New York Times, Friday, November 15, 2002

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JVY} Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 63 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. "Huh?" : WHATTHE
8. Sprite alternative : FRESCA
14. Snobbish : HIGHHAT
15. Show surprise over : BLINKAT
16. Supposed life prolongers : ELIXIRS
17. Swimmer's fear : RIPTIDE
18. Map line: Abbr. : LAT
19. Words before a reprimand : SEEHERE
21. Item in Mendel's lab : PEA
22. Singer known as the "Little Sparrow" : PIAF
24. Play catcher, say : SQUAT
25. They may get shots frequently : SOTS
26. Niñas, e.g.: Abbr. : SRTAS
28. Proof letters : QED
29. Water park feature : CHUTE
30. Kind of silence : EERIE
32. Collapse : DEFLATE
34. Mantle : WRAP
36. Hold : DEEM
37. Come out of the blue? : CHEERUP
40. "Jazz From Hell" Grammy winner : ZAPPA
43. Seniors, say : CLASS
44. Partner of Imogene : SID
46. Kind of motel : ROACH
48. Unwanted buildup : LINT
49. "Go ahead, ask" : SHOOT
51. Spread selection : OLEO
52. Years, to Yves : ANS
53. Indy legend : ALUNSER
55. Child-care writer LeShan : EDA
56. It'll do for now : STOPGAP
58. Mistakenly : INERROR
60. Underwater missile : POLARIS
61. Entertainer seen on MSNBC : DONIMUS
62. Strand, in a way : SNOWIN
63. Without variety : ONENOTE
1. Babes in the woods : WHELPS
2. Writer Belloc : HILAIRE
3. Convulse : AGITATE
4. 1971 sci-fi film "___ 1138" : THX
5. "How's ___?" : THIS
6. Leporine leapers : HARES
7. And those following: Abbr. : ETSEQQ
8. Mae West, notably : FLIRT
9. Fully prepared (for) : RIPE
10. Characterized by: Suffix : ENT
11. Leave secretly : SKIPOUT
12. Brownie, a few years later : CADETTE
13. Chilling, so to speak : ATEASE
15. Like some pork chops : BREADED
20. Many-___ : HUED
23. California is in it : FARWEST
25. Suave, say : SHAMPOO
27. Pedigree figures : SIRES
29. Unmistakable : CLEAR
31. It sticks out at the side : EAR
33. Tasseled topper : FEZ
35. Exercises you're prone to do : PUSHUPS
37. New York's first governor : CLINTON
38. Film foe of Boba Fett : HANSOLO
39. Semistable subatomic particle : PION
41. Capital on the Tyrrhenian Sea : PALERMO
42. Beat easily : ACEDOUT
43. Parts of some envelopes : CLASPS
45. Hoedown move : DOSIDO
47. Scratchy : HOARSE
49. Like Grendel : SLAIN
50. Part of some joints : TENON
53. Prefix with business : AGRI
54. French author ___ Bazin : RENE
57. Manhandle : PAW
59. Fraction of a sen : RIN

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