New York Times, Friday, October 10, 2003

Author: Arlan and Linda Bushman
Editor: Will Shortz
Arlan Bushman
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32/19/20021/18/20043
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1.47000
Linda Bushman
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41/16/20021/18/20043
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1.52000

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Bushman. This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Bushman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Greater than great : SPLENDID
9. Rides : TAUNTS
15. Dining option : ALACARTE
16. Best at putting things away : OUTEAT
17. Not keep one's distance, in a way : TAILGATE
18. Hound : BEAGLE
19. Name derived from ancient Greek for "I burn" : ETNA
20. Opening to an underground network : GOPHERHOLE
22. Holder of private information? : DOGTAG
24. It's in, for now : FAD
25. Better : TOP
26. Filibuster : DELAY
28. Monumental stone heap : CAIRN
30. Spy pic, maybe : MICRODOT
34. Traffic stopper : PARADE
35. Come into : INHERIT
36. Doesn't charge for : DONATES
37. Botanical organ : STAMEN
38. Fauna, fondly : CRITTERS
39. Not just cool : GELID
40. City near Mount Monadnock : KEENE
41. Surfer's entry, maybe : URL
42. Acct. stat : BAL
43. Essays : TRACTS
48. Hail : ICEPELLETS
52. Tongue-tied one? : SHOE
53. Fonda's "Stanley & Iris" co-star : DENIRO
54. Fast grower, population-wise : BOOMTOWN
56. Just get by : EDGEIN
57. Comic bits : ROUTINES
58. Signed over : DEEDED
59. Catch up : ENTANGLE
1. Wanting no more : SATED
2. Philosophy 101 subject : PLATO
3. "The Divided Self" author R. D. ___ : LAING
4. Fanfare : ECLAT
5. Badger : NAG
6. Coerced to participate : DRAGGEDIN
7. Give ___ (lambaste) : ITTO
8. Stuff for frying : DEEPFAT
9. Go ___ (turn in) : TOBED
10. Violinist Leopold : AUER
11. West Jordan locale : UTAH
12. Get through successfully : NEGOTIATE
13. Tough thing to fill : TALLORDER
14. Cliff consideration : STEEPNESS
21. A pittance, slangily : HAY
23. Like a sweetheart : ADORED
27. House holder : LOT
28. Run : CANTER
29. Trapped like ___ : ARAT
30. Wrong : MISGUIDED
31. Mediate : INTERCEDE
32. Call into question : CHALLENGE
33. Do followers : REMI
34. Highlights : POINTSOUT
36. "Still ___" (1999 rap song) : DRE
38. Cause ___ : CELEBRE
40. Asian carrier : KAL
42. Dye-job option : BLOND
44. "The Addams Family" co-star : ASTIN
45. "Up in Smoke" co-star, 1978 : CHONG
46. Rubdown cover-up : TOWEL
47. Nut's lack : SENSE
49. Motley : PIED
50. Iroquois foe : ERIE
51. Goofy, e.g. : TOON
55. Underground letters : MTA

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