New York Times, Wednesday, June 1, 2005

Author: Nick Grivas
Editor: Will Shortz
Nick Grivas
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Grivas. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Purchases at nurseries and hardware stores : BULBS
6. "I ___ the opinion ?" : AMOF
10. Basics : ABCS
14. "You're ___ and don't even know it" : APOET
15. Calamitous : DIRE
16. Model Banks : TYRA
17. Yogi's language : HINDI
18. First word of "The Raven" : ONCE
19. Capital of Samoa : APIA
20. Totally harmless : GENTLEASALAMB
23. Not just laugh : CRACKUP
25. Cast items : VOTES
26. Good fortune, informally : LUCKOTHEIRISH
30. You can put them on : AIRS
31. Eyelid woes : STYES
32. Vane dir. : NNE
33. Apt title for this puzzle : INASTEW
36. Mahmoud Abbas's grp. : PLO
39. Oscar nominee for "A Beautiful Mind" : CROWE
40. Carpet layer's calculation : AREA
41. Classic interrogatory ad slogan : WHERESTHEBEEF
45. Actor Delon : ALAIN
47. They generate lots of interest : USURERS
48. Advice after a bad golf shot : TAKEAMULLIGAN
52. Not kosher : TREF
53. Spicy cuisine : THAI
54. Cleans up, in a way : EDITS
57. Burglar's take : HAUL
58. Place for a pump : SUMP
59. Spanish babies : NENES
60. Take notice of : ESPY
61. Either of two N.T. books : THES
62. Gardening tool : EDGER
1. "Phooey!" : BAH
2. News org. : UPI
3. ___ Square (Times Square, once) : LONGACRE
4. Adorns : BEDECKS
5. Bombed : STINKO
6. Newspaperman Ochs : ADOLPH
7. Go for the gold? : MINE
8. Danger of the deep : ORCA
9. Users' costs : FEES
10. Completely mystified : ATALOSS
11. Secondary route : BYPATH
12. Part of "C.S.I." : CRIME
13. Swedish imports : SAABS
21. King in 1922 news : TUT
22. "___ to a Kill" (1985 Bond film) : AVIEW
23. Tartan sporters : CLAN
24. Completely botch : RUIN
27. Sibilant sounds : ESSES
28. Onetime telecom giant : ITT
29. Alternative to whole wheat : RYE
33. "The Faerie Queene" character : IRENA
34. Easter's start? : NOR
35. Blow away : AWE
36. Getting dolled up : PREENING
37. Goatish glance : LEER
38. Bungling sorts : OAFS
39. In the main : CHIEFLY
40. Wore down : ABRADED
41. "Pay attention!" : WAKEUP
42. Certain 1-Across, in time : TULIPS
43. Fu-___ (legendary Chinese sage) : HSI
44. City south of Salem : EUGENE
45. "Casey ___ Bat" : ATTHE
46. "___ Theme" ("Doctor Zhivago" tune) : LARAS
49. ___ Helens : MTST
50. "Naw" : UHUH
51. Weak, as an effort : LAME
55. Kind of time : TEE
56. Old map abbr. : SSR

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