New York Times, Thursday, May 8, 2003

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 106 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

Notepad: The circled diagonal letters will spell a hint to 8 other answers in the grid.
JimH notes: "Catty-corner" answers: STRAY CAT, SIAMESE CAT, FAT CAT, TOM CAT, HEP CAT, etc.
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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Drift : STRAY
6. Herringlike catch : SHADS
11. Prosperous : FAT
14. "___ my reasons ..." : IHAVE
15. Bulldog : YALIE
16. Latin 101 word : AMO
17. Elizabeth who pioneered in the advertising of beauty aids : ARDEN
18. Glistened : SHONE
19. Gate crasher? : RAM
20. Like fresh brownies : MOIST
21. Most sun-kissed, as hair : TAWNIEST
23. Bambi's aunt : ENA
24. Figure on a fin : ABE
26. Green-eyed person : ENVIER
28. E-mail command : SEND
30. Put in jail : EMBAR
33. P.T.A.'s focus: Abbr. : EDUC
34. Prevents : ESTOPS
36. Sci-fi sage : YODA
38. Piece of history : ERA
39. Issue with a new look, maybe : REPACKAGE
42. "Do the Right Thing" role : SAL
45. Water brand : NAYA
46. It's bound to take a beating : TAMTAM
50. New York's Jacob ___ Park : RIIS
52. Pomme de ___ (potato) : TERRE
54. Mideast capital : SANA
55. Newsman Peter : ARNETT
57. Waste not : USE
59. Neighbor of Peru: Abbr. : BOL
60. Got suddenly sad : TEAREDUP
63. Like some old cigars : RELIT
65. ___ jacet (tombstone words) : HIC
66. All worked up : IRATE
67. Papas of "Zorba the Greek" : IRENE
68. Outback runner : EMU
69. "When hell freezes over!" : NEVER
70. Fall collection line : COATS
71. Favorite : PET
72. Clarifying phrase : IDEST
73. Casino, to a gambler : HOUSE
1. Kind of pipe connection : SIAMESE
2. King-sized seats : THRONES
3. Glowing : RADIANT
4. 2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc., in S.F. : AVES
5. Nosy Parker : YENTA
6. Interstate grid, e.g. : SYSTEM
7. Funny response : HAHA
8. "What ___ blow!" : ALOW
9. Some evening social events : DINNERDATES
10. Not stop at the door : SEEIN
11. Gary Larson strip, with "The" : FARSIDE
12. Hobbyist : AMATEUR
13. Big bird : TOM
22. "Who's That Girl" rapper : EVE
25. Like a painter's smock : BESPATTERED
27. Radiola maker : RCA
29. "Le Coq ___" : DOR
31. One way to get around town : BYCAR
32. Just fine : AOK
35. Stock holder : PEN
37. Istanbul title : AGA
40. Matey's assent : AYE
41. Printers' widths : EMS
42. Veracruz Mrs. : SRA
43. Broadcast slot : AIRTIME
44. Engraving : LINECUT
47. Dramatic scene : TABLEAU
48. Dubs : ANOINTS
49. Toy dog : MALTESE
51. Where the buoys are : SEA
53. Poet Brooke : RUPERT
56. "Lemon Tree" singer Lopez : TRINI
58. Psychoanalyst Fromm : ERICH
61. Starsky of "Starsky and Hutch" : DAVE
62. Shoshoneans : UTES
64. Suffix with smack : EROO
65. With it, baby : HEP

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