New York Times, Friday, May 17, 2002

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Second-commonest blood type: Abbr. : APOS
5. Wails : SOBS
9. Parade attraction : FLOAT
14. Follower of St. John's : WORT
15. Major advertising target : TVAUDIENCE
17. Al-Jazeera viewer : ARAB
18. Line outside a police station? : PATROLCARS
19. Seven-time N.L. home run champ : KINER
21. Places of passing interest? : LEFTLANES
22. Memory trace : ENGRAM
24. Direct : STEER
25. Bottled spirits : GENIES
27. Time-card abbr. : HRS
28. Run-in : ROW
31. 1984 Super Bowl winners : LOSANGELES
33. Sleeveless garment : CAPE
34. Off-white : IVORY
35. With 40-Across, modern : NEW
36. Crackers may be used on them : CODES
37. First name in 70's-80's TV : REDD
38. Cleans up financially : MAKESAMINT
40. See 35-Across : ERA
41. Umpire's call : LET
42. Northern : BOREAL
43. "Theoria motuum lunae" writer : EULER
45. Baseball Hall-of-Famer known as Gorgeous George : SISLER
47. For the time being : ADINTERIM
51. Site of Hellroarin' Gulch : BUTTE
52. Stupid : BONEHEADED
54. Mining areas : PITS
55. It often gets a dusting : CRIMESCENE
56. Something often twisted apart : OREO
57. Goat-footed one : SATYR
58. Goidelic tongue : ERSE
59. Computer ___ : NERD
1. Opposite of "out" : AWAKE
2. Studying : PORINGOVER
3. Crush stuff : ORANGESODA
4. Cold-weather guide : STBERNARD
5. Car care product : STP
6. Track : OVAL
7. 1960 Hitchcock role : BATES
8. Browse, in a way : SURFTHEWEB
9. Nancy's girls : FILLES
10. Old Renault : LECAR
11. "___ Island With You" (1948 film) : ONAN
12. Square measure : ACRE
13. The girl in "Working Girl" : TESS
16. T.L.C. givers : DOTERS
20. Wet : RAINY
23. Memory unit, for short : MEG
26. Hexennial event : SENATERACE
28. Road hugger : RADIALTIRE
29. Protester's medium : OPENLETTER
30. Shrine Bowl team : WEST
31. Old money : LIRE
32. Albanian money : LEK
33. Finds : COMESUPON
36. Native encountered by Columbus : CARIB
38. Fights : MELEES
39. Kind of pad : SOS
41. Reformer of note : LUTHER
43. Kind of fire : ENEMY
44. It may be added to the bill : RIDER
46. Do some field work? : RESOD
47. Early lesson : ABCS
48. Nickelodeon's "___ the Explorer" : DORA
49. Bit of handkerchief embroidery: Abbr. : INIT
50. Magazine genre : MENS
53. Joey of the 60's twist craze : DEE

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