New York Times, Saturday, September 21, 2002

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQV} This is puzzle # 160 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pontiac Firebird, for one : MUSCLECAR
10. Melodramatic : SOAPY
15. Risked : ONTHELINE
16. Connected to a bar : AXLED
17. They may come with bells and whistles : TRAINSETS
18. Pounds : PELTS
19. Diversion : TOY
20. Neared : ZEROEDINON
22. Bound : LOPE
24. Put in a stake : ANTED
25. Rage : FAD
27. Chopin title : ETUDES
30. Antitrust suit defendant of the 70's : ITT
31. Shells, etc. : AMMO
32. Pink-legged bird : STILT
33. Word of encouragement : OLE
34. Valuable Scrabble holdings : ZEES
35. Concrete section : SLAB
37. Return from the hills : ECHO
39. Hypothetical words : IFSO
42. Scale syllables : MIS
44. Ark contents : TORAH
47. "Be My Love" lyricist : CAHN
48. Cut : MOW
49. Ends : OMEGAS
51. Big time : ERA
52. They're found in un jardin zoologique : BETES
54. Hoped-for reply in "Spanish Eyes" : SISI
55. Unwanted visitor : GRIMREAPER
59. Youngest world chess champion before Kasparov : TAL
60. "___ it!" (exhortation) : HOPTO
61. Niagara Reservation was the first one in 1885 : STATEPARK
63. Early computer : ENIAC
64. It's rarely won : TICTACTOE
65. Probes : FEELS
66. Pittsburgh, e.g. : STEELTOWN
1. Spot : MOTTLE
2. Pulls out entirely, in a way : UNROOTS
3. Go nowhere : STAYPUT
4. Campus letter : CHI
5. Kay of "Fast-Walking" : LENZ
6. In addition : ELSE
7. Old Olds : CIERA
8. Shakespearean merchant : ANTONIO
9. Move : RESETTLE
10. Flavorful : SAPID
11. What Hercules captured from Geryon : OXEN
12. #1 hit for Louis Armstrong, 1932 : ALLOFME
13. Sugar, e.g. : PETNAME
14. Montana nos. : YDS
21. Big scale manufacturer : DETECTO
23. ___ effect (1883 physics discovery) : EDISON
26. Bob and others : DOS
28. Addition : ELL
29. Pause cause : STAMMER
31. Ponta Delgada's locale : AZORES
36. Experiments on organisms : BIOTESTS
38. Same: Prefix : HOM
39. Put away : ICE
40. Remote : FARGONE
41. Sly one : SHARPIE
43. Worry : SWEATIT
45. Like the last movement of Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata" : AGITATO
46. Argues : HASAROW
50. Smooth : SILKEN
52. Class pres. and others : BMOCS
53. Reserved seat : SPACE
56. Med. land : ITAL
57. Suffix with quart : ETTE
58. "Get ___!" : REAL
60. Mag magnate : HEF
62. Poll no. : PCT

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