New York Times, Saturday, September 22, 2001

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Page
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QUX} This is puzzle # 77 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. 1941 film noir hero : SAMSPADE
9. Hair band : FASCIA
15. "Take my wife ... please!," e.g. : ONELINER
16. Private : INWARD
17. Old Jeep model : WAGONEER
18. Hoodwinked : SNOWED
19. They'll do for now : STOPGAPS
20. Offenbach's "La Belle ___" : HELENE
21. Stamp feature, to a philatelist : PERF
22. Tree with catkins : ALDER
23. No longer moved (by) : JADED
26. Take on, in dialect : RASSLE
30. Out, in a way : ABED
31. Of a bank deposit? : SEDIMENTAL
35. Bit modifier : WEE
36. "W. C. Fields and Me" star, 1976 : STEIGER
37. Fertility clinic collection : OVA
38. Pitch target : STRIKEZONE
40. Do laps, perhaps : SWIM
41. Weatherspoon of the W.N.B.A. : TERESA
42. Grammy category : RANDB
43. Lewis's mystery-solving partner : MORSE
46. Its score scale is 120 to 180 : LSAT
48. Cook up, so to speak : IDEATE
50. Metal parts fastener : SETSCREW
54. Rankle : FESTER
55. Chatter box? : PAYPHONE
56. Some pens : FLAIRS
57. How some medicines are to be used : ASNEEDED
58. Maximally sharp : SLYEST
59. Like sultanas : SEEDLESS
1. Circulates : SOWS
2. Surgeon's expertise: Abbr. : ANAT
3. "Let ___!" : MEGO
4. Wasn't neat, in a way : SLOPPED
5. Sounded like sonar : PINGED
6. Within sight of, in verse : ANEAR
7. Abeyant state : DEEPFREEZE
8. Slips or trips : ERRS
9. Catch a few rays? : FISH
10. Glassworker, at times : ANNEALER
11. More than full : SWOLLEN
12. Cried harshly and raucously : CAWED
13. 1999 hurricane : IRENE
14. Figurehead? : ADDER
23. They may be crushing : JAWS
24. Help : ABET
25. They're associated with licks and ticks : DEER
27. "I'm outta here!" : ADIOS
28. Decide to rent : SIGNALEASE
29. Bob Hoskins role of 1991 : SMEE
31. Tip follower : STER
32. Podunk, e.g. : TOWN
33. Like some fans : AVID
34. Follower of Mary : LAMB
36. Picnic pests : SKEETERS
39. Comment from someone who knows the score? : ITSATIE
40. Purse alternative : SATCHEL
42. Irritated : RASPED
43. Irritates : MIFFS
44. 1961 Newbery Medal winner Scott ___ : ODELL
45. Iterate : RESAY
47. "People" composer : STYNE
49. Once, once : ERST
50. They may offer rubdowns : SPAS
51. Went on : RODE
52. Chemical endings : ENES
53. Puts together : WEDS

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