New York Times, Tuesday, March 25, 2003

Author: John Greenman
Editor: Will Shortz
John Greenman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQUVWZ} This is puzzle # 60 for Mr. Greenman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Stranded motorist's S O S : FLARE
6. Fishhook part : BARB
10. Train station : STOP
14. Set one's sights : AIMED
15. Meltable spread : OLEO
16. "My Friend ___" (1949 flick) : IRMA
17. Showy perennials : CROCI
18. Josip Broz, familiarly : TITO
19. Play, as drums : BEAT
20. "Consider seriously, Bret" : TAKETOHARTE
23. Checkup sounds : AHS
24. Be into : DIG
25. 24-hour period, in astronomy : SOLARDAY
27. Francis and Dahl : ARLENES
31. Novelist Umberto : ECO
32. Hotfoot it : HIE
33. "Earn straight A's, Karl" : GETHIGHMARX
39. Saudi or Yemeni : ARAB
41. Televise : AIR
42. Final, e.g. : EXAM
43. "Sing lead, Horace" : BEFRONTMANN
48. ___ Fail (Irish coronation stone) : LIA
49. In the style of : ALA
50. Puts in order : NEATENS
52. Carpet leftovers : REMNANTS
57. Radar gun meas. : MPH
58. Bullfight bravo : OLE
59. "Stay free of discomfort, Thomas" : FEELNOPAINE
64. Pinocchio, for one : LIAR
66. The Supremes, e.g. : TRIO
67. Designer Perry : ELLIS
68. Sicilian smoker : ETNA
69. Sloth's home : TREE
70. Brooklets : RILLS
71. Brother of Cain : SETH
72. Rank above viscount : EARL
73. Final authority : SAYSO
1. It's true : FACT
2. Coin in the Trevi Fountain, once : LIRA
3. In a frenzy : AMOK
4. Many hairlines do it : RECEDE
5. Cutting and pasting : EDITING
6. This and that : BOTH
7. Name on a police blotter : ALIAS
8. So out, it's in : RETRO
9. Sell bathtub gin, say : BOOTLEG
10. Sis, e.g. : SIB
11. Radial pattern : TREAD
12. Cornhusker's city : OMAHA
13. Fall guy : PATSY
21. S-shaped molding : OGEE
22. A pop : EACH
26. Forum city : ROME
27. Pequod captain : AHAB
28. Laugh, in Lille : RIRE
29. Table extender : LEAF
30. "Immediately," in the O.R. : STAT
34. That guy : HIM
35. Where Tabriz is : IRAN
36. Linchpin's place : AXLE
37. Acid ___ : RAIN
38. Yule, in ads : XMAS
40. It's in whole wheat : BRAN
44. Norwegian saint : OLAF
45. Name following "No, No" : NANETTE
46. Verne skipper : NEMO
47. Siesta takers : NAPPERS
51. Muse of comedy : THALIA
52. Cast openings : ROLES
53. Typewriter type : ELITE
54. Stood for : MEANT
55. ___ cotta : TERRA
56. More cagey : SLIER
60. Holiday tune : NOEL
61. In a bad way : ILLY
62. Guitarist Lofgren : NILS
63. Conoco competitor : ESSO
65. "Yay, team!" : RAH

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