New York Times, Saturday, August 30, 2003

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JWX} This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Took off at full speed : RANFORIT
9. Kind of quartz : TOPAZ
14. Like Sherlock Holmes's nose : AQUILINE
15. "Don King: Only in America" star : RHAMES
17. Anne ___, Helen Keller's teacher : SULLIVAN
18. Refuse to compromise : INSIST
19. Vigor : HALENESS
20. Campbell's soup selection : POTATO
21. N.H.L. star Lindros : ERIC
22. Transplant : REPOT
24. Holder of recyclables : BIN
25. Springfield, e.g. : RIFLE
27. Walkie-talkie answer : COPY
28. Beekeeper in a highly rated 1997 film : ULEE
29. "The Five Red Herrings" author : SAYERS
31. Putdown for a computer whiz : TECHNERD
33. "Norma Rae" director : RITT
35. One that's punched out : CHAD
36. Coaches : HACKNEYS
40. 1984 Cyndi Lauper hit : SHEBOP
44. Bath additions : OILS
45. Simulated : APED
47. Dutch-speaking Caribbean isle : ARUBA
48. "It could not slake mine ___, nor ease my heart": Shak. : IRE
49. Painter of haystacks and poplars : MONET
51. Fair pace : TROT
52. Millennial Church member : SHAKER
55. ___ acid (baking powder ingredient) : TARTARIC
57. Performer who's charged : TORERO
58. Once-in-a-lifetime : FREAKISH
59. Comic strip character surnamed Smith : SLUGGO
60. Folded comestible : OMELETTE
61. Three-year-olds compete here : EPSOM
62. Blood group? : REDCROSS
1. Some thin slices : RASHERS
2. Tanks : AQUARIA
3. Invalidate : NULLIFY
4. Cabinet workers? : FILECLERKS
5. Ken of "thirty-something" : OLIN
6. Bank depositor? : RIVER
7. Momentarily : INASEC
8. One with the backing of the U.S. Treasury? : TENSPOT
9. Paintings on hinged panels : TRIPTYCHS
10. "I must've forgot ...!" : OHNO
11. Previous : PAST
12. Complaisant : AMIABLE
13. More flavorful : ZESTIER
16. Blitzed : STONED
23. Price-setting grp. : OPEC
26. Port ___ (Isle of Man resort) : ERIN
28. One working on a plot : UNDERTAKER
30. Robed bench-sitter's place : STEAMROOM
32. Derisive comeback : HAHA
34. Tears for Fears, e.g. : TYPO
36. Cranes : HOISTS
37. Pet carrier feature : AIRHOLE
38. Resolve : CLEARUP
39. Summoned : SENTFOR
41. Folded comestible : BURRITO
42. They need reeds : OBOISTS
43. Certain software downloads : PATCHES
46. "Heavens to Betsy!" : DEARME
50. Stuck up? : TREED
53. Powder containers : KEGS
54. Consequently : ERGO
56. Baby shower? : TALC

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