New York Times, Saturday, February 16, 2002

Author: Frank Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {XZ} This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
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1. Start of a Vol. 1 heading : ATO
4. Expected much from : ASKEDALOTOF
15. Eliminate as excessive : LOP
16. Exclamation after completing an explanation : THEREYOUARE
17. Big belly : POT
18. Statements from states : MANIFESTOES
19. "The Vulture" star Tamiroff : AKIM
21. It may make a wave: Abbr. : COS
22. Pioneer bop vibist Jackson : MILT
23. Shooter holder : CAMERABAG
27. Stroke with a high stick : MASSE
28. Yet to be delivered : INUTERO
29. Horse show directive : CANTER
30. They may claim to know stars : NAMEDROPPERS
33. Favorable times, for short : OPS
34. It may be played on a mark : CONGAME
35. "All the King's Men" actress : DRU
38. Some story collectors : NEWSAGENCIES
40. Ranger's knowledge : TRAILS
43. Interlocks with : ENGAGES
44. No regal residence : HOVEL
45. Country music? : PASTORALE
47. Bionomics: Abbr. : ECOL
48. Clue collector, slangily : TEC
49. "___ again ..." : THEN
50. Accustoms to indoor living : HOUSEBREAKS
55. ___ Mae, "Ghost" role for which Whoopi won an Oscar : ODA
56. Supplementary : ACCESSORIAL
57. Potted : LIT
58. Man in the street : JOHNQPUBLIC
59. Like some courses: Abbr. : ENE
1. "Author! Author!" star : ALPACINO
2. Dropped off briefly : TOOKANAP
3. Ideals : OPTIMUMS
4. You can bank on it : ATM
5. Refrain syllable : SHA
6. Understanding : KEN
7. Tree heath : ERICA
8. Dashboard control : DEFOG
9. They're needed for bills : AYES
10. Article in El Sol : LOS
11. Has more troops than : OUTMANS
12. Believer in wu-wei : TAOIST
13. Words before the consequences : ORELSE
14. Produce progressive irritation : FESTER
20. Parcel : METE
24. Oxygen carrier : REDCELL
25. Things to follow : ARROWS
26. Benefits : BOONS
27. Italian town where Napoleon defeated the Austrians : MARENGO
29. Good binder : CEMENT
31. Grp. concerned with slicing and chipping : PGA
32. Book collection : PAGES
35. Do spadework? : DIGAHOLE
36. Landed : REELEDIN
37. Whip's place : USSENATE
38. Kind of rating : NIELSEN
39. Rental for a round : CART
40. Historical novel of 1984 : THEHAJ
41. Like Watteau's art : ROCOCO
42. Guarantee : AVOUCH
45. Lima's land, to the French : PEROU
46. Biting : ACERB
48. Cookbook abbr. : TBSP
51. Firm member: Abbr. : ESQ
52. Trouble : AIL
53. Chiang ___-shek : KAI
54. 2002 Olympics host: Abbr. : SLC

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