New York Times, Saturday, April 13, 2002

Author: Sherry O. Blackard
Editor: Will Shortz
Sherry O. Blackard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 14 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cull : WEEDOUT
8. Pakistani port : KARACHI
15. Brisk movement : ALLEGRO
16. Infested : OVERRAN
17. Coach's lack, often : LEGROOM
18. A janitor may have a big one : KEYRING
19. Wasn't yellow? : DARED
20. Spanish sight seer? : OJO
22. Jockey great Earl ___ : SANDE
23. Blood type, briefly : ONEG
24. Makes final preparations? : CRAMS
26. Travels between poles? : SKIS
27. "Arabian Nights" menace : ROC
28. Rough assignment for a journalist : WARZONE
30. Umpire's call : LET
31. Inside and out : FROMATOZ
33. Charcoal wood sources : ALDERS
35. "Geppetto" star, 2000 : DREWCAREY
37. In better order : TIDIER
40. Thin girl in shorts? : OLIVEOYL
44. It makes a flat float : ANO
45. Fathers' deliveries : SERMONS
47. Follower of a new name : NEE
48. [Suddenly!] : BANG
50. Fix, in a way : DEBUG
51. Informative mtgs. : SEMS
52. Japanese porcelain : IMARI
54. Nail holder : TOE
55. "How Do I Live" singer, 1997 : RIMES
56. How food may be seasoned : TOTASTE
58. Charcoal and slate, say : TWOTONE
60. It may arouse a sleeping camper : HOOTOWL
61. South American monkey : TAMARIN
62. Like some steroids : ADRENAL
63. State : EXPRESS
1. Caesar alternative : WALDORF
2. "Pollyanna" penner Porter : ELEANOR
3. "El Espolio" artist : ELGRECO
4. Removal of restrictions, informally : DEREG
5. Start of many a hymn : OGOD
6. Tail: Prefix : URO
7. Soon : TOMORROW
8. City of Firsts : KOKOMO
9. Word of welcome : AVE
10. Husband-and-wife creators of Curious George : REYS
11. Wall hanging : ARRAS
12. Corrugation : CRINKLE
13. More useful : HANDIER
14. Gets down : INGESTS
21. Entertainment for cats : JAZZCOMBO
24. Like some receptions : CATERED
25. Trapper's job : SNARING
28. They're peddled : WARES
29. Hgts. : ELEVS
32. Year in Ivan the Great's rule : MDI
34. Turn black, maybe : DYE
36. Tune for les enfants : ALOUETTE
37. MTV journalist Soren : TABITHA
38. Unusually emotional : INAMOOD
39. Philanthropist : DONATOR
41. Another : ONEMORE
42. Some Arabs : YEMENIS
43. Goes down : LESSENS
46. 63-Across differently : RETELL
49. Jar : GRATE
51. The Beatles' "Norwegian Wood" features it : SITAR
53. Words after the race : ISON
55. Cakewalk : ROMP
57. American acquisition : TWA
59. Honeycomb, essentially : WAX

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