New York Times, Monday, June 3, 2002

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 98 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Eye amorously : OGLE
5. No ifs, ___ or buts : ANDS
9. Partners : MATES
14. Place for seagulls to sit : PIER
15. Not shallow : DEEP
16. Oven emanation : AROMA
17. "What ___ is new?" : ELSE
18. Dance in a grass skirt : HULA
19. Neglected neighborhoods : SLUMS
20. Classic Salinger novel, with "The" : CATCHERINTHERYE
23. Poi root : TARO
24. Yang's complement : YIN
25. Favorite project : PET
28. Make, as a guess : VENTURE
31. Land for a house : LOT
34. Without help : ALONE
36. Tijuana gold : ORO
37. Celebration : FETE
38. Behave promiscuously : SOWONESWILDOATS
42. Erupt : SPEW
43. Bemoan : RUE
44. Put back to zero, say : RESET
45. Electric fish : EEL
46. Goulash seasoning : PAPRIKA
49. Make an effort : TRY
50. 1040 initials : IRS
51. Old-fashioned containers : TINS
53. Repeated lyric in a children's song : JIMMIECRACKCORN
61. Clay brick : ADOBE
62. "Incredible" one : HULK
63. Follow orders : OBEY
64. Neighbor of Earth : VENUS
65. Comedic actress McClurg : EDIE
66. Took a train, say : RODE
67. Beauty, brawn or brains : ASSET
68. "I haven't a thing to ___!" : WEAR
69. Egg holder : NEST
1. Letters from the Persian Gulf? : OPEC
2. Southwestern river : GILA
3. For fear that : LEST
4. Put up : ERECT
5. Cling (to) : ADHERE
6. Brain cell : NEURON
7. Supermarket part : DELI
8. C-___ : SPAN
9. #5 iron : MASHIE
10. "Over the Rainbow" composer Harold : ARLEN
11. Studio visit : TOUR
12. TV honor : EMMY
13. Enclosure with a MS. : SASE
21. Any port in a storm : HAVEN
22. Mountainous area of Austria : TYROL
25. No longer in fashion : PASSE
26. Secretly tie the knot : ELOPE
27. Dry (off) : TOWEL
29. ___ of London : TOWER
30. Mentalist Geller : URI
31. Opposite of most : LEAST
32. Playful animal : OTTER
33. Cantankerous : TESTY
35. This instant : NOW
37. Goliath, to David, e.g. : FOE
39. Use the backspace key : ERASE
40. Break bread : SUP
41. Toped : DRANK
46. Mass figure : PRIEST
47. Firenze's land : ITALIA
48. Field goal specialist : KICKER
50. Fill (with) : IMBUE
52. Heap ___ upon : SCORN
53. Coffee, slangily : JAVA
54. Middle of March : IDES
55. Starts of workweeks: Abbr. : MONS
56. Not just swallow whole : CHEW
57. Ill-mannered : RUDE
58. Clarinet's kin : OBOE
59. Cincinnati nine : REDS
60. Russian rejection : NYET

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