New York Times, Wednesday, August 20, 2003

Author: Mel Taub
Editor: Will Shortz
Mel Taub
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Taub. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Biblical gift bearers : MAGI
5. Kuwaiti, e.g. : ARAB
9. You can say that again : ADAGE
14. Lena of "Chocolat" : OLIN
15. Rake feature : TINE
16. Fasten, as a ship's rope : BELAY
17. Vendor's vehicle : CART
18. Clock sweeper : HAND
19. Stupefy : AMAZE
20. Significant events outside the U.S.? : KILOMETERSTONES
23. One of the Sinatras : TINA
24. High dudgeon : IRE
25. Oust : DEPOSE
28. Oral surgeon's deg. : DDS
29. Tête-à-tête : CHAT
33. Egg: Prefix : OVI
34. Hornswoggled : DUPED
36. Reproductive body : SPORE
37. Some caterpillars outside the U.S.? : CENTIMETERWORMS
40. Work with the hands : KNEAD
41. Actress Zellweger : RENEE
42. Service for eight, e.g. : SET
43. Charon crosses it : STYX
44. Neighbor of Leb. : ISR
45. Grasping : GREEDY
47. Microwave : ZAP
48. One with her own dressing room, surely : DIVA
49. With "the," everything outside the U.S.? : WHOLENINEMETERS
57. Kachina doll makers : HOPIS
58. Beat fast : RACE
59. Swing around : SLUE
60. At attention : ERECT
61. Berkshire school : ETON
62. ___ group (computer info source) : USER
63. Amusingly eccentric : WACKY
64. "Cut it out!" : DONT
65. Flippant : PERT
1. Poke fun at : MOCK
2. Jai ___ : ALAI
3. Song on the Beatles' "Rubber Soul" album : GIRL
4. Altogether : INTOTO
5. Literary institution: Var. : ATHENEUM
6. Vaquero's rope : RIATA
7. British royal : ANNE
8. Laid up : BEDRIDDEN
9. Taper off : ABATE
10. Audition tape : DEMO
11. Broadway's ___ Jay Lerner : ALAN
12. Look (at) : GAZE
13. Looks at : EYES
21. Handled badly : MISDID
22. Alums-to-be: Abbr. : SRS
25. Loading areas : DOCKS
26. Olympic category : EVENT
27. Full of firs : PINEY
28. Dissuade : DETER
29. Minor U.S.N. administrator : CPO
30. One taken for a ride : HORSE
31. Equipped with a heater? : ARMED
32. Snappish : TESTY
35. Formed beads, in a way : PERSPIRED
36. Turn suddenly : SWERVE
38. Purchase price addition : TAX
39. Infantry unit : REGIMENT
44. Hunter of old movies : IAN
46. Gobbles : EATSUP
47. Piquant : ZESTY
48. Radioactivity cleanup process, for short : DECON
49. "I'm glad that's over!" : WHEW
50. Kibbutz dance : HORA
51. Grp. with barrels : OPEC
52. Spank : LICK
53. Defense acronym : NATO
54. In addition : ELSE
55. One with second thoughts, say : RUER
56. Muralist José María ___ : SERT

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