New York Times, Monday, August 19, 2002

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Instruments at luaus : UKES
5. Island of Napoleon's exile : ELBA
9. Was in the movies : ACTED
14. Man with an ark : NOAH
15. Harvest : REAP
16. Stage between egg and pupa : LARVA
17. "Arsenic and Old Lace" star, 1944 : CARYGRANT
19. Airedale, e.g., for dogs : BREED
20. Totally : ALL
21. Scottish miss : LASS
22. Electricians, at times : WIRERS
23. Creditor's demand : PAYMENT
25. Numerous : MANY
26. Colony member : ANT
27. Japanese farewell : SAYONARA
31. Demanding : STERN
34. Knee/ankle connector : SHIN
35. Trojan War hero : AJAX
36. Vehicle that's hailed : TAXI
37. Astound : AMAZE
38. Capture : TAKE
39. Song for a diva : ARIA
40. Capitol feature : DOME
41. Ready to hit the sack : TIRED
42. Shower accessories : BATHMATS
44. Copacabana city : RIO
45. Manage : COPE
46. Gatherings where people hold hands : SEANCES
50. Horrified : AGHAST
53. Foreboding : FEAR
54. Actress Gardner : AVA
55. Emergency light : FLARE
56. "Liar Liar" star : JIMCARREY
58. Life of ___ : RILEY
59. Fix, as copy : EDIT
60. Tricks : CONS
61. Follows the leader : OBEYS
62. One giving orders : BOSS
63. Voice above bass : ALTO
1. Open, as a bottle : UNCAP
2. Eucalyptus eater : KOALA
3. Like the bird that catches the worm : EARLY
4. Timid : SHY
5. Straying : ERRANT
6. Minimum : LEAST
7. Outlaws : BANS
8. Fitting : APT
9. Lacking pigment : ALBINO
10. Noted anti-alcohol crusader : CARRYNATION
11. Elder or alder : TREE
12. "As ___" (letter closing) : EVER
13. June honorees : DADS
18. Shuttle-riding senator : GLENN
22. Oscar winner for "True Grit" : WAYNE
24. Top-selling vocalist of the 1990's : MARIAHCAREY
25. Corn : MAIZE
27. Phonies : SHAMS
28. A bit cracked? : AJAR
29. Tool with teeth : RAKE
30. Fired : AXED
31. Attempt : STAB
32. Skater Lipinski : TARA
33. Departure : EXIT
34. Struck hard : SMOTE
37. Change according to circumstances : ADAPT
41. Crownlike headgear : TIARA
43. Ambles : MOSEYS
44. Does a double take, e.g. : REACTS
46. Round after the quarters : SEMIS
47. "Deck the Halls," e.g. : CAROL
48. Episode : EVENT
49. Authority : SAYSO
50. Bushy do : AFRO
51. Smooth-talking : GLIB
52. Robust : HALE
53. Pal of Spot : FIDO
56. One of the Bushes : JEB
57. Big TV maker : RCA

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