New York Times, Tuesday, October 22, 2002

Author: Michael Shteyman
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Shteyman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Immunizations : SHOTS
6. Places for tents : CAMPS
11. HBO rival : SHO
14. "The Planets" composer : HOLST
15. Golden-___ (oldsters) : AGERS
16. Ad-___ : LIB
17. Nebraska's largest city : OMAHA
18. "Of course" : SURETHING
20. "Of course" : DEFINITELY
22. Memorial Day weekend event, for short : INDY
23. Fork providers?: Abbr. : RDS
24. Leather from the sea : EELSKIN
26. Float gracefully : WAFT
29. Old Mideast inits. : UAR
32. Beehives and others : DOS
33. "Honest" man : ABE
34. "Sharp Dressed Man" band : ZZTOP
36. Spring in the Sahara : OASIS
40. "Of course" : WITHOUTQUESTION
43. Dined at home : ATEIN
44. Holy radiances : AURAE
45. Bake sale organizer, for short : PTA
46. Costa ___ Sol : DEL
48. Hectic hosp. areas : ERS
49. Letters akin to P.D.Q. : ASAP
50. Asian shrines : PAGODAS
54. Drum locale : EAR
56. Baseball's Jesus : ALOU
57. "Of course" : BYALLMEANS
63. "Of course" : CERTAINLY
65. Confused : ATSEA
66. Fraction of a joule : ERG
67. Replays may be played in it : SLOMO
68. Newly waxed : SHINY
69. Fish eggs : ROE
70. Family car : SEDAN
71. Upscale hotel room features : SAFES
1. Booted? : SHOD
2. Web browser button : HOME
3. Regal Norwegian name : OLAF
4. Underwear top : TSHIRT
5. Request when the national anthem is played : STAND
6. Play group : CAST
7. Malaria symptom : AGUE
8. Haggard of country music : MERLE
9. Victimized, with "on" : PREYED
10. Speedy jet to J.F.K. : SST
11. Move sinuously : SLINK
12. Language of Delhi : HINDI
13. Future mom's doc : OBGYN
19. Condemn from the peanut gallery : HISSAT
21. Trooper maker : ISUZU
25. Untethered : LOOSE
26. "S.N.L." character Baba ___ : WAWA
27. Some : ABIT
28. Grand banquet : FETE
30. "___ boy!" : ATTA
31. Court game : ROQUE
34. Like land in a city : ZONED
35. Petted pet's sound : PURR
37. Doesn't guzzle : SIPS
38. Small quantity : IOTA
39. "___ out of it!" : SNAP
41. Avoided a dragnet : HIDOUT
42. Painting holder : EASEL
47. Apt to change : LABILE
49. Franklin with soul : ARETHA
50. Harness racer : PACER
51. Oldsmobile model : ALERO
52. Mountain climber's obstacle : GORGE
53. Church council : SYNOD
55. Pile up : AMASS
58. ___ mater : ALMA
59. City on the Rhone : LYON
60. Like : ASIF
61. Hawaiian bird : NENE
62. Simon ___ : SAYS
64. Ninny : ASS

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