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New York Times, Thursday, May 8, 2003

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is puzzle # 106 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
Notepad: The circled diagonal letters will spell a hint to 8 other answers in the grid.
Jim Horne notes:

"Catty-corner" answers: STRAY CAT, SIAMESE CAT, FAT CAT, TOM CAT, HEP CAT, etc.

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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0508 ( 19,539 )

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Across
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Drift : STRAY
6
Herringlike catch : SHADS
11
Prosperous : FAT
14
"___ my reasons ..." : IHAVE
15
Bulldog : YALIE
16
Latin 101 word : AMO
17
Elizabeth who pioneered in the advertising of beauty aids : ARDEN
18
Glistened : SHONE
19
Gate crasher? : RAM
20
Like fresh brownies : MOIST
21
Most sun-kissed, as hair : TAWNIEST
23
Bambi's aunt : ENA
24
Figure on a fin : ABE
26
Green-eyed person : ENVIER
28
E-mail command : SEND
30
Put in jail : EMBAR
33
P.T.A.'s focus: Abbr. : EDUC
34
Prevents : ESTOPS
36
Sci-fi sage : YODA
38
Piece of history : ERA
39
Issue with a new look, maybe : REPACKAGE
42
"Do the Right Thing" role : SAL
45
Water brand : NAYA
46
It's bound to take a beating : TAMTAM
50
New York's Jacob ___ Park : RIIS
52
Pomme de ___ (potato) : TERRE
54
Mideast capital : SANA
55
Newsman Peter : ARNETT
57
Waste not : USE
59
Neighbor of Peru: Abbr. : BOL
60
Got suddenly sad : TEAREDUP
63
Like some old cigars : RELIT
65
___ jacet (tombstone words) : HIC
66
All worked up : IRATE
67
Papas of "Zorba the Greek" : IRENE
68
Outback runner : EMU
69
"When hell freezes over!" : NEVER
70
Fall collection line : COATS
71
Favorite : PET
72
Clarifying phrase : IDEST
73
Casino, to a gambler : HOUSE
Down
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Kind of pipe connection : SIAMESE
2
King-sized seats : THRONES
3
Glowing : RADIANT
4
2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc., in S.F. : AVES
5
Nosy Parker : YENTA
6
Interstate grid, e.g. : SYSTEM
7
Funny response : HAHA
8
"What ___ blow!" : ALOW
9
Some evening social events : DINNERDATES
10
Not stop at the door : SEEIN
11
Gary Larson strip, with "The" : FARSIDE
12
Hobbyist : AMATEUR
13
Big bird : TOM
22
"Who's That Girl" rapper : EVE
25
Like a painter's smock : BESPATTERED
27
Radiola maker : RCA
29
"Le Coq ___" : DOR
31
One way to get around town : BYCAR
32
Just fine : AOK
35
Stock holder : PEN
37
Istanbul title : AGA
40
Matey's assent : AYE
41
Printers' widths : EMS
42
Veracruz Mrs. : SRA
43
Broadcast slot : AIRTIME
44
Engraving : LINECUT
47
Dramatic scene : TABLEAU
48
Dubs : ANOINTS
49
Toy dog : MALTESE
51
Where the buoys are : SEA
53
Poet Brooke : RUPERT
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"Lemon Tree" singer Lopez : TRINI
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Psychoanalyst Fromm : ERICH
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Starsky of "Starsky and Hutch" : DAVE
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Shoshoneans : UTES
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Suffix with smack : EROO
65
With it, baby : HEP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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