New York Times, Wednesday, September 18, 2002

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 87 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Group behind a 2001 Broadway musical : ABBA
5. Ready follower? : AIM
8. Big name in fireworks : GRUCCI
14. 1-Across song : FERNANDO
16. Bacon serving : RASHER
17. 1-Across song : IDOIDOIDOIDOIDO
19. Painting surface : GESSO
20. Vase : URN
21. Marshall ___ : PLAN
22. Between assignments : IDLE
24. Inebriated : BEERY
25. 1-Across song : WATERLOO
30. Sped : RAN
31. Shamefaced : ABASHED
32. ___ school : MED
33. Ones doing tests: Abbr. : DRS
36. "___ Queen" (1-Across song) : DANCING
37. With 43-Across, description of 1-Across : SWEDISH
39. Twisty turn : ESS
40. Born: Fr. : NEE
41. Investigate : DIGINTO
42. 1-Across song : SOS
43. See 37-Across : POPGROUP
44. Some fund-raisers : GALAS
47. Corner of a diamond : BASE
48. Where Muscat is : OMAN
49. Holm of stage and screen : IAN
50. Court TV focus : TRIAL
55. 1-Across song : TAKEACHANCEONME
59. Actually existing : INESSE
60. Musical based on the songs of 1-Across : MAMMAMIA
61. Calculus for canines? : TARTAR
62. Off-road wheels, for short : ATV
63. Not the original color : DYED
1. Not care ___ for : AFIG
2. Eliot protagonist : BEDE
3. Part of some co. names : BROS
4. Tropical cuckoos : ANIS
5. "Wheel of Fortune" request : ANO
6. Dictator Amin : IDI
7. Frequently abbreviated math term : MODULO
8. Smile : GRIN
9. "Way out!" : RAD
10. Ashe Stadium event : USOPEN
11. Major copper exporter : CHILE
12. Wood for outdoor furniture : CEDAR
13. Overused humor technique : IRONY
15. Difficulty : ADO
18. Mined-over matter? : ORE
22. Actress Graff and others : ILENES
23. DaimlerChrysler make : DODGE
24. Good-for-nothing : BADEGG
25. Go in the kiddie pool, maybe : WADE
26. Arab garments : ABAS
27. Whips : TANS
28. Computer key : ESC
29. Safari sights : RHINOS
30. Go over again, as with a cloth : REWIPE
32. Common computer interface : MSDOS
33. Flintstones pet : DINO
34. V preceder : RSTU
35. Talk ___ : SHOP
38. Scorsese, e.g.: Abbr. : DIR
42. Least wild : SANEST
43. Kind of hat : PANAMA
44. "I see" : GOTIT
45. Fridge maker : AMANA
46. Sonic rival : LAKER
47. Word of contempt : BAH
49. Bakery employee : ICER
50. Pro ___ : TEM
51. Pike : ROAD
52. "___ humble opinion ..." : INMY
53. Gérard's girlfriend : AMIE
54. X-ray blocker : LEAD
56. Hard-rock link : ASA
57. Writer Hentoff : NAT
58. Roman 905 : CMV

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