New York Times, Thursday, November 27, 2003

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 65 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Thick, creamy soup : POTAGE
7. Certain heating fuel : COALGAS
14. Freezing : ICECOLD
16. Border lake : ONTARIO
17. Not a substitute : STARTER
18. Lean Cuisine target market : DIETERS
19. Inspect like a trooper? : CASEONESSTATE
21. Playwright Ensler of "The Vagina Monologues" : EVE
22. Egyptian symbol of power : ASP
23. Final Commandment : TENTH
26. Pops : SODAS
29. Whiskey ___ : SOUR
32. Prefix with cycle : TRI
33. Dine : SUP
35. Into something quite a way : KNEEDEEP
38. Guarantee time off? : PROMISEABREAK
41. Entree eaten with a spoon : BEEFSTEW
42. Blubber : SOB
43. Ninny : ASS
44. Do laps : SWIM
46. Show place : STAGE
50. Less : NOTAS
53. Pull : TOW
55. Kenny G's instrument : SAX
56. Change one's acrobatic routine? : SWITCHTHEFLIP
61. Queens neighborhood : ASTORIA
63. "Here, try this" : HAVEONE
64. Poor players under pressure : CHOKERS
65. Certain train car : SLEEPER
66. Like words in a magazine or newspaper : TYPESET
67. Firstborn : ELDEST
1. Sign of winter : PISCES
2. Book size : OCTAVO
3. Razzed : TEASED
4. 1/640 square mile : ACRE
5. Basic computer command : GOTO
6. "Maria ___" (Jimmy Dorsey #1 hit) : ELENA
7. New England catch : CODS
8. Attending to the case : ONIT
9. Really bothered : ATEAT
10. Caffe ___ : LATTE
11. Drink in a Chinese restaurant : GREENTEA
12. Show on TV : AIR
13. It's sometimes written in the sand : SOS
15. Uniform : DRESS
20. Talked to : SPOKEWITH
24. Long hike : TREK
25. When repeated, start of a cheer : HIP
27. Up until : ASOF
28. Totals : SUMS
30. Spanish article : UNA
31. Robert E. Lee's men : REBS
34. Absolute worst : PITS
36. Son of Aphrodite : EROS
37. You're strapped when you're in it : DEBT
38. Bit of Mexican bread : PESO
39. Turnpike sight : RESTSTOP
40. Follow a pattern, in a way : SEW
41. Kick out : BAN
45. Wool lovers : MOTHS
47. Diagonally : ASLOPE
48. William who founded Mad magazine : GAINES
49. Whiz : EXPERT
51. Came to : AWOKE
52. Fathers : SIRES
54. Use a harpoon : WHALE
57. Wear down : TIRE
58. Throw : CAST
59. Motorcyclist Knievel : EVEL
60. Chicken kernels? : FEED
61. With 62-Down, be demure : ACT
62. See 61-Down : SHY

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