New York Times, Thursday, June 13, 2002

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {KXZ} This is puzzle # 86 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dr. Seuss character : CAT
4. Class-conscious grps.? : PTAS
8. Stops on ___ : ADIME
13. Fruity coolers : ADES
15. Kind of hour : RUSH
16. Electrician, at times : WIRER
17. It dissolves in H2O : NACL
18. Novel ending? : ETTE
19. Town in a war novel : ADANO
20. Muslim honorific : AGHA
21. Compensation (+) : QUIDPROQUO
23. City in eastern China, onetime Nationalist headquarters : PENGPU
25. Sullivan and O'Neill : EDS
26. That, in Tijuana : ESO
27. Eliminate the potholes in, say : REPAVE
31. Chipper : GAY
34. Spicy dish (-) : CHILICONCARNE
38. James ___ Garfield : ABRAM
40. Co. in a big 2001 merger : AOL
41. Harbingers : OMENS
42. Cast Stallone as a doctor, say (-) : GOAGAINSTTYPE
45. Nosh : EAT
46. Feature of a manx cat : NOTAIL
47. Pinch : NIP
50. Perched : SAT
52. Go-getter : DYNAMO
54. Show elation (+) : JUMPFORJOY
60. Advil target : ACHE
61. "Middlemarch" novelist : ELIOT
62. Arizona snake dancers : HOPI
63. Brisk movement : TROT
64. ___ nous : ENTRE
65. Cooker : OVEN
66. Rig : SEMI
67. Film board member : RATER
68. Rat : SING
69. Not sweet : SEC
1. Party offering : CANAPE
2. Truisms : ADAGES
3. Managerial type : TECHNOCRAT
4. "The Godfather, Part II," e.g. : PREQUEL
5. 1984 Peace Nobelist : TUTU
6. Italian province next to Torino : ASTI
7. Got rid of : SHED
8. Peabody or Polk : AWARD
9. Antics : DIDOS
10. Home of some Kurds : IRAQ
11. Children's ___ : MENU
12. Suffix with sock : EROO
14. Smelting waste : SLAG
22. Hammer part : PEEN
24. Bandleader Louis : PRIMA
28. Word with roll or bar : PIANO
29. At ___ (with repercussions) : ACOST
30. Inventor of the electric battery : VOLTA
31. Popular 1960's sitcom : GREENACRES
32. Miller of Hollywood : ANN
33. "Sounds good to me" : YES
35. One who might crack a mirror : HAG
36. Not boldly : COYLY
37. Sound carrier : AMP
38. Bronze ___ : AGE
39. Fancy wrap : BOA
43. Studying closely : INTO
44. Spiffing (up) : TIDYING
48. Returnee's cry : IMHOME
49. Kind of license : POETIC
50. Germ : SPORE
51. Following : AFTER
53. Writer Hentoff and others : NATS
54. Catcall : JEER
55. It runs down the arm : ULNA
56. Hand holder : MITT
57. Fraternity letters : RHOS
58. Rock's Bon ___ : JOVI
59. Uncap : OPEN

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