New York Times, Saturday, May 25, 2002

Author: Frank Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 70 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Time of one's life : BLAST
6. Time of one's life : MIDDLEAGE
15. Mechanical procedures : ROTES
16. Procter & Gamble cleaner : IVORYSNOW
17. Toluidine, e.g. : AMINE
18. Uses a shortcut : SAVESTIME
19. Way in : GATE
20. Bird with a long, protrusible tongue : HONEYEATER
21. Purchase of 1867 : ALASKA
23. Vice squad?: Abbr. : ATF
24. Behind ___ : BARS
25. Pumas, e.g. : BIGCATS
27. The Enns crosses it: Abbr. : AUS
29. Way to walk : ONAIR
30. Unscrews : TWISTSOFF
36. City near Venice : UDINE
37. Field for a Th.D.: Abbr. : REL
38. Confuse : RAVEL
39. Reddish-orange : TANGERINE
41. Oldsmobile model : ALERO
42. National b'day honoree : MLK
43. Let have the final word : DEFERTO
45. Refuse visitors? : RATS
49. Where to make a scene : SET
51. Not let remain still : RESTIR
52. Downtown Honolulu landmark : ALOHATOWER
55. Like some merchandise : SALE
56. Morris's gift : NINELIVES
57. Castilian hero : ELCID
58. Ones being grilled, maybe : DETAINEES
59. Green who starred in Broadway's "Babes in Arms" : MITZI
60. So that one may : INORDERTO
61. Meet surprise : UPSET
1. Vaunt : BRAGABOUT
2. Town south of San Bernardino : LOMALINDA
3. Up to more mischief : ATITAGAIN
4. Growing old : SENESCING
5. Literary inits. : TSE
6. High-protein paste : MISO
7. Divorcee in 1991 news : IVANA
8. Joined harmoniously : DOVETAILED
9. "J'accuse" subject : DREYFUS
10. Dissolve, as cells : LYSE
11. Instituted: Abbr. : ESTAB
12. One of the Pointer Sisters : ANITA
13. First name in 1960's sitcoms : GOMER
14. Some painted vessels : EWERS
20. It may rest on a rack : HAT
22. Lew, now : KAREEM
26. Typing correction : STRIKEOVER
28. Bawl out, slangily : STRAFE
31. Cyst : WEN
32. Buying evidence : SALESSLIP
33. Things done openly : OVERTACTS
34. Render productive : FERTILIZE
35. Sped up : FLOOREDIT
40. "Fear Street" series author : RLSTINE
44. Elicit a 26-Down : ERR
45. James ___, paranormal debunker : RANDI
46. One with a big head? : ALIEN
47. Scout's mounter : TONTO
48. Cut : SHEAR
50. Note in nature : TWEET
53. "Put ___ on it!" : ALID
54. Sinclair alternative : ESSO
57. Low-fat meat : EMU

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