New York Times, Friday, November 29, 2002

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JKQVXZ} This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Not so fine : SHABBIER
9. Soothe : PACIFY
15. Singer with the #1 hit "Don't Forbid Me" : PATBOONE
16. Cher's portrayer in "Clueless" : ALICIA
17. Team captains' accouterments : ARMBANDS
18. Lab test taker : RODENT
19. Org. that handles outbreaks : CDC
20. Lengthy reproval : RIOTACT
22. Run down : DIS
23. High spirit : ELAN
25. Rush-hour subway phenomenon : CRUSH
26. Puppylike : CUTE
27. Stuck : MIRED
29. Surveils : SPIESUPON
31. How movers might move a sofa : ENDWISE
33. Pedal pushers : FEET
34. Get close : NESTLE
35. Tour de ___ (bicycle race) : SUISSE
39. N.H.L. goalie Kolzig : OLAF
41. Sony product : DISCMAN
42. Toward the southern border : DOWNSTATE
46. Does in : SLAYS
47. Ringside shouts : OLES
48. Not just well-done : BURNT
50. Sum preceder? : ERGO
51. Chloral derivative, for short : DDT
52. Kind of code : GENETIC
54. 1990 Broadway biographical play : TRU
55. Cut capers : GAMBOL
57. In song she was "a wild sort of devil, but dead on the level" : MYGALSAL
59. Number one advocate? : EGOIST
60. Leotard, e.g. : ONEPIECE
61. Core : DEPTHS
62. Shunted elsewhere : REROUTED
1. They may be encapsulated : SPACEMEN
2. Unswayable : HARDLINE
3. People swipe them : ATMCARDS
4. Co. watchdog : BBB
5. Animal that killed Adonis : BOAR
6. Like some chemical bonds : IONIC
7. Sign at a bank : ENDORSE
8. Prepare for big things : RESTUP
9. Game with a cross-shaped board : PARCHEESI
10. All the time : ALOT
11. Div. of Scotland Yard : CID
12. Jammed, in a way : ICEDUP
13. Over, slangily : FINITO
14. Sun ___ : YATSEN
21. Phrase spoken by 16-Across : ASIF
24. Units of force : NEWTONS
26. Manicurist's concern : CUTICLE
28. Deli jarful : DILLS
30. Children's doctor? : SEUSS
32. They may contain riders : SEATBELTS
36. Sophisticates : SMARTSET
37. Get ready for dinner, in a way : SAYGRACE
38. Full of spirit? : ENSOULED
40. Man/goat : FAUN
41. Breath freshener since 1899 : DENTYNE
42. Got out of : DODGED
43. Gerontologist's study : OLDAGE
44. Janitorial tool : WETMOP
45. Pre-eruption warning : TREMOR
49. Woods in front of a field? : TIGER
52. Beaver damn? : GOSH
53. Underworld higher-up : CAPO
56. It's boring : BIT
58. Bklyn. campus : LIU

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