New York Times, Saturday, December 6, 2003

Author: Craig Kasper
Editor: Will Shortz
Craig Kasper
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJKQZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Kasper. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Savvy : SMARTS
7. Basketball player's stat : HANDSPAN
15. Stay out of sight : HOLEUP
16. TV family member whose words are often bleeped : OSBOURNE
17. Layperson in a monastery : OBLATE
18. "And?" : WHATNEXT
19. Not at all shady : TRUSTABLE
21. Diamond with a mike : NEIL
22. They may hold money for passengers : PURSERS
23. Run off, in the old days : MIMEO
24. Beekeeper in a 1997 film : ULEE
25. A hero may have it : SALAMI
29. Tallies: Abbr. : PTS
30. Clipped : TERSE
32. At the time of : UPON
33. QB Detmer and others : TYS
34. Place to display goods : SALESROOM
38. Downed, as shots : DID
41. No longer work : REST
42. Caught on camera : TAPED
46. Like some discounted mdse. : IRR
47. Receives eagerly : LAPSUP
50. It may be for the birds : CAGE
51. Four in an acre : ROODS
53. "What have you been up to lately?" response : NOTALOT
55. Aplenty, once : ENOW
56. Not work independently : COOPERATE
58. Part of some platters : COLESLAW
61. Conductor knighted in 1996 : PREVIN
62. Tundra borderer : TREELINE
63. Painter Meissonier : ERNEST
64. Taboo : VERBOTEN
65. Worrywart's words : DEARME
1. Casting event : SHOTPUT
2. Ochlocracy : MOBRULE
3. Siren : ALLURER
4. Have second thoughts about : REASSESS
5. "___ le feste" ("Rigoletto" aria) : TUTTE
6. Sticks, in a way : SPEARS
7. React to something hilarious : HOWL
8. Court great : ASHE
9. Grp. concerned with traveling : NBA
10. Part of some letters : DOT
11. Certain Iraqi : SUNNI
12. Bump : PREEMPT
13. Cause of some attacks : ANXIETY
14. Business setback : NETLOSS
20. It's associated with dens: Abbr. : BSA
23. North Dakota city : MINOT
26. Cravings : LUSTS
27. When D.S.T. begins : APR
28. Call from the field : MOO
31. London's ___ Court : EARLS
35. Player of Caroline in "Caroline and the City" : LEA
36. Questionable gift : ESP
37. 1996 song that was #1 for 14 weeks : MACARENA
38. Dish Network rival : DIRECTV
39. Picked-out material? : IRONORE
40. One who's overly eager : DROOLER
43. Discussion : PALAVER
44. Not thinking of others : EGOTISM
45. Thaw : DETENTE
48. Game similar to crazy eights : UNO
49. Burst : POPPED
52. Loser : DWEEB
54. Land, in Lyon : TERRE
56. Mobility improver : CANE
57. Actor Reginald, who played both Dr. Watson and Sherlock Holmes : OWEN
59. Pitch preceder : SLO
60. Under the table : LIT

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