New York Times, Friday, April 5, 2002

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 83 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Patriot's grp. : AFC
4. Delt neighbor : PEC
7. Sunning sites : CHAISES
14. 1983 Randy Newman song : ILOVELA
16. New York and San Diego, e.g. : HARBORS
17. Neon, for one : RAREGAS
18. "Anything for You" singer, 1988 : ESTEFAN
19. Uttar Pradesh city : AGRA
20. Engine sound : PURR
22. Lukas of "Witness" : HAAS
23. Unlikely to crack : COOLASACUCUMBER
27. Wind up : END
28. Dwell on : BELABOR
29. Ruth's was 2.28 : ERA
30. Barker : SEAL
32. Kick : VIM
33. Gds. : MDSE
34. Beverage originally called Brad's Drink : PEPSICOLA
38. Last word of Missouri's motto : ESTO
41. Mail Boxes ___ : ETC
42. Sleipnir's rider : ODIN
45. "Little" car of song : GTO
46. Ark welder? : BOATMAN
49. Symbols for neutrinos : NUS
51. Encounters trouble : GETSINTOAPICKLE
54. Intimates : PALS
55. Della's creator : ERLE
56. 1990 N.C.A.A. basketball champions : UNLV
57. Fail : LOSEOUT
59. Historian Stephen : AMBROSE
61. Feeler : ANTENNA
62. Man of many words : WEBSTER
63. Junk : DEEPSIX
64. "Monsters, ___" : INC
65. Abbr. in many Québec names : STE
1. Sky king : AIRACE
2. Wine bottles : FLAGONS
3. Damage : CORRODE
4. Hard throw, in baseball : PEG
5. Go : ELAPSE
6. Dress option : CASUAL
7. Innocent-looking : CHERUBIC
8. Takes in : HAS
9. Garfield's vice president : ARTHUR
10. Construction site sight : IBEAM
11. Convertible : SOFABED
12. Classroom supplies : ERASERS
13. W-2 info: Abbr. : SSN
15. Saltimbocca ingredient : VEAL
21. Nipper's "master" : RCAVICTOR
24. Competent : ABLE
25. Singer with the first gold record single : COMO
26. Union activist Norma ___ Webster : RAE
31. Destination of some mail: Abbr. : APO
33. It has a cover price of "$2.99 CHEAP" : MAD
35. Drudge : PEON
36. It helps pay for roads and schools : STATETAX
37. Actress Anderson : LONI
38. Item graded AA, A or B : EGG
39. Starting place : STEPONE
40. As you like it : TOTASTE
43. Tangled : INKNOTS
44. It's empty : NULLSET
46. Buffalo's AAA baseball team : BISONS
47. Nyasaland, today : MALAWI
48. Brawny fellers : APEMEN
50. Demanding : SEVERE
52. "The sweetest gift of heaven": Virgil : SLEEP
53. Strays, perhaps : CURS
57. Bucko : LAD
58. Prefix with sex : UNI
60. Big media inits. : BBC

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