New York Times, Tuesday, September 30, 2003

Author: Kevan Choset
Editor: Will Shortz
Kevan Choset
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Choset. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. "___ so fast!" : NOT
4. Georges who wrote "La Disparition" : PEREC
9. Foundation : BASIS
14. Pollution watchdog: Abbr. : EPA
15. Jobs in the computer biz : STEVE
16. Girl with a looking-glass : ALICE
17. Cardinal's insignia : STL
18. Serve in the capacity of : ACTAS
19. With 59-Across, a 35-Down portrayer : ROGER
20. 35-Down portrayer : TIMOTHYDALTON
23. Baseballers Brock and Piniella : LOUS
24. "Senior" in French names : PERE
25. Kind of bean : FAVA
28. Come out for : ENDORSE
31. ___ de cologne : EAU
33. Marshy : WET
34. Golfer Trevino : LEE
35. Crew needs : OARS
36. The Tin Man's prop : AXE
37. 35-Down portrayer : SEANCONNERY
40. "Whoo" caller : OWL
42. Biblical time of rest : DAY7
43. Prior to, poetically : ERE
44. Alarming shout : BOO
45. Place to buy tickets: Abbr. : STN
46. Parental adviser : DRSPOCK
50. Part of the Corn Belt : IOWA
52. Seine tributary : OISE
54. "Man ___ Mancha" : OFLA
55. 35-Down portrayer : PIERCEBROSNAN
59. See 19-Across : MOORE
61. "Let ___!" ("Go ahead!") : ITRIP
62. Surg. workplaces : ORS
63. Dweebish "Family Matters" boy : URKEL
64. Long-legged bird : STILT
65. Midafternoon repast : TEA
66. Mystics : SEERS
67. Decalogue recipient : MOSES
68. Visitors from afar: Abbr. : ETS
1. Snugly ensconce : NESTLE
2. Alternative : OPTION
3. Rabbi's text : TALMUD
4. Exam for a jr. : PSAT
5. Mark permanently : ETCH
6. Confirm, as a password : RETYPE
7. Sidestep : EVADE
8. Baby delivery method : CESAREAN
9. Stagecoach robber Black ___ : BART
10. Distant : ALOOF
11. Relinquish control of : SIGNAWAY
12. Shelf material : ICE
13. Sun. speech : SER
21. "___ Mio" : OSOLE
22. Trainee : LEARNER
26. Annoy : VEX
27. Partook of : ATE
29. Indicates, as a gauge : READS
30. Clinton or Dole : SENATOR
32. Manual readers : USERS
35. Long-running film role : OO7
37. Snail, e.g. : SLOWPOKE
38. Distrusting disposition : CYNICISM
39. Bank takebacks : REPOS
40. Samurai's sash : OBI
41. "Face/Off" director John : WOO
46. Wreckage : DEBRIS
47. Distinguished : OFNOTE
48. Popular table wine : CLARET
49. Dorothy's home : KANSAS
51. Broadcaster : AIRER
53. Brief brawl : SETTO
56. Sushi fish : EELS
57. Tick off : RILE
58. Withdraws, with "out" : OPTS
59. Juilliard subj. : MUS
60. Pay dirt : ORE

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