New York Times, Saturday, February 26, 2005

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Page
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 88 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. It can be ear-piercing : STUD
5. Command to go : SCAT
9. Trainee : CADET
14. N.B.A. star Kukoc : TONI
15. One foot : IAMB
16. It may be stuck in a bar : OLIVE
17. Company whose cars don't use gasoline : OTIS
18. PX users : NCOS
19. Organism bodies : SOMAS
20. Snack item : NACHOCHIP
22. Tearful : MOIST
23. "___ Es el Amor" (Spanish song hit) : ESO
24. Relative of -let : ULE
25. One easily moved : SOFTIE
26. Sheets : STRATA
28. Nursery output : WAH
30. Beluga delicacy : ROE
31. Food items introduced to the United States by Samuel Thomas circa 1880 : ENGLISHMUFFINS
35. Pellet shooter : AIRPISTOL
36. It has 659 members : HOUSEOFCOMMONS
41. Auto features, briefly : ACS
42. Book end? : ISH
43. "No, you're not" retort : YESIAM
45. Better waterproof : RESEAL
48. Former White House inits. : RMN
49. Gulager of "McQ," 1974 : CLU
50. One going out : DATER
51. Iron : SMOOTHOUT
54. Page of un calendario : ENERO
55. Outdoor feast : LUAU
56. Is Spanish? : ESTA
57. Follower of a duck, pig or cow : EIEIO
58. "Who ___?" : ISNT
59. Tout's antithesis : RIEN
60. "Days of Our Lives" setting : SALEM
61. Coordinate : MESH
62. "Oliver!" composer Lionel ___ : BART
1. Cameos, e.g. : STONES
2. Way of seasoning : TOTASTE
3. Lion's combatant for the crown, in "Through the Looking-Glass" : UNICORN
4. Good-looker : DISH
5. Company with a brontosaur logo : SINCLAIROIL
6. Stockpile : CACHE
7. Parisian possessive : AMOI
8. One sip, maybe: Abbr. : TBSP
9. George Jetson's boss : COSMO
10. Cool : ALOOF
11. Film composer Tiomkin : DIMITRI
12. Dodge : EVASION
13. Final participants : TESTEES
21. Extend : OUTLIE
25. "Well, whaddya know!" : SHUTMYMOUTH
27. Bygone dignitaries : AGAS
28. Any-way link : WHICH
29. "I know not why I ___ sad": Shak. : AMSO
32. Concerns of some bathers: Abbr. : SPFS
33. Fire up : FOMENT
34. Showman Ziegfeld and others : FLOS
36. Fast-food chain : HARDEES
37. Orwellian setting : OCEANIA
38. Corp. headquartered in Pittsburgh : USSTEEL
39. Mediterranean capital : NICOSIA
40. 9-Across, at times : SALUTER
44. Like some genes : MUTANT
46. Chilling : EERIE
47. "Get ___!" : AROOM
48. Some horses : ROANS
51. Poor : SLIM
52. Guiding genius : MUSE
53. Cicely, e.g. : HERB

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