New York Times, Saturday, September 28, 2002

Author: Raymond Hamel
Editor: Will Shortz
Raymond Hamel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Hamel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dashing : SHARP
6. "Golden" one : CALF
10. Stat : ASAP
14. Trencherman : EATER
15. Construction piece : IBAR
16. His last words were "What an artist the world is losing in me!" : NERO
17. Stand : GROVE
18. Massenet's "Vision fugitive," e.g. : ARIA
19. Turret site : TANK
20. Mixed nuts? : APLEMCOANND
23. It may be humble : PIE
24. Ocean wave : ROLLER
25. Keats called it "drear-nighted" : DECEMBER
27. Unit of force : DYNE
29. Pants part : KNEE
30. Slap : CUFF
34. Gone by : PAST
36. Like an SST : SLEEK
39. Looks : ASPECTS
41. Renewable freshwater resource : ICEBERG
43. Like pleasant fall weather : BALMY
44. Principal : ARCH
46. Abu Dhabi dweller : ARAB
47. ___ Sally (old throwing game) : AUNT
49. Expression of ridicule : ASIF
51. Greedy : ESURIENT
54. Game in which each player receives five cards : EUCHRE
59. The Olympics held in Antwerp : VII
60. Linked arms? : CRAINFNLOEN
62. Mrs. Victor Laszlo : ILSA
64. Decorative toy : KITE
65. Simpleton : GOOSE
66. Trying to decide : TORN
67. Times in classifieds : EVES
68. One who's with the program? : USHER
69. Whitish : ASHY
70. Not so much : LESS
71. Old anti-Communist grp. : SEATO
1. "Popeye" cartoonist : SEGAR
2. Silent film star : HARPO
3. Island-hopper's stop : ATOLL
4. Boisterous festivity : REVEL
5. Like some undergrads : PREMED
6. Bye : CIAO
7. Sandpapers : ABRADES
8. "That Lucky Old Sun" singer, 1949 : LAINE
9. "Psyché" composer : FRANCK
10. Solomon wrote of it "Consider its ways" : ANT
11. Crossed swords? : SEAPBEEER
12. Saxophonist ___ Lawrence : ARNIE
13. Source of 32-Down : POKER
21. Underground chamber : CRYPT
22. Unintelligent : DENSE
26. Soprano Nellie : MELBA
28. Carpenter's employer, once : NASA
30. Locomotive part : CAB
31. ___ Today : USA
32. Joined hands? : FPLAUISRH
33. Walker's support : FEMUR
35. Mannerisms : TICS
37. Low no. for Roger Clemens : ERA
38. Cold war grp. : KGB
40. Diogenes, notably : CYNIC
42. Principal : CHIEF
45. Ostriches, e.g. : RATITES
48. "Working" writer : TERKEL
50. Mushroom, e.g. : FUNGUS
51. Musical with the song "On This Night of a Thousand Stars" : EVITA
52. Storage sites : SILOS
53. Foolable : NAIVE
55. Seal the deal : CLOSE
56. Fuss : HOOHA
57. Kind of button : RESET
58. It follows 25-Across in Spain : ENERO
61. Stack part : NESS
63. "Take your pick" : ANY

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