New York Times, Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Author: Michael Shteyman
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Shteyman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJKQZ} This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. 1952 Winter Olympics site : OSLO
5. Way up? : TBAR
9. Mexican gelt : PESOS
14. Religious leader born Giovanni de Medici : LEOX
15. Hitchhiked, e.g. : RODE
16. ___ nous : ENTRE
17. Like morning grass : DEWY
18. Start of a quip : YOUCANLEAD
20. Product at a gas station : STP
21. Puts in firmly : IMBEDS
22. Museo holdings : ARTE
23. Quip, part 2 : AHORSE
25. Key of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 : CMINOR
27. More twisted : WRIER
28. Romantic comedies, e.g. : GENRE
31. Workplaces with openings, for short? : ORS
32. Phoenix team : SUNS
33. Perils for spelunkers : CAVEINS
35. Quip, part 3 : TOWATERBUTA
38. Warming : DETENTE
39. Take ___ (doze) : ANAP
42. Suddenly became attentive, with "up" : SAT
45. Helpers: Abbr. : ASSTS
46. Symbol of leakiness : SIEVE
47. Rachmaninoff, for one : EMIGRE
49. Quip, part 4 : PENCIL
50. Fencer's weapon : EPEE
51. Obsequious sort : YESMAN
55. Dis's partner : DAT
56. End of the quip : MUSTBELEAD
58. Words of denial : NOTI
59. Extract, as a chemical from a solution : ELUTE
60. Arab statesman : EMIR
61. Loads : ATON
62. Point on a line : DEPOT
63. Jungle climber : VINE
64. Only about 10% of it is visible : BERG
1. Proverbs : OLDSAWS
2. Transparent, modern-style : SEETHRU
3. Nadir : LOWPOINT
4. Prefix with acetylene : OXY
5. Open dare : TRYME
6. Ninny : BOOB
7. Together, on a score : ADUE
8. Bank stamp abbr. : RECD
9. Encage : PEN
10. China's Zhou ___ : ENLAI
11. Camping fuel : STERNO
12. One raising one's voice : ORATOR
13. Religious feasts : SEDERS
19. Attribute : ASCRIBE
21. It touches the River Jordan: Abbr. : ISR
24. Do over, as a lawn : RESOD
26. Waiter's handout : MENU
28. Series on a ski slope : GATES
29. 100-meter dash, e.g. : EVENT
30. "Shoot!" : NERTS
33. Pretty marble : CATSEYE
34. Spot : STAIN
36. Bit of fraying : WEAR
37. Opening of many a speech : ANECDOTE
40. Pilot : AVIATOR
41. Action in a snowball fight : PELTING
42. Felt : SEEMED
43. Lab glass : AMPULE
44. Binds : TIESUP
46. Upper house member: Abbr. : SEN
48. Really irk : GETTO
49. Military chaplain : PADRE
52. Map abbr. : ELEV
53. Circular opening? : SEMI
54. Primary : MAIN
57. Stake : BET
58. Catch red-handed : NAB

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