New York Times, Wednesday, December 4, 2002

Author: Richard Hughes
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Hughes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "___ magic!" : ITS
4. Give a hand : CLAP
8. About 60% of the world's population : ASIANS
14. Place for a tack : TIE
15. Busy place : HIVE
16. ___ in (cozy in bed) : TUCKED
17. Eden exile : EVE
18. Black cat, say : OMEN
19. Mountain nymphs : OREADS
20. Start of a wife's lament : MOSTMORNINGS
23. Poles, e.g. : SLAVS
24. Society page word : NEE
25. Egyptian cobra : ASP
28. Lament, part 2 : IWAKEUPGROUCHY
33. Sherpa sighting, maybe : YETI
34. Brazilian port : NATAL
35. One of the "north 40" : ACRE
39. Slowly, on a score : LENTO
42. Off the mark : WIDE
43. Pickler's need : BRINE
45. Snack favorite : OREO
47. Lament, part 3 : BUTONSATURDAYS
53. See 60-Down : AXE
54. Chaplin title : SIR
55. Louganis feats : DIVES
57. End of the lament : ILETHIMSLEEP
61. "Hogan's Heroes" setting : STALAG
64. Inventor's start : IDEA
65. Start of many an ode's title : TOA
66. Pull in : ARRIVE
67. Sweetums : DEAR
68. "For shame!" : TUT
69. Portable homes : TEPEES
70. Spanish compass point : ESTE
71. Printemps follower : ETE
1. Checkout count : ITEMS
2. Copenhagen park : TIVOLI
3. Plaything for two : SEESAW
4. Linguist Noam : CHOMSKY
5. Car with a bar, perhaps : LIMO
6. State confidently : AVER
7. Brown rival : PENN
8. Yom Kippur observer : ATONER
9. Walter Reed, e.g. : SURGEON
10. Ensures, slangily : ICES
11. Alias letters : AKA
12. Composer Rorem : NED
13. 60's college org. : SDS
21. New Deal org. : TVA
22. Having one sharp : ING
25. Broadway opening? : ACTI
26. Cousin of a herring : SHAD
27. W.W. II journalist Ernie : PYLE
29. Grig, when grown : EEL
30. Western tribesman : UTE
31. Burgundy grape : PINOT
32. Detroit grp. : UAW
35. "Waterloo" band : ABBA
36. Central point : CRUX
37. Wedding, e.g. : RITE
38. Brian of the early Roxy Music : ENO
40. Robert Morse title role on Broadway : TRU
41. Anthem contraction : OER
44. Put in shackles : ENSLAVE
46. "Most likely ..." : ODDSARE
48. Long fights : SIEGES
49. Met display : ART
50. Have a bug : AIL
51. Actress Mimieux : YVETTE
52. Show to the door : SEEOUT
56. Outpouring : SPATE
57. Court foe of Bjorn : ILIE
58. Camouflage : HIDE
59. Dangerous time : IDES
60. With 53-Across, a cleaver : MEAT
61. Posed : SAT
62. Cremona crowd? : TRE
63. Dadaism founder : ARP

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