New York Times, Saturday, May 4, 2002

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 156 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Restricted area : NOFLYZONE
10. Summers in the Far East? : ABACI
15. Settle : AGREEUPON
16. Molly of Yiddish theater : PICON
17. Some EEG users : SLEEPLABS
18. "___ luck!" : LOTSA
19. Heels : CADS
20. Eskimo knife : ULU
21. Round numbers : AUGHTS
22. Munic. legislator : ALD
23. They may have bullets : ITEMS
25. Draft pick : ALE
26. Marine fish : RAYS
28. Altogether : INSUM
29. Fast eddy : SPIN
30. Entertain, in a way : WINE
32. Sets of instructions : RECIPES
34. Autoharp, e.g. : STRING
37. "___ here" (classic line from "Poltergeist") : THEYRE
38. Bar orders : CHASERS
40. Imply : MEAN
41. 1970's N.L. powerhouse : REDS
42. 8 1/2-pound statue : OSCAR
44. Calls (for) : ASKS
48. Prefix with cardium : EPI
49. Like some cycles : LUNAR
50. Cool, man : HEP
51. End : WRAPUP
53. Be up : BAT
55. Certain surgery, for short : LIPO
56. Traffic cop, at times : CITER
57. Excoriates : LACESINTO
59. Nitrogen compound : AZOLE
60. Hot : ONASTREAK
61. Rabin's successor : PERES
62. It may follow an opening : CASTPARTY
1. Track overseer : NASCAR
2. Crazy Horse, for one : OGLALA
3. First name in horror : FREDDY
4. Virginia clan : LEES
5. "Sure" : YEP
6. One of about nine million South Africans : ZULU
7. Iridescent : OPALINE
8. Parental admonition : NOBUTS
9. An antenna has four : ENS
10. Mark of excellence : APLUS
11. Bookstore sect. : BIOG
12. Try not to look down : ACTHAPPY
13. More dear : COSTLIER
14. Only partly : INASENSE
21. Current gadget : AMMETER
24. Source of about 20% of U.S. imports: Abbr. : EUR
27. Deli order : SWISS
28. Clique : INGROUP
29. Tuscan tourist city : SIENA
31. Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 ___ minor : INE
33. Chinese tea : CHA
34. Bottle top : SCREWCAP
35. 1963 Paul Newman film : THEPRIZE
36. Engine component : RADIATOR
39. It has two dashes: Abbr. : SSN
40. Rattles : MARACAS
43. Site of many changes : CABANA
45. Sock production? : SHINER
46. Persisted with : KEPTAT
47. Hair-raising : SPOOKY
49. Attractive things : LURES
52. Cosmos star : PELE
54. Probe : TEST
55. Old money : LIRA
57. ___ cit. (term paper abbr.) : LOC
58. Big name in auto products : STP

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