New York Times, Tuesday, September 23, 2003

Author: Nancy Salomon and Gail Grabowski
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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1.581521
Gail Grabowski
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1311/18/20027/8/20144
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0580000
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1.57000

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 112 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Grabowski. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Sacrifices may be made with these : BUNTS
6. Social stratum : CASTE
11. Supremely softly, in music : PPP
14. Run-of-the-mill : USUAL
15. Gunning for : AFTER
16. Hindu honorific : SRI
17. Celebrated legal event of 1925 : MONKEYTRIAL
19. Hither's partner : YON
20. Tempting garden : EDEN
21. Boot camp barbering job : CREWCUT
23. Gusto : ZEST
26. "___ Cadillac" (1988 hit) : PINK
28. "I see," facetiously : AHSO
29. Lucy's landlady : ETHEL
31. Spots on dresses : POLKADOTS
34. Makes up (for) : ATONES
36. Rouen's river : SEINE
37. Perry Mason's field : LAW
38. Initially : ATFIRST
40. Sugar Ray stats : KOS
43. Close, of yore : ANEAR
44. "That's that" : SOBEIT
46. Baggie binders : TWISTTIES
50. Mrs. Doubtfire, for one : NANNY
51. Final Four game : SEMI
52. Onion's kin : LEEK
54. Coupler : YOKE
55. Patio grill : HIBACHI
58. Certain plastic : VISA
60. Choler : IRE
61. It delivered in the Old West : PONYEXPRESS
66. Nutritional abbr. : RDA
67. "Ragged Dick" author : ALGER
68. Uncanny : EERIE
69. Young 'un : TOT
70. Methods: Abbr. : SYSTS
71. Hint to the start of 17-, 31-, 46- and 61-Across : DANCE
1. No-goodnik : BUM
2. G.I. morale booster : USO
3. Mother Teresa, for one : NUN
4. "It's break time!" : TAKETEN
5. Coaster : SLED
6. Feline fancy : CATNIP
7. Congo's continent: Abbr. : AFR
8. Perfectionist : STICKLER
9. Spree : TEAR
10. ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
11. Hitchcock classic : PSYCHO
12. French novelist Marcel : PROUST
13. Painted ponies : PINTOS
18. "You betcha!" : YEP
22. Walk in water : WADE
23. Gusto : ZEAL
24. Blues singer James : ETTA
25. Air : SHOW
27. "Over my dead body!" : NOSIREE
30. Tilted, once : LEANT
32. Part of S.W.A.K. : KISS
33. Playwright Chekhov : ANTON
35. Galley notation : STET
39. Personal faults : FAILINGS
40. Gambling game : KENO
41. Sow's squeal : OINK
42. Eyelid infection : STYE
43. Laos's locale : ASIA
45. San Francisco, Oakland, etc. : BAYAREA
46. Casual top : TSHIRT
47. Oddball : WEIRDO
48. Pooped person's plaint : IMBEAT
49. Cuts off : SEVERS
53. General Mills cereal : KIX
56. Number crunchers, for short : CPAS
57. "O ___ Night" : HOLY
59. Hightailed it : SPED
62. "Are we there ___?" : YET
63. Suffix with west : ERN
64. [as printed] : SIC
65. Get the picture : SEE

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