New York Times, Saturday, November 2, 2002

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert H. Wolfe
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQWX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Syndicate biggie : CAPO
5. San ___ (Caribbean gulf) : BLAS
9. Good buddies use them : CBS
12. Animated musical of 1998 : MULAN
13. Cheap way to live : RENTFREE
15. Kitchens supply them : AROMAS
17. Like some protective coatings : ANTIRUST
18. Snicker syllable : HEE
19. It may be obtained before going to coll. : GED
21. Cypriot hub : NICOSIA
22. Fully or partially: Abbr. : ADV
23. High and low? : AIRSICK
25. Lines that elevate : ODE
26. What a hip person may be up to : THEMINUTE
28. Bring to bay : TREE
30. They're accustomed to pitching : MARINERS
31. Island paste : POI
32. Erotic : AMATORY
33. Goof : BLOOPER
37. Bad grades : EFS
38. Intervening stretch : MEANTIME
39. Cup holder : ZARF
41. One who gets the biggest part? : MOVIESTAR
42. Set (on) : SIC
43. Supposed sources of good fortune : AMULETS
45. It makes a man mean : ANE
46. Zero, e.g. : INTEGER
48. Something to stand on : LEG
49. Crash site? : PAD
50. No lack of self-confidence : EGOMANIA
52. With freedom of tempo : RUBATO
54. Christians : GENTILES
55. Scribbles : NOTES
56. "___ the mother's milk had dried": Kipling : ERE
57. Vincent Lopez standard : NOLA
58. Cheek : SASS
1. Prosciutto : CUREDHAM
2. Natural soother : ALOEVERA
3. One of the Ewings : PAM
4. Fitful : ONAGAINOFFAGAIN
5. One supporting a woman : BRA
6. "Law & Order" detective Briscoe : LENNIE
7. Ludicrous : ANTIC
8. Be resolute : STICKTOONESGUNS
9. Survivor of literature : CRUSOE
10. Not pertinent to : BESIDE
11. Biological bristles : SETAE
12. Venerated pundit : MAHATMA
14. Back again : FRO
16. Workers concerned with net returns? : SEINERS
20. Pulitzer winner for "Advise and Consent" : DRURY
24. Rte. suggestions : STS
27. Kind of box : MITER
29. Real cards : RIOTS
31. Certain hair stylist : PLAITER
33. Oblique : BEVEL
34. Rain may produce them : PITAPATS
35. Issues : EMANATES
36. Ornamental wall behind an altar : REREDOS
38. Elem. unit : MOL
39. Bon mot : ZINGER
40. Broadway opening : ACTONE
41. ___ Spark, creator of Miss Jean Brodie : MURIEL
42. Not just a raid : SIEGE
44. ___ College near San Francisco : MENLO
47. One seeking signs of life?: Abbr. : EMT
51. Rule preceder : ASA
53. Vamp's accessory : BOA

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