New York Times, Friday, February 15, 2002

Author: Sherry O. Blackard
Editor: Will Shortz
Sherry O. Blackard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {BFJQXZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sends packing : CANS
5. ___ shop : SWAP
9. It holds its weight : SCALE
14. Fawned-over figure : IDOL
15. Extended periods : ERAS
16. Acrylic fiber : ORLON
17. Captain played in film by James Mason : NEMO
18. Circus team : AERIALISTS
20. Baloney : CLAPTRAP
22. Syndicate heads : CAPOS
23. Harry the hubby : HENPECK
24. Onetime cosmonaut's insignia : CCCP
25. Clockmaker Thomas : SETH
26. Ozone layer, e.g. : SHIELDER
30. It may be broken by a maverick : MOLD
32. They're unlikely to be realized : PIPEDREAMS
34. Charlottesville sch. : UVA
35. Dig a heap : ADORE
36. 8 on a phone : TUV
37. Flank alternative : TENDERLOIN
40. Thin streak : WISP
41. One hitting the tab key, maybe : INDENTER
42. Matching : TWIN
44. Freesia's family : IRIS
45. Sequined : SPANGLY
48. Plankton, in part : ALGAE
50. Man of steel? : CARNEGIE
51. Agenda : THINGSTODO
53. Gilbert of "Roseanne" : SARA
54. Act introducer : EMCEE
55. Port captured by Allied forces in 1942 : ORAN
56. Latin 101 word : AMAS
57. Philanthropists' concerns : NEEDS
58. Rose in a field : PETE
59. Pain in the neck : PEST
1. Breeze : CINCH
2. Designer Simpson : ADELE
3. Gray area : NOMANSLAND
4. Trudged through mud : SLOPPED
5. Posses, possibly : SEARCHPARTIES
6. Unleash : WREAK
7. Seniors' grp. : AARP
8. Telekinesis, e.g. : PSI
9. Comforter : SOLACER
10. Undermine : CRIPPLE
11. On top of that : ALSO
12. Things to draw : LOTS
13. Lt. j.g.'s inferior : ENS
19. Klutzy : ACCIDENTPRONE
21. Lunar calendar observance : TET
24. Enfant ___ (beloved child) : CHERI
26. Wild animal trail : SPOOR
27. Singles may play it : DATINGGAME
28. Feathered runners : EMUS
29. Short answer : RSVP
30. La Scala music director beginning 1986 : MUTI
31. Roaster : OVEN
33. Dogs it : IDLES
38. Lowered oneself : DEIGNED
39. Brings to a boil : ENRAGES
40. McIntosh alternative : WINESAP
43. Washed-out : WAN
45. Time's 1977 Man of the Year : SADAT
46. Turkish bread : LIRAS
47. Source of some swelling : YEAST
48. [sigh] : AHME
49. Some ectozoa : LICE
50. Heart : CORE
51. See 52-Down : TEN
52. With 51-Down, a hit list? : TOP

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