New York Times, Friday, December 5, 2003

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert H. Wolfe
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKQYZ} Spans: 5, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 60 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Secures, as a bottle cap : TWISTSON
9. Male seals have them : HAREMS
15. Snarl : GETALLTANGLEDUP
17. Helps secretly : ISINCAHOOTSWITH
18. Some hoops scores: Abbr. : FTS
19. Nobel-winning father-and-son physicists : BOHRS
20. Suffix with major : ETTE
21. Location identifier: Abbr. : GPS
23. Turn right, e.g. : STEER
24. About to receive : INFOR
27. Get the lead out? : SMELT
31. Dr. with a beat : DRE
32. Personal documentaries : VIDEODIARIES
35. A pittance, paywise : STARVATIONWAGES
39. Something deeply engrained : SECONDNATURE
40. It may come from a crib : COO
43. Actress Taylor : RENEE
44. Burden with more duties : RETAX
45. Smarts : HURTS
47. Entrance requirements, sometimes : IDS
48. Place of fiction : ETTA
49. Top, in a way : ONEUP
53. Comic Philips : EMO
56. Pop-up producer : ELECTRICTOASTER
60. Shot putter? : REGISTEREDNURSE
61. Their lines are often crossed : STATES
62. One way to swim : UPSTREAM
1. Cry before you're off, perhaps : TGIF
2. Expansion target, with "the" : WEST
3. Possible answer to "Really?" : ITIS
4. Juan or José, e.g. : SAN
5. Special attention, for short : TLC
6. Chunks : SLABS
7. Vitellius succeeded him : OTHO
8. Sodium hydroxide, to chemists : NAOH
9. Abbr. used in some town names : HGTS
10. Sportscaster Michaels and others : ALS
11. Keep from drying out : REWET
12. Like some copy : EDITED
13. Not say clearly : MUTTER
14. Earth, e.g. : SPHERE
16. Where Bergen is: Abbr. : NOR
21. They're leaving : GOERS
22. Many mathematicians : PROVERS
23. Airline employee : STEWARD
24. Drippers : IVS
25. Young parasite : NIT
26. Substance checker: Abbr. : FDA
27. Be a member of, as a committee : SITON
28. One of the 61-Across : MAINE
29. Chip away at : ERODE
30. Actor Mark ___-Baker : LINN
33. Freshwater fish : DACE
34. Is enough for : SATES
36. It may be sucked in : GUT
37. Two or more periods : ERA
38. Driver's license datum : SEX
40. Word accompanying a clink : CHEERS
41. Juice source : OUTLET
42. Former Nicaraguan leader : ORTEGA
46. Unsaid : TACIT
47. Popular portable music players : IPODS
49. Crumbs : ORTS
50. Never: Ger. : NIE
51. Almond : ECRU
52. Western Athletic Conf. team : UTEP
53. Bien-___ (well-being): Fr. : ETRE
54. Monument Valley feature : MESA
55. Utah city : OREM
57. Canadian market inits. : TSE
58. Fire ___ : ANT
59. California's Point ___ : SUR

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