New York Times, Tuesday, January 14, 2003

Author: Adam G. Perl
Editor: Will Shortz
Adam G. Perl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Perl. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
5. Contradict : BELIE
10. "You can say that again!" : AMEN
14. Mascara site : LASH
15. Ain't correct? : ARENT
16. What the fourth little piggy got : NONE
17. Take the bait : BITE
18. Construction playthings : TINKERTOYS
20. Like Mickey Mouse : ANIMATED
22. Coup ___ : DETAT
23. Metric measure : ARE
24. ___ Solo of "Star Wars" : HAN
25. Like some suits : TAILORMADE
31. Houston-based org. : NASA
35. Bikini, e.g. : ATOLL
36. Way off : AFAR
37. Play starter : ACTI
38. Warmed the bench : SAT
39. Author connected to this puzzle's theme : LECARRE
42. Sushi offering : EEL
43. Verbal assault : SLAM
45. Emporium event : SALE
46. Michaels of "Saturday Night Live" : LORNE
48. Literary lioness : ELSA
49. Shirelles hit of 1962 : SOLDIERBOY
51. Pathet ___ : LAO
53. First U.S. color TV maker : RCA
54. Taxpayer's dread : AUDIT
57. Part of L.E.D. : EMITTING
62. Crow's-nest instruments : SPYGLASSES
65. Lionel train layout, maybe : OVAL
66. "Nana" star Anna : STEN
67. Fake jewelry : PASTE
68. Declare "good" or "excellent," say : RATE
69. Drops off : NODS
70. Grace word : BLESS
71. Snick and ___ : SNEE
1. Alabama county seat named for a European island : ELBA
2. Wet forecast : RAIN
3. Italian wine town : ASTI
4. Teen's hangout, perhaps : THEMALL
5. One who's up : BATTER
6. Canal of song : ERIE
7. Do banker's work : LEND
8. Publicity : INK
9. When Dijon gets hot : ETE
10. Pre-cable need : ANTENNA
11. Like some points : MOOT
12. New Age singer : ENYA
13. Branch headquarters? : NEST
19. Nutritional fig. : RDA
21. On ___ (doing well) : AROLL
24. München mister : HERR
25. Café holder : TASSE
26. Whatsoever : ATALL
27. Tiny bits : IOTAS
28. Port near Hong Kong : MACAO
29. Headed for ___ (in imminent trouble) : AFALL
30. Wasn't afraid : DARED
32. Sharp-tongued : ACERB
33. Pool person : STENO
34. Alvin of dance : AILEY
40. Flying A competitor : ESSO
41. Opt : ELECT
44. Bad-mouths : MALIGNS
47. Spellbinders : ORATORS
50. Pigmented eye parts : IRISES
52. Part of A & P: Abbr. : ATL
54. Org. : ASSN
55. Until : UPTO
56. Turned blue, maybe : DYED
57. To be, to Brutus : ESSE
58. 1969 miracle team : METS
59. Terrible man? : IVAN
60. Hoopster Archibald : NATE
61. ___ club : GLEE
63. Msg. sent to squad cars : APB
64. Mineo of film : SAL

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