New York Times, Thursday, October 16, 2003

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 115 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Sports climax : FINAL
6. Bespectacled "Scooby Doo" character : VELMA
11. Cousin of an adder : ASP
14. Way too heavy : OBESE
15. Bean products? : IDEAS
16. Biz bigwig : CEO
17. Le Prince de Galles and La Villa Beaumarchais : PARISHOTELS
19. Longtime cable inits. : TNN
20. Sign of success : SRO
21. "Mona Lisa," for one : OIL
22. Controversial body builder : STEROID
24. He and she : THEY
26. Prefix with technology : NANO
27. "You can fry an egg on the sidewalk today!" : ITSHOTOUTTHERE
33. Reaction to fluff? : ACHOO
34. Les √Čtats-___ : UNIS
35. Pose : SIT
36. Flying formations : VEES
37. Bumpkin : YOKEL
39. "Toodle-oo!" : TATA
40. Go out : EBB
41. It's a gas : NEON
42. Prayer ___ : VIGIL
43. Resources for the troubled : CRISISHOTLINES
47. Richard of "A Summer Place" : EGAN
48. Dog-eared : WORN
49. "Klondike Annie" star : MAEWEST
52. "The Purloined Letter" writer : POE
53. Sentence fragments?: Abbr. : WDS
56. Letters on an F.B.I. list : AKA
57. Zinger ... or this puzzle's theme : PARTINGSHOT
60. Home: Abbr. : RES
61. Anatomical suffix : ILIAC
62. Flower shop bouquet : AROMA
63. 1951 #1 hit for Johnny Ray : CRY
64. Scruffs : NAPES
65. Jockey : RIDER
1. Stylish dressers : FOPS
2. Support beam : IBAR
3. 1951 Peter Ustinov historical role : NERO
4. "Try ___ might ..." : ASI
5. African monarchy : LESOTHO
6. Johnny-jump-up, e.g. : VIOLET
7. When some summer reruns are broadcast: Abbr. : EDT
8. Popular jeans : LEES
9. Fountain treat : MALT
10. Gives in : ASSENTS
11. Not be juvenile : ACTONESAGE
12. High school grad-to-be's "illness" : SENIORITIS
13. Winter skating venue : POND
18. "The Farmer in the Dell" syllables : HIHO
23. Inspiring word : RAH
25. "Isn't that always true?" : YOUKNOW
27. Arctic vessel : ICEBREAKER
28. "King Creole" setting : THEBIGEASY
29. "___ yer old man!" : SOS
30. Monet's one : UNE
31. Rock's ___ Tuesday : TIL
32. Series ending : ETAL
33. Le menu word : AVEC
37. "You called?" : YES
38. "La-la" lead-in : OOH
39. Part of the alloy britannia : TIN
41. It may be right up one's alley : NINEPIN
42. Irritableness : VINEGAR
44. "Haste makes waste," e.g. : SAW
45. Talking points : TOPICS
46. ___ Hubbard : LRON
49. Playwright Connelly : MARC
50. Room for Ricardo : SALA
51. Klutzy move : TRIP
53. "___ have thought ...?" : WHOD
54. Baldpate : DOME
55. One with a print outside Grauman's Chinese Theatre : STAR
58. ___ Bo : TAE
59. Poona title : SRI

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