New York Times, Saturday, December 7, 2002

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {GJQVZ} This is puzzle # 162 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "You don't mean little ol' me?" : AWSHUCKS
9. Tennis Grand Slam name of 1988 : STEFFI
15. 1971 supernatural best seller : THEOTHER
16. Traitorous leader of occupied France in W.W. II : PETAIN
17. True : CONSTANT
18. Jibing : INTUNE
19. Düsseldorf direction : OST
20. Survivors' concerns : ESTATETAXES
22. Personal ad abbr. : SWF
23. Early touring car : REO
24. Singer Green and others : ALS
25. They employ speakers: Abbr. : PAS
26. Anglo-American poet Gunn : THOM
28. Wind : SNAKE
30. Bit of merchandise : WARE
31. Seating sect. : ORCH
33. Keep going : PERSIST
35. Releases : CATHARSES
38. Language in the Dead Sea Scrolls : ARAMAIC
40. Some programs, briefly : APPS
43. Go (along) : PLAY
44. Ordinary people : PLEBS
47. Temple : SHUL
49. "High Noon" heroine : AMY
50. Temple player : OWL
51. It's a matter of law : RES
53. Walt Whitman poem "___ Pondered in Silence" : ASI
54. Fusses : MAKESASCENE
57. Wasn't steadfast : RAN
58. Copy : PARROT
59. It helps keep a sweater dry : HEADBAND
61. Star : ETOILE
62. Have no accomplices : ACTALONE
63. Pool player, at times : RACKER
64. Question to a procrastinator : WHENTHEN
1. How some goods are sold : ATCOST
2. Elite : WHOSWHO
3. Asked to come : SENTFOR
4. Book after Daniel: Abbr. : HOS
5. Complete : UTTER
6. Woos obviously : CHASES
7. "Artistry in Rhythm" composer : KENTON
8. Sp. title : SRTA
9. Circus employees : SPIELERS
10. Flared dresses : TENTS
11. Jazz singer Jones : ETTA
12. Slip : FAUXPAS
13. Drawing, e.g. : FINEART
14. Real : INESSE
21. One accepting a challenge : TAKER
27. "Little Nemo" cartoonist Winsor ___ : MCCAY
29. Without delay : APACE
30. Thin puffs : WISPS
32. Hard person to direct : HAM
34. Large amount : SEA
36. It may be filtered : TAPWATER
37. Inclines : HILLS
38. Former capital of Kazakhstan : ALMAATA
39. Businessman who once owned the San Diego Padres : RAYKROC
41. Admirer of Joseph, in Genesis : PHARAOH
42. ___ Langer, who wrote "Philosophy in a New Key" : SUSANNE
43. Baby : PAMPER
45. Rear : BREECH
46. Boxer's group : SENATE
48. Tree with heart-shaped leaves : LINDEN
50. "___ Mio" : OSOLE
52. Park Avenue, e.g. : SEDAN
55. The Phantom of the Opera : ERIK
56. Wad : CHAW
60. Short order? : BLT

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