New York Times, Monday, February 18, 2002

Author: Philip Lew
Editor: Will Shortz
Philip Lew
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVWXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Lew. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Greets the day : RISES
6. "___ of the Times" (Petula Clark hit) : ASIGN
11. HBO rival : SHO
14. ___ acid : AMINO
15. Beach : SHORE
16. Lens protector : CAP
17. For rent : TOLET
18. 16th president, informally : HONESTABE
20. Barely make, with "out" : EKE
21. Colored : HUED
23. Italian or Jewish, e.g. : ETHNIC
24. Braves, Mets and Cubs, for short : NLERS
26. Join the service : ENLIST
27. By order of succession : INTURN
29. ___ Motel, in "Psycho" : BATES
30. Go by bike : CYCLE
31. Stuck together : FUSED
32. "For shame!" : TSK
35. He sold his birthright to Jacob : ESAU
36. 43rd president, informally : DUBYA
37. Waiflike : THIN
38. No. on a business card : TEL
39. ___ toast : MELBA
40. Tractor maker : DEERE
41. Eucalyptus eater : KOALA
42. Daredevil's cord : BUNGEE
43. How fast-talkers talk : GLIBLY
45. Desert plants : CACTI
46. Early game in a tournament : PRELIM
47. Discontinued German money : MARK
48. Popular cooking spray : PAM
51. 23rd president, informally : LITTLEBEN
53. Litter member : PUPPY
55. ET carrier : UFO
56. Refrain in "Old MacDonald" : EIEIO
57. Bungling : INEPT
58. Everest, e.g.: Abbr. : MTN
59. Catch : SNARE
60. Grant's side in the Civil War : NORTH
1. Amount charged : RATE
2. "Nothing's broken" : IMOK
3. 30th president, informally : SILENTCAL
4. Opposite WSW : ENE
5. "Told ya!" : SOTHERE
6. Gray flakes : ASHES
7. Like show horses : SHOD
8. Charged particle : ION
9. Beverage at a Japanese restaurant : GREENTEA
10. Got comfy : NESTLED
11. Pictures put into computers : SCANS
12. A bad one should be kicked : HABIT
13. Oil cartel : OPEC
19. "Get a load of ___!" : THIS
22. Samovar : URN
25. Humdinger : LULU
26. Class that doesn't require much studying : EASYA
27. "Original Gangster" rapper : ICET
28. Nasdaq rival : NYSE
29. 42nd president, informally : BUBBA
31. Throughout : FULLY
32. 40th president, informally : THEGIPPER
33. Father : SIRE
34. Midleg : KNEE
36. Request for a hand : DEALMEIN
37. Circus site : TENT
39. Hanging sculptures : MOBILES
40. Bowling target : DUCKPIN
41. Bit of Scottish attire : KILT
42. Sot's spot : BAR
43. Cheat, in a way : GRIFT
44. Reveal : LETON
45. Dugout, e.g. : CANOE
46. Prune, before drying : PLUM
47. Israel's Golda : MEIR
49. Date with a D.D.S., e.g. : APPT
50. Story from Olympus : MYTH
52. "Don't ___ stranger" : BEA
54. One, to Juan : UNO

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