New York Times, Saturday, July 5, 2003

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 97 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Red-spotted creatures : EFTS
5. Series opener? : MINI
9. Not wild : STAID
14. Memorable 1964 Florida hurricane : DORA
15. It may be seen in a window : ICON
16. "Bird on ___" (1990 movie) : AWIRE
17. "On the Other Hand" autobiographer : WRAY
18. Listmaker's shortcut : DITTOMARKS
20. "No prob" : ASNAP
22. Workers with dogs, maybe : NARCS
23. Compass heading : SSE
24. Publishing quickly, say : RUSHINGOUT
26. Toots in a dining room : SHOR
27. Soft & ___ (Gillette brand) : DRI
28. Article follow-ups? : NOUNS
29. Community of plant and animal life : BIOME
30. Why the dog caught a cold? : VETLETPETGETWET
33. Resident's suffix : ITE
34. It may be heard after a charge : OLE
35. Why the parent gave the kid a spanking? : BADLADHADDADMAD
44. Cheering : AROAR
45. Word said with a head slap : IDIOT
46. Bitter, say : ALE
47. Intelligence : NEWS
48. Jaguar, for one : SPOTTEDCAT
50. Family head : DON
51. Big name in collectibles : TOPPS
52. He claimed the coast of California for Queen Elizabeth : DRAKE
53. Like some lineups : ALPHABETIC
56. Sacred ___ : IBIS
57. First, second and third : GEARS
58. Inquires (about) : SEES
59. Opening : VENT
60. ___ Park : ESTES
61. Polo of "Meet the Parents" : TERI
62. Physics units : ERGS
1. Tower of London victim : EDWARDV
2. Sans reservations : FORSURE
3. Kind of visa : TRANSIT
4. Internist's request : SAYAH
5. Prefix with course : MID
6. Freezing : ICINGUP
7. Less than any : NOTAONE
8. Unavailable now : INTRUST
9. ___ Club : SAMS
10. Aviation acquisition of 2001 : TWA
11. Place for rolls : AIRSHOW
12. Like gnats : IRKSOME
13. Utah, once : DESERET
19. Natl. Boss Day, ___ 16 : OCT
21. It helps one get a grip : PINETAR
25. Illustrious : NOTED
26. Put : SITED
29. Behind : BELATED
31. Oscar winner Kedrova and others : LILAS
32. One with two men waiting for him : GODOT
35. Swaddle : BANDAGE
36. Spaces on a leaf : AREOLES
37. Memorized : DOWNPAT
38. In to the maximum extent : HIPPEST
39. One placed by an agency, perhaps : ADOPTEE
40. Not so level-headed : DITSIER
41. Creepy: Var. : MACABER
42. Served in a sauce : ALAKING
43. Has no use for : DETESTS
48. 1981 satire on Hollywood : SOB
49. Opening shot : DRIVE
51. Itar-___ news agency : TASS
54. Medieval state: Abbr. : HRE
55. Show set in Vegas : CSI

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