New York Times, Friday, July 12, 2002

Author: Bob Peoples
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Peoples
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Who is it?" prompter : DINGDONG
9. The Ten Commandments, mostly : TABOOS
15. Title king of a Mozart opera : IDOMENEO
16. "Beats me!" : IDUNNO
17. Some pledge drive gifts : TOTEBAGS
18. Post production : CEREAL
19. Dallas Cowboys founder Murchison : CLINT
20. Bundled units, in some product names : PAKS
22. Bill: Abbr. : INV
23. Something not to say when taking a sobriety test : HIC
24. Best Actor of 1961 : SCHELL
27. Be a sign of : BODE
28. O.T. book : EZEK
30. Medieval capital of Flanders : LILLE
31. ___ collar : ETON
32. Says 59-Across : DESPAIRS
34. "The Story of Civilization" author : DURANT
36. See 6-Down : DIET
37. Architectural recess : APSE
38. Investor's desire : RETURN
41. Fast one : FLIMFLAM
45. "... poison'd with ___ of ale": Shakespeare : APOT
46. Link : TIEIN
48. Splitting syllables : TATA
49. Part of a gas mileage rating : CITY
50. Gridiron maneuvers : SNEAKS
52. "Under a Glass Bell" author : NIN
53. Landing info: Abbr. : ETA
54. Card catalogue abbr. : ETAL
55. More than mere jitters : ANGST
57. Rum drink : COLADA
59. Defeatist declaration : ITSNOUSE
62. Supposed source of good fortune : AMULET
63. Preacher's target : LOSTSOUL
64. Kvetch : REPINE
65. Star of nine Dr. Kildare films : LEWAYRES
1. Eighty-sixed : DITCHED
2. More than look up to : IDOLIZE
3. Bulletin board array : NOTICES
4. They're on big cases : GMEN
5. Scores, of a sort : DEBTS
6. With 36-Across, losing : ONA
7. Darkroom master: Abbr. : NEG
8. John and others : GOSPELS
9. Sent : TICKLEDPINK
10. Some vitamin C sources : ADES
11. Sticker : BUR
12. The tiniest bit : ONEIOTA
13. Incessantly : ONANDON
14. Not stuck with 5-Down : SOLVENT
21. Tie indicator : ALL
25. Cuba, once, to the Soviet Union : CLIENTSTATE
26. "Java" man : HIRT
27. Stripped (of) : BEREFT
29. G.I.'s assignment, maybe : KPDUTY
33. Show : AIR
35. Mil. branch : USM
37. Others, to Ovid : ALIA
38. Fast one : RACECAR
39. Model : EPITOME
40. Reckon : TOTALUP
41. Ail : FEELILL
42. Absence of animation : LANGUOR
43. Under discussion : ATISSUE
44. Places for vases : MANTELS
47. Feminine name suffix : INA
51. Producer of a famous laugh : SANTA
54. Perfect plot : EDEN
56. Looking for dirt, perhaps : NOSY
58. Noted knocker-outer : ALI
60. Piggy : TOE
61. Storm heading: Abbr. : SSW

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