New York Times, Friday, October 15, 2004

Author: Eric Berlin
Editor: Will Shortz
Eric Berlin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {BJQXZ} Spans: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Berlin. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Spare parts : PINS
5. Choice in hair removal : NEET
9. Plant problem : EDEMA
14. Record problem : SKIP
15. Cole Porter's "Well, Did You ___!" : EVAH
16. Now alternative : NEVER
17. Like some town ordinances : ANTINOISE
19. Ran over : SPILT
20. "Kiss of the Spider Woman" Tony winner : TERRENCEMCNALLY
22. Certifies : SWEARSTO
23. Chum in chaps : PARD
24. Statute, in Soissons : LOI
25. Levi Stubbs's group, with "the" : FOURTOPS
29. Girls, e.g. : SHES
32. It's not bought : GIFT
34. Grinding stuff : EMERY
35. Purring, say : CONTENT
37. Have dishes delivered : ORDERIN
39. "... has ___ and hungry look": Julius Caesar : ALEAN
40. It's spoken in Stornoway : ERSE
42. Tiny time period: Abbr. : NSEC
43. Like some provinces : MARITIME
45. Recipe spec. : AMT
47. Cubism pioneer Juan : GRIS
48. Makes waves : SPLASHES
53. Scary weather phenomenon : ELECTRICALSTORM
56. Like some signs and statistics : VITAL
57. Tubes in an oven : MANICOTTI
58. Dedicatee of a piano classic : ELISE
59. Hebrew leader? : ALEF
60. Film part : REEL
61. Shoe store stock : LACES
62. Hand over : CEDE
63. More : ELSE
1. Hurdles for jrs. : PSATS
2. "___ it!" ("Didn't fool me!") : IKNEW
3. Saltpetre : NITRE
4. One way to get up and around? : SPIRALSTAIRCASE
5. Attention-grabbing advertisement : NEONSIGN
6. Not allow to stay : EVICT
7. Let up : EASEOFF
8. The other side : THEM
9. In a net, e.g. : ENSNARED
10. Part of a mall : DEPARTMENTSTORE
11. Saints they ain't : EVILDOERS
12. Cartoonist Lazarus : MELL
13. Pretentious : ARTY
18. Octavia's offer? : NERO
21. Important chip, briefly : CPU
26. People of the Platte : OTOS
27. ___-dieu : PRIE
28. Match, informally : SYNC
29. One may take you in : SCAM
30. Overseas greeting : HOLA
31. Go-go : ENERGETIC
33. One counted in an express checkout : ITEM
36. Licenses : ENTITLES
38. Actual : REALLIFE
41. Downsize, e.g. : RESCALE
44. Acre's place: Abbr. : ISR
46. Like some pronouns: Abbr. : MASC
49. Having multiple sections : PANED
50. Airport shuttle stop : HOTEL
51. Some Deco pieces : ERTES
52. Use one's zygomatic muscles : SMILE
53. First name in stunts : EVEL
54. Wallace of Reader's Digest : LILA
55. Apple variety : IMAC

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