New York Times, Wednesday, February 5, 2003

Author: Ron O'Hair
Editor: Will Shortz
Ron O'Hair
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. O'Hair. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Airborne toy : BOXKITE
6. "The Simpsons" storekeeper : APU
9. Loafers holder : SHOEBOX
14. Après-ski drink : COCOA
15. Zip : PEP
16. Spacious : AMPLE
17. Native on the Bering Sea : ALEUT
18. Sea lion, e.g. : EAREDSEAL
20. Horseshoer's tool : RASP
21. Sports page summary : BOXSCORE
22. Purge : RID
23. Sinuous swimmer : EEL
25. Galley tool : OAR
26. Fall off : WANE
27. Like the verb "to be" : IRREGULAR
31. Bigot : HATER
32. Society page word : NEE
33. "Step ___!" : ONIT
34. Bamako's land : MALI
35. Theater receipts : BOXOFFICE
37. It shouldn't be stuffed : BALLOTBOX
40. Boozehound : LUSH
41. Smidgens : BITS
42. Dundee denial : NAE
43. French seaport : BREST
45. Food device : PROCESSOR
47. 10K, for one : RACE
48. "You stink!" : BOO
49. Triangle part: Abbr. : HYP
50. CPR giver : EMT
51. Tune player : MUSICBOX
53. Scads : ALOT
57. "Come to think of it ..." : ASIRECALL
59. A-1 : PRIMO
60. Pitchfork wielder : DEVIL
61. Actor Billy ___ Williams : DEE
62. Emerson piece : ESSAY
63. Excellent viewing spot : BOXSEAT
64. Comics bark : ARF
65. Transmission : GEARBOX
1. Part of a freight train : BOXCAR
2. ___ nut (caffeine source) : KOLA
3. Boardwalk treats : ICES
4. False top : TOUPEE
5. Chow down : EAT
6. Zoo animals : APES
7. Naval attire : PEACOAT
8. Commotion : UPROAR
9. One-named singer from Nigeria : SADE
10. Pinafore letters : HMS
11. Organ transplants, e.g. : OPERATIONS
12. "Seinfeld" pal : ELAINE
13. Tree of the maple family : BOXELDER
19. Blunder : ERR
21. Meal-to-go : BOXLUNCH
24. Self-interested one : EGOIST
26. Mural site : WALL
27. Correspondence collector : INBOX
28. Antique auto : REO
29. Like a mirror : REFLECTIVE
30. Get prone : LIE
31. W.W. II U.S. admiral nicknamed "Bull" : HALSEY
34. Miniature auto brand : MATCHBOX
36. It may be blown : FUSE
37. Life story, in brief : BIO
38. Chinese "path" : TAO
39. Filmdom's Rocky, e.g. : BOXER
41. Range part : BROILER
43. Classic item in size comparisons : BREADBOX
44. Any of several Egyptian kings : RAMSES
45. Spanish inn : POSADA
46. Meager : SPARSE
48. Florida N.F.L.er : BUC
51. Become soft : MELT
52. Staff leader : CLEF
54. Actress Kudrow : LISA
55. Mullah ___, former Afghan leader : OMAR
56. Place for playthings : TOYBOX
58. River inlet : RIA
59. Hard throw, in baseball : PEG

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