New York Times, Friday, March 22, 2002

Author: Randall J. Hartman
Editor: Will Shortz
Randall J. Hartman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 6 This is puzzle # 42 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Common ticket buyer's request : TWO
4. A loser may have to tighten it : BELT
8. Grin's partner : BEARIT
14. Apollo approval : AOK
15. Mother of Reuben and Simeon : LEAH
16. Francis of "What's My Line?" : ARLENE
17. Goliath on a can : JOLLYGREENGIANT
20. Oration location : DAIS
21. ___ cava : VENA
22. Shevat follower : ADAR
23. Life force, to an acupuncturist : CHI
24. His "7" was retired : MANTLE
26. Juan follower? : ITA
27. Amusedly surprised cry : OHO
28. Margaret ___ Thatcher : HILDA
29. More than five million Europeans : DANES
31. Robert Louis Stevenson, by adoption : SAMOAN
33. Mechanic's job, at times : OILING
35. Torchbearer : STATUEOFLIBERTY
39. Skip, in a way : SITOUT
40. Some SW Russians : ALTAIS
41. Rack carrier : MOOSE
43. See 49-Across : THERE
45. Missing work, maybe : ILL
46. "Xanadu" grp. : ELO
47. "Light" weapons : SABERS
49. With 43-Across, sane : ALL
50. Pretty high rating : NINE
52. It may be found in a bust : KILO
53. Unsullied : PURE
54. Reiteration declaration : IVESAIDITBEFORE
58. One whose business is taking off? : AIRMAN
59. Guitarist Lofgren : NILS
60. Loser to 63-Across : AES
61. Surgical equipment : LASERS
62. Prefix with parasite : ECTO
63. Old polit. inits. : DDE
1. Atlantic City casino, with "the" : TAJ
2. European shrike : WOODCHAT
3. Crimson-and-cream team : OKLAHOMASOONERS
4. Poet Robert and others : BLYS
5. Med. wave-catcher : EEG
6. Premetamorphic : LARVAL
7. Terminus : THEENDOFTHELINE
8. Far from fresh : BANAL
9. CGS unit : ERG
10. Inter ___ : ALIA
11. It costs $200 in play money : READINGRAILROAD
12. Like some behaviors : INNATE
13. Fish store stock : TETRAS
18. Number of weeks per annum? : LII
19. Require : ENTAIL
24. "Exodus" actor : MINEO
25. Fit to be taken in : EDIBLE
27. W.W. II agcy. : OSS
28. ___-Alpes (French department) : HAUTES
30. Without ___ (riskily) : ANET
32. Groucho's "A Night at the Opera" role : OTIS
34. Dupers : LIARS
36. Topped on eBay : OUTBID
37. Sent forth new shoots from the base, as a plant : TILLERED
38. Fashion monogram : YSL
41. Like some tasks : MENIAL
42. "Twelfth Night" countess : OLIVIA
44. Apt to get an R : EROTIC
48. Sheriff Lobo portrayer : AKINS
49. On, in Osnabrück : AUF
51. Salinger title character : ESME
53. Eight reals, once : PESO
55. Rhein feeder : AAR
56. Club alternative : BLT
57. End of a race? : ESE

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