New York Times, Thursday, June 20, 2002

Author: Steve Jones
Editor: Will Shortz
Steve Jones
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Jones. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Tempted a trooper : SPED
5. Doff duds : STRIP
10. Harpoon, e.g. : STAB
14. Baylor's home : WACO
15. Dawned : AROSE
16. Legal scholar Guinier : LANI
17. Prefix with biology : AGRO
18. Book, to Nero : LIBER
19. Neural transmitter : AXON
20. Incredulous response : YOUMUSTBEJOKING
23. Boxer's reach, e.g. : STAT
24. Hula accompaniment : UKE
25. Some queens : SPADES
28. One may be on the phone : CORD
30. Down-and-out time? : NAP
33. Shingle material : CEDAR
34. Circular announcement : SALE
35. "The King and I" co-star : KERR
36. Incredulous response : AREYOUKIDDINGME
39. Smack target : LIPS
40. Zoo sights : PENS
41. Goods : WARES
42. Cockpit abbr. : ALT
43. "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men" writer : AGEE
44. Some rifle stands : BIPODS
45. Cone dropper : FIR
46. Wings : ELLS
47. Incredulous response : DONTMAKEMELAUGH
55. Struck out : EXED
56. Capital of East Pakistan : DACCA
57. Acceptance on the street, slangily : CRED
58. It's good for the long haul : SEMI
59. Composition of outer space, in old belief : ETHER
60. Hume influenced him : KANT
61. Secretary of state who initiated dollar diplomacy : KNOX
62. Farm cry : SOOEY
63. Croat, e.g. : SLAV
1. Influence : SWAY
2. When doubled, a Pacific capital : PAGO
3. Like raw silk : ECRU
4. Times to be judged : DOOMSDAYS
5. Dances vigorously : SALSAS
6. Country singer Travis : TRITT
7. Son-in-law of Johnson : ROBB
8. Chin-stroking phrase : ISEE
9. Like some trial testimony : PERJURED
10. Satisfy : SLAKE
11. Member of a fleet, perhaps : TAXI
12. Soon enough : ANON
13. Rudolf who once headed the Met : BING
21. In ___ (unborn) : UTERO
22. Gave the thumbs up : OKD
25. Milan's La ___ : SCALA
26. Danger : PERIL
27. Very good : ADEPT
28. Queeg's ship : CAINE
29. Ninety Eight maker : OLDS
30. The "N" of U.N.C.F. : NEGRO
31. Holding one's piece : ARMED
32. Newspapers : PRESS
34. ___-Ball : SKEE
35. Campers' burdens : KNAPSACKS
37. Newer software, perhaps : UPGRADES
38. Response to "Who can help?" : IWILL
43. Sight-see? : AIM
44. Dull, as vision : BLEARY
45. Army post SE of Trenton : FTDIX
46. Host : EMCEE
47. Education station : DESK
48. Farm team : OXEN
49. Captain of literature : NEMO
50. Sidekick of the Green Hornet : KATO
51. Say again : ECHO
52. Range separating two continents : URAL
53. ___ Lee Nolin of "Baywatch" : GENA
54. Sharp image producer, briefly : HDTV

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