
67. Give a lewd look : LEER
68. They're outstanding : DEBTS
69. Reproachful words : ETTU
1. Quarrel : TIFF
2. Part of a plot : ACRE
3. Jury member : PEER
4. Part of a rose : STEM
5. Groom-to-be : FIANCE
6. Letter carrier's assignment : ROUTE
7. New England's Cape ___ : ANN
8. Agreeable : NICE
9. Gus ___, "Ain't We Got Fun" lyricist : KAHN
10. Lose : MISLAY
11. Real dope : IDIOT
12. Josh : TEASE
13. Circus employee : TAMER
18. Low-fat : LEAN
22. Bow of the silents : CLARA
24. 100-meter runners, e.g. : DASHERS
26. Judicial garb : ROBE
27. Jump on the ice : AXEL
28. Baby beef : VEAL
29. Bankbook col. : INT
31. Airline listing, for short : SKED
32. Juice in a 4-Down : SAP
34. "Beetle Bailey" dog : OTTO
35. Winter fall : SNOW
36. Rights org. : ACLU
37. Hit hard : WHOP
39. Steakhouse order : TBONE
40. Feedbag morsel : OAT
41. Expend : USE
45. Big gun : MORTAR
46. A musical "B" : BRAHMS
47. Refrain syllables : LALA
48. Precious stone : JEWEL
49. Astound : AMAZE
50. Chapel topper : SPIRE
52. To one side : APART
54. Roe source : SHAD
55. Presidents' Day event : SALE
57. Pack animal : MULE
58. Monogram unit: Abbr. : INIT
59. Improvise vocally : SCAT
60. Like some streets : THRU
63. Tiny bit : DAB

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