New York Times, Saturday, August 17, 2002

Author: Frank Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FJQUZ} Spans: 10 This is puzzle # 73 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. One may be fair : MAIDEN
7. Stocking, sometimes : MASK
11. Rook's call : CAW
14. Anatomical parts that touch, as eyelids to eyeballs : ADNEXA
15. "___ Perpetua" (Idaho's motto) : ESTO
16. Slangy intensifier : OLA
17. Significant other : DOMESTICPARTNER
20. French cordial flavoring : ANIS
21. Sheep follower : ISH
22. Splits, old-style : REAVES
23. Creation at the Creation : MAN
24. ___ chance : NOTA
25. Renaissance patron : ESTE
26. Fails to take action : SITSONONESHANDS
31. With 13-Down, they may include taste tests : COLA
32. In this localité : ICI
33. When repeated, extreme : TOO
34. Major recessions affect them : GLOBALECONOMIES
39. Hunger : YEN
40. The second Mrs. Sinatra : AVA
41. Donald Duck's nephews, e.g. : TRIO
42. Damsel-in-distress tale, maybe : MEDIEVALROMANCE
48. Words after woe : ISME
49. Motor attachment : HOSE
50. Providence : GOD
51. One may have chips : BETTOR
53. Alley ___ : OOP
54. Kind of proprietor : SOLE
55. "Where Eagles Dare" novelist : ALISTAIRMACLEAN
58. Océano feeder : RIO
59. They may be massaged : EGOS
60. Dante translator John : CIARDI
61. Use a booth, perhaps : TAN
62. Peace Nobelist Cassin : RENE
63. Female spider's creation : EGGSAC
1. House keepers : MADAMS
2. 50-Across, in Hebrew : ADONAI
3. Unused : INMINTCONDITION
4. Fiddle duet? : DEES
5. George Strait's "All My ___ Live in Texas" : EXS
6. Country standard : NATIONALAVERAGE
7. Ride simulator of a sort : MECHANICALHORSE
8. Sacred object in ancient Egypt : ASP
9. Daydreams : STARESINTOSPACE
10. Cult leader in 1993 news : KORESH
11. Delegates : CONVENTIONGOERS
12. Sheltered : ALEE
13. See 31-Across : WARS
18. What a colon may mean : ISTO
19. "Later" : TATA
24. "She's Gotta Have It" girl : NOLA
27. Break down : SOB
28. Prefix with sphere : ECO
29. Female antelope : DOE
30. Kind of pad : SOS
34. Y provision : GYM
35. "East of Eden" character : LEE
36. Stowe slave : EVA
37. "Her ___" (song from "Miss Saigon") : ORME
38. The third Mrs. Sinatra : MIA
43. Adherents : ISTS
44. No Tony nominee, surely : EMOTER
45. Study, say : ROOM
46. Rum drink : COLADA
47. Blissful : EDENIC
51. One of the Maverick brothers : BART
52. "The Praise of Chimney-Sweepers" essayist : ELIA
54. Waste : SLAG
56. It's attractive : ION
57. Smoke : CIG

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