New York Times, Friday, October 25, 2002

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 62 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Words after a digression : WHEREWASI
10. End piece? : OBIT
14. 2001 Grammy-winning band for the album "Kid A" : RADIOHEAD
15. Court figure : STENO
16. Its flag is a red stripe over a white stripe : INDONESIA
17. Angle measurement symbol : THETA
18. "___ goes" : SOIT
19. Collectors' locales : TOLLBOOTHS
21. Reason to prolong play : TIE
22. Dura Lube alternative : STP
23. 1958-71 political inits. : UAR
24. Excited, with "up" : HET
25. Expose, to poets : OPE
26. Hardly heavy-footed : SPRY
27. With 15-Down, low : ONE
28. Bungling : MALADROIT
31. Maintain : AVER
32. Shiver-inducing : GELID
33. Mantel piece : URN
34. Simmers : STEWS
35. Al-___ : ANON
36. Works with a plane : SMOOTHENS
38. Bewhiskered trash collector : RAT
39. Banquets : SUPS
40. Publisher Ballantine : IAN
41. Near Eastern honorific : AGA
42. For one : PER
43. Coll. major : ENG
44. 38-Across catcher : CAT
47. It's named after an opera star : MELBATOAST
50. Novelist Duun : OLAV
51. Artemis slew him : ORION
52. Semiramis's subjects : ASSYRIANS
54. Some sneaks : NIKES
55. "Let me show you how it's done" : STEPASIDE
56. Big game : DEER
57. Like some municipal bonds : TAXEXEMPT
1. Slap target, sometimes : WRIST
2. Where John McCain was shot down : HANOI
3. Plank on a pitcher's mound : EDDIE
4. Laughfest : RIOT
5. Long stretch : EON
6. Like some appetites : WHETTED
7. The Greek poet Babrius versified his stories : AESOP
8. Fly (through) : SAIL
9. Humphrey Bogart's "High Sierra" co-star : IDALUPINO
10. First Holy Roman emperor : OTHO
11. He wrote to his "Immortal Beloved" : BEETHOVEN
12. Talked about : INTHENEWS
13. Browning pieces? : TOASTERS
15. See 27-Across : STORY
20. "Oliver!" composer : BART
22. W.W. I plane : SPAD
25. "Thirtysomething" actor : OLIN
26. "The Alchemy of Finance" author George : SOROS
28. Certain exhibition : MENAGERIE
29. Much the same : ALOTALIKE
30. Butcher's offering : RUMPROAST
31. Rate ___ (be perfect) : ATEN
32. Popular typeface : GARAMOND
34. 1970's hairdo : SHAG
36. Cooking fat : SUET
37. Photo in an old album : TINTYPE
39. Goes over : SPANS
43. Robert Devereux's earldom : ESSEX
44. Something staked : CLAIM
45. Food chain? : AANDP
46. Image maker : TVSET
48. ___ War : BOER
49. Film role played by Skippy : ASTA
50. It rises in the Ardennes : OISE
53. Stretch out, in Scotland : RAX

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