New York Times, Thursday, October 3, 2002

Author: Susan Harrington Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Susan Harrington Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 8 for Ms. Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Figuring-out shout : AHA
4. Switch material : BIRCH
9. Register transaction : SALE
13. Ball honoree : DEB
14. Where enfants are educated : ECOLE
15. One may be impounded : STRAY
16. Columnist Smith : LIZ
17. Start of some directions by 49-Across : SECONDTOTHE
19. Elicited : EDUCED
21. Coup participant, e.g. : USURPER
22. Directions, part 2 : RIGHTAND
24. With 9-Down, pickup points : BUS
25. "Love and Squalor" girl of literature : ESME
26. "That was sure something!" : MAN
27. Personality part : EGO
30. Destructive digger : MOLE
33. Directions, part 3 : STRAIGHTON
36. Producers of green eggs : EMUS
37. William Shatner's "___War" : TEK
38. Missouri River native : OTOE
39. With 43-Across, where the directions at 17-, 22-, 33- and 57-Across lead : NEVERNEVER
43. See 39-Across : LAND
44. Young or little follower : UNS
45. Mason's burden : HOD
46. Same: Fr. : MEME
48. Fresh from the shower : WET
49. See 17-Across : PETERPAN
53. Melodramatic cry : WOEISME
56. Actress Andress : URSULA
57. End of the directions : TILLMORNING
59. Cool : FAN
60. Tough tests : ORALS
61. Silk dress: Var. : SAREE
62. License issuer, for short : FCC
63. Stationer's supply : PENS
64. Business, e.g. : CLASS
65. Shade of blue : SKY
1. Grace of "Will & Grace" : ADLER
2. Spyri heroine : HEIDI
3. Feminist Bella : ABZUG
4. Attacks : BESETS
5. They form when melted snow refreezes at roof edges : ICEDAMS
6. "Arabian Nights" menace : ROC
7. Sun block? : CLOUD
8. Some are cooped up : HENS
9. See 24-Across : STOPS
10. Italian busts, e.g. : ARTE
11. "The Wizard of Oz" actor : LAHR
12. One of Argus's array : EYE
15. Like lights on a Christmas tree : STRUNG
18. Persian Gulf emirate : DUBAI
20. Oft-heard word in a portrait studio : CHEESE
23. Took home : NETTED
26. Authority-defying dare : MAKEME
27. James nicknamed "Miss Peaches" : ETTA
28. "You were saying ..." : GOON
29. Lacking width and depth : ONED
30. Taster's choices : MENU
31. Black cat, e.g. : OMEN
32. Pampers rival : LUVS
34. Prepare to drag-race : REV
35. Nine-___ (some golf courses) : HOLERS
40. French cathedral city : RHEIMS
41. Untrue : NOTSO
42. Fixes, as an instrument : RETUNES
47. Consolidates : MERGES
48. Things to draw from : WELLS
49. Like prisons : PENAL
50. Cheese ___ (snack) : PUFFS
51. Disheartened cry : ALACK
52. 1980's White House name : NANCY
53. Hidden mike : WIRE
54. "The Good Earth" wife : OLAN
55. Fonzie's name for Richie's mom : MRSC
57. Trump : TOP
58. Bank offering, for short : IRA

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