New York Times, Friday, July 18, 2003

Author: Sherry O. Blackard
Editor: Will Shortz
Sherry O. Blackard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 25 Missing: {QV} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 24 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. 1993 De Niro title role : MADDOG
7. Hedger's answer to "Have you done your homework?" : MOSTOFIT
15. Site of Syria's Great Mosque : ALEPPO
16. Flag-waver's event? : AUTORACE
17. Suez Canal nationalizer : NASSER
18. Space program : STARTREK
19. Enfant terrible : IMP
20. Dance in the streets : REJOICE
22. Old lady, backwoods-style : MAW
23. Patch target : TEAR
25. Goose : NINNY
26. Dreamcast maker : SEGA
27. Ignominy : ODIUM
29. "Scram!" : GIT
30. Sound system control : FADER
31. Place to get a buzz? : BARBERSCHAIR
34. Where Ashur was the supreme deity : ASSYRIA
35. Ties together : ENLACES
39. Wind down : DRAWTOACLOSE
41. Title role for Daly : LACEY
44. Unsubstantial stuff : PAP
45. For this reason : HENCE
46. Nebraska county whose seat is Nebraska City : OTOE
47. Jerusalem artichoke, e.g. : TUBER
49. Those, to Muñoz : ESAS
50. Originally : NEE
51. Divided differently, in a way : REZONED
53. Ending with form : ULA
54. Member of the legume family : GARBANZO
56. C.P.A.'s concern : TAXLAW
58. Arugula alternative : ESCAROLE
59. "Swan Lake" heroine : ODETTE
60. Intensified : DEEPENED
61. Broke down in school : PARSED
1. Churchill is in it : MANITOBA
2. Shady strolling spots : ALAMEDAS
3. Is ready to give up the ship : DESPAIRS
4. They result in two outs: Abbr. : DPS
5. Abbr. on some dials : OPER
6. Bridge maven : GOREN
7. Kind of temple : MASONIC
8. For all to see : OUTINTHEOPEN
9. Soul singer Lattisaw : STACY
10. Sped : TORE
11. Food scraping : ORT
12. Cultivated : FARMED
13. Part of the Quaternary Period : ICEAGE
14. William Shatner novel : TEKWAR
21. Fitting activity? : JIGSAWPUZZLE
24. "A Raisin in the Sun" actress : RUBYDEE
26. Pillsbury competitor : SARALEE
28. Like the month of May? : MERRY
30. Take the wrong way? : FILCH
32. Narrow inlet : RIA
33. Suffix for a bibliophile : ANA
36. Refers to : CONSULTS
37. Intensify : ESCALATE
38. Wasn't steady : SEESAWED
40. Put out of bounds, so to speak : TABOOED
41. Ached : LONGED
42. Not taut : ATEASE
43. Drive : COERCE
47. Part of a dovetail : TENON
48. Put a new surface on : RETOP
51. Unusually excellent : RARE
52. Man Ray's movement : DADA
55. Like some churches: Abbr. : BAP
57. Generation ___ : XER

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