New York Times, Thursday, April 17, 2003

Author: Eric Berlin
Editor: Will Shortz
Eric Berlin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Berlin. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Subj. of some amateur photography : UFO
4. Ones with iron hands : DESPOTS
9. Move laterally : SIDLE
14. Plating choice : TIN
15. "My Three Sons" son : ERNIE
16. Reputed founder of tragic drama : THESPIS
17. Young ___ : UNS
18. Dog to beware of : BITER
19. English colonist in Virginia : ROLFE
20. Breathing aid : RESPIRATOR
22. Cocoon dwellers : PUPAE
23. Less covered : NUDER
24. With a lot of nerve : GUTSILY
26. Large knife : SNEE
27. It's just above G : AFLAT
30. German "never" : NIE
31. Female vampires : LAMIAS
33. Debtors' burdens : LIENS
35. 1999 film whose title is a hint to this puzzle's theme : THESIXTHSENSE
38. Ones involved in dust-ups? : MAIDS
39. Perpetual, poetically : ETERNE
40. Small shot : BBS
41. Newspapers : PRESS
42. Bell rung at evening : VESPER
46. Guanaco relatives : ALPACAS
49. Skin: Prefix : DERMO
50. What las novelas are written in : ESPANOL
51. Common : WIDESPREAD
54. "Haystacks" painter : MONET
55. Temple of Literature locale : HANOI
56. Prussian pronoun : SIE
57. Its capital is St.-√Čtienne : LOIRE
58. Embrace : ADOPT
59. Pavement caution : SLO
60. The Quechua, e.g. : INCAS
61. Taylor of "The Nanny" : RENEE
62. Old spy org. : OSS
1. About-faces : UTURNS
2. Elaborate : FINESPUN
3. Kind of kick : ONSIDE
4. Shut out : DEBAR
5. Vivacious wit : ESPRIT
6. Not had by : ONTO
7. Cake feature, sometimes : TIER
8. Talk about heaven, perhaps: Abbr. : SER
9. Proceed proudly : STRUT
10. Flapjack places, familiarly : IHOPS
11. Chicago suburb : DESPLAINES
12. Drowning person's need : LIFELINE
13. Suffix with legal : ESE
21. Showed dizziness : REELED
22. Impose : PUT
24. They may be in stitches : GASHES
25. "You bet!" : YES
27. "___ dreaming?" : AMI
28. Handy-andies : FIXERS
29. Drink that may be a double : LATTE
32. Dummkopf : ASS
33. Elmore of basketball : LEN
34. Insult response : INEVER
35. One sip, say : TABLESPOON
36. Like Laredo, largely : HISPANIC
37. Some B.M.O.C.'s : SRS
38. An exec may have one : MBA
41. Buddy : PAL
43. Relative of a 29-Down : ESPRESSO
44. Contacts quickly, perhaps : EMAILS
45. Punchers' entertainment : RODEOS
47. End of ___ : ANERA
48. Pigeon shelters : COTES
49. Notwithstanding : DESPITE
51. Spoonbills do it : WADE
52. Wise to : INON
53. Ninny : DOPE
54. Mid 11th-century date : MLI
55. Laugh syllable : HAR

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