New York Times, Monday, August 12, 2002

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 90 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Signs of healing : SCABS
6. File folder parts : TABS
10. ___ of Capri : ISLE
14. Apportion : ALLOT
15. Airline that serves only kosher food : ELAL
16. Financial aid criterion : NEED
17. "Oh boy!" : GOODY
18. Writer Ephron : NORA
19. Lotion ingredient : ALOE
20. One whose name can be followed by "Esq.": Abbr. : ATTY
21. Good-looking guy : STUDMUFFIN
23. Ho-hum : BLAH
25. Sis's sib : BRO
26. W.W. II prison camp : STALAG
29. China's most populous city : SHANGHAI
34. They replaced francs, marks and pesetas : EUROS
35. Goatee's place : CHIN
36. Hostel : INN
37. Casual clothing item : DRAWSTRINGPANTS
41. Flow back : EBB
42. Business phone button : HOLD
43. Nostalgic song : OLDIE
44. Big game on January 1 : ROSEBOWL
47. Portray : DEPICT
48. Pop's partner : MOM
49. Unwakable state : COMA
50. Easy-park shopping places : STRIPMALLS
55. Dressed : CLAD
59. Neighbor of Afghanistan : IRAN
60. Egyptian queen, for short : CLEO
61. Aunt's little girl : NIECE
62. Vito Corleone's creator : PUZO
63. Yard sale tag : ASIS
64. Silly : INANE
65. Crystal ball gazer : SEER
66. Carrot on a snowman, perhaps : NOSE
67. Card game that's a hint to today's theme : POKER
1. It's a long story : SAGA
2. Coagulate : CLOT
3. Plenty : ALOT
4. Big hit? : BODYBLOW
5. Pork place? : STY
6. Final frame for a bowler : TENTH
7. Baseball's Moises : ALOU
8. The ___ of Avon : BARD
9. Fast-paced, slangily : SLAMBANG
10. Dazed and confused : INAFOG
11. Prefix with defense and destruct : SELF
12. Fifth-century pope who was sainted : LEOI
13. Adam's apple location? : EDEN
21. Droop : SAG
22. Ornamental vase : URN
24. Young woman : LASS
26. Passover meal : SEDER
27. Sports car engine : TURBO
28. Saudis, e.g. : ARABS
29. Three-card monte assistant : SHILL
30. Rear : HIND
31. Language in New Delhi : HINDI
32. Prank : ANTIC
33. Atlas enlargement : INSET
35. Cornfield bird : CROW
38. Prominent shoe seller : THOMMCAN
39. Limerick, e.g. : POEM
40. "Scent of a Woman" star : ALPACINO
45. Key of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 : EMINOR
46. Fast-tempo jazz : BOP
47. Whoop-de-___ (big parties) : DOS
49. Tight-knit : CLOSE
50. Has a taste of, as wine : SIPS
51. Test choice : TRUE
52. Tear down : RAZE
53. To boot : ALSO
54. Luau necklaces : LEIS
56. Plumbing problem : LEAK
57. Pockmark cause : ACNE
58. Bucks and does : DEER
61. Small bite : NIP

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