New York Times, Wednesday, June 19, 2002

Author: Janet R. Bender
Editor: Will Shortz
Janet R. Bender
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QUVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 19 for Ms. Bender. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. North African capital : RABAT
6. Fit one inside another : NEST
10. Bit of change : DIME
14. Farsi speaker : IRANI
15. Linchpin site : AXLE
16. Bibliography abbr. : ETAL
17. Religious artwork : PIETA
18. Sidesplitter : RIOT
19. Actress ___ Flynn Boyle : LARA
20. More out of control? : DIRECTORBILLY
23. Boot reinforcement : TOECAP
25. When it's broken, that's good : PAR
26. Cyclotron bit : ION
27. Cousin of a caribou : ELK
28. Database operations : SORTS
31. Goosy : INANE
33. Long in the tooth : AGED
35. Bill's partner : COO
36. M.B.A. holder, maybe : CEO
37. Not as tall? : MARATHONERFRANK
43. Shindigs : DOS
44. It may be brewing : TEA
45. Not aweather : ALEE
46. Blouse ruffle : JABOT
49. Conductor Sir Georg : SOLTI
51. Jet ___ : LAG
52. Latin 101 word : AMO
53. Notable period : ERA
55. Punches in : ENTERS
57. More secure? : NEWSMANMORLEY
61. Mirth : GLEE
62. Baal, e.g. : IDOL
63. Cut into : ERODE
66. Turkish money : LIRA
67. 1986 #1 hit by Starship : SARA
68. Outpost group : TROOP
69. Magi's origin : EAST
70. North Carolina college : ELON
71. Nasal dividers : SEPTA
1. Letters sometimes inscribed above a name : RIP
2. Press secretary Fleischer : ARI
3. Traveler's guidebook : BAEDEKER
4. Prank : ANTIC
5. Royal toppers : TIARAS
6. D.E.A. agent : NARC
7. Way out : EXIT
8. Some fore-and-afters : SLOOPS
9. Prefix with hydrozoline : TETRA
10. Bologna home : DELI
11. Bologna home : ITALIA
12. Actor Brando : MARLON
13. Comedienne Boosler : ELAYNE
21. Noteworthy periods : EPOCHS
22. Bring up-to-date : BRIEF
23. Kind of spirit : TEAM
24. "Three Sisters" sister : OLGA
29. Milne youngster : ROO
30. Old TV sidekick : TONTO
32. Nick's wife : NORA
34. Pedestal part : DADO
36. Lunar locale : CRATER
38. Tribal symbol : TOTEM
39. Sinuous swimmer : EEL
40. Basketball maneuver : ALLEYOOP
41. Close : NEAR
42. They're tapped : KEGS
46. Sound of keys : JANGLE
47. Bloomer who popularized bloomers : AMELIA
48. Shaded recesses : BOWERS
49. Flip-flop, e.g. : SANDAL
50. Coastal features : INLETS
54. Union demand : RAISE
56. ___ Haute, Ind. : TERRE
58. Place in the House : SEAT
59. Former P.M. of 11-Down : MORO
60. Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
64. URL part : DOT
65. Raters of m.p.g. : EPA

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