New York Times, Thursday, December 5, 2002

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QWZ} This is puzzle # 60 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Great one? : SCOTT
6. Got into the swing : SAT
9. Of 25-Down, e.g. : PAPAL
14. Its capital is Port Moresby : PAPUA
15. Super time?: Abbr. : TUE
16. You may make one for yourself : ANAME
17. Mimicry : APING
18. Storage medium for Middle Easterners? : ARABCDROM
20. Pleading child's words : CANI
21. Cy Young Award winner Doug : DRABEK
22. La lead-in : TRA
23. Loss on a grand scale? : EPICDEFEAT
25. French silk center : LYON
26. Copa locale : RIO
27. Abbr. on a baseball card : RBI
28. Like hydrogen and chlorine : GASEOUS
30. Commit in confidence : ENTRUST
33. Seemingly forever : EONS
34. Ant-ics? : BUGHIJINX
37. Bébé's intake : LAIT
39. U.F.O. pilot, possibly : MARTIAN
42. One may show you to your room : BELLHOP
45. Verbal jewel : MOT
46. Ball field covering : SOD
48. Anthony Eden, for one : EARL
49. Rookie with an even temper? : CALMNOVICE
52. Flap : ADO
53. Violent struggle : THROES
54. Twin in the Torah : ESAU
55. Romeo who bets on cards? : POKERSTUD
57. Monetary unit of Senegal : FRANC
58. Bowl : ARENA
59. Shaq's alma mater : LSU
60. Out of the way : ASIDE
61. "Bad, bad" Brown of song : LEROY
62. "Got that right" : YEP
63. Flaps : TODOS
1. One just filling in : SPACER
2. From head to toe : CAPAPIE
3. It's what you think : OPINION
4. Ancient Greek attire : TUNIC
5. Running game : TAG
6. Beachcomber's find : STARFISH
7. Atmospheres : AURAE
8. Leaves holder : TEABAG
9. Smoker's purchase : PACK
10. "What happened next?" : AND
11. "Wayne's World" catchphrase : PARTYON
12. In the mood : AMOROUS
13. Auto racing locale : LEMANS
19. As yet unmarketed, as software : BETA
21. Free of errors : DEBUG
24. "The Art of Arousal" author : DRRUTH
25. Paul V's predecessor : LEOXI
29. Directed at : SENTTO
31. Govt. debt instrument : TBILL
32. Duncan of the N.B.A. : TIM
35. No longer feeding, as a photocopier : JAMMEDUP
36. Pressing needs : IRONS
37. Galena, e.g. : LEADORE
38. Well-watched weatherman : ALROKER
40. Reiteration lead-in : ASISAID
41. "Impossible" : NOCANDO
42. "C'mon, help me out here" : BEAPAL
43. Big name in newspaper publishing : OCHS
44. Not all the way : PARTLY
47. Low pair : DEUCES
50. Real heel : LOUSE
51. Left-hand page : VERSO
53. Carhop's load : TRAY
56. Musician Brian : ENO
57. Overabundance : FAT

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