New York Times, Saturday, August 4, 2001

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 62, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQUXZ} Spans: 2 Average word length: 6.29 This is puzzle # 62 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Professional org. with the magazine Playback : ASCAP
6. Collectible caps : POGS
10. Part of many a discount store's name : SAV
13. It may be blank : STARE
14. Prefix in some alloy names : FERRO
15. Cain raiser : EVE
16. Kingdom south of Samoa : TONGA
17. 1994 Peace Prize winner : RABIN
18. Boulogne-sur-___ : MER
19. Working cooperatively : INTERFACING
21. Sammy Kaye's "___ Big Girl Now" : IMA
22. Downtown display : NEONLIGHTS
23. Blue-green : TEAL
24. Hints : TINGES
25. Host of 1950's TV's "Twenty-One" : BARRY
26. Rubylike gems : SPINELS
28. Earn and earn and earn : RAKEIN
29. Maya Lin or I. M. Pei : CHINESEAMERICAN
31. In the best shape : HALEST
32. What ".00" may mean : NOCENTS
33. Modern Greek name for Greece : ELLAS
34. Calculator job : ADDING
35. Star quality : ELAN
36. O.K. : ACCEPTABLE
40. Dress : TOG
41. Principle involving the temperature and density of gases : CHARLESSLAW
42. Cow, maybe : AWE
43. "___ Cock-Horse" (nursery rhyme) : RIDEA
44. Michael of R.E.M. : STIPE
45. "___ Alibi" (1989 film) : HER
46. Cover : ALIAS
47. Not merely ready : EAGER
48. Yearbook sect. : SRS
49. Glitz : GLAM
50. Directors Ferrara and Gance : ABELS
1. Actor MacKenzie ___ : ASTIN
2. Many a sculpture : STONE
3. Poem part : CANTO
4. Sabatini or Vilas : ARGENTINEAN
5. Tooth quality : PEARLINESS
6. Beautifully clear : PEACHESANDCREAM
7. Rounds : ORBITS
8. Shows satisfaction : GRINS
9. Lay : SONG
10. Like early hominid posture : SEMIERECT
11. Some prayers : AVEMARIAS
12. "Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart" singer, 1952 : VERALYNN
14. "___ Rock" (Muppet show) : FRAGGLE
20. N.Y.P.D. description : FINEST
23. Trying : TAKINGASTAB
25. It's north of Norway : BARENTSSEA
26. Preferable for new swimmers : SHALLOWER
27. Huns, e.g. : PILLAGERS
28. Formula : RECIPE
29. Fast ones : CHEETAHS
30. 1920's Duesenbergs : MODELAS
34. ___ National Park (Mount Desert Island's locale) : ACADIA
36. ___ of beans : AHILL
37. Music's Mary J. ___ : BLIGE
38. Place for a pin : LAPEL
39. Still-life subjects : EWERS
41. What a climber may clutch : CRAG

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