New York Times, Wednesday, March 20, 2002

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 89 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Walkers, for short : PEDS
5. Leave untouched : LETBE
10. Humorist Lebowitz : FRAN
14. "Essays of ___" : ELIA
15. Maintains : AVERS
16. Eastern music : RAGA
17. Not lopsided : EVEN
18. Nomination for which Susan Lucci finally won an Emmy : NINETEENTH
20. Setting for a shoot-'em-up : WILDWILDWEST
22. Expunge : ERASE
23. Natl. Courtesy Mo. : SEP
24. As well : TOO
27. Dijon water : EAU
28. Black and white? : GRAY
32. "Well!" : MYOHMY
34. Ungracious winner : GLOATER
37. "How the Other Half Lives" author : RIIS
38. 2000 Mel Gibson flick : WHATWOMENWANT
41. Svelte : THIN
42. About half of villagers : MENFOLK
43. Virgil figure : AENEAS
46. Common plea, informally : NOLO
47. One who's very wet? : SOT
50. Appt. calendar notation : MTG
51. New Deal org. : WPA
53. Contest effort : ENTRY
55. Surfers' place : WORLDWIDEWEB
59. High spirits : JUBILATION
62. Prefix with byte : GIGA
63. In a tizzy : AGOG
64. Chicken parts : NECKS
65. Earth sci. : ECOL
66. Reasons : WHYS
67. Salute, say : GREET
68. Jacket part : VENT
1. Midget : PEEWEE
2. #1 Oak Ridge Boys hit : ELVIRA
3. Split one's sides : DIELAUGHING
4. Contents of hourglasses : SANDS
5. Legal scholar Guinier : LANI
6. Axis of ___ : EVIL
7. Care for : TEND
8. Pub orders : BREWS
9. High regard : ESTEEM
10. Guitarist's worry? : FRET
11. Campaigned : RAN
12. F.B.I. employee: Abbr. : AGT
13. "I don't think so" : NAH
19. Catch sight of : ESPY
21. "___ the Beat" (Go-Go's hit) : WEGOT
24. Reconsiders : THINKSTWICE
25. Leave out : OMIT
26. Sounds of woe : OYS
29. Rarer than rare : RAW
30. Speck : ATOM
31. Land on the Red Sea : YEMEN
33. Kind of agreement : ORAL
35. Area between stripes : LANE
36. Get-hitched-quick spot : RENO
38. Sharpen : WHET
39. Gridiron org. : NFL
40. Went to court? : WOOED
41. Pompom holder : TAM
44. Object of a manhunt, maybe : AWOL
45. Leapt : SPRANG
48. The Snake borders it : OREGON
49. Mercutio's killer, in "Romeo and Juliet" : TYBALT
52. Change : ALTER
54. Israeli desert : NEGEV
55. Drag queen's collection : WIGS
56. Chop up : DICE
57. Came alive : WOKE
58. Part of N.I.H.: Abbr. : INST
59. Talking point? : JAW
60. "Yuk!" : UGH
61. Lad : BOY

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