New York Times, Saturday, September 20, 2003

Author: Bob Peoples
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Peoples
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Trifle : TCHOTCHKE
10. Stars move in them : LIMOS
15. Common dip ingredient : SOURCREAM
16. Terse turndown to an invitation : ICANT
17. Lunch counter orders : TUNAMELTS
18. Setting of Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" : CONGO
19. Sch. assignment : RPT
20. Athlete who's earned a "Y" : ELI
21. Enlivens, slangily : GINSUP
22. NBC sitcom showings of the late 1980's : ALFS
24. Deem appropriate : SEEFIT
26. Some advanced degs. : MAS
27. Toilers : PEONS
29. Diamond stats : RBIS
30. Low-___ diet : CARB
31. Levels : STRATA
33. Good-looking companion, in modern lingo : ARMCANDY
35. 1973 Peter Bogdanovich comedy : PAPERMOON
37. Start of a sarcastic question : WHATNEXT
40. Toasts : SKOALS
44. Eclipse effect : HALO
45. Eponymous German mineralogist : MOHS
47. Title for Juan Carlos I : ELREY
48. Not exactly customary : ODD
49. Ones getting their marching orders : CADETS
51. Ft. Worth's ___ Carter Museum : AMON
52. Moon of Uranus : OBERON
54. "___ Juvante" (motto of Monaco) : DEO
55. Lennon's love : ONO
56. What to call un hombre : SENOR
57. Chassis problem : CORROSION
60. Organic fiber : ISTLE
61. Words of comfort : DONTWORRY
62. Tip, informally : STEER
63. Bridge support : CROSSBEAM
1. Women's shoe fasteners : TSTRAPS
2. Part of a stanza : COUPLET
3. Pursue : HUNTFOR
4. 60 minuti : ORA
5. Bravo competitor, on cable : TCM
6. First Nations tribe : CREES
7. Best-selling author of "Good as Gold," 1979 : HELLER
8. Old-fashioned "Watch out!" : KATIEBARTHEDOOR
9. North Sea feeder : EMS
10. Allowed : LICIT
11. James Dean, e.g. : ICON
12. Virile sort : MANSMAN
13. Wary : ONGUARD
14. Visits : STOPSBY
21. Beanie propellers and such: Var. : GISMOS
23. Come to life : SNAPTO
25. See 39-Down : FIRM
28. 1972 Wimbledon winner Smith : STAN
30. ___ oil : CANOLA
32. Primitive sort : APEMAN
34. "The global high-sign" sloganeer, once : COKE
36. Whence the line "Let my people go": Abbr. : EXOD
37. Forgotten one : WHOOSIS
38. Ought to : HADBEST
39. Like food that is served 25-Down : ALDENTE
41. Chamber piece : ARMOIRE
42. "Il Trovatore" heroine : LEONORA
43. Lay to rest, e.g. : SYNONYM
46. Smorgasbord staple : STERNO
49. Kitchen gadget : CORER
50. Manners : SORTS
53. Part : ROLE
57. U.S. health org. : CDC
58. Pained expressions : OWS
59. Melodramatic outburst : SOB

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