New York Times, Wednesday, March 5, 2003

Author: Tyler Hinman
Editor: Will Shortz
Tyler Hinman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQZ} Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Hinman. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Domini preceder : ANNO
5. ___ prof. : ASST
9. Aisle walker : USHER
14. Penury : NEED
15. Member of a bygone empire : INCA
16. School assignment : THEME
17. Approach the gate, say : TAXI
18. Corner piece : ROOK
19. Poison : TOXIN
20. Roman rebuke : ETTUBRUTE
22. Poet's Muse : ERATO
23. A drawbridge spans it : MOAT
24. Wrong : TORT
26. Selling very well : HOT
29. With 46-Across, an observation about the game in this grid : XISTHE
31. Folder labels : TABS
35. Jubilant : ELATED
37. Musical sensitivity : EAR
38. That Spanish girl : ELLA
39. Social : MIXER
40. Tel. no. addition : EXT
41. 55-Down under a flame : BROIL
42. December 24 and 31, e.g. : EVES
43. Historical division : ERA
44. Instant : MOMENT
45. Viper's home : NEST
46. See 29-Across : WINNER
48. ___-blue : SKY
49. Planning detail : SPEC
51. It's 5 for B and 6 for C: Abbr. : ATNO
53. Record company that rejected the Beatles : DECCA
56. Where dirty clothes go : INTHEWASH
61. Sag : DROOP
62. Inflict upon : DOTO
63. Montreal player : EXPO
64. Ancient marketplace : AGORA
65. "So I ___!" : LIED
66. 63-Across, for short : NLER
67. Bumpkin : YOKEL
68. Goes off : ERRS
69. All wrapped (up) : SEWN
1. What you may do to get a hand : ANTE
2. Spiffy : NEAT
3. Waiting room call : NEXT
4. Execration : ODIUM
5. Cause of a W.W. II siren : AIRRAID
6. Porcine features : SNOUTS
7. Sean Connery, for one : SCOT
8. Cry during a duel : TAKETHAT
9. Total : UTTER
10. For the immediate future : SHORTTERM
11. Prefix with -gon : HEXA
12. Give off : EMIT
13. Gambler's destination : RENO
21. Arena antagonist : BOXER
25. "... ___ the fields we go" : OER
26. Macho guys : HEMEN
27. Oil source : OLIVE
28. Colonists' annoyances : TAXES
30. Bush, for one : TEXAN
32. Soothing plants : ALOES
33. Lose a staring contest : BLINK
34. Like pretzels, typically : SALTY
36. Datum for college applications : TESTSCORE
40. "Monty Python" player : ERICIDLE
41. Carried : BORNE
43. Woolly mama : EWE
44. Ways : METHODS
47. Yak : NATTER
50. Kind of court : PAPAL
52. Athlete Jesse : OWENS
53. 40's turning point : DDAY
54. So : ERGO
55. Prepare : COOK
57. Black, as la nuit : NOIR
58. Wagon part : AXLE
59. Erupt : SPEW
60. It may be French : HORN

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