New York Times, Saturday, December 20, 2003

Author: Myles Callum
Editor: Will Shortz
Myles Callum
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QUVXZ} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Callum. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Hit man's hit : WHACKJOB
9. Loafs on the job : DOGSIT
15. Have a table for one : EATALONE
16. Knows about : ISONTO
17. Big name in footwear : THOMMCAN
18. Specialty : METIER
19. Cause of misery : BANE
20. "Mahoning" painter : KLINE
22. It may be a lot : ACRE
23. Time and ___ : AHALF
25. ___ pickle : INA
26. "My Way" lyricist : ANKA
27. Old sponsor of Tom Mix : RALSTON
29. Butts : TARGETS
32. "Forgot About ___" (1999 rap song) : DRE
33. Stick in a paint can : STIRRER
34. Stadium snack : NACHOS
38. Has the authority : SAYSSO
39. Something to fight for : FREEDOM
41. Mont Blanc, e.g. : PEN
42. Layered dish : LASAGNA
43. Delivers for a price : RANSOMS
48. Crown : PATE
49. South Korea's Roh ___ Woo : TAE
51. Get ready to shoot : AIMAT
52. Anthony Eden, e.g. : EARL
53. Figures in detective fiction : PERPS
55. Literally, "numbered" : MENE
56. "I can't believe it!" : SHEESH
58. Writer Rawlings : MARJORIE
60. Warm : TOASTY
61. Monopoly avenue : ORIENTAL
62. Divines : SENSES
63. Stop stewing : RESTEASY
1. Potation location? : WETBAR
2. Sound of feigned amusement : HAHAHA
3. Like much of Webern's work : ATONAL
4. "___ are milder" (old ad slogan) : CAMELS
5. Flying Dutchman's choice : KLM
6. Letter getter : JOCK
7. Waiting one's turn : ONALINE
8. Neighbor of Nigeria : BENIN
9. 10-year sentence, in slang : DIME
10. Sugar suffix : OSE
11. Flew off the handle : GOTANGRY
12. Alternative to 5th Avenue : SNICKERS
13. Emphasizes, in a way : ITERATES
14. Rent : TORE
21. Turner and others : NATS
24. Seat of Webster County, Ia. : FTDODGE
26. 1608 Monteverdi opera : ARIANNA
28. Sci-fi writer ___ Scott Card : ORSON
30. Experiencing swelling, maybe : ATSEA
31. Sign of a smash : SRO
34. Grp. concerned with clipping : NFL
35. Old Colorado Indian : ARAPAHOE
36. Special delivery? : CESAREAN
37. Like some dryers : HEATLESS
40. Pal : MATE
41. Whip up : PREPARE
44. "I Loves You, Porgy" singer, 1959 : SIMONE
45. Code of silence : OMERTA
46. Rages : MANIAS
47. Hard : STEELY
50. It may render an arrow harmless : ARMOR
52. Some attendance figs. : ESTS
53. M.D. : PHYS
54. Hindu honorifics : SRIS
57. Julie or Marie: Abbr. : STE
59. Raven : JET

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