New York Times, Monday, May 27, 2002

Author: Norman Wizer
Editor: Will Shortz
Norman S. Wizer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {CFQVXZ} This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Wizer. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Listened to : HEARD
6. Nickname for a good ol' boy : BUBBA
11. Entrepreneur's deg. : MBA
14. "The Goat" playwright Edward : ALBEE
15. Zones : AREAS
16. Seek office : RUN
17. Etiquette expert : MISSMANNERS
19. Wager : BET
20. They're not yet adults : PUPAS
21. Conductors' sticks : BATONS
23. Head of a fleet : ADMIRAL
26. Colorful crested bird : BLUEJAY
27. Photocopier attachment : SORTER
28. Rice dish : PAELLA
29. Part of a printing press : INKER
30. Least good : WORST
31. Actress Peeples : NIA
34. Solicits for payment : DUNS
35. Organ features : PIPES
36. 10-percenters: Abbr. : AGTS
37. W.W. II region: Abbr. : ETO
38. Eiffel Tower's home : PARIS
39. Falling sound : SPLAT
40. Rabbit's home : WARREN
42. Mississippi city where Elvis was born : TUPELO
43. Alcohol : SPIRITS
45. Reveals secrets about : TELLSON
46. "I'm in a rush!" : NOTIME
47. Lessen : ABATE
48. Suffix with schnozz : OLA
49. Language mangler : MRSMALAPROP
54. ___ and vinegar : OIL
55. Boner : ERROR
56. Weeper of myth : NIOBE
57. Office seeker, for short : POL
58. Raises, as children : REARS
59. Not on the perimeter : SETIN
1. Popular Easter dish : HAM
2. Inventor Whitney : ELI
3. Stomach muscles, briefly : ABS
4. Breathers : RESPITES
5. More reserved : DEMURER
6. Trite : BANAL
7. Coffee vessels : URNS
8. "Busy" one : BEE
9. Free of pointed parts : BARBLESS
10. Military offensive : ASSAULT
11. Famous tap-dancer : MRBOJANGLES
12. ___ Vista Lake, Calif. : BUENA
13. Anxious : ANTSY
18. On ___ with (equal to) : APAR
22. ___ Aviv : TEL
23. Parenthetical comment : ASIDE
24. Food with a hole in the middle : DONUT
25. One with encyclopedic knowledge : MRKNOWITALL
26. Exposes : BARES
28. Stop by : POPIN
30. Electrical lines : WIRES
32. From Rome: Prefix : ITALO
33. ___ Martin (auto) : ASTON
35. Back section of seats : PARTERRE
36. Dessert often served à la mode : APPLEPIE
38. More fastidious : PRIMMER
39. Islamic chiefs : SULTANS
41. Bush spokesman Fleischer : ARI
42. Dabbling duck : TEAL
43. Busybody : SNOOP
44. Old disease : POLIO
45. Skiers' transports : TBARS
47. Love god : AMOR
50. Mex. lady : SRA
51. Rubbish : ROT
52. ___-Wan Kenobi : OBI
53. Paper Mate product : PEN

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