New York Times, Monday, May 6, 2002

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 85 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Maker of Space Invaders : ATARI
6. Cut with scissors : SNIP
10. Verdant : LUSH
14. Batman's sidekick : ROBIN
15. "Voilà!" : TADA
16. Gazetteer datum : AREA
17. Punch in the mouth : KNUCKLESANDWICH
20. Locale : SITE
21. Clean air org. : EPA
22. Lovers' secret meetings : TRYSTS
23. "___ está usted?" : COMO
25. Roller coaster cry : WHEE
26. Token punishment : SLAPONTHEWRIST
32. Not tacit : SPOKEN
33. Billy Joel's "Tell ___ About It" : HER
34. Sgt., e.g. : NCO
35. Pooped out : TIRED
36. Boeing 747, e.g. : JET
37. The Jetsons' dog : ASTRO
39. Royal flush card : ACE
40. Cheerios grain : OAT
41. Bordeaux wine : CLARET
42. Having drinks : BENDINGANELBOW
46. They're exchanged at the altar : IDOS
47. "So what ___ is new?" : ELSE
48. Sitting room : PARLOR
51. Iceland's ocean: Abbr. : ATL
52. It's $24 on Marvin Gardens : RENT
56. Item for an armed detective, maybe : SHOULDERHOLSTER
59. Chimney grime : SOOT
60. Lake touching four states : ERIE
61. French city, in song : PAREE
62. Moppet : TYKE
63. Caboose's spot : REAR
64. Dag Hammarskjöld, for one : SWEDE
1. Clumsy boats : ARKS
2. Singer Braxton : TONI
3. Border on : ABUT
4. Low-calorie snack : RICECAKE
5. Calligrapher's purchase : INK
6. Walk over : STEPON
7. Shuttle org. : NASA
8. Neighbor of Wyo. : IDA
9. Black cat : PANTHER
10. Perry Mason or Ally McBeal : LAWYER
11. "QB VII" author : URIS
12. Splinter group : SECT
13. Triumphant cries : HAHS
18. Iced tea garnish : LEMON
19. Didn't stand pat : DREW
24. Newspaper's ___ page : OPED
25. Sharpen : WHET
26. It might be put on the rack : SPICE
27. "Two Women" star Sophia : LOREN
28. Letter before iota : THETA
29. Preface : INTRO
30. It has a groovy head : SCREW
31. Choo-choo's sound : TOOT
32. Pierce : STAB
36. Fancy sports cars, for short : JAGS
37. "___ fair in love ..." : ALLS
38. Portable cutter : SABERSAW
40. Not in stock yet : ONORDER
41. String quartet instrument : CELLO
43. Weaken with water : DILUTE
44. Screen favorite : IDOL
45. Infernal : NETHER
48. "Hey, you!" : PSST
49. Sailor's greeting : AHOY
50. Piece next to a knight : ROOK
51. Opera highlight : ARIA
53. French 101 verb : ETRE
54. Require : NEED
55. Orchard unit : TREE
57. Poetic preposition : ERE
58. Turntable turners, briefly : LPS

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