New York Times, Friday, November 21, 2003

Author: David Ainslie Macleod
Editor: Will Shortz
David Ainslie Macleod
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQVWZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Macleod. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Farm machine : COMBINE
8. Music genre : CALYPSO
15. Property recipient : ALIENEE
16. One of the Titans : OCEANUS
17. Stuff on a bat : PINETAR
18. Farm units : BUSHELS
19. Top-level worker? : ROOFER
20. Didn't remove neatly : TOREOUT
21. Altair or Sirius : ASTAR
22. Ward on a set : SELA
23. Katz of "Hocus Pocus" : OMRI
25. Bar hurdles, briefly : LSATS
27. "Let me repeat ..." : ISAID
28. Skilled enough : UPTOTHETASK
33. Course accessory : TEE
34. Encl. to an editor : SAE
35. Dweller along the Sea of Galilee : ISRAELI
36. "Love ___ Ball" (1963 comedy) : ISA
37. Bug-eyed ones, for short? : ETS
38. Goes against : CONTRADICTS
40. Polite word in Potsdam : BITTE
42. British rocker Hitchcock : ROBYN
43. "Eeew!" : YECH
44. X's : CHIS
46. Legal, in a way : OFAGE
50. Way to the nave : NARTHEX
52. With 57-Across, story in the offing? : MURDER
53. Response to a knock, perhaps : ITSOPEN
54. Xerox competitor : MINOLTA
55. Not so rosy : BLEAKER
56. Whom Shelley wept for : ADONAIS
57. See 52-Across : MYSTERY
58. Early Syrian : HITTITE
1. Three-time Best Director : CAPRA
2. Gallimaufries : OLIOS
3. Seat of Ward County, N.D. : MINOT
4. Hybrid on the range : BEEFALO
5. Space between : INTERSTICE
6. Almost here : NEAR
7. Kin of -ist : EER
8. Some programs are written in it : COBOL
9. Legend maker : ACURA
10. Suffix with Congo : LESE
11. Boors : YAHOOS
12. Kind of drill : PNEUMATIC
13. Superlatively sexy : SULTRIEST
14. Hush-hush W.W. II agcy. : OSS
20. Willful woman? : TESTATRIX
22. Like some warnings : STERN
24. Bits of ingenuity : IDEAS
26. Mock phrase of insight : AHSO
27. "It's true!" : IKIDYOUNOT
28. Start of an expiration notice : USEBY
29. One way to wait : PATIENTLY
30. Precedent setters : TESTCASES
31. Houston hockey team : AEROS
32. Concrete section : SLAB
39. First : INFRONT
41. It may need clearing : THROAT
44. Holiday ___ : CHEER
45. Any of the three Lancaster kings : HENRY
47. He lost to Dwight twice : ADLAI
48. "See?" : GETIT
49. Make blank : ERASE
51. Part of some rtes. : TPKE
52. South of France : MIDI
53. It acquired Lotus in 1995 : IBM
54. Start of a Chinese game : MAH

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