New York Times, Thursday, November 28, 2002

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Norway's patron saint : OLAF
5. Racket : CLAMOR
11. Prehistoric : OLD
14. It obtains oxygen from water : GILL
15. Product of ewe's milk : ROMANO
16. ___ mater : PIA
17. Some federal government income [left only] : ESTATETAXES
19. Golfer Woosnam : IAN
20. "Louis the Fat" and others : EPITHETS
21. Pea or bean : LEGUME
23. Candle holders? : CAKES
24. Poor : BUM
25. Star in astronomy : SAGAN
28. Beefed : GRUMPED
32. Tank top : TURRET
34. Poke : GOAD
35. "One-horse open sleigh" follower : OER
36. Castor's slayer : IDAS
37. Two of these are needed to type every answer here except 17- & 59-Across and 11- & 27-Down : HANDS
39. Active : SPRY
40. "Cantar de Mio ___" (Spanish epic poem) : CID
41. Water pit : SUMP
42. Crusty entree : POTPIE
44. Most eager : KEENEST
46. Arrange in tiers : LAYER
47. Prehistoric: Abbr. : ANC
48. Miss Brooks player : ARDEN
51. Closet supply : SHEETS
54. The Bahamas' ___ Island : PARADISE
58. "Thimble Theatre" sea-dweller : HAG
59. Survey [right only] : OPINIONPOLL
61. U.R.L. ending : ORG
62. Webster's shelfmate : ROGETS
63. Brig prisoner, perhaps : AWOL
64. Match accumulation: Abbr. : PTS
65. Brown ermines : STOATS
66. Last call? : TAPS
1. Double curve : OGEE
2. Topic in speech therapy : LISP
3. Some choir members : ALTI
4. Vagabonds' transportation, maybe : FLATCARS
5. It's wadable : CREEK
6. Lenya of "Cabaret" : LOTTE
7. Stockpile : AMASS
8. Credit card concern : MAX
9. Scott Turow's first book : ONEL
10. Future rambler, say : ROSEBUD
11. Drug source [right only] : OPIUMPOPPY
12. He played Oskar in "Schindler's List" : LIAM
13. Öre spender : DANE
18. Lord's worker : THANE
22. Unpleasant thing to step on : GUM
25. 22-Down unit : STICK
26. War hero Murphy : AUDIE
27. Supermarket stock [left only] : GRADEAEGGS
28. Soul searcher? : GOD
29. Filer : RASP
30. Chill-inducing : EERIE
31. Kenmore product : DRYER
33. Conclusion starter : THUS
34. Econ. figure : GNP
38. Qt. or pt. : AMT
39. Keep one's hand : STANDPAT
41. Zones : SECTORS
43. Fake fat : OLEAN
45. Las Cruces-to-Santa Fe dir. : NNE
48. Snorer's problem, maybe : APNEA
49. 1989 Grammy winner for "Nick of Time" : RAITT
50. Waste matter : DROSS
51. Industrial arts class : SHOP
52. 1988 presidential hopeful : HART
53. Detect : SPOT
55. Waterloo's place : IOWA
56. Hogwash : SLOP
57. Corner pieces : ELLS
60. Neil Sedaka's "___ Ape" : IGO

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