New York Times, Tuesday, September 3, 2002

Author: Don West
Editor: Will Shortz
Donald E. West
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. West. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hit head-on : RAM
4. Peloponnesian War soldier : HOPLITE
11. Milk supplier : COW
14. Noshed : ATE
15. Awakening : AROUSAL
16. Tankard filler : ALE
17. Great deal : TON
18. ___ Mountains of the far West : CASCADE
19. Women's ___ : LIB
20. 37-Across, e.g. : MUSICIAN
22. Trumpet feature : VALVE
24. Irish of old : CELTS
25. Less verbose : TERSER
26. "The Graduate" daughter : ELAINE
29. Metal in pennies : ZINC
30. Like much writing paper : LINED
31. Big tournament : OPEN
33. Soccer star Mia : HAMM
37. Renaissance man : LEONARDODAVINCI
40. Jemima, e.g. : AUNT
41. Contributes : ADDS
42. Things : ITEMS
43. Wading bird : IBIS
45. ___ acid : ACETIC
46. Talked back to : SASSED
49. Worshiper of Tlaloc : AZTEC
51. ___ & Whitney (engine maker) : PRATT
52. 37-Across, e.g. : SCULPTOR
55. Epitome of slipperiness : EEL
56. In name only : TITULAR
58. Butter serving : PAT
60. See 2-Down : ANT
61. Cause of diminishing returns : OVERUSE
62. Rap sheet abbr. : AKA
63. Sunbeam : RAY
64. Feasts : REPASTS
65. Chair part : LEG
1. Despicable one : RAT
2. With 60-Across, 1960's TV cartoon hero : ATOM
3. List of choices : MENU
4. Casa grande : HACIENDA
5. It's a revelation : ORACLE
6. Assume for argument's sake : POSIT
7. "Star Wars" director : LUCAS
8. "This ___ outrage!" : ISAN
9. Bit : TAD
10. Time before midnight : ELEVEN
11. Rings up : CALLS
12. Popeye's gal : OLIVE
13. Composer Carl Maria von ___ : WEBER
21. 37-Across, e.g. : SCIENTIST
23. 37-Across, e.g. : ARCHITECT
25. Louise of "Gilligan's Island" : TINA
26. Vocalist Fitzgerald : ELLA
27. Stead : LIEU
28. In a bit : ANON
29. Alphabet ends, in Canada : ZEDS
31. Bookie's computation : ODDS
32. Herd of seals : POD
34. Working without ___ : ANET
35. Year Queen Victoria died : MCMI
36. Catchall abbr. : MISC
38. Police action : RAID
39. Quayle or Cheney: Abbr. : VICEPRES
44. Person in a pool : BETTOR
45. After much delay : ATLAST
46. Asparagus unit : SPEAR
47. Field of endeavor : ARENA
48. Like pretzels : SALTY
49. BMW competitor : ACURA
50. Boer fighters : ZULUS
52. Dance instructor's instruction : STEP
53. Fire ___ (gem) : OPAL
54. Autumn tool : RAKE
57. "___ said it before ..." : IVE
59. Put out, maybe, in baseball : TAG

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