New York Times, Saturday, August 11, 2001

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 77 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Football play-stopper : FAIRCATCH
10. Threads, for clothing : SLANG
15. Unhastily : ATLEISURE
16. Its point is blunt : SABER
17. Approach : CLOSEINON
18. Medical pronouncement : WORSE
19. Rikki-Tikki-___ : TAVI
20. "No way that's gonna happen!" : ASIF
22. "Later" : TATA
23. Blood type, briefly : ONEG
24. Thorny issues? : ROSEBUSHES
26. Have ___ for : ITIN
27. Single word : ONE
28. Paleontological topic : ICEAGE
29. Check information : DATE
30. Boot camp, typically : ORDEAL
32. M.B.A., maybe : MGR
33. Buck : DEFY
35. "What ___!" : AGAS
37. Shooting star? : ACE
40. Holiday song title starter : ADESTE
42. Put ___ on (limit) : ACAP
46. "The Words" autobiographer : SARTRE
48. Delaware state symbol : HEN
49. Hawaiian crop : TARO
50. It's unaccompanied in church : PLAINCHANT
52. Caesarean section? : ISAW
53. Different : ELSE
54. Sedgwick of the screen : KYRA
55. Holiday song title starter : AULD
56. Great moves : COUPS
58. Good thing for a politician to build : POWERBASE
61. Basilica of Superga locale : TURIN
62. British manicurist, at times : ENAMELLER
63. Memo taker : STENO
64. #1 hit for McCartney and Jackson : SAYSAYSAY
1. Bit of trivia : FACTOID
2. Where Home Depot is headquartered : ATLANTA
3. "Fabulous!" : ILOVEIT
4. Given up : RESIGNED
5. Fr. business letters : CIE
6. Do-do link : ASI
7. Deli offering : TUNAONRYE
8. Passed over : CROSSED
9. "Iceland" star : HENIE
10. Duluth-to-St. Paul dir. : SSW
11. Elder of Confucius : LAOTSE
12. Uncle of Lot : ABRAHAM
13. You may use it after retiring : NESTEGG
14. Young tough : GREASER
21. "The X-Files" figure : FBIAGENT
24. Sunbathing locale : ROOFDECK
25. 1995 N.C.A.A. hoops champs : UCLA
31. Eroded : EATENAWAY
34. Knock down, so to speak : EARN
36. In an excessively fulfilling way : SATIABLY
37. Parts : ASPECTS
38. Yell : CALLOUT
39. Kind of mark : ERASURE
41. "My ___" (#1 hit for the Knack) : SHARONA
43. Jeans and T-shirt, e.g. : CASUALS
44. Fast-shrinking body : ARALSEA
45. Like some snow : POWDERY
47. Man's accessory : TIEPIN
51. Pumps up : HYPES
57. ___-Cat : SNO
59. Millennium ends? : EMS
60. "Danny Boy" star : REA

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