New York Times, Saturday, July 28, 2001

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJX} This is puzzle # 146 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Expression of bafflement : BEATSME
8. Progress : STRIDES
15. [Yawn] : IMBORED
16. Least inspiring : ARIDEST
17. Riot squad item : GASMASK
18. Dictator once exiled on Madeira : BATISTA
19. "Cantar de ___ Cid" (Spanish epic poem) : MIO
20. "That's ___" : SHOWBIZ
22. Stock figure : PAR
23. ___ Romana (chef's phrase) : ALLA
25. Rap : CHAT
26. Where some Picassos hang : TATE
27. Novelist Shute : NEVIL
29. Successful : HIT
30. Spring sign : ARIES
31. Exterminate, in a way : DERAT
33. "Drive" pop group : THECARS
35. Kicked : PROTESTED
37. Row : QUARREL
39. Where Zeus took Europa : CRETE
42. Spice with rice, maybe : CURRY
43. Part of a dog's name : RIN
45. Deep, as a color : BURNT
47. Rustic : HICK
48. "Man in the Shower" cartoonist : ARNO
49. Law firm employee, informally : PARA
50. "Wo! ___ was!" (German cry) : ACH
51. Fathers : PRIESTS
54. Annuaire listing : NOM
55. Stick on a trail : SKIPOLE
57. Alert : HEADSUP
59. Carpenter, at times : TENONER
60. Article afterthought : ENDNOTE
61. Some "Star Trek" personnel : ENSIGNS
62. Good and mad : STEAMED
1. Cheese : BIGMAN
2. Sent on an impulse? : EMAILED
3. Clear : ABSOLVE
4. Smothers with humor? : TOM
5. Span. titles : SRAS
6. Coordinate : MESH
7. Noted TV judge : EDKOCH
8. Rest periods : SABBATHS
9. Attribute : TRAIT
10. Ostentatious display : RITZ
11. Dictator who idolized Adolf : IDI
12. Film noir feature : DESPAIR
13. Big spreads : ESTATES
14. They're usually fixed : STARES
21. Highway divider : WHITELINE
24. Landing place for private planes : AIRPARK
26. Get a bigger car, say : TRADEUP
28. Jolson portrayer Parks : LARRY
30. Sharp : ACERB
32. Dartmoor topographical feature : TOR
34. Short space saver? : ETC
36. Some toys : TERRIERS
37. Race : QUICKEN
38. Whelps : URCHINS
40. Window not in a wall : TRANSOM
41. Coming or going : ENROUTE
42. Not loose : CHASTE
44. Chips and such : NOSHES
46. Forced down : TAMPED
48. "We're Off to See the Wizard" composer : ARLEN
51. Simple game : PONG
52. It may be pitched : TENT
53. One-named jazzy singer : SADE
56. Islands dish : POI
58. Genealogical info : DNA

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