New York Times, Saturday, March 24, 2007

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 182 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Stock report heading : MOSTACTIVE
11. Early astronomer for whom a lunar crater is named : OMAR
15. "Pretty fishy, if you ask me" : ISMELLARAT
16. Work unit : PILE
17. Persevere : STICKITOUT
18. It's surrounded by agua : ISLA
19. ___ course (plans) : SETSA
20. Grandma Moses' first name : ANNA
21. Group that included the L.A. Express : USFL
22. Game opener : MAH
23. Cave, in poetry : GROT
24. Utah senator who co-sponsored a 1930 tariff act : SMOOT
25. Bastille Day party site : ELYSEE
28. Shade of green : NILE
30. The Rams of the Atlantic 10 Conf. : URI
31. Dartboard wood : ELM
32. Fedora feature : SNAPBRIM
34. Complicate : EMBROIL
38. Like curling stones : GRANITE
39. Some come with twists : MARTINIS
41. Pier grp. : ILA
42. Suffix with lact- : OSE
43. Literally, "disciple" : SIKH
44. Huns, e.g. : ASIANS
48. Shakespearean title : THANE
50. Archaic adverb : ERST
52. Want ad abbr. : EEO
53. Prefix with Aryan : INDO
54. Cagney player in the "Cagney & Lacey" pilot film : SWIT
55. Black on the screen : KAREN
57. Detroit's ___ Arena : COBO
58. Drink mentioned in Rupert Holmes's song "Escape" : PINACOLADA
60. Blues guitarist Taylor : OTIS
61. "This isn't a good time" : ASKMELATER
62. ___ Hilario, Brazilian-born N.B.A. star : NENE
63. Survey participants : RESPONDERS
1. Question from far away, perhaps : MISSME
2. Bony : OSTEAL
3. Forger : SMITHY
4. Shadows, briefly : TECS
5. ___-Mints chewable antacid : ALKA
6. Second-century year : CLI
7. Steppes settler : TATAR
8. They're pressed into service : IRONONS
9. Boastful : VAUNTING
10. Singer Jones : ETTA
11. Kind of pipe : OPIUM
12. "___ Waltz," which begins "Hush-a-bye, ma baby, slumbertime is comin' soon" : MISSOURI
13. Gung-ho : ALLFORIT
14. Immediacy of data processing : REALTIME
23. John F. Kennedy or George H. W. Bush : GEMINI
24. Parts of perianths : SEPALS
26. Harvard Science Center architect : SERT
27. ___ Midgen, fellow student of Harry Potter : ELOISE
29. It's catching : LARIAT
33. ___ B'rith : BNAI
34. E-mail attachment? : EMOTICON
35. Steady correspondence : MASHNOTE
36. Wonder-ful place? : BREADBIN
37. "Ditto" : LIKEWISE
40. Contracts : SHRINKS
45. Fill up with gas : AERATE
46. Have-not : NEEDER
47. Finding things? : SONARS
49. Hanger? : NOOSE
51. Show impatience, in a way : STAMP
54. Exchange ripostes : SPAR
55. 2006 World Cup city : KOLN
56. "___-in His Lamp" (Bugs Bunny classic) : ALAD
59. Major suit : CEO

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