New York Times, Monday, September 6, 2004

Author: Michael Shteyman
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Child by marriage : STEPSON
8. Downtown Chicago : THELOOP
15. Percentage listed in an I.R.S. booklet : TAXRATE
16. "Good shot!" : NICEONE
17. Woman who's "carrying" : EXPECTANTMOTHER
19. Anger, with "up" : RILE
20. Summer: Fr. : ETE
21. Coin opening : SLOT
22. Lottery player's exultant cry : IWON
23. Obstreperous : ROWDY
26. Wash : LAVE
27. Put on board, as cargo : LADE
28. ___ constrictor : BOA
29. Bits of land in la Méditerranée : ILES
30. Ogled : EYED
31. Yankee Stadium locale, with "the" : BRONX
33. Role : PART
34. "Vive ___!" (old French cheer) : LEROI
35. Trail : PATH
39. Uncles' mates : AUNTS
40. Shakespearean king : LEAR
44. On the ocean : ASEA
45. Schubert's Symphony No. 8 ___ Minor : INB
46. Wheel turner : AXLE
47. Pie pans : TINS
48. Patronizes a library : READS
51. Italian resort on the Adriatic : LIDO
52. Founded: Abbr. : ESTD
53. Bill Clinton's relig. affiliation : BAP
54. New-___ (devotee of crystals and incense) : AGER
55. Traditional end of summer : LABORDAYWEEKEND
60. Lenders, often : LIENORS
61. International alliance : ENTENTE
62. Summed : ADDEDUP
63. Appetizer : STARTER
1. Germless : STERILE
2. What a plane rolls along : TAXIWAY
3. Go off, as a bomb : EXPLODE
4. Dressed up in a fussy way : PREENED
5. Anatomical pouch : SAC
6. Playful aquatic animal : OTTER
7. "Pretty amazing!" : NEATO
8. Boom producer, for short : TNT
9. "She Done ___ Wrong" : HIM
10. Environmental prefix : ECO
11. Accidentally reveal : LETSLIP
12. "Sexy!" : OOHLALA
13. Bogey, in golf : ONEOVER
14. Most cheeky : PERTEST
18. Maternity ward arrival : NEWBORNBABY
24. Start of a forbiddance : DONOT
25. Vertical line on a graph : YAXIS
31. British P.M. Tony : BLAIR
32. Get together with old classmates, say : REUNE
35. Kneecap : PATELLA
36. "Let me repeat ..." : ASISAID
37. Covered place to sleep : TENTBED
38. Committed, as an act : HASDONE
40. Staples Center player, for short : LALAKER
41. Requiring immediate attention : EXIGENT
42. Somewhat firm, as pasta : ALDENTE
43. Organize differently, as troops : REORDER
49. 1920's vice president Charles : DAWES
50. Paid out : SPENT
56. Wand : ROD
57. R & B band ___ Hill : DRU
58. Nile viper : ASP
59. Greek letter : ETA

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