New York Times, Saturday, August 2, 2003

Author: Dana Motley
Editor: Will Shortz
Dana Motley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJQWXZ} This is puzzle # 21 for Ms. Motley. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Break producer : COMMA
6. It means "island" in Kazakh : ARAL
10. Not at all cheerful : GLUM
14. A criminal may have one : ALIAS
15. Popular one-named techno musician : MOBY
16. First name in Hollywood dirt-dishing : RONA
17. Polish populace, e.g. : SLAVS
18. Conventional : BOURGEOIS
20. Identical to : SAMEAS
22. Eyelet creator : STILETTO
23. More than request : INSIST
25. Early breath freshener : SENSEN
26. Annual hiree, for some : CPA
28. Academic stretch : SEMESTER
30. T. Rex, for one : CARNIVORE
32. Bee's charge : OPIE
36. Like a later draft, presumably : CLEANER
37. Casts away : MAROONS
40. Be organized, in a way : PLAN
41. One who doesn't speak plain English? : EUPHEMIST
43. Something to get in gear : TENSPEED
46. Venue of indulgence : SPA
47. Have no doubt : BESURE
50. "The Wild One" star : BRANDO
52. Safety signal : ALLCLEAR
54. Attack suddenly : POUNCE
57. Cured fare : SMOKEDHAM
59. High-hatter : SNOOT
60. It may be capped, in Caen : TETE
61. Certain head of state : EMIR
62. Harden : ENURE
63. At first, in Frankfurt : ERST
64. Wine list subheading : REDS
65. Dropperfuls, say : DOSES
1. Architect ___ Gilbert : CASS
2. Cantina cooker : OLLA
3. Coral Gables is in it : MIAMIAREA
4. Buff : MAVEN
5. Hit maker? : ASSASSIN
6. U.N. figure: Abbr. : AMB
7. Noisy one in the morning : ROOSTER
8. Have an edge against : ABUT
9. Apollo, musically : LYRIST
10. Where some people wait to be shot : GREENROOM
11. Takes the money and runs? : LOOTS
12. Yoke : UNITE
13. Kind of jar : MASON
19. A cappella part song : GLEE
21. It doesn't hold water : SIEVE
24. Campout fare : SMORES
26. Old cosmonauts' insignia : CCCP
27. 10-Across atmosphere : PALL
29. Always at the Forum : SEMPER
31. Noted whaling port, once : NANTUCKET
33. Like a foxglove : POISONOUS
34. P.D. figure : INSP
35. ___ noche (tonight, in Tijuana) : ESTA
38. Tons : AHEAP
39. Like many winter skaters : REDNOSED
42. Read the riot act to : UPBRAID
44. Peer of Dashiell : ERLE
45. Destitute person : NEEDER
47. Wallop : BASTE
48. Composer Bernstein : ELMER
49. Sin City array : SLOTS
51. "Got me!" : DUNNO
53. Sighed aside : AHME
55. Middle earth? : CORE
56. Verb with "vous" : ETES
58. Application checkbox option : MRS

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