New York Times, Tuesday, September 17, 2002

Author: Steven Dorfman
Editor: Will Shortz
Steven Dorfman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Dorfman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Bother : FUSS
5. Be overthrown : FALL
9. Wear away : ERODE
14. Square measure : AREA
15. Not in port : ASEA
16. Wanders : ROVES
17. Bad day for 25-Across : IDES
18. More or less follower : THAN
19. Ticket seller : AGENT
20. Gridiron order : RUSHTHEPASSER
23. Egg maker : HEN
24. Take-home pay : NET
25. Rubicon crosser : CAESAR
29. Armor-___ : CLAD
31. Grp. symbolized by an elephant : GOP
34. Sweater material : ORLON
35. Thumb (through) : LEAF
36. Enterprise helmsman : SULU
37. Griddle order : STEAKMEDIUMWELL
40. Clock sound : TICK
41. Like mellower wines : AGED
42. Stop in the Sahara : OASIS
43. Band performance : SET
44. It may give a shock on a ranch : PROD
45. French equivalent of the White House : ELYSEE
46. Groceries holder : BAG
47. Playtex product : BRA
48. Gridley order : FIREWHENREADY
55. Tour of duty : STINT
57. "Purple ___" (song played at Woodstock) : HAZE
58. Telegraph : WIRE
59. Door part : HINGE
60. Malt beverages : ALES
61. 1950's British P.M. : EDEN
62. Lightened (up) : EASED
63. Liquefy : MELT
64. 1990 World Series champs : REDS
1. Like some maidens of myth : FAIR
2. Pakistani tongue : URDU
3. Realizes : SEES
4. "Miss America" appears on it : SASH
5. Priest's title : FATHER
6. Pallid : ASHEN
7. Long spring : LEAP
8. Turner who was called the "Sweater Girl" : LANA
9. Cleared the boards : ERASED
10. Synonym compiler : ROGET
11. Transmission closer : OVER
12. Lion's home : DEN
13. Superlative suffix : EST
21. Acceptance speech word : THANK
22. Not just a tie-up : SNAFU
25. Business expenditures : COSTS
26. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
27. Vote in : ELECT
28. Drench : SOAK
29. Relinquished : CEDED
30. In place : LAID
31. "You'll never ___!" : GUESS
32. Stan's partner in comedy : OLLIE
33. Sign of life : PULSE
35. Plastic block maker : LEGO
36. Influence : SWAY
38. Bart's mom : MARGE
39. Grinding tooth : MOLAR
44. Went in separate directions : PARTED
45. One of the Gallo brothers : ERNEST
46. Eat to excess : BINGE
47. Diagonal face of a chisel : BEZEL
48. $5 bills : FINS
49. Impact sound : WHAM
50. Fit as a fiddle : HALE
51. Wide-mouthed pitcher : EWER
52. Assistant : AIDE
53. Historic Scott : DRED
54. Desires : YENS
55. ___-wolf : SHE
56. Actress Carrere : TIA

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