Frank Longo
Frank Longo

NY Times, Sun, May 26, 2002 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Frank Longo
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 136, Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Legerdemain : MAGIC
6. Equal in standing : ONAPAR
8. Put some clothes on : ENROBE
9. Canning container : JAR
12. In charge of : OVER
15. Itsy-bitsy hopper : FLEA
17. Secured, as a ship : MOORED
19. Madeline of "Blazing Saddles" : KAHN
20. Four-time Wimbledon winner : RODLAVER
22. Heroic account : SAGA
24. Shortcoming : FAULT
25. Serpentine swimmer : EEL
27. Hockey rink zone boundary : BLUELINE
29. Conked : BOPPED
32. Gofer's task : ERRAND
33. Winter resort south of Bordeaux : PAU
34. Auto pioneer's monogram : REO
35. Slow movements : ADAGIOS
36. Layer of large eggs : OSTRICH
38. Court whistle-blowers : REFS
39. Matt Dillon movie based on an S. E. Hinton novel : RUMBLEFISH
41. Not even one : ZERO
42. Exhaust system outlet : TAILPIPE
43. Arabian royal : EMIR
44. Score music : NOTATE
45. Buck's partner : DOE
46. Puts down : LAYS
47. Dismissal from work, in slang : THEAX
50. Embryo's home : WOMB
51. Choose : OPT
1. One of the Three Stooges : MOE
2. Raggedy ___ : ANN
3. Swimmer with long jaws and needlelike teeth : GAR
4. New Nasdaq listing, e.g.: Abbr. : IPO
5. Kit's partner : CABOODLE
7. Uprising : REVOLT
9. N.Y.C. airport : JFK
10. "'Tis a pity!" : ALAS
11. Clinic for getting clean : REHAB
13. Time line division : ERA
14. Race, as an engine : REV
16. Used sly means to attain : ANGLEDFOR
17. Pitcher : MOUNDSMAN
18. Very thought-provoking : DEEP
20. Reason for rescheduling : RAINOUT
21. Return to the theme : REPRISE
23. Glows : AURAS
24. Natural talent : FLAIR
26. Hanger-on : LEECH
28. Work unit : ERG
29. It doesn't include overtime or bonuses : BASEPAY
30. Coordinated costumes : OUTFITS
31. Homer Simpson's outburst : DOH
33. It may be levied on voters : POLLTAX
35. Mountaintop nest : AERIE
37. Ready for harvesting : RIPE
38. San ___ (Italian resort) : REMO
40. Frog dissection place, informally : BIOLAB
41. British alphabet ender : ZED
47. Noah's per-species limit : TWO
48. Half-hour flight, say : HOP
49. C.P.R. pro : EMT
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