New York Times, Tuesday, September 10, 2002

Author: Wei-Hwa Huang
Editor: Will Shortz
Wei-Hwa Huang
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Huang. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Grateful? : ASHES
6. Way off : AFAR
10. Fitted at the smithy's : SHOD
14. Forestall, with "off" : STAVE
15. All-or-___ : NONE
16. Hefty volume : TOME
17. Divided land : KOREA
18. Garden access : GATE
19. Havoc : RUIN
20. Carney and Garfunkel : PERFORMINGARTS
23. "___ takers?" : ANY
24. Not of the cloth : LAY
25. Blazing : AGLARE
29. Turn, as pancakes : FLIP
31. Bit of baloney : FIB
34. Man of Steel portrayer : REEVE
35. Tram loads : ORES
36. Enter only up to the ankles, say : WADE
37. Clinton and Bradley : GOVERNMENTBILLS
40. Lyric poetry : ODES
41. Vittles : EATS
42. Money in the bank, e.g. : ASSET
43. Fore site? : TEE
44. Zillions : TONS
45. Kennel club categories : BREEDS
46. Half a sawbuck : FIN
47. Sculler's need : OAR
48. Robinson and Thomas : BALLPARKFRANKS
56. Reed in a pit : OBOE
57. Drinker's spree : TOOT
58. Checkroom items : COATS
60. Microwave : NUKE
61. Up to it : ABLE
62. Nairobi's land : KENYA
63. Porter's regretful Miss : OTIS
64. Like Jack Sprat's diet : LEAN
65. Shuteye : SLEEP
1. "Don't ___" (comment after a bad day) : ASK
2. Station : STOP
3. Relative of a rabbit : HARE
4. Ending with "for" or "what" : EVER
5. Columbus, e.g. : SEAFARER
6. Ticked off : ANGRY
7. Brew topper : FOAM
8. Nay sayer : ANTI
9. Do another hitch : REENLIST
10. Leave the herd : STRAY
11. Lesson duration, often : HOUR
12. Pass over : OMIT
13. Bears' lairs : DENS
21. Fraction of a 46-Across : ONE
22. Popular clothing store, with "The" : GAP
25. Shoptalk : ARGOT
26. Crystal-lined rock : GEODE
27. Flood insurance of sorts : LEVEE
28. Class that's for the birds : AVES
29. Fingerboard ridges : FRETS
30. Monocle part : LENS
31. "F" on a quiz : FALSE
32. Puttered around : IDLED
33. Outdoes in competition : BESTS
35. Gulf sultanate : OMAN
36. Like Solomon : WISE
38. Just-born : NEONATAL
39. Recruit's home : BARRACKS
44. Bit of advice : TIP
45. Slot machine symbol : BAR
46. Hightails it : FLEES
47. "Come here ___?" : OFTEN
48. U2's frontman : BONO
49. Border on : ABUT
50. Evil Norse god : LOKI
51. Choir garb : ROBE
52. Caffeine source : KOLA
53. "Joyeux ___" (French greeting) : NOEL
54. Classic Welles role : KANE
55. Eyelid woe : STYE
59. Chucklehead : SAP

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