New York Times, Saturday, August 9, 2003

Author: William I. Johnston
Editor: Will Shortz
William I. Johnston
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQVWX} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Johnston. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Tang provider : CITRICACID
11. Denizens of a popular computer "city" : SIMS
15. Name of an old wind : OBOEDAMORE
16. Sporty sunroof : TTOP
17. Devastate from above : CARPETBOMB
18. Crossword worker? : ESNE
19. Genesis country : ARARAT
20. Celebrated : LAUREATE
22. There is, in France : ILYA
24. French : GALLIC
25. Coach, e.g. : CLASS
28. Line of work, slangily : BIZ
31. Sir Toby of "Twelfth Night" : BELCH
32. When repeated, like some shows : LATE
33. Busy : ORNATE
35. Set : GEL
36. Like budget amts. : ESTD
37. Powder holders : PUFFS
38. Oxford foundation : SOLE
39. Had : ATE
40. Beach locale, for short : STPETE
41. Washington insiders : POLS
42. Where some figures are made : RINKS
44. Prefix with county : TRI
45. Designer Gucci and others : ALDOS
46. Celsius who invented the Celsius thermometer : ANDERS
48. Ball : GALA
50. It may help you achieve a goal : SLAPSHOT
53. CBS Sunday night staple, 1954-71 : LASSIE
57. Perfect : MINT
58. Not in deep water, say : ALONGSHORE
60. Donald Duck, to Dewey : UNCA
61. Cheap entertainment provider : KARAOKEBAR
62. Insect repellent : DEET
63. They may be found beside temples : EYEGLASSES
1. Best Actress Emmy winner of 1951 : COCA
2. Building beam : IBAR
3. Part of a battle cry : TORA
4. Played again : REPRISED
5. High marks : IDEALS
6. Not nice : CATTY
7. Many a retired gov. : AMB
8. Fan : COOL
9. "The Joy of Cooking" author Rombauer : IRMA
10. Fix, in a way : DEBUG
11. The Tatler founder, 1709 : STEELE
12. "No problem, really," in modern lingo : ITSALLGOOD
13. Noted American example of Palladian architecture : MONTICELLO
14. Mum : SPEECHLESS
21. "Streamers" playwright : RABE
23. Short : ABRUPT
25. "Now I get it ... not!" : CLEARASMUD
26. Unlikely to accede to the throne : LASTINLINE
27. Factor in grading, perhaps : ATTENDANCE
29. Derive : INFER
30. Rubenesque : ZAFTIG
33. Decline, with "out of" : OPT
34. Part of many Chinese names : TSE
38. Dramatic debuts : SPLASHES
40. Old Eurasian locales: Abbr. : SSRS
43. Didn't give up on : KEPTAT
45. Gold rush locale : ALASKA
47. Lose : SHAKE
49. Demon Star : ALGOL
51. Famous name in oil : OLAY
52. Barreled along : TORE
54. Breaks down : SOBS
55. "Dies ___, dies illa" : IRAE
56. Plural suffix with weapon : EERS
59. Hound : NAG

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