New York Times, Wednesday, July 31, 2002

Author: Jerry E. Rosman
Editor: Will Shortz
Jerry E. Rosman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Rosman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ Lilly & Co. : ELI
4. Had creditors : OWED
8. Copier : SCRIBE
14. Meld of the queen of spades and jack of diamonds : PINOCHLE
16. Some sorority women : THETAS
17. Peruse? : EACHTIME
18. Gets even with : REPAYS
19. Timeline segments : ERAS
20. Chemin de ___ : FER
21. Lotion ingredient : ALOE
22. Lith., formerly : SSR
23. Foreign exchange? : FRENCHSOUS
27. Takes a siesta : NAPS
30. Touched down : ALIT
31. Swimming (in) : AWASH
33. "Believe it ___ ..." : ORNOT
35. A founder of Dadaism : ARP
38. Beaten? : GETPERFECTMARKS
41. Oxford-to-London dir. : ESE
42. Simpleton : NODDY
43. Job-specific vocabulary : ARGOT
44. Nut used to flavor Coke : KOLA
45. Chip in : ANTE
46. Atrophy? : STANLEYCUP
51. Mathematician's degree? : NTH
54. In myth she was turned into a spring : AURA
55. Suffix with real : IST
56. Ancient colonnade : STOA
57. Mere 1%, say : SLIVER
60. Shortstop? : TEESHIRT
62. Protective cover : SLEEVE
63. Fix firmly in place : ENSCONCE
64. Plays the toady, perhaps : YESSES
65. "The lady ___ protest ..." : DOTH
66. Sounds during doctor's exams : AHS
1. They might touch one's heart : EPEES
2. Yarn makers : LIARS
3. Personified : INCARNATE
4. Columbus Day mo. : OCT
5. Quick smells : WHIFFS
6. Bull in advertising : ELMER
7. "Nothing runs like a ___" : DEERE
8. Narrow sailing rte. : STR
9. Compadre of Fidel : CHE
10. Buffet, e.g. : REPAST
11. Author Calvino : ITALO
12. Marshy inlet : BAYOU
13. Winding paths : ESSES
15. Circus cries : OHS
24. Capital of ancient Lorraine : NANCY
25. Flow stopper : CLOT
26. His job is murder : HITMAN
28. Agent of Cleopatra's demise : ASP
29. Carbolic acid : PHENOL
31. Ripen : AGE
32. Horror maven Craven : WES
33. At the break ___ : OFDAY
34. Blushing : RED
35. "Evita" setting : ARGENTINA
36. "Citizen Kane" studio : RKO
37. Winter hrs. in L.A. : PST
39. Lady Macbeth, e.g. : ROLE
40. Busts inside a museum : ART
44. Rascally sorts : KNAVES
45. Best suited : APTEST
46. Impertinent : SASSY
47. Veil fabric : TULLE
48. Natural athlete, supposedly : ARIES
49. Named : CITED
50. "___ hooks" (box caution) : USENO
52. Spelunker's aid : TORCH
53. Detests : HATES
56. HBO rival : SHO
58. Forbidden fruit partaker : EVE
59. In medias ___ : RES
61. Educ. institution : SCH

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