New York Times, Monday, December 16, 2002

Author: Jim Hyres
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Hyres
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Hyres. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ Vegas : LAS
4. Fisherman : ANGLER
10. Hit, as one's toe : STUB
14. AOL, e.g.: Abbr. : ISP
15. Harangue : TIRADE
16. Llama's land : PERU
17. Building wing : ELL
18. Iroquois Indian : ONEIDA
19. Put up, as a picture : HANG
20. Earthquake measurer : SEISMOGRAPHER
23. Bowling target : TENPIN
24. Story that's "to be continued" : SERIAL
27. Sight-related : OPTIC
28. Ewe's mate : RAM
31. Five: Prefix : PENTA
32. Fred Flintstone and others : CAVEMEN
35. Request after an auto breakdown : TOW
36. Carry-on bags have them : SIZELIMITATIONS
41. That: Sp. : ESO
42. See "damp" instead of "clamp," e.g. : MISREAD
43. Run off to wed : ELOPE
46. However, informally : THO
47. Wasp homes : NESTS
51. Sharp comeback : RETORT
53. Christie of mystery : AGATHA
54. "Ahhh" and "Whew, that was close!" : SIGHSOFRELIEF
58. Sentence subject, usually : NOUN
60. Come by : ATTAIN
61. Basic cleaner : LYE
62. Turnpike turn-off : EXIT
63. Tiny acorn, e.g. : NUTLET
64. RCA and Panasonic products : TVS
65. The "B" in KB and MB : BYTE
66. Rounded hills : KNOLLS
67. Word before "Go!" : SET
1. Isn't straight up with : LIESTO
2. Catching z's : ASLEEP
3. Broken finger support : SPLINT
4. Consisting of tiny bits : ATOMICAL
5. Sheer fabric : NINON
6. Actor Kinnear : GREG
7. Den : LAIR
8. Icelandic literary work : EDDA
9. Harvests : REAPS
10. Globe : SPHERE
11. Attack aggressively : TEARINTO
12. Cider server : URN
13. Locust or beetle : BUG
21. Enliven, with "up" : SPICE
22. With it, man : HEP
25. Heaps : ATON
26. Subjects of Congressional debate : LAWS
28. Send in payment : REMIT
29. Group in Lancaster County, Pa. : AMISH
30. Washington transit system, with "the" : METRO
33. Vigor's partner : VIM
34. Scot's refusal : NAE
36. Fortuneteller : SEER
37. South Seas locale : ISLE
38. Snazzy 1940's attire : ZOOTSUIT
39. Off-topic ramblings : TANGENTS
40. Perfect : IDEAL
44. Grosse ___, Mich. : POINTE
45. Work unit : ERG
48. Circus props : STILTS
49. "Look What ___ Done to My Song, Ma" (1970 hit) : THEYVE
50. Least risky : SAFEST
52. Show gratitude to : THANK
53. The Little Mermaid : ARIEL
55. "Star Trek" weapon setting : STUN
56. "Beetle Bailey" dog : OTTO
57. Take a tumble : FALL
58. Omaha's state: Abbr. : NEB
59. Prefix with acetylene : OXY

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