New York Times, Saturday, June 8, 2002

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QUXZ} This is puzzle # 87 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Comedian who once said, "My audiences are my group therapy" : JOANRIVERS
11. Atlas abbr. : ISL
14. Big name in talk radio : OLLIENORTH
15. Dazed : ASEA
16. Right down the fairway : WELLDRIVEN
17. Popular handheld game company : TOMY
18. Global positioning fig. : LAT
19. 24-Across, in France : MIDI
20. Like some old-fashioned lamps : OILLIT
22. [How boring!] : SNORE
24. Whistle time : NOON
26. "Yo te ___" : AMO
27. Harp go-with, maybe : HALO
30. Move quickly and lightly : SKITTER
32. Part of many a corporate facility : CAFETERIA
36. Beaten to death : TRITE
37. Buckets : ALOT
38. Plaintive piece : DIRGE
40. Spacewalks, for short : EVAS
41. Sources of starch : TAROS
43. Maryland home of the Goddard Space Flight Center : GREENBELT
45. Honorary title holders : EMERITI
47. Barker : SEAL
48. Charles, for one : ROI
49. Over the stadium wall : GONE
51. Role in "The Robe" : PETER
55. Trim : EDGING
57. Racket part : GRIP
60. Project conclusion? : ILE
61. Portuguese lady : DONA
62. Social climbers : ARRIVISTES
65. Some feds : TMEN
66. Orator's asset : EYECONTACT
67. "___ the glad waters of the dark blue sea": Byron : OER
68. Dash and others : DETERGENTS
1. Prominent part of a Nixon caricature : JOWLS
2. Fat substitute : OLEAN
3. ___ the good : ALLTO
4. Zip : NIL
5. Buffalo, e.g. : REDMEAT
6. Religious inscription : INRI
7. Set aside : VOID
8. Sam of the Watergate hearings : ERVIN
9. Itinerary abbr. : RTE
10. Dope : SHNOOK
11. Opposite of combinative : ISOLATIVE
12. Arsenic is one : SEMIMETAL
13. Finally settle : LAYTOREST
15. N.L. city: Abbr. : ATL
21. Rolling ___ (rich) : INIT
23. Isocrates, for one : RHETOR
25. Siouan speakers : OSAGES
28. Took the van : LED
29. Graph spot : ORIGIN
31. Go from 3 to 9, say : TREBLE
32. Waited on : CATEREDTO
33. Spurs are attached to it : ALAMODOME
34. Many a tourist : FOREIGNER
35. Sale abbr. : IRR
39. Shoebox letters : EEE
42. Pickup line request : SIGN
44. Not alert : NAPPING
46. Like fraternity party revelers, perhaps : TOGAED
50. Cousin of a bittern : EGRET
52. Missile in a silo : TITAN
53. Pick : ELECT
54. Doesn't play : RESTS
56. Publisher Ballantine : IAN
58. Wild ___ : RICE
59. Songwriter Novello : IVOR
63. Sandwich choice : RYE
64. Marie or Julie: Abbr. : STE

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