New York Times, Thursday, April 25, 2002

Author: Lois Sidway
Editor: Will Shortz
Lois Sidway
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 85 for Ms. Sidway. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Binge : TOOT
5. Senior moment? : PROM
9. Urban abodes, for short : YMCAS
14. Meteorological effect : HALO
15. Kachina doll makers : HOPI
16. Marveled aloud : OOHED
17. Plugging away : ATIT
18. Be against : ABUT
19. Aerosol targets : ODORS
20. Advice from Ann Landers, part 1 : NEVERTESTTHE
23. Krispy ___ doughnuts : KREME
24. Supporting posts : SHORING
28. It might precede "pfft" : SSS
29. 60's do : AFRO
33. Singer Wahlberg of NKOTB : DONNIE
34. Cruise lines? : SCRIPT
36. Constituent of biotite : MICA
37. Advice, part 2 : DEPTHOFTHEWATER
42. What Horton heard : AWHO
43. Connects (with) : TIESIN
44. 1982 war zone : BEIRUT
47. "Fargo" director Joel : COEN
48. Slip a ___ : COG
51. Former name in late-night talk : ARSENIO
53. Chili additive : CARNE
55. End of the advice : WITHBOTHFEET
59. Massenet heroine : THAIS
62. See 9-Down : WAVE
63. The best : TOPS
64. Literary middle name : WALDO
65. City near Utah Lake : OREM
66. Writer Wiesel : ELIE
67. Sen. Specter : ARLEN
68. Where Venus Flytrap worked, on an old sitcom : WKRP
69. Charter : RENT
1. "Much obliged!" : THANKS
2. Saturday matinees of yesteryear : OATERS
3. Antipasto tidbits : OLIVES
4. Tribal figure : TOTEM
5. Terrific, in slang : PHAT
6. Boxer's attire : ROBE
7. Beethoven's Ninth, e.g. : OPUS
8. Paws : MITTS
9. Cry sometimes accompanied by a 62-Across : YOOHOO
10. No Neanderthal, he : MODERNMAN
11. Funny Margaret : CHO
12. ___ Lingus : AER
13. Antiwar grp. : SDS
21. "Stick 'em up!" : REACH
22. Advanced religious deg. : THD
25. F. Murray Abraham feature: Abbr. : INIT
26. "Good going!" : NICE
27. Snorkel, fins, etc. : GEAR
30. Not to : FRO
31. Split : RIFT
32. Some nerve : OPTIC
34. Like some clearances : STOREWIDE
35. Lt. Kojak : THEO
37. "The Aba ___ Honeymoon" : DABA
38. Basin item : EWER
39. Letters from Crete : PHIS
40. Legal conclusion? : ESE
41. Hoisting device : WINCH
45. Choirs may sing in it : UNISON
46. Small songbird : TIT
48. Spicy cuisine : CREOLE
49. What might prevent a strike? : ONEPIN
50. Prepare (for) : GETSET
52. "Cool, man!" : OHWOW
54. In imitation of : AFTER
56. Burglar's worry, maybe : BARK
57. ___ there : OVER
58. Many a sub : TEMP
59. Bygone carrier : TWA
60. Part of a guffaw : HAR
61. Entirely : ALL

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