Frank Longo
Frank Longo

NY Times, Sun, Jan 20, 2002 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Frank Longo
Editor:Will Shortz
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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Boats like Noah's : ARKS
5. Shots on the green : PUTTS
10. Lang of Smallville : LANA
11. Dam across the Nile : ASWAN
12. Like some suffocating compounds : AMMONICAL
17. Timex alternative : SEIKO
18. City between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mts. : ROANOKEVA
19. Do tailoring : SEW
20. Bunched together : CLUSTERED
21. "Tic ___ Dough" : TAC
22. Sci-fi novelist Carter : LIN
23. Tokyo, formerly : EDO
24. Santa ___ winds : ANA
25. "Murphy Brown" character : ELDIN
27. Hoots and hollers : MAKESAFUSS
35. Dry, white Italian wine : SOAVE
36. El jefe : PRESIDENTE
37. Walking aids : CANES
38. Cleanser in a box : SOAPPOWDER
39. Do easy arithmetic : ADD
40. Somme summer : ETE
41. Furry friend : PET
42. High-pH substances : ALKALIS
49. ___ Tin Tin : RIN
50. End of some U.R.L.'s : EDU
51. Put on a pedestal : LIONIZE
52. Poseidon's purview : SEA
53. New Deal inits. : FDR
54. Frivols : PLAYSAROUND
56. Seem familiar : RINGABELL
60. Catchphrase : TAGLINE
61. Large saltwater fish tanks : OCEANARIA
62. Picnic pest, slangily : SKEETER
63. Does some yoga : MEDITATES
1. Similar : ALIKE
2. Go-cart, e.g. : RACER
3. Scoundrel : KNAVE
4. Soup go-with : SALAD
5. Ballet step : PAS
6. Avail oneself of : USE
7. Convoluted, like this puzzle's solution : TWISTEDANDTURNED
8. Tumble, as stock prices : TAKEADIVE
9. Cool carnival treats : SNOWCONES
12. High-intensity light sources : ARCLAMPS
13. "Happy Days" actor Al : MOLINARO
14. Highest island mountain in the world : MAUNAKEA
15. Add-___ (extras) : ONS
16. "I'm kidding!", 90's-style : NOT
25. Manage to get out of : ESCAPEFROM
26. They're rolled by cheaters : LOADEDDICE
28. Sixth sense : ESP
29. Take in through a straw : SIP
30. Foofaraw : ADO
31. Couple or so : FEW
32. Clothing worn but not seen : UNDERSUIT
33. Capital of the Loire dept. : STETIENNE
34. Singing suitor, say : SERENADER
42. Tijuana Brass trumpeter : ALPERT
43. English actress Langtry : LILLIE
44. Eucalyptus eaters : KOALAS
45. Even one : ANY
46. Shopping aids : LISTS
47. "The Compleat Angler" author Walton : IZAAK
48. Lint-attracting fabric : SERGE
55. Bullfight cheer : OLE
57. Moo goo ___ pan : GAI
58. Picnic pest : ANT
59. Meadow murmur : BAA
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