New York Times, Saturday, November 9, 2002

Author: James E. Buell
Editor: Will Shortz
James E. Buell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Buell. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Be charming : CASTASPELL
11. Doesn't just impress : WOWS
15. Ski lodge warmer : CUPOFCOCOA
16. Specialty : AREA
17. Lullaby : CRADLESONG
18. Like some orders : TALL
19. Some convicts get them : PARDONS
20. Core : ESSENCE
22. Grow dark : LATEN
24. Oldest city in Greece : ARGOS
25. Network provider? : TVSET
28. Relatives of a yapok : OPOSSUMS
31. Pop station playlist : HITS
32. Some building contractors : WIRERS
34. Business card abbr. : TEL
35. Result preceder : ASA
36. It's no longer split : GERMANY
37. Pal of Nancy : AMI
38. Son-in-law of Ikhnaton : TUT
39. Adam Sandler's "Mr. Deeds," e.g. : REMAKE
40. Breeze : SNAP
41. It may be found on a range : SAUCEPAN
43. Battery elements : TESTS
44. Rat Island resident : ALEUT
45. Figure skater Cohen : SASHA
48. Power : WATTAGE
51. Dial, e.g. : BARSOAP
55. Passage prerequisite, perhaps : RITE
56. Not seeing eye to eye : ATVARIANCE
58. Some vitamin C sources : ADES
59. Parachute pack attachment : STATICLINE
60. Head-turner : PSST
61. Leader of the pack : PACESETTER
1. Cosmonauts' insignia, once : CCCP
2. Mystic enveloper : AURA
3. Bandy words : SPAR
4. Takes early steps : TODDLES
5. Not going under : AFLOAT
6. Detect like a dog : SCENT
7. Western assembly : POSSE
8. "Baudolino" novelist, 2002 : ECO
9. Unfrequented : LONE
10. Trails : LAGS
11. Maintains, as a garden : WATERS
12. Denizens of Sumatra : ORANGUTANS
13. Greeter at the door : WELCOMEMAT
14. Stock exchange necessities? : SALESSLIPS
21. Fresh : SASSY
23. Some 30-Down inhabitants : NORMANS
25. "Cut! Print it!" : THATSAWRAP
26. Slides, maybe : VISUALAIDS
27. Small busts? : STATUETTES
29. Top out : PEAK
30. It's between Manche and Eure-et-Loir : ORNE
32. Grieve (for) : WEEP
33. 1950's TV title role for Marie Wilson : IRMA
36. Legal analyst Van Susteren : GRETA
40. Chlorine source : SEASALT
42. Most fetching : CUTEST
43. Again and again? : THRICE
46. Tail off : ABATE
47. Ranis' wear : SARIS
49. Shocked reaction : GASP
50. Sundance's girlfriend : ETTA
52. "I'm ___!" : ONIT
53. Teen spots? : ACNE
54. One may pressure you : PEER
57. Mini-___ : VAC

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