New York Times, Saturday, August 3, 2002

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JQXYZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sticker : CACTUS
7. Giants and Titans, e.g. : NFLTEAMS
15. Sunflower seed, botanically : ACHENE
16. Constituent of cryolite : ALUMINUM
17. Noisy opposition : STATIC
18. City on the Ganges where Buddha is said to have first preached : VARANASI
19. King's work : HORROR
20. Parallel : AKIN
21. Enemy of the Moors : CID
22. Artfully brought about : ENGINEERED
24. Large bell's sound : BONG
25. What a crowned head does? : SEESSTARS
26. Not stay in one place : RANGE
27. House of wax : HIVE
28. Apollo XII astronaut : GORDON
29. Pass : APPROVE
33. Egyptians of old : NUBIANS
34. Spaghetti western costume : SERAPE
35. Rooftop coop : COTE
36. Cheating aids, in slang : TROTS
37. Bicker vehemently : ALTERCATE
42. Mountain in Thessaly : OSSA
43. In position, as the British might say : ORIENTATED
44. Fear ___ : NOT
45. Palindromic magazine title : ELLE
46. Certain poplars : ASPENS
47. "The Comancheros" actress, 1961 : INABALIN
49. Rufus ___, Daniel Webster's successor in the Senate : CHOATE
50. Juvenal, for one : SATIRIST
51. Humperdinck opera hero : HANSEL
52. Foolhardy : HEEDLESS
53. Some professorial attire : TWEEDS
1. Takes one's profits, with "in" : CASHES
2. Prologue follower : ACTONE
3. Battlefield shout : CHARGE
4. Arcade sensation of the 90's : TETRIS
5. Laborites' preferred workplaces : UNIONSHOPS
6. Close-mouthed : SECRETIVE
7. Kingdom from which France's Henry IV hailed : NAVARRE
8. Total makeup? : FLAKES
9. Sensational : LURID
10. Counterfeiter catcher : TMAN
11. Kafka article : EIN
12. Montana mining town : ANACONDA
13. Idly pondering : MUSINGON
14. Dollops : SMIDGENS
23. Place for a wasp's nest : EAVE
24. Italian port on the Adriatic : BARI
26. Actor whose character is stung in "The Sting" : ROBERTSHAW
28. Parting words in Würzburg : GUTENACHT
29. Floor : ASTONISH
30. Fictional characters : PERSONAE
31. ___ gland : PROSTATE
32. Pro ___ : RATA
33. One with a staff position : NOTE
35. Business needs : CLIENTS
37. TV title role for Robert Wuhl : ARLISS
38. Notorious Alcatraz inmate : CAPONE
39. Relaxed : ATEASE
40. Like some hospital beds : TENTED
41. Collectors' items from 1958 : EDSELS
43. Stan's pal : OLLIE
45. Person at court : EARL
48. Shout heard around the block? : BID

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