New York Times, Thursday, December 11, 2003

Author: Ed Early
Editor: Will Shortz
Ed Early
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dashed : TORE
5. Religious community : PARISH
11. Flap : ADO
14. Film director Reitman : IVAN
15. Once did : USEDTO
16. Impose : PUT
17. Part of an old sock, maybe : MEND
18. Start of a quote by John Lennon : LIFEISWHAT
20. Work unit : ERG
21. Heart of Dixie: Abbr. : ALA
22. French rococo painter Watteau : ANTOINE
23. "Get it?" : SEE
24. Novelist Jaffe : RONA
26. Bridge support : GIRDER
27. Quote, part 2 : HAPPENSWHILE
30. Site of Greek excavations : AGORA
31. Moola : KALE
32. Thus : SIC
35. Depend : RELY
36. Hall of Fame sportscaster Curt : GOWDY
38. Dull-witted one : DODO
39. "But I heard him exclaim, ___ he ..." : ERE
40. Kelly of "Live With Regis and Kelly" : RIPA
41. Any port in a storm : HAVEN
42. Quote, part 3 : YOUAREMAKING
45. Raise in relief : EMBOSS
48. Honored guest's site : DAIS
49. Ike's command in W.W. II : ETO
50. Son of Polonius : LAERTES
52. Alphabet trio : RST
53. Tammy Wynette hit "___ I Get It Right" : TIL
54. End of the quote : OTHERPLANS
56. Hoof it : HIKE
57. Kind of patch : PEA
58. Orbital point : APOGEE
59. Israeli weapons : UZIS
60. Long time : EON
61. Outcasts : LEPERS
62. Parcel : METE
1. Vacation purchase : TIMESHARE
2. Rarin' to go : OVEREAGER
3. Surveyor's rod : RANGEPOLE
4. One may be dead : END
5. Fisherman's boot, e.g. : PULLON
6. They occupy 30% of the earth's land : ASIANS
7. Ring figure, familiarly : REF
8. It has a germ : IDEA
9. In a closefisted manner : STINGILY
10. Fighting : HOSTILE
11. Greenfly, for one : APHID
12. Rock pioneer ___ Eddy : DUANE
13. Musk secreter : OTTER
19. Disappeared, with "off" : WORE
21. Field : AREA
25. Lubberly : AWKWARD
28. Peep : PRY
29. Was down with : HAD
32. Convert to Stalinism : SOVIETIZE
33. It makes faces : IDENTIKIT
34. Brazzaville residents : CONGOLESE
36. Garibaldi, the Liberator of Italy : GIUSEPPE
37. W.W. II ration board agcy. : OPA
38. U.S. terr., 1861-89 : DAK
40. Of a speaker's platform : ROSTRAL
41. Biblical verb with "thou" : HAST
42. Days of ___ : YORE
43. Employee : EARNER
44. Department store department : MISSES
45. Run away : ELOPE
46. San ___ : MATEO
47. "Borstal Boy" autobiographer : BEHAN
51. Spill : SLOP
55. Long time : AGE
56. Be busy : HUM

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