New York Times, Saturday, February 10, 2001

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 138 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Hardly a favorite : LONGSHOT
9. Aspect : REGARD
15. 1953 Frankie Laine hit : IBELIEVE
16. Plane, in a way : EVENER
17. Like most Norwegians : BLUEEYED
18. Fur : PELAGE
19. Confirmation, for one : RITE
20. Part of a step : RISER
22. Hot air : GAS
23. Purdue Univ. major : AGR
24. Turned : SWUNG
25. Partner of letters : ARTS
26. Realize : REAP
28. River People of the Southwest : PIMA
29. "It's ___!" (phrase of confirmation) : ADATE
30. Berates : YELLSAT
32. Cat's ___ : PAJAMAS
34. Curse : OATH
35. Sharp rebuke : SLAP
36. Not too swift : SLOWISH
39. Striped patterns : TARTANS
43. Like some chairs : CANED
44. Precollege : ELHI
46. Farm fare : SLOP
47. Mañana's opposite : AYER
48. Strange : ALIEN
49. "Is that ___?" : ANO
50. Trip-taker's aid, perhaps : LSD
51. Moisten : BEDEW
52. Send back : ECHO
53. "Sense and Sensibility" heroine : ELINOR
55. Contracted : SHRUNKEN
58. Cisco Kid player of the 1940's : ROMERO
59. One up, e.g. : TIESCORE
60. Dwellers on the Baltic : SWEDES
61. Does business on, as a holiday : OPENSFOR
1. Study : LIBRARY
2. Bond recipient, in law : OBLIGEE
3. Uninvolved : NEUTRAL
4. Jollity : GLEE
5. You, abroad : SIE
6. "Hold it!" : HEY
7. Due a refund, in a way : OVERWITHHELD
8. Monotony : TEDIUM
9. Repair a perfboard, e.g. : REPEG
10. At all : EVER
11. Set : GEL
12. Twist of phrase, perhaps : ANAGRAM
13. Annual Henley-on-Thames event : REGATTA
14. Prepares for cooking : DRESSES
21. Plays a kids' game involving centrifugal force : SNAPSTHEWHIP
24. Rows : SPATS
25. Converts : ADAPTS
27. Farmer, at times : PLOWER
29. "When it's ___" (old riddle answer) : AJAR
31. Came out with : SAID
33. Novelist ___-René Lesage : ALAIN
36. Mountaineers, in a way : SCALERS
37. Knocks down : LAYSLOW
38. Old calling fee : ONEDIME
40. Words before time, money or respect : ALACKOF
41. Unlikely protagonist : NONHERO
42. Cleric famous for bloopers : SPOONER
45. Misinforms : LIESTO
48. Houston hockey team of the 70's : AEROS
51. Gun stat : BORE
52. Env. contents : ENCS
54. "20,000 Leagues" mate ___ Land : NED
56. Dakota Indian : REE
57. J.F.K. was in it : USN

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