New York Times, Friday, July 16, 2004

Author: Craig Kasper
Editor: Will Shortz
Craig Kasper
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Kasper. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Not blocked : THRU
5. Knocked completely off one's feet : SICKASADOG
15. What a card reader may do? : WEEP
16. For love or money : ATANYPRICE
17. Dejection interjection : ALAS
18. It's used to make carbon black : NATURALGAS
19. Pool opening : SPRINGLET
21. Like some hands : DEALT
22. It's nice when prize winnings come with lots of these : ZEROS
23. Meddle managers? : YENTAS
24. Town near Perugia : ASSISI
27. Blazed : TORE
28. Wars of the Roses battle site : SAINTALBANS
31. Coupe complement : TWO
34. Permanently undecided : HUNG
35. Gallery item : OIL
36. 1969 target : MOON
37. Head up North? : ELK
38. Noted 2003 Eton graduate : PRINCEHARRY
42. Pan, e.g. : FAUN
43. Peak : VERTEX
44. Application after a break : SPLINT
47. Reason to put on a collar : FLEAS
49. Sash accompanier, maybe : TIARA
50. War game : PAINTBALL
54. Line of sight? : OPTICNERVE
56. Inter ___ : ALIA
57. Events for potential bidders : OPENHOUSES
58. Artery : ROAD
59. Using big words? : LARGEPRINT
60. Lively : SPRY
1. Moore verse opener : TWAS
2. Counseling, e.g. : HELP
3. Bring up : REAR
4. Expanding : UPSIZING
5. Punch with punch : SANGRIA
6. Aviator ___ Balbo : ITALO
7. "Princess Caraboo" star, 1994 : CATES
8. Currency unit in Harry Potter tales : KNUT
9. Strathclyde port : AYR
10. Some earth movers : SPADERS
11. Francis of old TV : ARLENE
12. Probe : DIGAT
13. Florida's ___ National Forest : OCALA
14. Exploits : GESTS
20. Make a home : NEST
23. Thither : YON
24. Contemporary of Emerson : ASHE
25. Bellow in a library : SAUL
26. Send down : SINK
27. Barber's supply : TALC
29. Cut off the back : LOIN
30. Crib : BIN
31. Reason to press a suit, perhaps : TORT
32. Sported : WORE
33. Black : ONYX
36. Nougat-filled treats : MARSBARS
38. Dash : PANACHE
39. Progress preventer : RUT
40. Superlatively smooth : EVENEST
41. Pressure : HEAT
42. Activity on a range : FIRING
44. Milker's aid : STOOL
45. Browning title character : PIPPA
46. "Ciao!" : LATER
47. Persian : FARSI
48. Rouse : LIVEN
50. Fear, to François : PEUR
51. Cockeyed : ALOP
52. Iago, e.g. : LIAR
53. Disney dog : LADY
55. Letter lineup : NOP

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