New York Times, Saturday, September 1, 2001

Author: Dana Motley
Editor: Will Shortz
Dana Motley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Ms. Motley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Present occasion : NONCE
6. Other preceder : EACH
10. Roughen : CHAP
14. Crusaders' targets : EVILS
15. Present occasion : XMAS
16. Improve : HONE
17. Charged : RANAT
18. Souvenir shop stock : POSTCARDS
20. Childhood scene, perhaps : FLASHBACK
22. Birth : ONSET
23. Handle : SEETO
24. "A Fish Called Wanda" star : CLEESE
25. A letter may be attached to it : SWEATER
28. Cries on a deck : AHOYS
29. One who has no choice? : FENCESITTER
31. 45-minute flight, say : HOP
34. The Great Commoner : PITT
35. Oncle's partner : TANTE
36. N.B.A.'s Kukoc : TONI
37. "Still ___" (1999 rap song) : DRE
38. Like some memories : BITTERSWEET
40. Mediterranean feeder : RHONE
42. Mediterranean capital : NICOSIA
43. Ante action : UPPING
45. Lower oneself : STOOP
46. One who can take the pressure? : NURSE
47. Wet sponge : MOISTENER
51. Dramatic piano passage : GLISSANDO
53. One way to stand : INAWE
54. Sum, ___, fui : ESSE
55. Elmer Fudd, e.g. : TOON
56. Felt fluish : ACHED
57. It may be blowing in the wind : REED
58. Bush's denom. : EPIS
59. Leans toward : NEARS
1. Kind of football : NERF
2. Like Poe's "Portrait" : OVAL
3. Historic caravel : NINA
4. One to be admired : CLASSACT
5. Art appreciator : ESTHETE
6. An American in Paris : EXPATRIATE
7. Gulf competitor : AMOCO
8. Liquor holder : CASK
9. His V.P. was Barkley : HST
10. "Spider Baby" star, 1964 : CHANEY
11. Ringer's activity? : HORSESHOES
12. "Alive" setting : ANDES
13. Plague, to Camus : PESTE
19. It may be part of a scheme : COLOR
21. Flower garden hazard : BEESTING
24. Life alternative : CHEERIOS
25. Dirty Harry's grp. : SFPD
26. Dam : WEIR
27. Undertaking : ENTERPRISE
28. Buying candy, sending flowers, caressing, etc. : ATTENTIONS
30. Cable inits. : TNT
32. R.E.M.'s "The ___ Love" : ONEI
33. Hummus accompaniment : PITA
36. It's not worth much in England : TWOPENCE
38. They're set in hospitals : BONES
39. Nova follower : SCOTIAN
41. Razzed : HISSED
43. Half of the Odd Couple : UNGER
44. It may be taken by a 46-Across : PULSE
45. "Ditto" : SODOI
47. Letter run : MNOP
48. Okinawa port : NAHA
49. Ablutionary vessel : EWER
50. Cherry and cranberry : REDS
52. Absorbed, as a loss : ATE

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