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New York Times, Wednesday, July 2, 2003

Author:
Barbara Olson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barbara Olson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BJQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Olson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0702 ( 19,594 )
Across
1
Sidelines shout : RAH
4
One appearing between numbers : EMCEE
9
Greek marketplace : AGORA
14
"___ pig's eye!" : INA
15
Old Pisa dough? : LIRAS
16
Deadly snake : VIPER
17
Definition of 41-Across : STRAYDOGSHELTER
20
Joshes : KIDS
21
Jones of the Miracle Mets : CLEON
22
Bib. prophet : ISA
23
Definition of 41-Across : SIXTEENOUNCES
27
Sweater material : MOHAIR
29
Caffeine source : TEA
30
Actor Wallach : ELI
31
Pleasing view : VISTA
35
Doofus : SCHMO
39
Mountains crossed by Hannibal : ALPS
41
Theme of this puzzle : POUND
43
Property claim : LIEN
44
Corrective eye surgery : LASIK
46
Straight from the keg : ONTAP
48
Cross shape : TAU
49
Berlin Airlift grp. : RAF
51
Foes of Carthage : ROMANS
53
Definition of 41-Across : MONEYINLONDON
59
W.W. II sphere: Abbr. : ETO
60
Hard to get to know : ALOOF
61
Neighbor of Minn. : NDAK
64
Definition of 41-Across : STRIKEWITHFORCE
68
Josh : TEASE
69
"He's ___ nowhere man ..." (Beatles lyric) : AREAL
70
Beehive State native : UTE
71
Eagerness : ARDOR
72
Gossipmonger : YENTA
73
No-show's test score : NIL
Down
1
Classic Parker Brothers game : RISK
2
Prefix with lock or knock : ANTI
3
Travails : HARDSHIPS
4
Tarzan portrayer Ron : ELY
5
Near the center of : MID
6
"Photographs & Memories" singer : CROCE
7
Quarter back? : EAGLE
8
Ruhr Valley city : ESSEN
9
Pennsylvania and others : AVENUES
10
Jazz arranger Evans : GIL
11
Microscope lens : OPTIC
12
Witherspoon of "Legally Blonde" : REESE
13
Tapestry : ARRAS
18
Where pomelos grow : ASIA
19
Derisive shout : HOOT
24
Louis ___, the Sun King : XIV
25
Source of embarrassment : TRIP
26
Table salt formula : NACL
27
Banquet : MEAL
28
___ podrida : OLLA
32
Jack of "Barney Miller" : SOO
33
Wine cask : TUN
34
Lizard's nibble : ANT
36
Like commando raids : HITANDRUN
37
Bad-tempered : MEAN
38
___ probandi (burden of proof) : ONUS
40
Beget : SIRE
42
Mend : DARN
45
Person with a paddle : KAYAKER
47
Detachable craft : POD
50
Tab site : FILE
52
Like 1950's recordings : MONO
53
Hostess Perle : MESTA
54
Lupine : wolf :: lutrine : ___ : OTTER
55
"WarGames" setting : NORAD
56
"Forget it!" : NOWAY
57
Orléans's river : LOIRE
58
A lot : OFTEN
62
When the witches first appear in "Macbeth" : ACTI
63
Ship's backbone : KEEL
65
Equal: Prefix : ISO
66
Magician's prop : HAT
67
Where I-10 and I-95 meet: Abbr. : FLA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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