New York Times, Friday, March 21, 2003

Author: Myles Callum
Editor: Will Shortz
Myles Callum
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 4 Grid has super symmetry This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Callum. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Partnership : CAHOOTS
8. Look upon warmly : SMILEAT
15. Like some shoes : OPENTOE
16. "The Red House Mystery" novelist : AAMILNE
17. Start of a perplexed person's question : WHATINTARNATION
19. Gallivant : GAD
20. It merged with Peugeot in 1976 : CITROEN
21. Goose egg : ZIP
22. Mallorca, e.g. : ISLA
24. Their names may start with "Mac" : CLANS
25. Tennis's Mandlikova : HANA
26. Cambodian cash : RIELS
28. Early bird's home? : EGG
29. Charger's array : DEBTS
30. East Indian sailors : LASCARS
32. Superlatively scanty : SPAREST
34. Sectional, say : SOFA
35. Support, in a way : ABET
36. Stamps of approval : CACHETS
39. William Pitt's purview : CHATHAM
42. Fictional swordsman : ATHOS
43. "Whazzat?" : HUH
45. Line on a spine : TITLE
46. Marsh denizen : RAIL
47. In pretty good shape : TONED
49. Piccolo player on TV : CAAN
50. Like some stocks: Abbr. : OTC
51. Southwest bloomer : SAGUARO
53. Singer Sumac : YMA
54. Stupidly silent : LIKEABUMPONALOG
57. The Sage of Concord : EMERSON
58. Soap unit : EPISODE
59. They just say no : DENIERS
60. Temperaments : NATURES
1. Barrel race participant : COWGIRL
2. Loss of speaking ability : APHASIA
3. One running around wildly, maybe : HEADLESSCHICKEN
4. It borders James Bay: Abbr. : ONT
5. Auditory : OTIC
6. Soda pop, to some : TONIC
7. Patches up : SETTLES
8. Luau wear : SARONGS
9. Bison features : MANES
10. Model/actress in "No Way Out" : IMAN
11. Under the table : LIT
12. Star who's been in many unions : ELIZABETHTAYLOR
13. Makes sacred, in a way : ANOINTS
14. Phrase that can precede 11 or 12, but not 13 : TENPAST
18. Limp as ___ : ARAG
23. Still stuff : ALCOHOL
25. Freethinker : HERETIC
27. Some are cracked : SAFES
29. Sponge gently : DABAT
31. Common test taker : RAT
33. "Fiddlesticks!" : PAH
36. Went wassailing, once : CAROLED
37. Simultaneously : ATATIME
38. Old Japanese ruling line : SHOGUNS
39. Devalue : CHEAPEN
40. Pie preference : ALAMODE
41. Households : MENAGES
44. One for the money? : UNUM
47. Fifer's drum : TABOR
48. Words with line, hint or bomb : DROPA
51. Mail convenience: Abbr. : SASE
52. Doing what needs to be done : ONIT
55. Epsilon ___ (14th nearest star to Earth) : ERI
56. Sun Devils' sch. : ASU

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