New York Times, Wednesday, October 9, 2002

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 1 Scrabble average: 2.02 This is puzzle # 92 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Complaint : BEEF
5. Singer Tori : AMOS
9. Good place to be in a race : AHEAD
14. Turturro of "The Sopranos" : AIDA
15. As it happens : LIVE
16. Spanish for "fox" : ZORRO
17. Particular : ITEM
18. They can take a yoke : OXEN
19. Small amount : TRACE
20. Perfect score in a certain game : THREEHUNDRED
23. Anago, at a Japanese restaurant : EEL
24. Pool exercise : LAPS
25. Sweet treats : ICES
27. Great fear : DREAD
29. IBM products : PCS
30. Vim : PEP
33. Esau and Jacob's mother : REBEKAH
37. Coop up : CAGE
38. What the perfect game consists of : 12STRIKESINAROW
42. Literary collections : ANAS
43. Rugby shirts : JERSEYS
44. Rx writers : MDS
45. Lean-___ (sheds) : TOS
46. Bullies' targets : NERDS
50. All-Pro linebacker Junior of the Chargers : SEAU
52. Wings : ALAE
55. Classified ad abbr. : EEO
56. How the perfect game is shown on the scoresheet : XXXXXXXXXXXX
59. Part of a newspaper article : QUOTE
62. Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
63. What "++" means in Qe2++ : MATE
64. Diamond flaw? : ERROR
65. Diamond of note : NEIL
66. Tiger or Indian, briefly : ALER
67. Dashboard display : DIALS
68. Tag sale tag : ASIS
69. Certain cameras: Abbr. : SLRS
1. Like fishhooks : BAITED
2. Choice word : EITHER
3. Channel swimmer Gertrude : EDERLE
4. Renown : FAME
5. Ho hi : ALOHA
6. Snafu : MIXUP
7. Bake-off needs : OVENS
8. Cell phone button : SEND
9. Quetzalcoatl worshipers : AZTECS
10. Throng : HORDE
11. Big time : ERA
12. Part of a sector : ARC
13. Female rabbit : DOE
21. Church leader : ELDER
22. Potsie's pal on "Happy Days" : RICHIE
26. Practice one's one-two : SPAR
28. Fine things? : ARTS
29. Hail Mary, e.g. : PASS
31. Self-image : EGO
32. Sunday seat : PEW
34. Exquisitely wrought trinkets : BIJOUX
35. Squeezes (out) : EKES
36. Prefix with plunk or plop : KER
37. Four six-packs : CASE
38. When "S.N.L." wraps in N.Y.C. : 1AM
39. February ___ (Groundhog Day) : 2ND
40. Back talk : SASS
41. Old telecommunications name : NYNEX
45. Levy imposers : TAXERS
47. Classic drugstore name : REXALL
48. Saxophonist Gordon : DEXTER
49. Bobby-___ (40's teenagers) : SOXERS
51. Praise : EXTOL
52. Cars' bars : AXLES
53. XXI tripled : LXIII
54. Skating maneuvers : AXELS
57. Warrior princess of TV : XENA
58. Present day? : XMAS
59. Proof letters : QED
60. Swiss canton : URI
61. ___ pro nobis : ORA

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