New York Times, Saturday, December 14, 2002

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQXY} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 89 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Separately : ALACARTE
9. Dog with a topknot : AFGHAN
15. Perform stunningly : GOTOTOWN
16. Old Ford model : TORINO
17. Shooting, perhaps : ONTHESET
18. They may be made after wars : AMENDS
19. Dancer's group : REINDEER
20. Bug : NEEDLE
21. Discharge between two electrodes : ARC
22. "Maybe yes, maybe no" : ITDEPENDS
24. Actor in chains : MRT
25. Slight : PINTSIZE
28. Person on a mission : LEGATE
31. Sommeliers' offerings : REDS
32. Picked up : GOT
33. #26 : IRON
34. Part of a price : PER
35. In : CHIC
36. Year in the life of Leif Ericson : MII
37. Flock's response : AMEN
39. Place for gossip: Var. : KLATCH
41. Hit man : PETEROSE
43. Mountain's end? : EER
44. Controllers' concerns : ALTITUDES
46. 1959 hit based on the traditional folk song "The Wreck of the Old 97" : MTA
49. Dietary group : SOLIDS
51. Jay-Z and others : RAPSTARS
53. Cousin of a stilt : AVOCET
54. At the optimal time : INSEASON
55. Parental plea : BENICE
56. Kudu, for one : ANTELOPE
57. Heavy-duty pickup capacity : ONETON
58. Screwdriver, at times : LOOSENER
1. Part of ancient Athens : AGORA
2. St. Anthony, notably : LONER
3. Web site? : ATTIC
4. "Angels in America" figure : COHN
5. Was humbled : ATEDIRT
6. Architectural ornament : ROSETTE
7. Certain jacket : TWEED
8. Involving risk : ENTREPRENEURIAL
9. Finished : ATANEND
10. Works up : FOMENTS
11. Cupidities : GREEDS
12. Perfect vantage point? : HINDSIGHT
13. Follower of P in accounting and S in finance : ANDL
14. Detection ability : NOSE
23. Square pillar : PIER
24. "Did you see that?!" : MAN
26. Suffix in the names of many eras : ZOIC
27. Cut : ETCH
28. War memento, maybe : LIMP
29. Keystone State port : ERIE
30. Solo : GOITALONE
34. Bother : PEST
35. Intrepid, e.g. : CAR
37. Like Radio City Music Hall : ARTDECO
38. Wet : MOISTEN
39. Maintains, as a schedule : KEEPSTO
40. Security providers : LESSEES
42. Extract : ELICIT
45. "Hawaii Five-O" name : DANNO
46. Kind of jar : MASON
47. Metaphor, for one : TROPE
48. Star of TV's "The Bronx Zoo" : ASNER
49. Chris ___, 1988 N.L. Rookie of the Year : SABO
50. ___-ready : OVEN
52. Romance, e.g. : TALE

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