New York Times, Tuesday, July 9, 2002

Author: Robert Malinow
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert Malinow
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Malinow. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Whatcha ___?" : DOIN
5. Madonna musical : EVITA
10. "Yikes!" : EGAD
14. Big name in oil : ARCO
15. Assaults with a spray : MACES
16. "Adam ___" (Eliot novel) : BEDE
17. Elvis Presley hit of 1956 : HEARTBREAKHOTEL
20. Hippie : LONGHAIR
21. Without support : ALONE
22. Like Coolidge's utterances : TERSE
23. Letter adornment : SERIF
25. Volcanic spew : ASH
27. Gist : ESSENCE
29. Portly plus : FAT
32. Record player : DEEJAY
34. Losing tic-tac-toe row : XOO
35. Pre-stereo : MONO
36. Stared at : OGLED
37. Busy airport : HUB
38. Gluck's "___ ed Euridice" : ORFEO
39. Hanging on every word : RAPT
40. Standard : PAR
41. Ralph Kramden, for one : BUSMAN
42. Sturdy tree : ELM
43. Bluesman McClinton : DELBERT
45. Mos. and mos. : YRS
46. Workout venues : YMCAS
48. Purple ___, New Hampshire's state flower : LILAC
50. Very, to Verdi : ASSAI
52. Reject, as a motion : DISALLOW
55. Beatles hit of 1967 : WHENIMSIXTYFOUR
58. "The Little Mermaid" baddies : EELS
59. Pitchfork wielder : DEVIL
60. Diversion : RUSE
61. Box that crackers go into? : SAFE
62. Hair-raising : SCARY
63. British P.M. before Macmillan : EDEN
1. Children's author Roald : DAHL
2. Nabisco cookie : OREO
3. Four Tops hit of 1965 : ICANTHELPMYSELF
4. Scandinavian land, to natives : NORGE
5. Mission : EMBASSY
6. Fluctuates : VARIES
7. Cake finisher : ICER
8. Kind of party : TEA
9. One way to get directions : ASK
10. Carlo Levi's "Christ Stopped at ___" : EBOLI
11. Rolling Stones hit of 1965 : GETOFFOFMYCLOUD
12. Yemeni port : ADEN
13. Expunge, as text : DELE
18. Sewer line? : THREAD
19. Fast runner : HARE
23. Stuck-up sort : SNOB
24. Prefix with system : ECO
25. Really love : ADORE
26. "Love Story" author : SEGAL
28. Outlying community : EXURB
30. Words after bend or lend : ANEAR
31. Cel mates? : TOONS
33. Widebody, e.g. : JET
35. ___ Smith's pies : MRS
37. Haarlem painter Frans : HALS
38. Start-up costs : OUTLAY
40. Shooter pellet : PEA
41. Easily provoked : BRISTLY
43. A fifth of MMMX : DCII
44. Medicine show purchase : ELIXIR
47. Parson's estate : MANSE
49. Actress Woodard : ALFRE
50. Impresses : AWES
51. Long Island Railroad stop : SHEA
52. Opera persona : DIVA
53. England's Great ___ River : OUSE
54. Plump songbird : WREN
56. E.R. workers : MDS
57. "Hold on a ___" : SEC

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