New York Times, Saturday, January 4, 2003

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 25 Missing: {BJXZ} This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Subject of a classic hoax : SASQUATCH
10. Bit of laughter : SNORT
15. Wye Accord figure : NETANYAHU
16. Actor Rutger ___ of "Blade Runner" : HAUER
17. Crayola color retired in 1990 : ORANGERED
18. Well : APTLY
19. Like some wills : CONTESTED
20. Dylan Thomas's home : WALES
21. One went to Washington in 2002 : OSCAR
22. High grade : APLUS
24. ___ grass : OAT
25. Some votes : NOES
26. Growing business establishment : GREENHOUSE
28. Clattery transports : ELS
29. Gunk : CRUD
30. Like much protective wear : PADDED
31. Things to stew about : WOES
32. Crook : CANE
33. More easily attainable : ONSALE
36. Whup : LICK
37. Trendy : HIP
40. Flower whose blooms open in the late afternoon : FOUROCLOCK
42. Red-hot one? : MAMA
43. Catholic title : FRA
44. Get to : REACH
45. "Good ___" (1966 Young Rascals hit) : LOVIN
46. Sporting equipment that's strapped to the wrist : CESTA
48. Gauge : CALCULATE
50. Klingon, e.g. : ALIEN
51. The Seneca Chief was the first vessel to travel its entire length : ERIECANAL
52. Gloria ___, first black president of the Girl Scouts, 1975 : SCOTT
53. Review unfairly : UNDERRATE
54. Subdues, with "down" : TONES
55. Full of the devil : POSSESSED
1. Summer cooler : SNOCONE
2. Kind of bomb : AEROSOL
3. Bearings : STANCES
4. Overseas carrier : QANTAS
5. Madison's mate : UNGER
6. Some votes : AYES
7. Region below Hades, in Greek myth : TARTARUS
8. Made little sounds : CHEEPED
9. Field meeting : HUDDLE
10. Prison in a Stephen King novella : SHAWSHANK
11. Winemaking valley : NAPA
12. One way to think : OUTLOUD
13. Studio product : RELEASE
14. Met : TRYSTED
23. Empty boxes : UNPACK
26. Nation aided by the Truman Doctrine : GREECE
27. John Logan's "To the Cuckoo," e.g. : ODE
29. Shade providers : COLORANTS
31. Reason for restrictions : WAR
32. Spiny-rayed fishes popular in aquariums : CICHLIDS
33. Discarded : OFFCAST
34. Maker of clippers and trimmers : NORELCO
35. Effort to convince : SUASION
36. International conference site in Switzerland, 1925 : LOCARNO
37. Illegal imports : HAVANAS
38. Copy : IMITATE
39. Denlike, say : PANELED
41. Like some boots : LACEUP
42. Back biters : MOLARS
45. Monetary gain : LUCRE
47. French noodle? : TETE
49. Crescent shapes : CEES

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