New York Times, Tuesday, September 9, 2003

Author: Robert Zimmerman
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert Zimmerman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40 Missing: {GJQVZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Zimmerman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Archaeological find : TOMB
5. Opposite of dry : HUMID
10. View from Lucerne : ALPS
14. Polygon measurement : AREA
15. Foe : ENEMY
16. Chick's sound : PEEP
17. TV producer Norman : LEAR
18. Split to be joined? : ELOPE
19. Jewish round dance : HORA
20. Old king's edict? : COLESLAW
22. Female 29-Down : HINDS
23. Cryptographer's aid : KEY
24. Rock concert venue : STADIUM
26. Like propellers : BLADED
30. Hockey's Esposito : PHIL
31. Take up again : RENEW
32. Witty Orson's patter? : BEANSTALK
37. Facial flare-up : ACNE
38. Hang back : TARRY
39. Country star Jackson : ALAN
40. T-shirt? : SHORTSTOP
42. "Symposium" author : PLATO
43. It's banked in Bangkok : BAHT
44. "You ready?" : ALLSET
45. Oblivious : UNAWARE
49. Miss. neighbor : ALA
50. Silly mistake : BONER
51. Chess piece's move? : PAWNSHOP
56. Administered with a spoon, say : ORAL
57. Vegetation : FLORA
59. Timber wolf : LOBO
60. In the thick of : AMID
61. Duck that's not a duck : DECOY
62. Genesis victim : ABEL
63. Soviet news agency : TASS
64. Neural transmitters : AXONS
65. Toy that "sleeps" : YOYO
1. Rash soother : TALC
2. Cookie that has its name on it : OREO
3. Freebie on a long flight : MEAL
4. Unadorned : BARE
5. Followed, as a dog its master : HEELED
6. Separate the strands of, as rope : UNLAY
7. Cat sound : MEOW
8. Troublemaker : IMP
9. Just for Men, e.g. : DYE
10. Garden insect : APHID
11. "The Naked Truth" star Téa ___ : LEONI
12. Lost in France : PERDU
13. Tic : SPASM
21. Distort : SKEW
22. "The Laughing Cavalier" artist : HALS
24. Like some cheddar : SHARP
25. Minuscule : TINY
26. They have shoulder straps : BRAS
27. Nobelist Walesa : LECH
28. ___ mundi : ANNO
29. Animals with fawns : DEER
30. 1992 also-ran : PEROT
32. Wash : BATHE
33. Built like Wilt : TALL
34. "Unfortunately ..." : ALAS
35. Overdue : LATE
36. Shoelace problem : KNOT
38. Romanov ruler : TSAR
41. Skier's transport : TBAR
42. Blueprint : PLAN
44. Irving Berlin classic : ALWAYS
45. The Lusitania's undoer : UBOAT
46. Bellini opera : NORMA
47. Novelist Nin : ANAIS
48. Fuses by heat : WELDS
49. Moses' brother : AARON
51. Somewhat, in music : POCO
52. Do in : SLAY
53. Nonpaying train passenger : HOBO
54. Word in old wedding vows : OBEY
55. Game on horseback : POLO
57. Pharm. watchdog : FDA
58. N.Y.C. subway, with "the" : LEX

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