New York Times, Saturday, October 5, 2002

Author: Donald E. West
Editor: Will Shortz
Donald E. West
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. West. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Exhibit vibrancy : CRACKLE
8. Diamond statistic : STEALS
14. One in a balloon : AERONAUT
16. No social butterfly : HERMIT
17. Part of the pectoral girdle : CLAVICLE
18. Cover up : ENROBE
19. Land on a high plateau : TIBET
20. Attack : ONSET
22. Thwack : RAP
23. Fermi or Faraday : UNIT
24. ___ Heath ("The Return of the Native" setting) : EGDON
25. Member of the first family : SETH
26. Captain's domain : SEA
27. Utterance on the way out : ADIEU
28. Doll : CUTIE
29. Earlier : OLDER
30. Reed's partner in silverware : BARTON
31. Morning side : ENGLISHMUFFIN
34. Ancient meeting places : AGORAE
35. Moves slowly and carefully : EASES
36. See 24-Down : MONEY
37. Game in which players play one at a time : DARTS
38. More, in Málaga : MAS
41. Half of a 50's TV duo : AMOS
42. Stripes : SORTS
43. Barber's supply : TALC
44. Ring ___ (marbles game) : TAW
45. Family member, informally : AUNTY
46. From : SINCE
47. It consists of a top and a bottom : INNING
49. Cataclysmic occurrence : ERUPTION
51. Gustav Klimt's birthplace : VIENNA
52. Godforsaken : DESOLATE
53. One who's taxed : EARNER
54. Senses : DETECTS
1. Natural sticker : CACTUS
2. Fix, as brakes : RELINE
3. Home of Ishmael's descendants : ARABIA
4. Desire badly? : COVET
5. Jersey, e.g. : KNIT
6. Érié, e.g. : LAC
7. Deliveries for the departed : EULOGIES
8. Radiance : SHEEN
9. Nomadic home : TENT
10. Stumble : ERR
11. Botticelli figures : AMORETTI
12. Drink : LIBATION
13. His feast day is December 26 : STEPHEN
15. Gentle : TENDERHEARTED
21. Pittance : SOU
24. With 36-Across, "Take Me Home Tonight" singer : EDDIE
25. "___ up!" (beach cry) : SURFS
27. Dispel : ALLAY
28. Champs-Élysées sights : CAFES
29. Some giants : OGRES
30. Exceeds 21, in a way : BUSTS
31. Many a dictator's problem : EGOMANIA
32. One without a 43-Down : NONOWNER
33. Like 13-Down : MARTYRED
34. In the mood : AMATIVE
37. Get into : DON
38. Psycho : MANIAC
39. Marches' creator : ALCOTT
40. Some people work behind them : SCENES
42. Doll : SUGAR
43. Deed : TITLE
45. British royal : ANNE
46. Kind of announcement : SPOT
48. Overnight letter? : INN
50. Consume : USE

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