New York Times, Thursday, July 4, 2002

Author: Nathaniel Weiss
Editor: Will Shortz
Nathaniel Weiss
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Weiss. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
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1. Attention getter : PSST
5. Shorten, say : EDIT
9. ___ Girl : COSMO
14. 1960 satellite launch : ECHO
15. Old typesetting machine, briefly : LINO
16. Like many nest-builders : AVIAN
17. What the Liberty Trees rebelled against? : THEOAKOFTYRANNY
20. Suit material : TWILL
21. Generator part : ROTOR
22. General Mills brand : KIX
23. Jaw : YAK
24. Control tower news: Abbr. : ETA
26. God often depicted unclothed in art : EROS
28. How the Liberty Trees felt? : SYCAMORETAXES
34. Levant of levity : OSCAR
35. Word before a snap : SMILE
36. Designer Cassini : OLEG
39. Willow : OSIER
42. Military inits. : USMC
43. Falcon-headed Egyptian god : HORUS
45. Related on the mother's side : ENATE
47. What the Liberty Trees demanded? : MYRRHSELFRULE
51. Porky Pig, e.g. : TOON
52. Poetic contraction : OER
53. Org. with the symbol Eddie Eagle : NRA
56. Pitches : ADS
59. Less corrupted : PURER
61. Like some architecture : IONIC
63. How the Liberty Trees are now governed? : BYPOPLARCONSENT
66. Wed : UNITE
67. Highlander : GAEL
68. Italy's ___ di Como : LAGO
69. Overall sense : TENOR
70. French 101 verb : ETRE
71. Spray target : ODOR
1. Not grand : PETTY
2. "Long Island" sound : SCHWA
3. Some oil-rich people : SHEIKS
4. Gouge or chisel : TOOL
5. Forest animal : ELK
6. Scenic representations : DIORAMAS
7. Dope : INFO
8. Sway : TOTTER
9. Incentives : CARROTS
10. Eggs : OVA
11. Become understood, with "in" : SINK
12. Gershwin's "The ___ Love" : MANI
13. Jet black : ONYX
18. "Smart" ones : ALECS
19. Time long past : YORE
25. Folded item : TACO
27. One of two Old Testament books : SAMUEL
29. Healthful breakfast : YOGURT
30. Bay window : ORIEL
31. Greek letters : XIS
32. White ___ tree : ELM
33. "Just a ___!" : SEC
36. Electrical unit : OHM
37. 1934 Powell co-star : LOY
38. Stray : ERR
40. Mob tough : ENFORCER
41. Seldom seen : RARE
44. Free neighborhood paper : SHOPPER
46. City on the Po : TURIN
48. Body's partner : SOUL
49. Irk, and then some : ENRAGE
50. The Supreme Court, e.g. : ENNEAD
54. "Help!" mate : RINGO
55. Participant : ACTOR
56. Neighbor : ABUT
57. Unit of force : DYNE
58. Interpretation : SPIN
60. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
62. 1993 accord site : OSLO
64. Ear: Prefix : OTO
65. Encouraging word : OLE

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