New York Times, Wednesday, July 24, 2002

Author: Eric Berlin
Editor: Will Shortz
Eric Berlin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Berlin. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Puccini opera : TOSCA
6. Grasslands : LEAS
10. Hole-making tool : AWL
13. "___ to Be You" : ITHAD
14. Laceless shoes : PUMPS
15. La-la lead-in : TRA
16. 13 : PRIMENUMBER
18. Obedience school command : SIT
19. Defensive tackle Warren ___ : SAPP
20. Suit to ___ : ATEE
21. Smallest postage hike : CENT
22. 13 : BARMITZVAHAGE
26. Abbreviate : SHORTEN
28. Letter after epsilon : ZETA
29. "Family Feud" host Anderson : LOUIE
30. Aim for many models : SLIMNESS
34. Abby's late sister : ANN
35. Bygone : OLDEN
37. Beyond tipsy : LIT
38. Hindmost brain parts : MEDULLAS
41. Rubbish : TRIPE
43. Rich soil : LOAM
44. Side by side : ABREAST
46. 13 : SIGNOFBADLUCK
50. "What's the ___?!" : IDEA
51. Muzzleloader's load : SHOT
52. Lacking thrills : TAME
55. "Scram!" : GIT
56. 13 : BAKERSDOZEN
59. Bon ___ : MOT
60. Like bustards and buzzards : AVIAN
61. One of the Muses : ERATO
62. "Chasing ___" (1997 film) : AMY
63. Gravitate (toward) : TEND
64. Natural mimics : MYNAS
1. Diner jarful : TIPS
2. Other, to Ortega : OTRA
3. Stuck on board : SHIPBOUND
4. Italian aperitif : CAMPARI
5. Sidewalk stand drink : ADE
6. "Deathtrap" director : LUMET
7. Misappropriate : EMBEZZLE
8. How fans may go : APE
9. Former Asian map abbr. : SSR
10. Perplexed : ATSEA
11. Dry with a twist : WRING
12. Morning eye-opener : LATTE
14. Apply (for) : PUTIN
17. Dogtag info : NAME
21. Sleuth created by Biggers : CHAN
23. Road sign abbr. : RTE
24. Thin blue line, say : VEIN
25. It requires a PIN : ATM
26. Dis : SLAM
27. Give an edge to : HONE
30. New Left org. : SDS
31. Controversial Oscar recipient of 1999 : ELIAKAZAN
32. Tastes : SIPS
33. "Never mind" to an editor : STET
35. One of five Norwegian kings : OLAF
36. Glove material : LAMBSKIN
39. It connects to the elbow : ULNA
40. Place to go in London? : LOO
41. Capote nickname : TRU
42. Parish residence : RECTORY
44. Gild : ADORN
45. Some diner orders : BLTS
46. Science society ___ Xi : SIGMA
47. Colorful phrase : IDIOM
48. Los Angeles attraction, with "the" : GETTY
49. Leading : AHEAD
53. Prefix with tarsal : META
54. Grandson of Adam : ENOS
56. Hanger-on? : BAT
57. Many a Monopoly property: Abbr. : AVE
58. Like L.B.J. : DEM

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