New York Times, Saturday, February 15, 2003

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 166 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pay : SHELLOUT
9. Poohs : PSHAWS
15. Acquire : COMEINTO
16. Slanted : ITALIC
17. Interest : APPEALTO
18. First name in 60's pop : PETULA
19. Letter series : RST
20. Brewpub offering : RYEBEER
22. Year in the reign of Ivan the Terrible : MDL
23. Like ___ on a string : ATOY
25. Coin with the image of a springbok : RAND
26. "That's ___" : LIFE
27. Damaging insects : BORERS
30. Part of a capt.'s order : DIR
31. Has ___ (is connected) : ANIN
32. Machine wedge : SHIM
34. Wave, for one : GESTURE
36. Darned, in Dover : BLOODY
38. Schoolyard challenge : MAKEME
39. More husky : HOARSER
40. Foreign trio member? : AMAT
41. Abbr. in many group names : ASSN
42. Ready to go off-line? : DRY
44. Balance : STASIS
48. What two dots may mean : ISTO
49. Breakfast acronym : IHOP
51. It has a code : GENE
52. Old Japanese coin : RIN
53. Mints, e.g. : ISSUERS
56. Galoot : APE
57. Want : DEARTH
59. One in training? : BRAKEMAN
61. Cause to be absorbed : OSMOSE
62. It's used to avoid listing : ETCETERA
63. Pool parties : STENOS
64. Something to shoot : THEWORKS
1. Ancient religious symbol : SCARAB
2. Begins quickly : HOPSTO
3. Forum buyer? : EMPTOR
4. "Malcolm X" director : LEE
5. One might be chronic : LIAR
6. Kind of child : ONLY
7. Sheer : UTTER
8. "What a shame" : TOOBAD
9. Unrealistic notions : PIPEDREAMS
10. Suffix with old : STER
11. Skimmer, e.g. : HAT
12. Turquoise component : ALUMINUM
13. Symbol of success : WILDFIRE
14. Having no symmetry, in a way : SCALENE
21. Stumper : ENIGMA
24. Ultimatum words : YESORNO
26. Infielder's failure : LATETAG
28. Fraternity letters : RHOS
29. Beans and fries, e.g. : SIDEDISHES
33. Aromatic resins : MYRRHS
35. Game with trump cards : SKAT
36. Most overbearing : BOSSIEST
37. Sorting criterion : LASTNAME
39. Shags, say : HAIRDOS
43. "Sure" : YOUBET
45. Tailor, at times : SEAMER
46. Not going anywhere : INPARK
47. Regarded to be : SEENAS
50. Murdoch University site : PERTH
53. "Don't take ___ seriously" : ITSO
54. Dash : RACE
55. Throw off : SKEW
58. Actor Silver : RON
60. W.W. II zone : ETO

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