New York Times, Saturday, November 29, 2003

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 78 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. They come in fits : SOBS
5. Insurer's file: Abbr. : ACCT
9. Firmly add on : GRAFT
14. Take ___ (rest) : ANAP
15. Ethnic cuisine : THAI
16. Kitchen gadget : RICER
17. Writer Earl ___ Biggers : DERR
18. Basketball Hall-of-Famer Harshman : MARV
19. Skirt : EVADE
20. Big job for a teller : SAGA
21. Prefix with industry : AGRO
22. Turns over : CEDES
23. ___-deucey (game) : ACEY
24. Games that go into overtime : NAILBITERS
26. Squalled : CRIED
28. Actress Hyams of 1920's-30's film : LEILA
29. Common female middle name : MAE
30. Popular toys since 1961 : KENDOLLS
32. 1969 N.B.A. M.V.P. who played for the Bullets : UNSELD
34. Hot : ONASTREAK
36. Work the room : HOBNOB
39. D- : HORRIBLE
43. Old war zone: Abbr. : ETO
44. Antiquarian's stock : TOMES
46. Escalator feature : TREAD
47. Turned state's evidence : COOPERATED
50. Wagner soprano : ELSA
51. Representative : TOKEN
52. "___ ask you!" : NOWI
53. Baglets : SACS
54. ___ once : ALLAT
55. Edge : TRIM
56. Port near Mascara : ORAN
57. "Don't You Know" hitmaker, 1959 : REESE
58. Bad spots : ACNE
59. Make a decision : RULE
60. Triglyceride, e.g. : ESTER
61. Mothers and daughters : SHES
62. Rimsky-Korsakov's "The Tale of ___ Saltan" : TSAR
1. Bumbler : SADSACK
2. Quite a lot : ONEACRE
3. Show no respect for privacy : BARGEIN
4. Like some pesticides : SPRAYEDON
5. Hindu soul : ATMAN
6. Two murals at the Met : CHAGALLS
7. Is in love vainly : CARRIESTHETORCH
8. Danish tourist attraction : TIVOLI
9. Some vase decorations : GRECIANART
10. Pin : RIVET
11. It's far removed from the real world : ACADEME
12. Furniture style of the early 1800's : FEDERAL
13. In braids : TRESSED
25. Further down : BLUER
27. Warning sign : DONOTENTER
31. British party : LABOR
33. Vacation destination : SKIRESORT
35. Certain Zinfandel : ROSEWINE
36. Big tract : HECTARE
37. Peter and others : OTOOLES
38. Small tract : BOOKLET
40. The Dnieper flows through it : BELARUS
41. House of Milan : LASCALA
42. Star of "The Bronx Zoo" : EDASNER
45. Rays : MANTAS
48. Food in a nursery rhyme : PEASE
49. Small change : DIMES

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