New York Times, Thursday, November 6, 2003

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 33 Missing: {FZ} This is puzzle # 64 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Takes off : SETSSAIL
7. Greek letter : PSI
10. Songbird : WREN
14. Sighter of the Pacific, 9/25/1513 : BALBOA
15. A different you : ALTEREGO
17. Circa : AROUND
18. Words before a race : READYSETGO
19. Frothy parts of waves : CAPS
20. Unsophisticates : YOKELS
22. Nice way to say nice : BON
23. Sore spots for athletes : KNEES
25. Its mascot is a goat : NAVY
26. 6, written out : JUNE
27. Kind of case : DATIVE
29. Joined : MET
30. Escort's offering : ARM
33. Prepare to play, with "up" : LACE
34. Help in fighting the flu : HOTTEA
37. Disappear : CEASETOBE
39. Sight just before a touchdown : HOUSETOPS
40. Players in the computer business : CDROMS
41. Some Fortune mag. readers : CEOS
42. Small sample : NIP
43. Can. province : QUE
44. Service station? : CHAPEL
46. Close : SHUT
48. Blacken : CHAR
49. Like some notepaper : RULED
53. ___ polloi : HOI
54. Even more, at the buffet table : THIRDS
56. Get the gold? : MINE
57. Bothersome : UNSETTLING
59. Kind of particle in physics : LAMBDA
61. No idea : NOTACLUE
62. Put on a pedestal : ADORED
63. Natural hist. museum attraction : TREX
64. Old music collection : LPS
65. Certain music collection ... and this puzzle's theme : BOXEDSET
1. Defeat : SETBACK
2. It's used for wrap-ups, clearly : SARAN
3. Grade : SLOPE
4. Kicked about : ABUSED
5. It might react negatively : ION
6. Madame : LADY
7. Tony N.Y.C. address : PARKAVE
8. 30-Across cover : SLEEVE
9. Little ___ : ITALY
10. Like some wit : WRY
11. Bowling lane feature : RESETBUTTON
12. Incite : EGGON
13. Who "ever loved you more than I," in song : NOONE
16. News staffers, for short : EDS
21. Like some beer at a party : ONICE
24. 1905 Strauss opera : SALOME
26. High society : JETSET
28. Keep ___ on : TABS
29. Good cat : MOUSER
30. Hotbed of N.C.A.A. basketball : ACC
31. Roulette play : RED
32. Meshlike curtain fabric : MARQUISETTE
34. Basketball ___ : HOOP
35. Prefix with center : EPI
36. Pharaoh's symbol : ASP
38. Began : SETOUT
39. Got wind of : HEARD
41. Discover usages : CHARGES
44. Bar exercise : CHINUP
45. Stumblebum : LUMMOX
46. Turn aside : SHUNT
47. Laurels : HONOR
48. Relax : CHILL
50. Free, in France : LIBRE
51. Finished : ENDED
52. Resolved : DEADSET
54. Cable inits. : TLC
55. Thick slice : SLAB
58. Try : TAX
60. Flurry : ADO

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