New York Times, Thursday, June 6, 2002

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQUXYZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. See 21-Across : OATER
6. Struggle for breath : GASP
10. See 23-Across : NESS
14. Pituitary, e.g. : GLAND
15. Promise, for one : OLEO
16. Prefix with logical : IDEO
17. Campus sites : HALLS
18. "___ not!" : FEAR
19. Varicolored : PIED
20. Mine, in Nîmes : AMOI
21. Clichéd crossword clue for 1-Across : HORSEOPERA
23. Clichéd crossword clue for 10-Across : MONSTERSHOME
25. Indonesian export : TIN
26. Egg producers : OVARIES
30. Short subjects? : ELVES
33. Personnel director : HIRER
35. "Who ___?" (slangy query) : DAT
36. Deep space, for the most part : VOID
37. God : MAKER
38. Nothing special : SOSO
39. Problem for a "maniac" : EGO
40. Falls behind in the end : FADES
41. Lug: Var. : SHLEP
42. Tanning places : SOLARIA
44. B.O. sign : SRO
45. Clichéd crossword clue for 61-Across : FENCINGSWORD
51. Clichéd crossword clue for 63-Across : STARTSAPOT
54. 2 + 1, in Germany : DREI
55. ___ land : LALA
56. Amo, amas, ___ : AMAT
57. Sedate : SOBER
58. Utah city : OREM
59. Superlative ending : IEST
60. Checker's move? : TWIST
61. See 45-Across : EPEE
62. Get whipped : LOSE
63. See 51-Across : ANTES
1. Ancient Irish alphabet : OGHAM
2. Failed mission? : ALAMO
3. Limb grabber : TALON
4. Joined the ranks : ENLISTED
5. Map lines: Abbr. : RDS
6. Fetch : GOFOR
7. Yanks and A's, e.g. : ALERS
8. Popular vacation locales : SEASHORES
9. Study : POREOVER
10. Dog in advertising : NIPPER
11. Adams of "The Jack Paar Show" : EDIE
12. Prescient one : SEER
13. Kind of bottle : SODA
21. Nester : HEN
22. Famed quatrain writer : OMAR
24. Frank McCourt title : TIS
27. Revered figure : IDOL
28. Slide (into) : EASE
29. Point on a bus map : STOP
30. Preparatory times : EVES
31. Firm image : LOGO
32. Instrument played with a bow : VIOL
33. Acted briefly : HADACAMEO
34. Old White House nickname : IKE
37. It's above a boom : MAINSAIL
38. Final fight : SHOWDOWN
40. Fingerboard ridge : FRET
41. Most coll. applicants : SRS
43. House on a ski slope : AFRAME
44. ___ Pepper : SGT
46. Bridge declaration : IPASS
47. Verdi aria "Tacea la ___ placida" : NOTTE
48. Path for Apollo : ORBIT
49. Actress Witherspoon : REESE
50. Grimes : DIRTS
51. Sour fruit : SLOE
52. Diamond covering : TARP
53. One way for a ship to turn : ALEE
57. Place for a platform: Abbr. : STA

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