New York Times, Monday, December 23, 2002

Author: David Bunker
Editor: Will Shortz
David Bunker
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Bunker. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Polio vaccine developer : SALK
5. "Step aside, I'll do it" : LETME
10. Unexciting : BLAH
14. Have ___ to one's head : AGUN
15. Bird-related : AVIAN
16. Where Pearl Harbor is : OAHU
17. Popular cookbook author : JAMESBEARD
19. "Thin" coin : DIME
20. Come into view : APPEAR
21. Emergency situation : CODERED
23. Lock opener : KEY
24. Lock location : HASP
27. Scott Joplin's "Maple Leaf ___" : RAG
28. Lad : LITTLESHAVER
33. Muckety-muck : NABOB
36. "Bolero" composer : RAVEL
37. Advance in years : AGE
38. Isn't solvent : OWES
39. Dove houses : COTES
40. What's harvested : CROP
41. Remote control abbr. : VOL
42. Filmmaker Woody : ALLEN
43. "If you ___" (words of deference) : SAYSO
44. Worked up : ALLINALATHER
47. Fuel additive : STP
48. Manipulative one : USER
49. File folder feature : TAB
52. Excellence : QUALITY
56. Formally renounce : ABJURE
58. ___ Minor (constellation) : URSA
59. Somerset Maugham novel, with "The" : RAZORSEDGE
62. Mideast's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
63. Native Alaskan : ALEUT
64. Like a lime : SOUR
65. Pair : DUAD
66. Duke, earl, etc. : PEERS
67. Three, in cards : TREY
1. Game show host Pat : SAJAK
2. With mouth wide open : AGAPE
3. Like some gravy and mattresses : LUMPY
4. Midleg : KNEE
5. Maze runner : LABRAT
6. Preceding day : EVE
7. ___ Maria liqueur : TIA
8. ___ Antony : MARC
9. Signs, as a check : ENDORSES
10. Spanish grocery : BODEGA
11. Den : LAIR
12. "Life is hard ..." : AHME
13. Colored : HUED
18. Englishman in colonial India : SAHIB
22. Author Roald : DAHL
25. Take a walk : STROLL
26. Flat part of a chart line : PLATEAU
28. ___ Alamos, N.M. : LOS
29. Occasions : EVENTS
30. Differentiate : VARY
31. Modest people have small ones : EGOS
32. Possible result of 40-Down nonpayment : REPO
33. Exploding star : NOVA
34. Delinquent G.I. : AWOL
35. Carillon part : BELL
39. Nonsense : CLAPTRAP
40. Auto : CAR
42. Opposing : ANTI
43. Most Yugoslavs : SERBS
45. Cuba, e.g. : ISLAND
46. Red suit : HEARTS
49. Elizabeth I was the last one : TUDOR
50. Present a case in court : ARGUE
51. Drunken : BEERY
52. Triplet plus one : QUAD
53. Language of Pakistan : URDU
54. Out of sight of shore : ASEA
55. Bush's alma mater : YALE
57. Joke : JEST
60. Zuider ___ : ZEE
61. Your and my : OUR

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