New York Times, Wednesday, February 6, 2002

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {BJKQXZ} This is puzzle # 54 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. With 34-Down, an ordering option : ALA
4. Paul or Brown : LES
7. "Them" : FOE
10. England's Queen ___ : MUM
13. Earmark : DESTINE
15. Fit : INSHAPE
17. "Well, sorr-ry!" : SOSUEME
18. Woodworker, at times : STAINER
19. Offer for campus visitors : GUESTHOUSING
21. Place to share a tub : SPA
24. Pack neatly : STOW
25. Marquis name? : SADE
26. Common shift : EIGHTHOURDAY
31. Detective Pinkerton : ALLAN
32. Do some tub-thumping : RANT
33. Sprint rival : MCI
36. Figure-skating maneuver : TOELOOP
39. Business end of a missile : PAYLOAD
41. Giant Giant : OTT
42. One way to ring : TRUE
44. Bizarre : OUTRE
45. Ruminations : DEEPTHOUGHTS
48. Prefix with culture : AGRI
51. Daffy Duck or Elmer Fudd : TOON
52. Gel : SET
53. Famous place with a hint to this puzzle's theme : GRANDCENTRAL
58. Not exactly tidy : LIVEDIN
59. Access : TAPINTO
63. At work : OPERANT
64. Drained : EMPTIED
65. Get hitched : WED
66. "Amen!" : YES
67. It may have an E.I.K. : APT
68. Called the shots : LED
1. Much spam : ADS
2. Writer Rosten : LEO
3. Jerk : ASS
4. Place : LIEU
5. Catch, as in a net : ENMESH
6. Takes care of : SEESTO
7. Third-rate newspaper, slangily : FISHWRAP
8. "I'm ___ you!" : ONTO
9. Isaac's eldest : ESAU
10. Craze : MANIA
11. Overthrow : UPEND
12. Cause of a traffic tie-up : MERGE
14. Jerk : TUG
16. Kind of fit : HISSY
20. Big concert news : TOUR
21. Org. abolished in 1977 : SEATO
22. It may be within your range : PILOT
23. Lace tip : AGLET
27. Golfer Sutton : HAL
28. Govt. security : TNOTE
29. Chain letters? : DNA
30. "Just look ___!" : ATYOU
33. Unwanted closet items : MOTHS
34. See 1-Across : CARTE
35. In other words : IDEST
37. It's picked out : ORE
38. Soldiers pitch them : PUPTENTS
40. Car nut? : LUG
43. English prep school : ETON
45. Where rye is "whiskey" : DINER
46. Chinese restaurant offering : HOTTEA
47. Cloverleaf part : ONRAMP
48. Shining : AGLOW
49. Raise a stink : GRIPE
50. Carried on : RAVED
54. Time to attack : DDAY
55. Motion picture : CINE
56. Date with a dr. : APPT
57. Three sheets to the wind : LIT
60. Zip : NIL
61. Course requirement? : TEE
62. "That's ___ ..." : ODD

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