New York Times, Thursday, September 12, 2002

Author: Peter Abide
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Abide
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Abide. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Kind of therapy : GENE
5. First love, perhaps : CRUSH
10. Wail : BAWL
14. "King ___" (Elgar cantata) : OLAF
15. Red River city : HANOI
16. Lingering trace : ECHO
17. Screening device used in TV negotiations? : BARGAININGVCHIP
20. Under control : INCHECK
21. Bygone religious group : SHAKERS
22. What have we here : THIS
24. Mop & ___ (floor cleaner) : GLO
25. Certain sweater irritant? : PAININTHEVNECK
32. Italian for "baked" : COTTA
33. "Dies ___" : IRAE
34. With 35-Across, Kind of record : WON
35. See 34-Across : LOSS
36. Knife wielder, in the kitchen : DICER
38. Popular video recorder : TIVO
39. Perform spectacularly on : ACE
40. "Now ___ you ..." : IASK
41. Ford's predecessor : AGNEW
42. Pickup line for Churchill? : WHATSYOURVSIGN
46. Makeshift ballot holder, maybe : HAT
47. Heated competition? : MEET
48. Very attentive : ALLEARS
52. Pops section : STRINGS
57. Suggestion after a tiring military triumph? : LETSCALLITAVDAY
59. Noon, in Nice : MIDI
60. Blackmore heroine : DOONE
61. Pull down, so to speak : EARN
62. Reason for a parental reprimand : SASS
63. George Lucas creations : EWOKS
64. Hebrides isle : SKYE
1. Expanse crossed by Marco Polo : GOBI
2. Panache : ELAN
3. Mule buster : NARC
4. D train? : EFGH
5. Too-too : CHICHI
6. Jeannette ___, first woman elected to Congress : RANKIN
7. Cycle starter : UNI
8. About half of all deliveries : SONS
9. You may kick into it : HIGHGEAR
10. Appear inviting : BECKON
11. Back problem : ACHE
12. Fan sound : WHIR
13. Trims a tree : LOPS
18. Prudential alternative : AETNA
19. Spigot, essentially : VALVE
23. Gluey stuff : STICKUM
25. One may sit for a master : POOCH
26. Without a clue : ATSEA
27. "___ true!" : ITS
28. Charlemagne's domain: Abbr. : HRE
29. See 55-Down : EWING
30. Spelling group? : COVEN
31. More than suspect : KNOW
32. Clutcher : CLAW
36. Gamble on the market, in a way : DAYTRADE
37. Prefix with kinetic : ISO
38. ___ Friday's (restaurant chain) : TGI
40. Father of well-known twins : ISAAC
41. Stars in Caesar's palace? : ASTRA
43. It may be defended by a scholar : THESIS
44. Hit a new low? : RESINK
45. Classic muscle cars, briefly : VETTES
48. Salvation Army collection : ALMS
49. Sci-fi royal : LEIA
50. Old Fords : LTDS
51. Curve caution : SLOW
53. Frederic who invented halftone photoengraving : IVES
54. Sask. neighbor : NDAK
55. With 29-Down, central role on "Knots Landing" : GARY
56. "Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
58. Place to go in England : LOO

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