New York Times, Friday, March 5, 2004

Author: Gary Steinmehl
Editor: Will Shortz
Gary Steinmehl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {KQ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Steinmehl. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Some hotel adjuncts : CAFERESTAURANTS
16. Old plugboard plug-ins : ANALOGCOMPUTERS
17. One may be decorated : MILITARYOFFICER
18. Pea jacket? : POD
19. 1980's proposal: Abbr. : SDI
20. Bounce : OUST
21. Kind of job : SNOW
23. Makes fast : MOORS
26. Home of Jorge Luis Borges: Abbr. : ARG
29. Mad modifier : HOPPING
32. Purlieu : AREA
33. San Joaquin Valley city : DELANO
36. Cannes film festival's Camera ___ : DOR
37. Small inventions : FIBS
38. High place : EVEREST
40. Low places : RAVINES
42. Vein site : LEAF
43. La lead-in : TRA
45. Just : BARELY
46. Stopping points : ENDS
47. Bothers : MOLESTS
49. Race sponsor : STP
50. Ancient manuscript : CODEX
51. They have tight headbands : TAMS
55. Arrow alternative : IZOD
57. Presidential appointee: Abbr. : AMB
60. With 30-Down, zero : NOT
61. It may be eaten with chopsticks : JAPANESECUISINE
66. Browner : ELECTRICTOASTER
67. Home of the Cougars of college sports : WASHINGTONSTATE
1. Barracks sites : CAMPS
2. Electrolysis particle : ANION
3. Three-time Masters winner : FALDO
4. Canadian poet Mandel : ELI
5. Breaks down, in a way : ROTS
6. Victorian outburst : EGAD
7. Save, and then some : SCRIMP
8. Miniature : TOY
9. "Ti ___" (Pavarotti album) : AMO
10. Like a free agent : UPFORGRABS
11. Patriot Putnam of the American Revolution : RUFUS
12. Poisonous Asian plant : ATIS
13. Pit holder : NECTARINE
14. Quarter of dodici : TRE
15. Bygone pol. unit : SSR
22. Landings : WHARFS
24. Fact follower? : OID
25. ___ before : ONOR
27. Riot : REBEL
28. Bloated : GASSY
30. See 60-Across : ONE
31. Like New York City's Sony Building : POSTMODERN
32. Something original : AFIRST
33. Removes : DELES
34. Something going on : EVENT
35. Potential sources of poisoning : LEADPIPES
39. Well-___ : TROD
41. Tannery sight : VAT
44. Tankard filler : ALE
48. Precise, in Méjico : EXACTO
50. "Rocky" score composer : CONTI
52. One of the Pointer Sisters : ANITA
53. "Haystack at Giverny" artist : MONET
54. About a quarter of a cord : STERE
56. "Scrubs" co-star ___ Braff : ZACH
58. Unstable particle : MUON
59. Objectivity spoiler : BIAS
61. Esther, notably : JEW
62. Like : ALA
63. Milano Mr. : SIG
64. Outside, at the outset : ECT
65. Retired cruiser : SST

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