New York Times, Friday, December 7, 2001

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {QY} This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Start angrily : REARUP
7. Like earthlings, sometimes, in sci-fi : ABDUCTED
15. Run out : EXPIRE
16. Actor Freddie's actor son : PRINZEJR
17. Puts in play : SERVES
18. Continental courses? : AIRLANES
19. Dog in a panel : ODIE
20. None of that? : THIS
22. "It's ___ against time" : ARACE
23. Hundred Acre Wood denizen : ROO
24. It's $15, in Monopoly : POORTAX
26. A.C. letters : BTU
27. Kind of engine : TURBO
29. Vault opener? : POLE
30. Québec's ___ de la Madeleine : ILES
31. Fruit in a gallery, maybe : STILLLIFES
33. Puts together : WEDS
34. Short person's slip? : IOU
35. It may be in a bed : ORE
37. Quick trip : SPIN
40. Break : RESTPERIOD
47. Fall precipitately, in slang : TANK
48. Olympic Stadium athlete : EXPO
49. Tasty tubes : PENNE
50. Flight stat. : ALT
51. Entrance requirements, perhaps : IDCARDS
53. Get away without delay : LAM
54. Rosary : BEADS
56. War of 1812 locale : ERIE
57. Copter's forerunner : GIRO
58. Popular money-raising event : BAKESALE
60. Bit of wit : BONMOT
62. Checkout time, often : ELEVENAM
63. In want of the wherewithal : UNABLE
64. Abandoned : DESOLATE
65. Aged : GOTOLD
1. In places : RESORTS
2. Struck : EXEDOUT
3. Nonanalytic : APRIORI
4. Split : RIVE
5. North Yorkshire river : URE
6. 49-Across topper, maybe : PESTO
7. Two : APAIROF
8. Stand up : BRISTLE
9. Film developer?: Abbr. : DIR
10. Take it easy, slangily : UNLAX
11. Powerful person : CZAR
12. Like good arguments : TENABLE
13. Thrown out : EJECTED
14. "My Many Colored Days" author : DRSEUSS
21. Shoshonean language : HOPI
24. Pullover : POLO
25. His tales often featured animals : AESOP
28. Flip one's lid? : BLINK
30. "If ___ you ..." : IWERE
32. Tempted : LURED
36. Workout set : REPS
37. Ran through : STABBED
38. Alternative to lager : PALEALE
39. Fluid entry points : INTAKES
41. Be proficient in : EXCELAT
42. "Puh-leeze!" : SPAREME
43. Famous Amos : TORI
44. Neither here nor there : INLIMBO
45. Doing great : ONAROLL
46. Took a stripe from, say : DEMOTED
51. N.B.A. coach Dan : ISSEL
52. Make less likely to crash? : DEBUG
55. "Whip It" group : DEVO
57. Dipterous one : GNAT
59. Got ___ (did great) : ANA
61. "Wedding Album" performer, 1969 : ONO

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