New York Times, Monday, August 11, 2003

Author: Randall J. Hartman
Editor: Will Shortz
Randall J. Hartman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gladiators' locale : ARENA
6. Eskimo's vehicle : SLED
10. Office message : MEMO
14. Snouted animal : TAPIR
15. "___ Get a Witness" (Marvin Gaye hit) : CANI
16. Sandler of "Big Daddy" : ADAM
17. In reserve : ONICE
18. Dashiell Hammett dog : ASTA
19. Andes capital : LIMA
20. Best available : PICKOFTHELITTER
23. ___-mo : SLO
24. Campaign (for) : RUN
25. Philosopher ___-tzu : LAO
28. Music, ballet, sculpture, etc. : ARTS
31. Liquid part of blood : PLASMA
36. Shade trees : ELMS
38. Trot or canter : GAIT
40. Not for the first time : AGAIN
41. Quick, easy motion : FLICKOFTHEWRIST
44. Old silo missile : TITAN
45. Pond duck : TEAL
46. Countertenor's counterpart : ALTO
47. Lackey : YESMAN
49. Men-only affair : STAG
51. Thesaurus listing: Abbr. : SYN
52. Whisper sweet nothings : COO
54. Toy with a string : TOP
56. Where punches are hardest : THICKOFTHEFIGHT
65. Opera set in ancient Egypt : AIDA
66. Greek promenade : STOA
67. Word before circle or tube : INNER
68. "Roger, ___ and out" : OVER
69. Hosp. printouts : EEGS
70. Gawk (at) : STARE
71. County center : SEAT
72. Attention-getting sound : SNAP
73. More than dislikes : HATES
1. Above : ATOP
2. Punjabi princess : RANI
3. "Ben-Hur," for one : EPIC
4. Shaving mishaps : NICKS
5. Space on a leaf : AREOLA
6. "Begone!" : SCAT
7. Eyelid attachment : LASH
8. Computer key : ENTER
9. Telephone : DIALUP
10. Drink with a foamy head : MALT
11. Work for Hearst, e.g. : EDIT
12. Hit musical with the song "Bosom Buddies" : MAME
13. Gen. Bradley : OMAR
21. Do without : FORGO
22. Acquired relative : INLAW
25. Southpaw : LEFTY
26. "Kate & ___" : ALLIE
27. Leaves out : OMITS
29. Roly-poly president : TAFT
30. Locations : SITES
32. Home of the Taj Mahal : AGRA
33. Explores the seven seas : SAILS
34. Like some eyes at a wedding : MISTY
35. Playwright Chekhov : ANTON
37. Pyramid scheme, e.g. : SCAM
39. "___ does it!" : THAT
42. Special skill : KNACK
43. Tickle pink : ELATE
48. Hangmen's ropes : NOOSES
50. Cry in a kids' card game : GOFISH
53. A lot : OFTEN
55. Ship of Columbus : PINTA
56. New Mexico town on the Santa Fe Trail : TAOS
57. Busy place : HIVE
58. Brainstorm : IDEA
59. Golfing vehicle : CART
60. Robe for Caesar : TOGA
61. Trunk fastener : HASP
62. Picnic pest : GNAT
63. "From ___ to Eternity" : HERE
64. Uno y dos : TRES

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