New York Times, Friday, October 24, 2003

Author: Sherry O. Blackard
Editor: Will Shortz
Sherry O. Blackard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 27 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. In the shadows, perhaps : LURKING
8. Some buzzers : INSECTS
15. It's beyond the three-mile limit : OPENSEA
16. Japanese dish : TEMPURA
17. Little sound : ESTUARY
18. Call names : SWEARAT
19. Affix : STICKON
20. Buttonhole, in a way : SEW
21. 1979 disaster area: Abbr. : TMI
22. Dipped : SANK
23. Rip Van Winkle's state : SOPOR
25. ___ Club : SAMS
26. Not différente : EGALE
28. Frontier justice Bean : ROY
29. Big wheel : CHIEF
30. Move, as diners in a restaurant : RESEAT
32. Paunch : POTBELLY
34. Gender bender : DRAGQUEEN
36. U.S.S. Arizona Memorial locale : HONOLULU
39. Dry goods dealer, in Dover : DRAPER
43. Asserts : AVOWS
44. Be laid up : AIL
46. Catcher : SNARE
47. "The Cosby Show" actor Richmond : DEON
48. Carpentry items : ADZES
50. Makes see red : IRES
51. They have strong ties: Abbr. : RRS
52. Source of some strange visions : LSD
53. Draw : TIEGAME
55. Work on an open-and-shut case? : OPERATE
57. Secure : STRAPIN
58. Crew members : OARSMEN
59. Wyoming's highest peak : GANNETT
60. "Glory be!" : MYSTARS
61. Clytemnestra's slayer : ORESTES
1. "Baby, It's Cold Outside" songwriter : LOESSER
2. Draw attention away from : UPSTAGE
3. They contain cones : RETINAS
4. Get serious : KNUCKLEDOWN
5. Author Dinesen : ISAK
6. ___ Circus (old Vatican area) : NEROS
7. Brazzi's "South Pacific" co-star : GAYNOR
8. Fitting room comment : ITSSOYOU
9. Later : NEWER
10. Eurasian diving duck : SMEW
11. Trash trackers: Abbr. : EPA
12. Dock : CURTAIL
13. Catch in a net : TRAMMEL
14. Hit the spot : SATISFY
24. It's given without warning : POPQUIZ
25. Monkey business : SHENANIGANS
27. Disraeli and others : EARLS
29. Some breakers : CBERS
31. Cross-shaped character : TAU
33. "First Blood" director Kotcheff : TED
35. Opposite of depresses : GLADDENS
36. Was able to fit something in : HADROOM
37. Be due a refund, perhaps : OVERPAY
38. Some rodeo participants : NOOSERS
40. Balcony barrier : PARAPET
41. St. Anthony, notably : EREMITE
42. Takes exception to : RESENTS
45. "Get a move on!" : LETSGO
48. Late bloomer : ASTER
49. It may be used to play a raga : SITAR
52. Tibetan for "superior one" : LAMA
54. River to Donegal Bay : ERNE
56. Letter run : RST

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