New York Times, Saturday, November 26, 2005

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 177 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Intro interruption : WEVEMET
8. Title character who dies before the novel begins : REBECCA
15. Struggling : INAHOLE
16. Exceeded : OVERRAN
17. Words to a skeptic : TRUSTME
18. Ends, as a class : LETSOUT
19. Organization functionary : COG
20. "Hah!" : SOTHERE
22. Suffix with Capri : OTE
23. Bewildered utterances : HUHS
25. Champs Élysées features : SHOPS
26. Title professor in a 1957 novel : PNIN
27. Some commerce nowadays : ETAIL
29. Pipe fitting : ELL
30. Antigone's cruel uncle : CREON
31. Medicinal plants : SENNAS
33. Entertainer whose Broadway show was subtitled "The Royal Tour" : DAMEEDNA
35. Biological series : LIFECYCLE
37. Released : FREETOGO
40. Civic competitor : SENTRA
44. Having entanglements : MESSY
45. Cavern end : OUS
47. "Borstal Boy" author : BEHAN
48. Soaks : RETS
49. Sharpen, in a way : STROP
51. Jiang's predecessor as Chinese Communist leader : DENG
52. Flightboard abbr. : ARR
53. Two seater, perhaps? : MAITRED
55. G.I. chow in Desert Storm : MRE
56. Intensifies : DEEPENS
58. Yacht outing : DAYSAIL
60. Wind-driven vehicle with runners : ICEBOAT
61. Words of discovery : ISEEYOU
62. Pontiac's followers : OTTAWAS
63. Coup targets : DESPOTS
1. Good spellers? : WITCHES
2. Neither here nor there : ENROUTE
3. 1982 Grammy-winning singer for "Gershwin Live!" : VAUGHAN
4. Requests to speak up : EHS
5. Zingers : MOTS
6. "___ World," segment on "Sesame Street" : ELMOS
7. Need a ring, maybe : TEETHE
8. Not be oneself? : ROLEPLAY
9. Civil rights leader portrayed in "For Us, The Living" : EVERS
10. "La Belle et la ___" : BETE
11. Defibrillator locales: Abbr. : ERS
12. Sang : CROONED
13. It may be exercised : CAUTION
14. Wave catcher : ANTENNA
21. Be the center of attention : HOLDCOURT
24. Impeccable : SINLESS
26. Tried to look smart : PREENED
28. Flock : LAITY
30. Star : CELEB
32. It's about 375 miles NW of LAX : SFO
34. They may start affairs : MCS
36. Deflation targets? : EGOTISTS
37. Stereo sound source : FMRADIO
38. Raise anew : REERECT
39. Boss's address? : ESTREET
41. A waiter may be asked to hold it : THEMAYO
42. Cut loose : RANRIOT
43. Christian devotion : ANGELUS
46. Rotten : SORDID
49. Capital east of Asmara : SANAA
50. ___ pudding : PEASE
53. Request for attention, maybe : MEOW
54. Colors : DYES
57. Keglers' grp. : PBA
59. Michaelmas mo. : SEP

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