New York Times, Monday, September 23, 2002

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QW} This is puzzle # 91 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
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1. Actor Guinness : ALEC
5. Frolics : ROMPS
10. Beatles song or movie : HELP
14. Opera star : DIVA
15. Foreword, for short : INTRO
16. Tarzan's raisers : APES
17. Tied : EVENSTEVEN
19. New Jersey hoopsters : NETS
20. Big name in chickens : PERDUE
21. Most forlorn : SADDEST
23. Check for fit, as clothes : TRYON
24. Off the correct path : ASTRAY
26. Winemaker Ernest or Julio : GALLO
28. Corn : MAIZE
32. Inclined path for wheelchairs : RAMP
36. Dictator Amin : IDI
37. ___ bender (minor accident) : FENDER
38. Disney's "___ and the Detectives" : EMIL
39. "First Blood" character : RAMBO
41. Give a hand? : DEAL
42. Starbucks orders : DECAFS
44. Peanut butter holder : JAR
45. Ivy League school : YALE
46. Escargot : SNAIL
47. Recording studio devices : MIKES
49. Generic : NONAME
51. NBC morning show : TODAY
56. "Les Misérables" hero : VALJEAN
59. City on the Rio Grande : LAREDO
60. Opera song : ARIA
61. Clownish one : SILLYBILLY
64. Inert element used in lights : NEON
65. Extraterrestrial : ALIEN
66. Columbus's home : OHIO
67. Not out of one's mind : SANE
68. Lab glove material : LATEX
69. Penpoints : NIBS
1. Very skilled : ADEPT
2. Paté ingredient : LIVER
3. "___ man for himself" : EVERY
4. Enthusiastic, as an attitude : CANDO
5. Religious ceremony : RITE
6. Early afternoon : ONE
7. Network with annual awards : MTV
8. Magician's word : PRESTO
9. Submarine detector : SONAR
10. Repairman : HANDYANDY
11. Fencing sword : EPEE
12. Response to "Shall we?" : LETS
13. Cousin of "ahem" : PSST
18. Belted out, as a tune : SUNG
22. Honored woman : DAME
24. Emmy-winner Alan : ALDA
25. Brand of beef jerky : SLIMJIM
27. Broadcasts : AIRS
29. Brainstorm : IDEA
30. Eagerness : ZEAL
31. Writer ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
32. Many wines : REDS
33. End of a prayer : AMEN
34. Translucent mineral : MICA
35. Hardly a beauty : PLAINJANE
37. Duffer's cry : FORE
40. Make a cake, e.g. : BAKE
43. Ice sheet : FLOE
47. Capital of the Philippines : MANILA
48. Pierce : STAB
50. Like a whiny voice : NASAL
52. Hunter of Greek myth : ORION
53. New ___, India : DELHI
54. Improvise : ADLIB
55. Duncan toys : YOYOS
56. Some car-pooling vehicles : VANS
57. Carpet buyer's calculation : AREA
58. Animal on England's shield : LION
59. Short-tailed wildcat : LYNX
62. Turned on : LIT
63. Civil War general : LEE

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