New York Times, Monday, July 29, 2002

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXY} This is puzzle # 89 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Old-time oath : EGAD
5. Threaded fastener : SCREW
10. Went out, as a fire : DIED
14. Auntie of Broadway : MAME
15. Fight site : ARENA
16. Memo starter : INRE
17. Elvis's middle name : ARON
18. First line of a nursery rhyme : RUBADUBDUB
20. Creative guy : IDEAMAN
22. Make a goof : MESSUP
23. Matt of "Friends" : LEBLANC
24. Delivery room doctors, for short : OBS
25. Hwy. : RTE
27. Symbol of slowness : SNAIL
28. Submarine sandwich : HERO
30. Colorado ski resort : VAIL
31. Brother of Cain : ABEL
33. Sign after Taurus : GEMINI
35. 1961 Sinatra album : RINGADINGDING
39. Divulge : REVEAL
40. He played Ricky on 50's TV : DESI
41. Took too much of a drug, briefly : ODED
42. Copycat : APER
44. Japanese restaurant fare : SUSHI
49. "No ___" (Chinese menu phrase) : MSG
50. 601, in old Rome : DCI
51. Place to play jai alai : FRONTON
53. Pamper : CODDLE
55. J. P. Morgan and others : BANKERS
56. Knocking sound : RATATATTAT
58. Cube inventor Rubik : ERNO
59. Phoenix's state: Abbr. : ARIZ
60. Lab containers : VIALS
61. Slippery part of a banana : PEEL
62. Tennis great Sampras : PETE
63. White, to Latinos : ANGLO
64. Canvas bag : TOTE
1. Sends a message by computer : EMAILS
2. Madison Square ___ : GARDEN
3. One-celled protozoan : AMOEBA
4. National park in Alaska : DENALI
5. Brand of wrap : SARAN
6. Chewed noisily : CRUNCHED
7. Soldier in Dixie : REB
8. Fill with love : ENAMOR
9. All-Star third baseman, 1985-96 : WADEBOGGS
10. Have ___ on (claim) : DIBS
11. Five-time Tour de France winner Miguel : INDURAIN
12. Ejecting lava : ERUPTING
13. Cotillion girl : DEB
19. Battleship letters : USS
21. Spanish province or its wine : MALAGA
26. Yale player : ELI
29. Omit in pronunciation : ELIDE
30. Rival school of The Citadel: Abbr. : VMI
32. Skier's headgear : BALACLAVA
34. The Wizard of Menlo Park : EDISON
35. Old anti-Communist reaction : REDSCARE
36. "Eureka!" : IVEGOTIT
37. Actor Beatty : NED
38. Spongelike toy : NERFBALL
39. CD-___ : ROM
43. Frisbee's inspiration, supposedly : PIETIN
45. Given away : UNKEPT
46. Not mono : STEREO
47. Big stinger : HORNET
48. Shoe part : INSOLE
50. Banned insecticide : DDT
52. "Midnight Cowboy" character : RATSO
54. Stupefy : DAZE
56. Run-D.M.C.'s music : RAP
57. "You're it!" game : TAG

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