New York Times, Thursday, September 19, 2002

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 70 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Draw : TIEGAME
8. Blinking light, maybe : WARNING
15. Kind of calendar with 18 months : AZTECAN
16. Georgia neighbor : ARMENIA
17. "Relax!" : DONTWORRY
18. Classic sci-fi story, with "The" : LOSTWORLD
19. Purim time : ADAR
20. First dog in space : LAIKA
22. Children's author Ennis : REES
23. West Coast air hub, for short : SFO
25. Medical manual maker : MERCK
27. Person with a mike : EMCEE
30. Polit. label : IND
31. Charles ___ : ATLAS
35. Top of a dial : XII
36. Pedestal part : DADO
38. Reveal : UNVEIL
39. Adroit beginning? : MAL
40. Evidence of a shooting : EXITWOUND
42. Robert Morse theater role : TRU
43. New arrival : EMIGRE
45. Goddess whose children were swallowed by Cronus : RHEA
46. Beauty : GEM
47. It tops a queen : TIARA
48. Goals, e.g.: Abbr. : PTS
49. Clumps : CLODS
51. Praised name : ALLAH
53. Social event : TEA
54. Gobs : ATON
57. Shakespearean title starter : ASYOU
59. Swinging Sammy : SOSA
63. Home of the Star-Telegram : FORTWORTH
65. Some parasites : FLATWORMS
67. Rocket launcher : BAZOOKA
68. Erupt : FLAREUP
69. Old fogies : STODGES
70. Tars : SEADOGS
1. Relative of "voila" : TADA
2. Name associated with crocodiles : IZOD
3. European hot spot : ETNA
4. Deteriorate : GETWORSE
5. From left to right: Abbr. : ACR
6. Actress Thomas of "That Girl" : MARLO
7. Grammy winner for "A Day Without Rain" : ENYA
8. Went on strike : WALKED
9. Cacophonous : AROAR
10. Apt. parts : RMS
11. Regular national programming : NETWORKTV
12. Reference preceder : INRE
13. Christie setting : NILE
14. Wanders : GADS
21. "Wayne's World" catchphrase : IMNOTWORTHY
24. Architecture style of 200 years ago : FEDERAL
26. "Sex and the City" author Bushnell : CANDACE
27. Darryl Strawberry or Rusty Staub : EXMET
28. Big East team : MIAMI
29. Lashes : CILIA
30. First name in despotism : IDI
32. Free : LETGO
33. Broadcast : AIRED
34. Housing problem : SLUMS
37. Can : AXE
38. French article : UNE
41. Inarticulate pauses : UHS
44. Noted painter of American rural life : GRANTWOOD
48. Former Turkish V.I.P.'s : PASHAS
50. Discussion conclusion : LASTWORD
52. Hanukkah treat : LATKE
53. Tutu cloth : TULLE
54. Andrews, Langley, etc.: Abbr. : AFBS
55. Exactly : TOAT
56. Pasta used in soups : ORZO
58. Ices : OFFS
60. Snack since 1912 : OREO
61. Confident of one's superiority : SMUG
62. Old Egyptian symbols : ASPS
64. Baseball's Maris, for short : ROG
66. Minor-league : AAA

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