New York Times, Saturday, January 5, 2002

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 153 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Includes on one's route : SWINGSBY
9. Swindle : CONJOB
15. Joker : WISEACRE
16. See 21-Down : ANYONE
17. Environmental hazard : ACIDRAIN
18. Hot dog stand offering : RELISH
19. Show need: Abbr. : TKT
20. Quite : PRETTY
22. Not had by : ONTO
23. Hesitations : HEMS
25. Ellery contemporary : ERLE
26. When Día de Reyes is celebrated : ENERO
27. Channel : STEER
29. Intelligence grp. established by Truman : NSA
31. A.L. East, e.g.: Abbr. : DIV
32. Orthodontic need : RETAINER
36. White House nickname : IKE
37. Ascetic : SELFDISCIPLINED
41. Big heart? : ACE
42. Some metallophones : CELESTAS
43. Kiwi cousin : MOA
44. Stir : ADO
45. Achilles' killer : PARIS
49. Turn out : ENDUP
51. Look : PEER
55. Track racer : KART
56. It may be subject to modification : NOUN
57. Adjusted : GEARED
59. Golden, in a Rimsky-Korsakov title : DOR
60. ___ Day, former Canadian celebration : EMPIRE
62. Pacific, e.g. : TIMEZONE
64. Skip : SITOUT
65. It's not the real world : ACADEMIA
66. Light biscuits : SCONES
67. Auto buyer's option : TAPEDECK
1. Cut strips : SWATHS
2. Small gate : WICKET
3. Introspective query : ISITME
4. James Fenimore Cooper's "___ Myers" : NED
5. John Irving character T. S. ___ : GARP
6. Start : SCARE
7. Pipe : BRIER
8. Film with the song "Papa, Can You Hear Me?" : YENTL
9. "The Horse's Mouth" novelist Joyce ___ : CARY
10. Inseparable : ONE
11. Brush material : NYLON
12. Took part : JOINEDIN
13. Not working : ONSTRIKE
14. Served : BEHOOVED
21. With 16-Across, a sporting offer : TENNIS
24. Drudge : SERF
26. Cap attachment : EARLAP
28. Dolly user : REDCAP
30. Cal. page : SEPT
33. Having no loose ends : TIED
34. Inclined : ASLOPE
35. Kind of jam : ICE
37. Source of boredom : SAMENESS
38. Financial : ECONOMIC
39. Precede : LEADUPTO
40. Writer Dinesen : ISAK
46. Antenna housing : RADOME
47. "Isn't it ___?" : IRONIC
48. Bolt stripped? : STREAK
50. Wedding : UNION
52. Bother a lot : EATAT
53. Noted soap vixen : ERICA
54. Revise a plot : REMAP
57. Follows : GETS
58. "___ Dinah" (Frankie Avalon hit) : DEDE
61. Sorrow : RUE
63. Finish overseas : ZED

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