New York Times, Tuesday, July 23, 2002

Author: Randall J. Hartman
Editor: Will Shortz
Randall J. Hartman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Couch : SOFA
5. Fail to act : SITBY
10. Host before Carson : PAAR
14. Grad : ALUM
15. Think the world of : ADORE
16. Light brown : ECRU
17. Sask. neighbor : ALTA
18. ___ palm : BETEL
19. Whiz kids : ACES
20. Hoot at confined hooters? : RAZZZOOOWLS
23. Bank statement amt. : INT
24. Have a bite : EAT
25. Eventually : SOMEDAY
27. Explorer Johnson : OSA
30. Captain's hook : GAFF
33. Send via Western Union : WIRE
34. Hamlet, in "Hamlet" : ROLE
36. Bill Gates, to some : GURU
38. Supplies, as assistance : LENDS
41. Claim Confederate leader has varied taste? : CALLLEEECLECTIC
44. Winetaster's criterion : AROMA
45. 1970 Kinks hit : LOLA
46. Triumphant cry : TADA
47. Room at San Quentin : CELL
49. Part of a basilica : NAVE
51. Auction buy : LOT
52. Villain in Exodus : PHARAOH
55. Response to a preacher : IDO
57. Tennis judge's cry : LET
58. Entice W.W. II agents? : WOOOSSSPIES
64. Racer Luyendyk : ARIE
66. It's a fact : TRUTH
67. Site of the Taj Mahal : AGRA
68. ___ suit (baggy outfit) : ZOOT
69. First name in cosmetics : ESTEE
70. "___ Over Beethoven" : ROLL
71. Oscar winner Paquin : ANNA
72. Takes five : RESTS
73. Not just a five-minute jaunt : TREK
1. German industrial region : SAAR
2. ___ podrida : OLLA
3. Play around (with) : FUTZ
4. Dumbfound : AMAZE
5. "Mission: Impossible" assignment, maybe : SABOTAGE
6. Thought: Prefix : IDEO
7. Screen pooch of 1939 : TOTO
8. Makes suds : BREWS
9. Shortest light : YELLOW
10. Unimpressive brain size : PEA
11. Unplanned : ACCIDENTAL
12. Rock concert venue : ARENA
13. Out of practice : RUSTY
21. End of a two-part move : ZAG
22. Request before a click : SMILE
26. Build : ERECT
27. Shamu, for one : ORCA
28. Rise quickly : SOAR
29. Divvying-up process : ALLOCATION
31. Natural gas, for one : FUEL
32. Common refrigerant : FREON
35. "___ Gantry" : ELMER
37. Pac-10 team, for short : UCLA
39. "Thank You" singer, 2001 : DIDO
40. Leave in a hurry : SCAT
42. Steven Bochco series : LALAW
43. Doesn't skimp with : LAVISHES
48. Window smasher, maybe : LOOTER
50. Actors Begley and Begley Jr. : EDS
52. Public square : PLAZA
53. "Great white" bird : HERON
54. Preakness entrant : HORSE
56. It's eye-grabbing : OPART
59. On the ___ (bickering) : OUTS
60. Let stand, in editorial parlance : STET
61. Aviation pioneer Sikorsky : IGOR
62. ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
63. Polio vaccine developer : SALK
65. LAX info : ETA

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