New York Times, Saturday, July 13, 2002

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 67 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Naval Observatory standard setter : MASTERCLOCK
12. It may be missed onstage : CUE
15. Elite athlete : ALLAMERICAN
16. African menace : ASP
17. "Tell me I'm dreaming!" : SAYITAINTSO
18. Heading from Ottawa to N.Y.C. : SSE
19. Harry of the novel "The Man Who Cried I Am" : AMES
20. Article at the Louvre : LES
21. Metalworker of a sort : PLATER
23. They're not taboo : DOS
24. Pharmacist's activity, at times : REFILLING
26. Kind of projection : ASTRAL
30. 1970's-80's cause, for short : ERA
31. "The Nanny" nanny : FRAN
32. Like horses' hooves, in dialect : SHODDEN
34. Uncreative response : ROTE
35. Condition : PROVISO
38. Keepers of a famous ancient library : ESSENES
40. Mask that covers half the face : LOUP
41. Not go outside the family : INBREED
43. Piedmont city : ASTI
44. King Features competitor : NEA
45. Hellenic hangouts : AGORAE
49. Some youth : TEENAGERS
52. First name in Notre Dame football : ARA
53. Mark : TARGET
54. Short play? : REC
56. "A Little Bitty Tear" singer : IVES
57. Suffix with prop- : ENE
58. Counseled : GIVENADVICE
61. It has a sequence of bases : RNA
62. Not original : IMITATIONAL
63. To be, in Tijuana : SER
64. Closed, as a magazine issue : SENTTOPRESS
1. Israeli national shrine : MASADA
2. Poplars, in the Southwest : ALAMOS
3. Least candid : SLYEST
4. Mai ___ : TAIS
5. Potential lifesaver, in brief : EMT
6. Not made up : REAL
7. Quaint news source : CRIER
8. Oil source : LINSEED
9. D.S.T. ending time : OCT
10. Baku is on it : CASPIANSEA
11. Hillock : KNOLL
12. More than strong : CASTIRON
13. George J. Mitchell once led it : USSENATE
14. Ornate centerpieces : EPERGNES
22. Made with a cream sauce : ALFREDO
25. Able to give more : FREER
27. Answering : RSVPING
28. Sashimi fish : AHI
29. Like a slow watch : LOSINGTIME
33. Charity recipient : DONEE
35. Restaurant stock : PLATTERS
36. TV series set in Lanford, Ill. : ROSEANNE
37. Canal locale : OUTEREAR
39. Division: Abbr. : SEG
42. Oliver ___, Jenny's lover in "Love Story" : BARRETT
46. Product of erosion : RAVINE
47. Betel nut producers : ARECAS
48. Stands for sittings : EASELS
50. Support : AEGIS
51. Where le président presides : SENAT
55. "Carthage must be destroyed!" proclaimer : CATO
56. Actor Novello : IVOR
59. Cru product : VIN
60. Move in a ballroom : DIP

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