New York Times, Thursday, September 25, 2003

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 1 Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Crown : PATE
5. Store : CACHE
10. Spout nonsense? : SCAT
14. Bird in a bevy : SWAN
15. Dupont's "Fiber A" : ORLON
16. Cass, e.g. : MAMA
17. Biblical verb : HAST
18. Roller-coaster parts : RAILS
19. Brand under a sink : AJAX
20. ___ Lindgren, creator of Pippi Longstocking : ASTRID
22. Unwelcome strains : FLUS
24. Action film staple : UZI
25. Popular show : WHEELOFFORTUNE
28. Way off base? : LEAVE
29. Robert Burns's "O, ___ Thou in the Cauld Blast" : WERT
30. Inn order : ALE
32. Formicary resident : ANT
34. Like some kitchens : EATIN
38. The show's partly completed puzzle (category: hosts) : PTSJKNDVNNWHITE
43. Old Ford : EDSEL
44. ___ Paulo : SAO
45. Shorten, in a way : MOW
46. Subtracting : LESS
49. "I'm innocent!" : NOTME
52. Request that will complete the show's puzzle : IDLIKETOBUYANA
57. Compound ending : ANE
58. Impending : NEAR
59. Traveler's complaint : JETLAG
60. Interrogate : QUIZ
62. Place for a French lesson : ECOLE
64. Powder holder : HORN
65. Motivation : URGE
66. Issue : TOPIC
67. First word of "The Raven" : ONCE
68. With 40-Down, popular fashion label : ANNE
69. Clean, as a floor : SWEPT
70. Appt. with an analyst : SESS
1. "Stop yer joshin'!" : PSHAW
2. Soaked : AWASH
3. Kitschy : TASTELESS
4. Part of an order : ENTREE
5. Soft leather : CORDOVAN
6. Coach Parseghian : ARA
7. Bluff : CLIFF
8. Like jack-o'-lanterns : HOLLOW
9. Protect : ENSURE
10. Wee, in the Hebrides : SMA
11. Spicy cuisine : CAJUN
12. Floor : AMAZE
13. Kind of stand : TAXI
21. Pier grp. : ILA
23. Scatter : STREW
26. Manage : FEND
27. The Beehive State : UTAH
30. Lug : APE
31. Old Ford : LTD
33. DVD displayers : TVS
35. Soul searcher's need : TIMEALONE
36. L.A. law figure : ITO
37. Modernized : NEW
39. Set : JELL
40. See 68-Across : KLEIN
41. Prefix with technology : NANO
42. What money is to some : NOOBJECT
47. Clay targets : SKEETS
48. Placid Everglades denizen : SEACOW
50. Calendar abbr. : TUE
51. Underlying system of beliefs : MYTHOS
52. Bury : INURN
53. See fit : DEIGN
54. Figure of speech : TROPE
55. Ones who make raids : NARCS
56. Moorehead of "Bewitched" : AGNES
57. Soothing shade : AQUA
61. Last in a series : ZEE
63. Fat ___ (fight memento) : LIP

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