New York Times, Saturday, November 24, 2001

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 150 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Slug : SLOWPOKE
9. Overwhelms : SWAMPS
15. Transpacific Race terminus : HONOLULU
16. It might show a Coke bottle, say : POPART
17. Restaurant offering : ICEWATER
18. 1970's-80's Australian P.M. Malcolm : FRASER
19. "Platoon" setting : NAM
20. Ashes, e.g. : TREES
22. Phoebe's portrayer on "Friends" : LISA
23. Bibliographical abbr. : ETAL
25. Lit : ENKINDLED
27. First-magnitude star in Cygnus : DENEB
29. Relish : EATUP
30. She played Cecile in "Dangerous Liaisons" : UMA
32. Bend : FLEX
34. Visits : STOPSIN
36. Igneous rock that solidifies deep in the earth : PLUTON
39. ___ Pie : TWEETY
40. Crusade : HOLYWAR
42. Some votes : AYES
43. I.R.S. charge, perhaps: Abbr. : INT
44. Lower : SCOWL
46. Draws (in) : ROPES
50. Sight in the night sky : GREATBEAR
53. Strip : SLAT
54. Better ___ : HALF
55. Howdy Doody's name when he was on radio : ELMER
57. Long time : AGE
58. Newspaper room : MORGUE
60. Fight : DOBATTLE
62. Chicken serving : BREAST
63. Wise : EDUCATED
64. Amati who founded the Cremona school of violin-making : ANDREA
65. They may include calendars : DESKSETS
1. Stood out : SHINED
2. Uncover : LOCATE
3. Done without assistance : ONEMAN
4. Blow away : WOW
5. Land map : PLAT
6. Unconventional : OUTRE
7. Request from the blessed? : KLEENEX
8. College of the Redwoods' home : EUREKA
9. Lotion letters : SPF
10. The United States, notably : WORLDPOWER
11. "... ___ of water" : APAIL
12. Rubber : MASSEUSE
13. Do advance work at a hospital : PREADMIT
14. Gibraltar, for one: Abbr. : STR
21. Meets : SITS
24. One of a much-discriminated against minority : LEFTY
26. Bats : NUTTY
28. Snaps : BLOWSAFUSE
31. Whatever : ANY
33. Pass : ENACT
35. Mexican bread : PESOS
36. Key letter? : PHI
37. Sooner rival : LONGHORN
38. Part of the invisible spectrum, old-style : ULTRARED
41. Dignified attire : ROBE
42. Fashionably : ALAMODE
45. Joined : WELDED
47. River where the Oto once settled : PLATTE
48. Young raptor : EAGLET
49. Mounts : STEEDS
51. Knighted composer : ELGAR
52. Picture problem : REBUS
56. Pool need : RACK
58. Second degree? : MBA
59. In-flight announcement, briefly : ETA
61. Coll. aides : TAS

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