New York Times, Wednesday, January 15, 2003

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QVWXYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 65 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Not telling : MUM
4. Drink before bed, maybe : DECAF
9. Belt clip-on : PAGER
14. Part of a World Cup chant : OLE
15. Sister of Terpsichore : ERATO
16. Squirreled-away item : ACORN
17. Merkel of old movies : UNA
18. Irish symbol : CELTICCROSS
20. Time off, briefly : RANDR
22. Fuller than full : SATED
23. Bottom line : NETRESULTS
27. Something to draw from : TAP
30. ___ fille (French girl) : JEUNE
31. Society Islands island : TAHITI
34. Item in a thimblerig game : PEA
37. Fixes, in a way : RIGS
39. Exorcist's quarry : DEMON
40. Like a snap decision : SPUROFTHEMOMENT
44. Lines man? : ACTOR
45. "You've got a deal!" : SOLD
46. Huge expanse : SEA
47. Tastelessly affected : TOOTOO
49. Christina of "The Opposite of Sex" : RICCI
52. Letters at a Nascar race : STP
53. Commodity in the old South : KINGCOTTON
58. Strand in winter, maybe : ICEIN
61. Grenoble's river : ISERE
62. Informal discussion : BULLSESSION
67. Subj. of this puzzle's theme : NBA
68. Healing plants : ALOES
69. Leave out, in speech : ELIDE
70. "Get comfy" : SIT
71. "Same here" : METOO
72. In shape : TONED
73. D.D.E.'s W.W. II command : ETO
1. Opposite of celebrate : MOURN
2. Carpi connectors : ULNAE
3. Stood for : MEANT
4. It's the law : DECREE
5. Palindrome center : ERE
6. Nutritional fig. : CAL
7. A.B.A. member: Abbr. : ATT
8. Impose (on) : FOIST
9. Munich ___ of 1938 : PACT
10. One to grow on? : ACRE
11. Esther Rolle sitcom : GOODTIMES
12. Hosp. areas : ERS
13. 12-Down staffers : RNS
19. Start angling : CAST
21. Basketball Hall of Fame nickname : DRJ
24. Beach lapper : SURF
25. Condos, e.g. : UNITS
26. Chicken breed : LEGHORN
28. Make amends : ATONE
29. Ship commanded by Pinzón : PINTA
32. Hubbub : ADO
33. Confine, with "in" : HEM
34. Jrs.' exams : PSATS
35. ___ Center : EPCOT
36. Cockpit aid : AUTOPILOT
38. Baseball's Bud : SELIG
41. Baloney : ROT
42. Montana's motto starter : ORO
43. 1700 : MDCC
48. "The Grapes of Wrath" figure : OKIE
50. Invented : COINED
51. T.G.I.F. part : ITS
54. Atlas feature : INSET
55. High-strung : TENSE
56. Go around in circles? : ORBIT
57. "Cool!" : NEATO
59. 1963 role for Liz : CLEO
60. Big name in petrol : ESSO
62. "Batman" sound : BAM
63. Relative of -let : ULE
64. Highway warning : SLO
65. "Boy, am ___ trouble!" : IIN
66. Lofty lines : ODE

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