New York Times, Monday, December 30, 2002

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQX} This is puzzle # 102 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Sultan of ___ (Babe Ruth) : SWAT
5. Gaming table stacks : BETS
9. Tease : RAGON
14. Roof's edge : EAVE
15. Leave out : OMIT
16. Performer with a painted-on smile : CLOWN
17. Bygone times : ERAS
18. Conceal : HIDE
19. HBO deliverer : CABLE
20. "You said it!" : YESSIRREEBOB
23. September bloom : ASTER
24. Royal residences : PALACES
28. Knave : ROGUE
32. Tex-Mex snack : TAMALE
33. "Stop right there!" : WHOANELLY
37. Dry-as-dust : ARID
38. Short flight : HOP
39. Oceanographic charts : SEAMAPS
42. Comedian's bit : GAG
43. Currier's partner in lithography : IVES
45. "Uh-uh!" : NOWAYJOSE
47. Mother ___ (Nobel-winning nun) : TERESA
50. Siesta sound : SNORE
51. Stretchy, as a waistband : ELASTIC
53. Notre Dame's Fighting ___ : IRISH
57. "I'm afraid not!" : SORRYCHARLIE
61. Madcap : ANTIC
64. Seep (out) : OOZE
65. Smidgen : IOTA
66. Apple laptop : IBOOK
67. Eve's man : ADAM
68. Demonic : EVIL
69. Hollywood's DeVito or Glover : DANNY
70. Ballfield cover : TARP
71. Byrd and Hatch, e.g.: Abbr. : SENS
1. "Ta-ta" : SEEYA
2. Merchandise : WARES
3. "Halt!," at sea : AVAST
4. Mosaic piece : TESSERA
5. Physicist Niels : BOHR
6. Mideast prince : EMIR
7. An almanac lists its highs and lows : TIDE
8. Prepare, as tea : STEEP
9. Pepsi competitor : RCCOLA
10. Mobile home? : ALABAMA
11. Big hunk : GOB
12. "Wise" bird : OWL
13. SSW's reverse : NNE
21. Leg shackles : IRONS
22. Cave dweller : BAT
25. It goes in the hold : CARGO
26. Sewing machine inventor Howe : ELIAS
27. Everglades grass : SEDGE
29. "You could've knocked me over with a feather!" : GEE
30. ___ Bator, Mongolia : ULAN
31. St. ___ fire : ELMOS
33. Snowlike : WHITE
34. It's no mansion : HOVEL
35. "Tosca," e.g. : OPERA
36. Sign of boredom : YAWN
40. Kung ___ shrimp : PAO
41. Neighbor of Israel : SYRIA
44. College period : SESSION
46. Axis soldiers : JERRIES
48. Thickset : STOCKY
49. Lungful : AIR
52. Zagreb resident : CROAT
54. 1974 Tom T. Hall hit : ILOVE
55. Peaceful protest : SITIN
56. Gets better, as a wound : HEALS
58. Mentor for Luke Skywalker : YODA
59. Ivan, for one : CZAR
60. Rope material : HEMP
61. Grant-in-___ : AID
62. Org. for the Nets and Nuggets : NBA
63. Ship's weight unit : TON

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