New York Times, Saturday, September 3, 2005

Author: Bob Peoples
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Peoples
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {FJQVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
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1. "Damn right!" : YOUBETCHA
10. Contents of special lanterns : GENII
15. Like some loans : UNSECURED
16. Get by force : EXACT
17. Epitome of focus : LASERBEAM
18. London institution, with "The" : TIMES
19. Tennis's U.S. Open is played on it: Abbr. : EDT
20. Great: Prefix : UBER
21. Common exfoliant ingredient : PUMICE
22. "The Erl-King," for one : LIED
24. Unisex winter apparel : SKICAP
26. Evening dress enhancer : BOA
27. Hints : OMENS
29. Pet : SNIT
30. Troubles : AILS
31. Alternative to sherbet : GELATO
33. Nickname for Nantucket, because of its frequent fog, with "the" : GRAYLADY
35. Décolleté : LOWNECKED
37. Place for many pictures : MEGAPLEX
40. Weather graphic : ISOBAR
44. Short range? : ATOB
45. Diamond stats : ERAS
47. Extrapowerful : TURBO
48. One working with a 23-Down: Abbr. : DET
49. Mexican Indians : OTOMIS
51. Disrespect : SASS
52. Derby parts : CROWNS
54. Route for Ben-Hur : ITER
56. Small house : COT
57. Dear : ANGEL
58. Trapped : INAPICKLE
60. Children's author Danziger : PAULA
61. Called for : DERIGUEUR
62. How to cheat : SLYLY
63. Schedule checkers : IRSAGENTS
1. Holiday tradition : YULELOG
2. See 28-Down : ONADIME
3. Loser in a 1962 showdown with J.F.K. : USSTEEL
4. Fuzzy flier : BEE
5. Cream : ECRU
6. Marcus or Winfred of the N.F.L. : TUBBS
7. Losers in the Battle of Horseshoe Bend : CREEKS
8. Official fact finder : HEARINGEXAMINER
9. Mil. rank established by Cong. in 1862 : ADM
10. Outfit : GETUP
11. U.S. bank established in 1934, informally : EXIM
12. Former German protectorate : NAMIBIA
13. Chilled : ICECOLD
14. "Piece of cake!" : ITSEASY
21. Giuliani adversary, once : PATAKI
23. Typing center : DNALAB
25. Publication concern: Abbr. : CIRC
28. With 2-Down, handle perfectly, as a car : STOP
30. Novelist Huxley : ALDOUS
32. Barn young : OWLETS
34. Recently: Abbr. : YEST
36. Ancient libertine : NERO
37. Daredevils : MADCAPS
38. Abiding : ETERNAL
39. Main man : GOTOGUY
41. Tall fern : BRACKEN
42. Big Swedish export : ABSOLUT
43. Rolls : ROSTERS
46. The Indians play them : SITARS
49. Canine topper : ONLAY
50. Certain print : SEPIA
53. Spring place : WELL
55. 1969 Bond girl : RIGG
58. First name in despotism : IDI
59. Finger-pointing, maybe : CUE

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