New York Times, Friday, February 21, 2003

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQUX} This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. General assembly? : TOPBRASS
9. What leaky pens leave : GLOBS
14. Visited overnight : STAYEDAT
15. Predisposed : LIABLE
16. "Is that so?" : OHREALLY
17. Shakespearean character in a "most extracting frenzy" : OLIVIA
18. Monarch capturer : NET
19. Hard rock band? : DIAMONDRING
21. Very smooth : GLIB
23. Cloth on certain tables : BAIZE
24. Opposite of peace : ADO
25. It might help you get up : ALARM
27. Tom's cries : MEOWS
29. ___ Hughes, former British poet laureate : TED
30. Performed a cadenza, e.g. : SOLOED
32. Bamboozles : SNOOKERS
34. "Our Town" family name : WEBB
36. Poet ___ Wheeler Wilcox : ELLA
37. Place for a brush : PAINTCAN
41. Some forensic evidence : FIBERS
45. Theory : ISM
46. Kind of collector : SOLAR
48. Stupid : DOPEY
49. Crankcase additive : STP
50. "Stand and Deliver" star, 1987 : OLMOS
52. Certain pens : BICS
53. Like an air-filled lifeboat : COLLAPSIBLE
57. Mind the baby : SIT
58. Black-and-orange bird : ORIOLE
59. Early motion picture projector : BIOSCOPE
61. 1980's South African president ___ Botha : PIETER
62. Working together : INTANDEM
63. Brewers' kilns : OASTS
64. Lack of color : ASHINESS
1. Also-ran for the 1992 Democratic presidential nomination : TSONGAS
2. Play set mostly in Cyprus : OTHELLO
3. Incomplete : PARTIAL
4. Departure announcement : BYE
5. Interpret : READ
6. Improvised : ADLIB
7. Low bow : SALAAM
8. Blocks : STYMIES
9. Put a coat on : GILD
10. Hideaway : LAIR
11. Render unnecessary : OBVIATE
12. Bridle attachment : BLINDER
13. Proteus and Nereus : SEAGODS
15. Independent sort : LONEWOLF
20. Thunderstorm residue : OZONE
22. Fry a bit : BROWN
26. Comes together : MEETS
28. Dependable : SOLID
31. Legendary criminal played by Treat Williams in a 1981 movie : DBCOOPER
33. One stuck in the kitchen : KABOB
35. Dances : BALLS
37. Early 80's "S.N.L." comic : PISCOPO
38. Residential section of Queens : ASTORIA
39. Suggests : IMPLIES
40. Windhoek is its capital : NAMIBIA
42. Installment : EPISODE
43. File box contents, maybe : RECIPES
44. Some analysts' concerns : SYSTEMS
47. Spring signalers : ROBINS
51. Big-toed animal : SLOTH
54. Former Senate majority leader : LOTT
55. Porters : ALES
56. Actor Morales : ESAI
60. "This is ___" : CNN

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