New York Times, Monday, February 4, 2002

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 97 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Bank job : HEIST
6. Forest opening : GLADE
11. Fore's opposite : AFT
14. God, in Mecca : ALLAH
15. "Bye!" : LATER
16. ___-tzu (Taoism founder) : LAO
17. 1994 Winter Olympics site : LILLEHAMMER
19. On the other hand : BUT
20. Bit of chicanery : RUSE
21. Boxing venue : ARENA
23. Buckles on : FASTENS
27. Chemical-free : NATURAL
29. Find not guilty : ACQUIT
30. Part of U.S.S.R. : SOVIET
31. Butter maker : CHURN
32. Archaeological find : RELIC
33. Kilmer who played Batman : VAL
36. Furniture wood : TEAK
37. Soup go-with : SALAD
38. Clamp : VISE
39. Salt Lake City-to-Las Vegas dir. : SSW
40. Witches' assembly : COVEN
41. "Beer Barrel ___" : POLKA
42. Biblical passages : VERSES
44. AT&T customer : CALLER
45. Army outfit : PLATOON
47. Oriental : EASTERN
48. Belt features : HOLES
49. "___ fair in love and war" : ALLS
50. Tool for making 48-Across : AWL
51. 1928 Winter Olympics site : SAINTMORITZ
58. Spectate : SEE
59. Grassy plain : LLANO
60. Set free : UNTIE
61. Suffix with station : ERY
62. Aden's land : YEMEN
63. Discrimination : TASTE
1. "2001" computer : HAL
2. ___ Lilly & Co. : ELI
3. Down with the flu, say : ILL
4. "My gal" of song : SAL
5. At that place : THEREIN
6. Window pane : GLASS
7. Hobbling : LAME
8. Convenience store convenience: Abbr. : ATM
9. Sandra of "Gidget" : DEE
10. Inconsistent : ERRATIC
11. 1992 Winter Olympics site : ALBERTVILLE
12. Animals collectively : FAUNA
13. General Mills cereal : TOTAL
18. Follow a fox, say : HUNT
22. Bemoan : RUE
23. What to face : FACTS
24. Partner of pains : ACHES
25. 1960 Winter Olympics site : SQUAWVALLEY
26. Istanbul native : TURK
27. Actor Lloyd ___ : NOLAN
28. Zealous : AVID
30. Tennis ace Monica : SELES
32. Shade of black : RAVEN
34. Prosecutor, at times : ASKER
35. Memorize : LEARN
37. Middling : SOSO
38. Electric unit : VOLT
40. In an angry way : CROSSLY
41. Faint : PASSOUT
43. Summer in Paris : ETE
44. Storm preceder : CALM
45. New moon or full moon, e.g. : PHASE
46. Farther down : LOWER
47. Friend of Dionne in pop music's Dionne & Friends : ELTON
49. Elizabeth I's mother : ANNE
52. Stout : ALE
53. "___ shocked - SHOCKED!" : IAM
54. Genetic letters : RNA
55. Part of T.G.I.F. : ITS
56. Small bird : TIT
57. Last letter : ZEE

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