New York Times, Wednesday, July 3, 2002

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {WZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 87 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Currency substitute : SCRIP
6. Big party : BASH
10. The Beatles' "___ Madonna" : LADY
14. Japanese verse : HAIKU
15. Part of A.M. : ANTE
16. Yellow spread : OLEO
17. When many people have cookouts : INDEPENDENCEDAY
20. Formerly : NEE
21. They average 100 : IQS
22. Free : PROBONO
23. Bug : FLU
24. Enter : GOIN
25. Spanish snack : TAPA
28. Monopoly game token : IRON
30. Novelist Rona : JAFFE
35. Flamenco cries : OLES
36. It's nothing, really : NIL
37. Big name in beauty products : LOREAL
38. Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi creation : STATUEOFLIBERTY
41. People in People : CELEBS
42. Energy : PEP
43. Uno y dos : TRES
44. Pittsburgh's Mellon ___ : ARENA
45. Speaker in the Baseball Hall of Fame : TRIS
46. Henry of the House Judiciary Committee : HYDE
47. Emperor who poisoned Britannicus : NERO
49. Singer Sumac : YMA
51. Feeling pins and needles : ATINGLE
55. Santa ___ : ANA
56. Unagi, at a sushi bar : EEL
59. Tablet inscription on 38-Across that commemorates 17-Across : JULYIVMDCCLXXVI
62. Up to snuff : ABLE
63. Actress Skye : IONE
64. Home on the range : TEPEE
65. Take a breather : REST
66. Mmes., in Madrid : SRAS
67. Embellish : ADORN
1. Painful place to be kicked : SHIN
2. Sugar source : CANE
3. Fairgrounds attraction : RIDE
4. War-hero president : IKE
5. Iris's center : PUPIL
6. Makes verboten : BANS
7. What's more : AND
8. Walk over : STEPON
9. Artist Toulouse-Lautrec : HENRI
10. "Stay" singer Lisa : LOEB
11. Designer Gucci : ALDO
12. Person with a list : DEAN
13. Go up and down rapidly : YOYO
18. Zebras, e.g. : EQUINES
19. Grifter's ploy : CONJOB
23. Buckle : FASTEN
24. One who works on a swing : GOLFPRO
25. Puccini opera : TOSCA
26. Adjust : ALTER
27. "The Power of Positive Thinking" writer : PEALE
29. Carnival city : RIO
31. 1986 self-titled soul album : ARETHA
32. Boat to Staten Island : FERRY
33. In the cards : FATED
34. "Family Ties" mom : ELYSE
37. Not really sing : LIPSYNC
39. Congo border river : UBANGI
40. Aloha shirt accessory : LEI
45. Aftershock : TREMOR
48. Graceland name : ELVIS
50. Island south of Sicily : MALTA
51. Open slightly : AJAR
52. Part of an IV : TUBE
53. Troubles : ILLS
54. Da's opposite : NYET
55. Pair in a dead man's hand : ACES
56. Montreal player : EXPO
57. Penultimate fairy tale word : EVER
58. Bank holding : LIEN
60. Modern courtroom evidence : DNA
61. Marked, as a ballot : XED

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