New York Times, Saturday, January 26, 2002

Author: Mark Diehl
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Diehl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. One on the front line : PAWN
5. Weatherproof headlight : SEALEDBEAM
15. Et ___ : ALII
16. Sweep away : OBLITERATE
17. 100 cents : RAND
18. Itch cause : DERMATITIS
19. "Rush, Rush" hitmaker, 1991 : ABDUL
21. Solicits (for) : REPS
22. Some club members, informally : GALS
23. Difficult shot : MASSE
24. Yokohama yes : HAI
25. Overly worn : RATTY
26. Low-fat meat : EMU
27. Went on about trivial things : TWADDLED
30. Bridge competitor : CARFERRY
32. Period pieces : EPOCHS
36. About to face the music : INFORIT
37. One out : PAROLEE
38. Put in piles, say : ASSORT
39. Like some West Africans : BENINESE
40. Sees the difference : DISCERNS
42. Grand Canyon feature : RIM
43. Emergency money : SCRIP
46. Pistol, say : ARM
47. Adds and/or subtracts : EDITS
49. Came down : ALIT
50. Ricky, really : DESI
51. Ticket : DUCAT
52. Cause : GIVERISETO
55. Force in Eur. : NATO
56. Rambo : ONEMANARMY
57. One of the Scraggs in "Li'l Abner" : CLEM
58. Beetle driver? : SGTSNORKEL
59. ___ Quam Videri (North Carolina motto) : ESSE
1. Little beasties : PARAMECIA
2. Hank Aaron and Helen Keller, e.g. : ALABAMANS
3. Sails over water : WINDSURFS
4. Nest : NIDUS
5. Nursery product : SOD
6. Richard ___, 1966 Pulitzer poet : EBERHART
7. "Right now?" : ALREADY
8. Clear : LIMPID
9. Letters from Greece : ETAS
10. Person with a badge: Abbr. : DET
11. Early Lerner and Loewe hit : BRIGADOON
12. Bug no end : EATAT
13. Not quite true : ATILT
14. Chaotic : MESSY
20. "Go right ahead!" : LETERRIP
25. Played again : REPRISED
28. Some are sacred : WRITS
29. Singer Rimes : LEANN
31. Menu listings : FOODITEMS
33. Priests and such : CLERICALS
34. Thinks twice, perhaps : HESITATES
35. "I think ..." : SEEMSTOME
37. Chivalrous phrase : PERMITME
39. Upset and then some : BERSERK
41. Rubicon crosser : CAESAR
43. Tropical pudding bases : SAGOS
44. Stick : CLING
45. Focus : RIVET
48. Kind of cap : DUNCE
50. Bedrock denizen : DINO
53. Tore : RAN
54. Castor or Olive : OYL

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