New York Times, Thursday, April 18, 2002

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JMQX} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Communicates in bursts : GASPS
6. Kind of bean : BAKED
11. Fig. on a baseball card : RBI
14. Free : UNTIE
15. Go over : ELIDE
16. Incompetent : OAF
17. Laughable : INANE
18. They're anything but spineless : HEDGEHOGS
20. Friends and family : LOVEDONEONE
22. Stopping point : DEPOT
23. Chromotrope : DYE
24. "Hey you!" : PSST
26. Certain intervals in music : SIXTHS
28. Onetime Southern "king" : COTTON
30. 7-Eleven purchase : SIXPACK
32. Walked boldly : STRODE
35. Clumsy ship : TUB
37. Debtor's worry : LIEN
38. Irving's "A Prayer for ___ Meany" : OWEN
39. Chatter on : PRATE
41. Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
42. Picnic spots : LEAS
43. ___ soda : SAL
44. Torments : EATSAT
46. Our home : EARTH
48. Badly bruised : PURPLE
50. River in a 1957 film : KWAI
51. Slightest protest : PEEP
52. Elec. bill unit : KWH
55. 1973 Rolling Stones ballad : ANGIE
58. Kids' card game : CRAZYEIGHTEIGHT
60. Figure that concerned Malthus : BIRTHRATE
63. Polonium discoverer : CURIE
64. 80 or over, say : OLD
65. Mashie : FIVEIRON
66. Nonnative : ALIEN
67. Rubber-stamps : OKS
68. Fin : FIVESPOT
69. Courtroom combatants : SUERS
1. Artisan alliance : GUILD
2. Discommode : ANNOY
3. Ward (off) : STAVE
4. Floor cleaner scent : PINE
5. Bean container : SEEDPOD
6. "Don't try to spare my feelings ." : BEHONEST
7. Stuff sold in yards : ALE
8. Capturer of the Quedagh Merchant : KIDD
9. Nose (out) : EDGE
10. Chucks : DEEPSIXSIX
11. Plant parts that absorb water : ROOTHAIRS
12. Breathalyzer attachment : BAG
13. Contingencies : IFS
19. Kitchenette appliance : HOTPLATE
21. Ragtime dances : ONESTEPS
25. Sum : TOTALUP
27. Extended operatic solo : SCENA
28. Everlasting : CONSTANT
29. Zealot : NUT
31. Sailor's unit : KNOT
32. Possible splinter site : SOLE
33. Playful pinch : TWEAK
34. How some train riders ride : REARWARDS
36. Modern theater interruption : BEEPER
40. Genre for Coolio or Chuck D : RAP
45. Llama relatives : ALPACAS
47. Some slaps : HIGHFIVEFIVE
49. Late : RECENT
52. ___ eleison ("Lord, have mercy") : KYRIE
53. More meaningful : WEIGHTIER
54. Elevates : HEIGHTENS
56. "Bearded" bloom : IRIS
57. Tombstone name : EARP
59. Natal native : ZULU
60. Shock giver : BOO
61. Class : ILK
62. "I am ___!" : TOO

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