New York Times, Wednesday, February 20, 2002

Author: Marjorie Richter
Editor: Will Shortz
Marjorie Richter
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Richter. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
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1. The pyramids of Giza, e.g. : TOMBS
6. Newspaper's essay forum : OPED
10. "Invaders From ___" (1953 sci-fi) : MARS
14. Jamaican witchcraft : OBEAH
15. Leaf opening : PORE
16. Baseball's Moises : ALOU
17. Business statistic : DOWJONESAVERAGE
20. River that was notably crossed on Christmas 1776 : DELAWARE
21. Was jealous of : ENVIED
22. Soccer star Hamm : MIA
23. How spaghetti may be cooked : ALDENTE
24. Teacher training institution : NORMALSCHOOL
29. 2004 Olympics site : ATHENS
30. "X Games" airer : ESPN
31. ___ choy : BOK
34. Painter Mondrian : PIET
35. Waitress at Mel's Diner : FLO
36. "___ Lisa" : MONA
37. Simile's middle : ASA
38. Freshwater duck : TEAL
40. Peanut butter choice : SMOOTH
42. Starting point of the Freedom Trail : BOSTONCOMMON
44. Says yes to : ACCEPTS
47. Place for a stud : EAR
48. Hubbub : CLAMOR
49. Walked through a puddle : SPLOSHED
54. Benefit of a steady job : REGULARPAYCHECK
56. "___ Tu" (1974 hit) : ERES
57. Sales rep's goal : DEAL
58. "Gigi" star Leslie : CARON
59. ___ terrier : SKYE
60. Debate side : ANTI
61. How eccentrics behave : ODDLY
1. Sondheim's "Sweeney ___" : TODD
2. Reed instrument : OBOE
3. Whimper : MEWL
4. Mexican peninsula : BAJA
5. P. T. Barnum, for example : SHOWMAN
6. "Norma" and "Don Carlos" : OPERAS
7. Sit : POSE
8. Historical period : ERA
9. Add detail to : DEVELOP
10. Publisher of "X-Men" comics : MARVEL
11. French author Robbe-Grillet : ALAIN
12. Man of many words? : ROGET
13. Fancy leather : SUEDE
18. They may be polished : NAILS
19. Finish with : ENDON
23. Comment from Mr. Moto : AHSO
24. California winegrowing county : NAPA
25. ___ & Carla, 60's singing duo : OTIS
26. Emmy winner Perlman : RHEA
27. Bumped into : MET
28. Yo-Yo Ma's instrument : CELLO
31. Prosperous time : BOOM
32. Not fooled by : ONTO
33. "Ain't We Got Fun" lyricist : KAHN
35. Saturated substances : FATS
36. Popular tattoo : MOM
38. "Fiddler on the Roof" star : TOPOL
39. Officer Poncherello's portrayer : ESTRADA
40. Like a lizard's skin : SCALY
41. Fine leather : MOROCCO
42. Addle : BEMUSE
43. Gurkha or Sherpa : NEPALI
44. Farm units : ACRES
45. Court employee : CLERK
46. Not forthcoming : CAGEY
49. Uttered contemptuously : SPAT
50. Roe source : SHAD
51. Driven group : HERD
52. Environmental sci. : ECOL
53. Fashion initials : DKNY
55. Cartoon chihuahua : REN

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