New York Times, Friday, June 14, 2002

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 66 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cinephile's purchase : DVDPLAYER
10. Kind of curl : SPIT
14. Title for Sir Anthony Eden : EARLOFAVON
16. French bean : TETE
17. Survives : STAYSALIVE
18. N.B.A., e.g.: Abbr. : ASSN
19. Short shot? : PIC
20. Basis of comparison for many innovations : SLICEDBREAD
22. "I Ain't Marching Anymore" singer, 1965 : OCHS
24. Umpire's call : LET
25. Shape of a certain drum : KETTLE
26. Breaks : TAMES
28. Dava ___, author of the best seller "Longitude" : SOBEL
30. Melody : AIR
31. Nets, maybe : SNARES
33. Medical disappointments : RELAPSES
35. "Who Let the Dogs Out" group, the ___ Men : BAHA
37. "Duchess of ___," Goya painting : ALBA
38. Most stomach-turning : GROSSEST
42. Chinese-American with 14 Grammys : YOYOMA
46. Former Mideast inits. : UAR
47. ___ nothing : ALLOR
49. Played again : RERAN
50. Ultimate object : ENDALL
52. Kitty : POT
54. Marmalade ingredient : RIND
55. Washed up : SWEPTASHORE
58. Canal site : EAR
59. "Dear" ones : SIRS
60. Proximity : CLOSERANGE
62. Major addition? : ETTE
63. Brunei and others : SULTANATES
64. P P P : RHOS
65. Some museum workers : RESTORERS
1. Oppressors : DESPOTS
2. Belvedere Park locale, with "the" : VATICAN
3. Bygone money : DRACHMA
4. Thickness : PLY
5. Erosion : LOSS
6. Pride precedes it, they say : AFALL
7. Bush and Clinton, once : YALIES
8. Cruel landlord? : EVICTOR
9. Drift : ROVE
10. Show fear : START
11. Bygone money : PESETAS
12. "I've been framed!" : ITSALIE
13. Submits : TENDERS
15. Real-life outlaw played in film by Mick Jagger : NEDKELLY
21. Dwell on : BELABOR
23. Some Bosnians : SERBS
27. Product of evaporation : SEASALT
29. Cole Porter's "___ Clown" : BEA
32. Beats badly : SHELLACS
34. Restaurant dinner host, usually : PAYER
36. Communication without talking: Abbr. : ASL
38. One taking a shot : GUESSER
39. Accompanied : RANWITH
40. Words after "bring" or "in" : ORDERTO
41. First-rate, in British slang : TOPHOLE
43. East, in España : ORIENTE
44. Executive : MANAGER
45. First "Bond girl" : ANDRESS
48. Perches : ROOSTS
51. Polygonal projections : APSES
53. Take care of : TREAT
56. Insinuation : SLUR
57. Cosmetics maker ___ Laszlo : ERNO
61. Swiss stream : AAR

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