New York Times, Monday, September 30, 2002

Author: Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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11612/29/199311/26/200845
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Nancy Salomon
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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1.581521

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQWXZ} This is puzzle # 69 for Mr. Estes. This is puzzle # 93 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Place to moor a boat : COVE
5. "Pipe down!" : SHUSH
10. Say "%@&#!" : CUSS
14. City south of Moscow : OREL
15. Rich cake : TORTE
16. Poker pot primer : ANTE
17. Removes squeaks from : OILS
18. Actress Samantha : EGGAR
19. "___ almost taste it!" : ICAN
20. Elvis Presley title "corrected" : LOVEMETENDERLY
23. Suffix with percent : ILE
24. Thrilla in Manila boxer : ALI
25. Sonnets and such : POESY
27. Grand ___ National Park : TETON
29. 1996 Madonna musical : EVITA
33. Take to court : SUE
34. Lennon's widow Yoko : ONO
36. Environmentalist's prefix : ECO
37. Does hip-hop : RAPS
38. Gershwin title "corrected" : IHAVERHYTHM
41. Vacationers' stops : INNS
43. Hosp. units : ERS
44. "What'd I tell ya?" : SEE
45. Corn holder : COB
46. Kennel club classification : BREED
48. Molten rock : MAGMA
52. Letters that don't need stamps : EMAIL
54. Alley-___ (basketball maneuver) : OOP
56. Nonsense : ROT
57. Fats Domino title "corrected" : ISNTTHATASHAME
62. Paul who sang "Diana" : ANKA
63. Tricks : RUSES
64. Start of an invention : IDEA
65. One 'twixt 12 and 20 : TEEN
66. Like a gymnast : AGILE
67. Eyeglass part : LENS
68. Dole (out) : METE
69. Breakfast, lunch and dinner : MEALS
70. After curfew : LATE
1. Take a chill pill : COOLIT
2. Baltimore ballplayer : ORIOLE
3. Luxurious fabric : VELVET
4. "If all ___ fails ..." : ELSE
5. Pittsburgh product : STEEL
6. Immobilize, rodeo-style : HOGTIE
7. Craving : URGE
8. Laurel of comedy : STAN
9. Group of buffalo : HERD
10. Egypt's capital : CAIRO
11. He wants you : UNCLESAM
12. Bypasses bedtime : STAYSUP
13. D.C. V.I.P. : SEN
21. Food from heaven : MANNA
22. Fed. pollution monitor : EPA
26. "Absolutely!" : YES
28. Cries at fireworks : OOHS
30. Sonnets and such : VERSE
31. "___ bin ein Berliner" : ICH
32. Hula hoops and yo-yos : TOYS
35. Eggs ___ easy : OVER
37. Perlman of "Cheers" : RHEA
38. Where many memos land : INBASKET
39. Before, once : ERE
40. Office subs : TEMPS
41. Skater's surface : ICE
42. Convention's choice : NOMINEE
46. Sandwich, briefly : BLT
47. "Is that a fact!" : DOTELL
49. Like a good egg : GRADEA
50. "One ___, please" : MOMENT
51. Opposite of "Ten-hut!" : ATEASE
53. Absurd : INANE
55. Desert havens : OASES
58. Streetcar : TRAM
59. Bigger than big : HUGE
60. China's continent : ASIA
61. Sledder's spot : HILL
62. $20 bill dispenser, briefly : ATM

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