New York Times, Monday, March 25, 2002

Author: Gerald R. Ferguson
Editor: Will Shortz
Gerald R. Ferguson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Ferguson. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Tail motions : WAGS
5. Wheelchair-accessible route : RAMP
9. Harvest : REAP
13. Needlecase : ETUI
14. Braga from Brazil : SONIA
15. "Cogito ___ sum" : ERGO
16. Columnist Bombeck : ERMA
17. Sweethearts of Sigma Chi : COEDS
18. Losing effort? : DIET
19. Light modifiers : DIMMERSWITCHES
22. Utter : SAY
23. Big wine holder : VAT
24. Aussie hopper, for short : ROO
25. Goal : AIM
26. Leave earth? : BLASTOFF
31. Scarlett of Tara : OHARA
34. Pharmacist's weight : DRAM
35. "Get it?" : SEE
36. Temptations for spouses : SEVENYEARITCHES
40. Hawaiian wreath : LEI
41. "Put ___ on it!" : ALID
42. Some tests : ORALS
43. Europe, Asia and Africa : OLDWORLD
46. Yea's opposite : NAY
47. Mich. neighbor : IND
48. Brillo pad competitor : SOS
49. ___ Khan : AGA
52. Some thrown baseballs : SIDEARMPITCHES
57. Home run hitter Ruth : BABE
58. Surf sounds : ROARS
59. "___ if you ..." (bumper sticker) : HONK
60. Kiln : OVEN
61. Feared eel : MORAY
62. French friend : AMIE
63. Dampens : WETS
64. Alteration canceler : STET
65. Oboe, for one : REED
1. Grass chokers : WEEDS
2. Skylit lobbies : ATRIA
3. Like envelope seals : GUMMY
4. Thailand, once : SIAM
5. Night stick? : ROOST
6. All over again : ANEW
7. Skirt that goes below the knee : MIDI
8. Deli meat on rye : PASTRAMI
9. Extremely popular : REDHOT
10. New York's ___ Canal : ERIE
11. Many moons : AGES
12. Flower holder : POT
14. "Git!" : SCRAM
20. Perrier rival : EVIAN
21. Businesses: Abbr. : COS
25. "Roses ___ red ..." : ARE
26. Hair feature : BRAID
27. Fat : LARD
28. Govt. watchdog : OSHA
29. Touch : FEEL
30. Own (up to) : FESS
31. Norway's capital : OSLO
32. Shoe part : HEEL
33. Gung-ho : AVID
34. Wooded valley : DELL
37. Rigging supports : YARDARMS
38. Words to a bride and groom : TOAST
39. Have a bawl : CRY
44. Adds a lane to : WIDENS
45. Lonely number : ONE
46. Clamorous : NOISY
48. Jack of nursery rhyme : SPRAT
49. "A House Is Not ___" : AHOME
50. Wish granter : GENIE
51. Invited : ASKED
52. Goalie's action : SAVE
53. "Oh, sure" : IBET
54. Cheer (for) : ROOT
55. Stallion's mate : MARE
56. Blacken : CHAR
57. Arrow shooter : BOW

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