New York Times, Wednesday, May 8, 2002

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 86 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. They may be jerked : SODAS
6. Leisurely time to arrive at work : TENAM
11. Sounds at a masseur's : AHS
14. Ten sawbucks : CNOTE
15. Deposed leader, perhaps : EXILE
16. Web search result : HIT
17. Cereal for squirrels? : ACORNFLAKES
19. Ethyl ender : ENE
20. Distribute anew : REDEAL
21. Vicente Fox's country: Abbr. : MEX
22. Miami-___ County : DADE
23. See 34-Down : STAR
25. Evaluated : SIZEDUP
27. Like the lunar surface : CRATERED
31. Enrapture : SEND
32. Down for the count : OUT
33. Become established : SETIN
35. Jocks' antitheses : NERDS
38. Tuck away : STOW
40. Hunk of fairway : DIVOT
42. Shade of red : BEET
43. Sunni's belief : ISLAM
45. Expressed orally : PAROL
47. The Mustangs' sch. : SMU
48. Wasn't straight : LIED
50. Prepares for a rough ride : STRAPSIN
52. Olympics vehicle : BOBSLED
55. Clinton's birthplace : HOPE
56. Oodles : ALOT
57. "A jealous mistress": Emerson : ART
59. Tens, perhaps : IDEALS
63. Natural leader, in astrology : LEO
64. Perfumed actress? : AROMADOWNEY
66. One who can't pass the bar? : SOT
67. Penalized : FINED
68. Advance in age : GETON
69. Silvery-gray : ASH
70. Most mall rats : TEENS
71. Site of two famous banks : SEINE
1. Lasting impression : SCAR
2. "___ bitten ..." : ONCE
3. "I ___ it!": Red Skelton : DOOD
4. Motionless : ATREST
5. Legislative houses : SENATES
6. Business card abbr. : TEL
7. Physical, e.g. : EXAM
8. Some sneaks : NIKES
9. Joan's "Dynasty" role : ALEXIS
10. ___ amis : MES
11. Futuristic woman's chapeau? : AHEADDRESS
12. Yoga practitioner : HINDU
13. Hardly cheap : STEEP
18. Erupted suddenly : FLARED
22. Star in Cygnus : DENEB
24. Fix, as a pool cue : RETIP
26. Buddhist sect : ZEN
27. "___ fan tutte" : COSI
28. Where wheels roll : RUTS
29. Island's source of revenue? : ATOLLBOOTH
30. Temperamental types : DIVAS
34. With 23-Across, a guiding light : NORTH
36. Prefix with god : DEMI
37. Leave speechless : STUN
39. Place for a spare tire? : WAIST
41. Doughnut-shaped : TOROID
44. Sportscaster Allen : MEL
46. Mini-pooches : LAPDOGS
49. Snookums : DEARIE
51. Kind of league : PEEWEE
52. Corkwood : BALSA
53. Dinner substitutes : OLEOS
54. Hive member : DRONE
58. Some feds : TMEN
60. Opposed to : ANTI
61. Boxer Spinks : LEON
62. New Year's word : SYNE
64. Time in 65-Down : AFT
65. Want ___ : ADS

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