New York Times, Tuesday, July 16, 2002

Author: Ed Early
Editor: Will Shortz
Ed Early
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Argentine plains : PAMPAS
7. "Some of this, some of that" dish : STEW
11. School advisory grp. : PTA
14. Everlasting, old-style : ETERNE
15. The "C" in U.P.C. : CODE
16. Serving of corn : EAR
17. 1925 musical featuring "Tea for Two" : NONONANETTE
19. Opposite of post- : PRE
20. Blue books? : SMUT
21. Stereo forerunner : MONO
22. Number 2's : VEEPS
24. Make jubilant : ELATE
26. Fish organ : GILL
27. Of one's surroundings : AMBIENT
30. Hard to miss : SALIENT
33. 1950's-60's guitar twanger Eddy : DUANE
34. Get ___ (start work) : ATIT
36. Ed of "Daniel Boone" : AMES
37. Like Shostakovich's Symphony No. 2 : INB
38. "I've Got the Music in Me" singer, 1974 : KIKIDEE
41. Eggs : OVA
42. March Madness grp. : NCAA
44. Stet's opposite : DELE
45. Quiz show host, often : ASKER
47. Make a point, in a way : SHARPEN
49. White knights : SAVIORS
51. Les √Čtats-___ : UNIS
52. UFO occupant : ALIEN
53. Barber chair attachment : STROP
55. Sashes in "The Mikado" : OBIS
56. Opera set along the Nile : AIDA
60. Reaction to a back rub, maybe : AAH
61. Polynesian treat : PUPUPLATTER
64. Brooklyn campus, for short : LIU
65. Furies : IRES
66. Off course : ERRANT
67. Shade tree : ELM
68. Cloud ___ : NINE
69. Insufficient : SCANTY
1. They used to be lowered into wells : PENS
2. Nuclear energy source : ATOM
3. Restaurant handout : MENU
4. Amino acid chain : PROTEIN
5. Lee who founded the Shakers : ANN
6. Mariner : SEAMAN
7. Part of an act : SCENE
8. Oz visitor : TOTO
9. Summer D.C. setting : EDT
10. Crop-destroying beetle : WEEVIL
11. 1937 Jean Gabin title role : PEPELEMOKO
12. Infield cover : TARP
13. Mars' counterpart : ARES
18. Like a road in a Frost poem : NOTTAKEN
23. Charles Lamb's pen name : ELIA
25. Soup ingredient : LEEK
26. Golden ___ : GATE
27. Tennis scores after deuce : ADINS
28. Chew (on) : MUNCH
29. Liquor-flavored cake : BABAAURHUM
30. Go askew : SIDESLIP
31. Emphatic refusal : NEVER
32. Winter Palace residents : TSARS
35. "... ___ the cows come home" : TIL
39. Bad time for Caesar : IDES
40. House overhang : EAVE
43. The New Yorker cartoonist Peter : ARNO
46. Original "Ocean's Eleven" star : SINATRA
48. 1972 Ben Vereen musical : PIPPIN
50. Bridal paths : AISLES
52. Invective : ABUSE
53. Store sign : SALE
54. Follow : TAIL
55. Store sign : OPEN
57. "I'd consider ___ honor" : ITAN
58. Collision memento : DENT
59. Like would-be bohemians : ARTY
62. Mentalist Geller : URI
63. Semicircle : ARC

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