New York Times, Monday, September 22, 2003

Author: Marjorie Berg
Editor: Will Shortz
Marjorie Berg
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVWZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Berg. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Atlas contents : MAPS
5. Sonny's partner, once : CHER
9. Jazz style : BEBOP
14. Spanish water : AGUA
15. Composer Schifrin : LALO
16. French romance : AMOUR
17. Snuggles in : GETSCOMFY
19. Jay Silverheels role : TONTO
20. Some potatoes : IDAHOS
21. Shirt part : ARM
23. Sticky stuff : GOO
24. Flops down : TAKESALOADOFF
28. Have a look : SEE
30. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
31. Start of long-distance dialing : ONE
32. Piles : HEAPS
34. What Santa's making (and checking twice) : LIST
36. Ho-hum : BLAH
40. "If all ___ fails ..." : ELSE
41. Picture puzzle : REBUS
42. 5K, e.g. : RACE
43. Way off shore : ASEA
44. Muslim holy man : IMAM
45. Deluxe sheet fabric : SATIN
46. Hit, as the knuckles : RAP
48. Shower alternative : BATH
50. Mag. staffers : EDS
51. Gets ready to sit : PULLSUPACHAIR
56. Prefix with metric : ISO
57. Health resort : SPA
58. Pacific weather phenomenon : ELNINO
61. Surgeon's assistant : NURSE
63. Stays awhile : SETTLESIN
66. Fortuneteller's aid : TAROT
67. Duet plus one : TRIO
68. Count (on) : RELY
69. Snow sliders : SLEDS
70. Catch sight of : ESPY
71. "Jurassic Park" menace, briefly : TREX
1. O. Henry's "The Gift of the ___" : MAGI
2. Got gray : AGED
3. Helped to relax : PUTATEASE
4. "Peter and the Wolf" bird : SASHA
5. Skeleton's place? : CLOSET
6. Western omelet ingredient : HAM
7. North Pole toy maker : ELF
8. Palace dweller : ROYAL
9. Michael Keaton title role, 1989 : BATMAN
10. Comic Philips : EMO
11. Drum played with the hands : BONGO
12. Words before sight and mind : OUTOF
13. Conclusive evidence : PROOF
18. Fountain orders : COKES
22. Genealogy : ROOTS
25. Oregon's capital : SALEM
26. Poor woodcutter of folklore : ALIBABA
27. Actress Winger : DEBRA
28. Ballpark near Ashe Stadium : SHEA
29. Snakelike fish : EELS
33. Oyster's prize : PEARL
35. Shrub with red fruit : SUMAC
37. Early bird's opposite : LATERISER
38. ___ reflux : ACID
39. Egg layers : HENS
41. Shred : RIPUP
45. "___ we dance?" : SHALL
47. Desirable qualities : ASSETS
49. Comic 1982 Richard Pryor film : THETOY
51. Pub orders : PINTS
52. Typical : USUAL
53. "Casablanca" actor Peter : LORRE
54. Sticky stuff : PASTE
55. Not moving : INERT
59. World's longest river : NILE
60. Cameo stone : ONYX
62. Outfield surface : SOD
64. Hosp. areas : ERS
65. Start to fall : TIP

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