New York Times, Friday, September 28, 2001

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {GJ} Scrabble average: 2.02 This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Steamy, say : RATEDR
7. Excuses : LETSOFF
14. Shelley poem : ADONAIS
16. Looked for : AWAITED
17. Stick over : REPASTE
18. Product originally called Dr. Bunting's Sunburn Remedy : NOXZEMA
19. Jack of "Rio Lobo" : ELAM
20. Sci-fi conventioneer, perhaps : TREKKIE
22. Trimmer : RAZOR
24. Quadrant separators : AXES
25. Manche's capital : STLO
29. Neighbor of N.Y. : QUE
30. "NO" follower : PQR
31. City on the Yangtze : WUHAN
32. Hangout : PURLIEU
34. State capital about 60 miles from Manhattan : TOPEKA
35. According to : ALA
36. Person who should know : INSIDER
38. Big ___ : BEN
39. Cutting : BARBED
41. 1988 Heisman Trophy winner : SANDERS
43. Units of 0's and 1's : BYTES
44. ___City (game) : SIM
45. "Can't Get It Out of My Head" grp. : ELO
46. Heckle : RAZZ
47. Stiff hair : SETA
48. "Shakespeare in Love" Oscar winner : DENCH
51. Most repulsive : ICKIEST
54. Grease gun's target : AXLE
55. Cosmo offering : SEXQUIZ
58. Angolan currency units : KWANZAS
60. Like NaNO2 in H2O : SOLUBLE
61. Grogshops : SALOONS
62. Gives away : REVEALS
63. Crew team member nearest the stern : STROKE
1. More enticing, to a philatelist : RARER
2. "A Passage to India" woman : ADELA
3. Citrine : TOPAZQUARTZ
4. Fill with ardour : ENAMOUR
5. Some Security Council votes : DAS
6. "Norma Rae" director : RITT
7. Less fat : LANKER
8. Dwellers on the moon of Endor : EWOKS
9. One with a checkered past, possibly : TAXI
10. Judges : SIZESUP
11. Suffix with Capri : OTE
12. Like the Span. armada? : FEM
13. H.H.S. division : FDA
15. Bright wraps : SERAPES
21. Fine : EXQUISITE
23. Hangs (on) : RELIES
26. Place to find alligators in New York City : THEBRONXZOO
27. Limnologists study them : LAKES
28. John Synge poem "___ Anniversary" : ONAN
31. Expressed : WORDED
32. Costa del Sol attraction : PLAYA
33. Polit. label : IND
34. Taps time : TEN
35. Certain dict. entry : ABBR
37. Patterned fabrics : DAMASKS
40. Pinochle-like game : BEZIQUE
42. "Pollyanna" writer ___ H. Porter : ELEANOR
44. Confiscates : SEIZES
47. Trade : SKILL
49. Metal-on-metal sound : CLANK
50. 1946 Literature Nobelist : HESSE
52. Santiago de ___ : CUBA
53. First word of "Jabberwocky" : TWAS
55. Azer. or Lith., once : SSR
56. Classified ad inits. : EOE
57. Year in Claudius's reign : XLV
59. High, in music : ALT

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