New York Times, Friday, December 14, 2001

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hides out : LIESLOW
8. Line judge? : PALMIST
15. Grade : INCLINE
16. He played Mary Richards's boss : EDASNER
17. Like an eagle : TALONED
18. Clarion blast : TANTARA
19. Chain with stacks : IHOP
20. Capital of Eritrea : ASMARA
22. It often begins with "B." : DEG
23. Beersheba is in it : NEGEV
25. Ancient animal shelter : ARK
26. Bête noire : BANE
27. ___ cross : TAU
28. Serengeti grazer : ELAND
31. Disconcerted : FAZED
32. Driver's love : OPENROAD
34. Mean : ORNERY
35. [Gasp!] : IMSHOCKED
37. "Key Largo" singer ___ Higgins : BERTIE
40. Type B : LAIDBACK
44. Part of a winter stash, maybe : ACORN
45. Swung : JIVED
46. Masefield play "The Tragedy of ___" : NAN
47. ___ speak : SOTO
48. Vancouver daily : SUN
49. Matchmaker's moniker : YENTE
51. Old coin worth five francs : ECU
52. One down in the mouth : TONSIL
55. Porgy's woman : BESS
56. A poster may have one : PINHOLE
58. Prepares to return to sender, say : REBOXES
60. Dictionary section : ADDENDA
61. Look that means "Look out" : EVILEYE
62. Response to "Who, me?" : YEAHYOU
63. Performed awhile onstage : DIDASET
1. Slammed : LITINTO
2. Like rubble after a razing : INAHEAP
3. Pastoral poem : ECLOGUE
4. It may be slippery : SLOPE
5. Fantasy novelist Carter : LIN
6. Service status : ONEA
7. Joins : WEDS
8. Loud firecracker : PETARD
9. "It was ___ and ..." : ADARK
10. Actress Wood : LANA
11. Colo. is on it : MST
12. Bewildered : INADAZE
13. Less flustered : SERENER
14. Hard blow : TRAGEDY
21. Some trattoria music : MANDOLINS
24. Mice and lice : VERMIN
26. Little inn? : BANDB
29. Shake : LOSE
30. "Won-der-ful!" : AAH
31. First name in horror films : FREDDY
33. Hot rod propellant : NITRO
34. Tom Joad, e.g. : OKIE
36. Certain N.B.A.'er : CAV
37. It doesn't include bonuses : BASEPAY
38. Greenpeace concern : ECOCIDE
39. Capitol feature : ROTUNDA
41. Wings : ANNEXES
42. Shooter's target : CATSEYE
43. It has 120 seats in Israel : KNESSET
45. Gold rush town of the late 1800's : JUNEAU
48. Old coin worth five centesimi : SOLDO
50. African scourge : EBOLA
52. Play accolade : TONY
53. Hot : IRED
54. Ford attorney general Edward ___ : LEVI
57. Bit of a chuckle : HEH
59. Two hearts, say : BID

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