New York Times, Wednesday, July 17, 2002

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJKQ} This is puzzle # 88 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Construction co. projects : BLDGS
6. Chicago-to-Memphis dir. : SSW
9. Fighting : ATWAR
14. Lecherous looks : LEERS
15. X : CHI
16. River past Liechtenstein : RHINE
17. Father of the Pleiades : ATLAS
18. Sunburned California baseball players? : REDGIANTS
20. Ostracize : SHUN
21. Propelled a lifeboat : OARED
22. Classic pop : NEHI
23. California baseball players in trouble with the I.R.S.? : TAXDODGERS
25. Hollywood, with "the" : BIZ
26. Ace place? : SLEEVE
27. Locker room item : SCALE
29. Cause of a stomachache : ULCER
33. Some noblemen : EARLS
34. Gang of California baseball players? : HELLSANGELS
37. Garlic piece : CLOVE
39. Company that made Pong : ATARI
40. Brings on board, in a way : HIRES
41. Like some inspections : ONSITE
46. Pack animal : ASS
47. What brainy California baseball players get? : STRAIGHTAS
51. Takes advantage of : USES
53. Front wheel alignment : TOEIN
54. O.K. Corral figure : EARP
55. California baseball teammates? : COMPADRES
57. Mother of Pebbles : WILMA
58. PC letters : EMAIL
59. Start of Julius III's papacy : MDL
60. First name in 2000 news : ELIAN
61. Lets : RENTS
62. What a contact contacts : EYE
63. Bangladesh's capital, old-style : DACCA
1. Good times : BLASTS
2. "___ Weapon" : LETHAL
3. Like the presidential suite : DELUXE
4. Starbucks size : GRANDE
5. Draft org. : SSS
6. Lean person : SCRAG
7. ___ Khan (tiger in "The Jungle Book") : SHERE
8. Dentist's request : WIDER
9. The Diamondbacks, on scoreboards : ARI
10. Comparison word : THAN
11. Sipping sites : WINEBARS
12. Where soldiers may be busy : ANTHILL
13. Adjusts, as a cap : RESIZES
19. Mdse. : GDS
21. Newbery Medal winner Scott : ODELL
24. Small eggs : OVULES
27. Involved with : SEEING
28. "Silent" prez : CAL
30. Civil War letters : CSA
31. "Mangia!" : EAT
32. Messenger ___ : RNA
34. Equestrian : HORSEMAN
35. Adam's apple picker : EVE
36. Common injury location : GROIN
37. Writer buried at Westminster Abbey : CHAUCER
38. Supple : LISSOME
42. Down Under girl : SHEILA
43. It leans : ITALIC
44. Runway : TARMAC
45. Madrileño's land : ESPANA
47. Regular: Abbr. : STD
48. The Velvet Fog : TORME
49. Like marshes : REEDY
50. Plane seating request : AISLE
52. Fast-moving card game : SPIT
56. Hirt and Hirschfeld : ALS
57. Get a wife : WED

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