New York Times, Thursday, June 27, 2002

Author: James R. Leeds
Editor: Will Shortz
James R. Leeds
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Leeds. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Lessen, with "down" : PARE
5. Org. for which Lennox Lewis was champion : WBC
8. Gliding dance step : CHASSE
14. Antiquing aid : AGER
15. Infinitesimal : WEE
16. Squat (down) : HUNKER
17. Like some natural forces : INERTIAL
19. Flower tincture once used as a salve : ARNICA
20. Start of some advice : NEVERINTERRUPT
22. Queen Christina, e.g. : SWEDE
23. Vex : ROIL
24. Advice, part 2 : YOURENEMIES
31. Historic period in metallurgy : BRASSAGE
35. Like some fashions : RETRO
36. Shenanigan : RUSE
37. Classic Valentino role, with "the" : SHEIK
40. Diamond of records : NEIL
41. Hollywood's holy grail : OSCAR
43. Like a British sovereign : SCEPTRED
45. Advice, part 3 : WHILETHEYRE
48. Athenian hub : STOA
49. Milan's La ___ : SCALA
54. End of the advice : MAKINGMISTAKES
59. Olympic sport : BOXING
60. Author of the advice : NAPOLEON
61. Means of approach : AVENUE
62. ___ diet : ONA
63. First name in 1970's tennis : ILIE
64. Slipped (up) : MESSED
65. S.F. hours : PST
66. O.K. : FAIR
1. Growing ___ : PAINS
2. 1973 resignee : AGNEW
3. Noted superhero portrayer : REEVE
4. Went wrong : ERRED
5. What some vets recall: Abbr. : WWII
6. Protein source : BEAN
7. Irishman, e.g. : CELT
8. Soul transporter : CHARON
9. The White Rabbit, notably : HURRIER
10. Union buster? : ANNULMENT
11. Record problem : SKIP
12. It's broken off : SECT
13. Part of B.C.E. : ERA
18. Low cards : TREYS
21. Palindromic conjunction : ERE
25. Grp. of which Cuba is a member : OAS
26. "Get that away from me!" : UGH
27. Hall-of-Fame shortstop : REESE
28. Passage in Latin : ITER
29. Where Commodore Perry prevailed : ERIE
30. Auction cry : SOLD
31. Perspiration location : BROW
32. Blitz : RUSH
33. Fungal spore sacs : ASCI
34. Arctic cover-ups : SEALSKINS
38. Causing skidding, maybe : ICY
39. Plop preceder : KER
42. Attending group : RETINUE
44. Basil-based topping : PESTO
46. Took hold of, as oysters : TONGED
47. She's no Venus : HAG
50. Where Paradise is: Abbr. : CALIF
51. Cub Scout leader : AKELA
52. Pope of 682 : LEOII
53. Seven-time Emmy winner : ASNER
54. Bit of game play : MOVE
55. Sacks : AXES
56. Alphabet quartet : MNOP
57. Hunter and others : IANS
58. Tiff : SPAT
59. It's a hit in the comics : BAM

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