New York Times, Friday, November 3, 2000

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FKQWZ} This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Prathet Thai, previously : SIAM
5. Painfully aware people? : MASOCHISTS
15. Number for one : ARIA
16. Works with curvilinear motifs : ARTNOUVEAU
17. Authority figure : LORD
18. Dojo conferrals : GREENBELTS
19. One may be on the line : END
20. State capital with just 13,000 people : PIERRE
21. Match maker? : SETS
22. Prepare for surgery : SCRUB
24. Pickle : SOUSE
26. Runner Sebastian : COE
27. Performs halfheartedly, slangily : MAILSITIN
29. Dry out : DETOX
31. "___ 4 and up" : AGES
32. Lettuce arrangement : BED
33. Garage stain : OIL
34. Physically close : NESTLED
36. Saw : NOTICED
40. It catches some waves: Abbr. : EEG
41. Gym unit : REP
42. Name in an old oath : JOVE
43. Gold Coast port : ACCRA
46. Prevailed upon : PERSUADED
48. Granting that, briefly : THO
49. Camillo Borghese, familiarly : PAULV
51. Sci-fi novelist ___ S. Tepper : SHERI
52. One filling the bill? : BIRD
54. Kennel collection : BREEDS
56. 10001 initials : NYC
57. Grow up, so to speak : ACTONESAGE
59. The Who's "___ O'Riley" : BABA
60. Bernard Malamud novel : THENATURAL
61. Not name : OMIT
62. Means of knowing : SIXTHSENSE
63. Lt. ___ Mitchell (Tom Cruise's "Top Gun" role) : PETE
1. Pitching pro : SALESMAN
2. Symbol of bondage : IRONCAGE
3. Hangs on the line : AIRDRIES
4. Ticked : MAD
5. Star trekkers? : MAGI
6. Taken in : ARRESTED
7. Sex hormone, e.g. : STEROID
8. Close, as a lead in baseball : ONERUN
9. Traffic directors? : CONES
10. Turning point : HUB
11. "Concord Sonata" composer : IVES
12. Prime : SELECT
13. Body image? : TATTOO
14. Cattle or chicken breed : SUSSEX
20. N.E.A. grantee : PBS
23. Winter coat : ULSTER
25. Be a People person? : EDIT
28. "___ of you ..." : IBEG
30. Black Muslim leader Muhammad : ELIJAH
33. Error message? : OOPS
35. Kind of second : LEAP
36. Respiration retarder : NERVEGAS
37. A spy may use one : CODENAME
38. Entirely : EVERYBIT
39. Commit : DEDICATE
41. Brush up on : RELEARN
43. Flies may result from them : ATBATS
44. Affected : CHICHI
45. Memory site : CORTEX
46. Dog : PURSUE
47. Enterprise leader? : USS
50. Looks out for, maybe : ABETS
53. Stop order? : DONT
55. Take-out order? : DELE
58. "I don't think so" : NAH
59. Conk : BOP

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