New York Times, Wednesday, September 24, 2003

Author: Sheldon Benardo
Editor: Will Shortz
Sheldon Benardo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Benardo. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Backseat : REAR
5. Place to put in : HARBOR
11. Acid : LSD
14. Push for : URGE
15. Brooks Robinson, notably : ORIOLE
16. Have a mortgage : OWE
17. Sen. Olympia's rages? : SNOWESTORMS
19. Get the gold : WIN
20. Angry speeches : TIRADES
21. Abalone eaters : OTTERS
23. Feel wistful : YEARN
24. So-so : PASSABLE
26. Not as sensible : DAFTER
29. "___ I Kissed You" : TIL
30. How coffee filters are used : ONCE
33. Blue blood, informally : ARISTO
35. Eggs : OVA
38. Formula One automaker : FERRARI
40. Authorize : EMPOWER
42. Rock music's ___ Fighters : FOO
43. Thickheaded : BOVINE
45. Swift fliers, for short : SSTS
46. Overseas facilities : WCS
48. Actress Verdugo and others : ELENAS
50. Open-ended cigars : CHEROOTS
53. European fashion capital : MILAN
57. Challenges for Hercules : LABORS
58. Blasphemous : PROFANE
60. ___ Today : USA
61. Boxer Riddick's glove securers? : BOWESTRINGS
64. Render imperfect : MAR
65. Go by : ELAPSE
66. ___ River (what the Brooklyn Bridge spans) : EAST
67. Blood units: Abbr. : PTS
68. Upgrades, as factory equipment : REFITS
69. Looks after little ones : SITS
1. Out of practice : RUSTY
2. Cubs legend Banks : ERNIE
3. Greek market : AGORA
4. One offering encouragement : REWARDER
5. Stockings : HOSE
6. Conservatory's focus : ARTS
7. "___ Lobo" (John Wayne film) : RIO
8. Staten Is., e.g. : BOR
9. "Stand and Deliver" star : OLMOS
10. Turnpike oasis : RESTSTOP
11. Actor Rob's punches? : LOWEBLOWS
12. Certain ice cream feature : SWIRL
13. Thickheaded : DENSE
18. Author Ferber : EDNA
22. ___ chi : TAI
24. Louvre Pyramid architect : PEI
25. Literary thief Lupin : ARSENE
27. Gambling game : FARO
28. Stand on the dinner table : TRIVET
30. Not running : OFF
31. Prefix with natal : NEO
32. Actor Russell's nighttime hangouts? : CROWEBARS
34. Counterfeiter hunters : TMEN
36. November 11 honoree : VET
37. Horace's "___ poetica" : ARS
39. Shock ___ : ABSORBER
41. Hardens, as bones : OSSIFIES
44. French pronoun : ILS
47. ___-Magnon : CRO
49. Livy's love : AMOR
50. Stick together : CLUMP
51. Assails : HASAT
52. "___ Mio" : OSOLE
54. Hawaiian island : LANAI
55. Hopeless feeling : ANGST
56. Ants' homes : NESTS
58. "Hey, buddy" : PSST
59. Itinerary abbrs. : RTES
62. Old U.S. military aux. : WAF
63. Prefix with center or cycle : EPI

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