New York Times, Wednesday, September 3, 2003

Author: Myles Callum
Editor: Will Shortz
Myles Callum
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Callum. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ruin, as hopes : DASH
5. See 53-Down : RICO
9. Precise : EXACT
14. Actor Morales : ESAI
15. "The Art of Love" poet : OVID
16. Like "Goosebumps" tales : EERIE
17. Flounder's filter : GILL
18. After 41-Across, a religious set : DEADLYSINS
20. Nutrition author Davis : ADELLE
22. You might stick a knife in it : OLEO
23. Clue gatherer: Abbr. : DET
24. College term : SESSION
26. Something found around the house : YARD
28. Game show announcer Johnny : OLSON
30. Within a holler : NEARBY
34. Carnival buy : TAFFY
37. Little Oz visitor : TOTO
39. Big name in locks : YALE
40. "Did you ___ that?" : HEAR
41. Theme of this puzzle : SEVEN
42. Like webs : SPUN
43. "___ and Janis" (comic strip) : ARLO
44. The paradise of "Paradise Lost" : EDEN
45. Map markings : SITES
46. Vagabond : ROAMER
48. "The Millionairess" actress : LOREN
50. Unvarying : EVEN
52. Backslide : RELAPSE
56. ___-cone : SNO
59. City west of Tulsa : ENID
61. "Harvey" role ___ P. Dowd : ELWOOD
62. After 41-Across, a vaudeville set : LITTLEFOYS
65. Libido : EROS
66. Jittery : ANTSY
67. Loyal : TRUE
68. Diminutive suffix : ETTE
69. Mortar user : MASON
70. Thanksgiving dish : YAMS
71. Germany reunifier : KOHL
1. "Dancer Lacing Her Shoe" artist : DEGAS
2. "Oh, by the way" comment : ASIDE
3. Door-to-door work : SALES
4. After 41-Across, a geographical set : HILLSOFROME
5. Barrel race venues : RODEOS
6. "___ fallen and ...!" : IVE
7. Florence farewell : CIAO
8. To everyone's surprise : ODDLY
9. Pooh's gloomy pal : EEYORE
10. Crosses (out) : XES
11. Needing irrigation : ARID
12. Motion picture : CINE
13. Try out : TEST
19. Use for support : LEANON
21. Easter ___ : LILY
25. Eminent : NOTED
27. After 41-Across, a calendar set : DAYSINAWEEK
29. "Lord Jim" or "Lucky Jim" : NOVEL
31. Spellbound : RAPT
32. Like a robin's egg : BLUE
33. Cravings : YENS
34. "___ she blows!" : THAR
35. Dynamic opening? : AERO
36. Famous White House pooch : FALA
38. Pavarotti, e.g. : TENOR
41. Tranquil : SERENE
45. Order to a broker : SELL
47. One of the Waughs : EVELYN
49. ___ Pieces : REESES
51. Neat : NIFTY
53. With 5-Across, a Caribbean island, formerly : PORTO
54. Reality, old-style : SOOTH
55. Short-lived Ford : EDSEL
56. Big bridge win : SLAM
57. Actress Foch : NINA
58. Baseball's Ed and Mel : OTTS
60. "___ the Explorer" (kids' show) : DORA
63. General on Chinese menus : TSO
64. Dessert reaction : YUM

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