New York Times, Saturday, November 30, 2002

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {HJKQXYZ} This is puzzle # 81 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Drawing game : OLDMAID
8. Classic Aerosmith song "Stop ___ Around" : MESSIN
14. Early Italian violinist Arcangelo ___ : CORELLI
15. Bad thing to have pulled on you : FASTONE
16. Lure with music : TWEEDLE
17. Perimeter guard : OUTPOST
18. Mine entrance : ADIT
19. Free from doubt : ASSURE
21. Quirk : TIC
22. Abnormal enlargement : NODE
23. Aquarium store offerings : TETRAS
24. Court oath : IDO
25. Some jugs : EWERS
27. Untilled stretch : LEA
28. Bad marks : DEES
29. News satire source, briefly : SNL
30. Catch baskets : CREELS
33. While lead-in : ERST
34. Derringers, e.g. : SMALLARMS
36. Large yard, perhaps : ACRE
39. Baseball's Martinez and others : PEDROS
40. Year Helsinki was founded : MDL
43. Friday addressee? : MAAM
44. It may follow a dot : COM
45. Goggle : STARE
47. Prefix with sac : OVI
48. Counterbalance : SETOFF
51. Pub round : ALES
52. Seafood selection : EEL
53. Title character in a Theodore Dreiser novel : CARRIE
54. "Serpico" novelist : MAAS
55. Rival of Captain Morgan : BACARDI
57. Syncopated pieces : RAGTIME
59. Jesus' tongue : ARAMAIC
60. 1995 N.F.L. Man of the Year : ESIASON
61. Army band : STRIPE
62. Pollen producers : STAMENS
1. Some ratings : OCTANES
2. Poop : LOWDOWN
3. Place to see a nun : DREIDEL
4. Airport sign holder, e.g. : MEETER
5. City off. : ALD
6. ___ ease : ILLAT
7. Like some locomotives : DIESELELECTRIC
8. Actress Tierney : MAURA
9. Best-selling author who wrote "Women Who Run With the Wolves" : ESTES
10. Racing initials : STP
11. Like Santa after returning to the North Pole? : SOOTIER
12. Guts : INSIDES
13. Bottom line for buying : NETCOST
15. They're hard to put out : FOURALARMFIRES
20. Safe entry? : STEELDOOR
26. Inits. on old typewriters : SCM
28. Louisiana's Lake ___ Allemands : DES
31. Record store section : RAP
32. Capacity descriptor, briefly : SRO
34. Place for a father-to-be: Abbr. : SEM
35. Works for an ed. : MSS
36. They may be seen on slides : AMOEBAS
37. Handwriting on the wall, maybe : CAVEART
38. Train part : RAILCAR
40. Early sickness symptom : MALAISE
41. "As if!" : DREAMON
42. Goes down : LESSENS
46. Gong variety : TAMTAM
48. Lock horns : SCRAP
49. "Embraced by the Light" author Betty J. ___ : EADIE
50. Spread : FEAST
56. Who or where follower : AMI
58. 1998 biographical film about a supermodel : GIA

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