New York Times, Tuesday, May 28, 2002

Author: Ed Early
Editor: Will Shortz
Ed Early
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Not that : THIS
5. Plods along : SLOGS
10. Take it easy : LAZE
14. Open to inspection : REVIEWABLE
16. Showy flower : IRIS
17. Citrus fruit waste : ORANGEPEEL
18. Coal deposits? : BINS
19. Thieves' hangout : DEN
20. Employee's reward : RAISE
21. Hippie's catchword : PEACE
22. Intrinsically : PERSE
23. Place for a cold one : BAR
24. Play time : RECESS
27. N.F.C. or A.F.C. division : CENTRAL
31. A criminal may go by it : ALIAS
32. Stomach filler : FOOD
34. Log-burning time : YULE
35. D.E.A. operative : NARC
36. Theme of this puzzle : BOWLS
37. Ship lockup : BRIG
38. Allergy consequence : ITCH
39. Field of expertise : AREA
40. The "L" in 51-Down : LEAVE
41. Erne or tern : SEABIRD
43. Radio talk show participant : CALLER
44. L.B.J.'s successor : RMN
45. Tree knot : GNARL
47. Throw out : SCRAP
50. April forecast : RAINY
51. Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
54. Lena of "Havana" : OLIN
55. Q-Tip, e.g. : COTTONSWAB
57. Come down : LAND
58. Ruin a shot, in a way : OVEREXPOSE
59. Water swirl : EDDY
60. Mexican bread : PESOS
61. "Ah, me!" : ALAS
1. Walked (on) : TROD
2. Call to Fido : HERE
3. "Terrible" czar : IVAN
4. Lust, for one : SIN
5. Takes an oath : SWEARS
6. ___ lazuli : LAPIS
7. More than heavy : OBESE
8. Jubilation : GLEE
9. French seasoning : SEL
10. Philadelphia tourist attraction : LIBERTYBELL
11. Pavarotti specialty : ARIA
12. Brass component : ZINC
13. North Carolina motto starter : ESSE
15. Exit : EGRESS
21. Give a scathing review : PAN
22. Sweet drink : PEACHBRANDY
23. Hospital capacity : BEDS
24. Indian royalty : RANIS
25. Make jubilant : ELATE
26. Around : CIRCA
27. Drink with fast food : COLA
28. Like Mayberry : RURAL
29. Well's partner : ALIVE
30. Cubist Fernand : LEGER
32. Explorer maker : FORD
33. Be beholden to : OWE
36. Country dance spot : BARN
40. Adam's apple's place : LARYNX
42. Dennis the Menace, e.g. : IMP
43. Rapids transit? : CANOES
45. Microsoft honcho : GATES
46. Explosion maker : NITRO
47. Shoe bottom : SOLE
48. Decked out : CLAD
49. Cheese coating : RIND
50. Wander : ROVE
51. Mil. truant : AWOL
52. Canaveral letters : NASA
53. Beame and Saperstein : ABES
55. ___ a plea : COP
56. Baden-Baden or √Čvian : SPA

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