New York Times, Wednesday, January 16, 2002

Author: Linda Bushman
Editor: Will Shortz
Linda Bushman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QX} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Bushman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Read (through) : WADE
5. Guanaco's cousin : LLAMA
10. Singing style : SCAT
14. Harbinger : OMEN
15. See 70-Across : ALLEN
16. "Heaven forbid!" : OHNO
17. Like most of Aeschylus' plays? : LOSTANDPROFOUND
20. Quaker : FRIEND
21. Like a mandolin : STRINGED
22. Diplomatic to-do : RIFT
24. Turn one way : ZAG
25. Position : JOB
28. Breakable things : LAWS
30. Dojo teaching : KARATE
35. God defeated twice by Hercules : ARES
37. Response to "Shall we?" : LETS
39. Paris, to Romeo : RIVAL
40. Round cameo? : CIRCULARPROFILE
43. Sacred text : KORAN
44. Caffeine-rich nut : KOLA
45. Lawn sculpture, maybe : FAUN
46. Says unpleasantly : SNARLS
48. Marrow : PITH
50. Govt. org. that employs mathematicians : NSA
51. Triumphant cry : AHA
53. Goon : THUG
55. 201, e.g. : AREACODE
60. Bump result : BRUISE
64. Students' objections to a big exam? : MIDTERMPROTESTS
66. Walt Kelly creation : POGO
67. Promotional campaign adjunct : TIEIN
68. Unwanted e-mail : SPAM
69. Check : STEM
70. With 15-Across, 1950's "Tonight Show" host : STEVE
71. Daly of "Judging Amy" : TYNE
1. Bolt (down) : WOLF
2. Omnia vincit ___ : AMOR
3. TV's Arnaz : DESI
4. Log : ENTER
5. Crow's-nest sighting : LANDFALL
6. M.L.K.'s honorary deg. from Yale : LLD
7. Skiing mecca : ALPS
8. Fred or Ethel of "I Love Lucy" : MERTZ
9. Hooded jacket : ANORAK
10. Presently : SOON
11. Perform a bar dare : CHUG
12. Sister of King Arthur : ANNE
13. Mrs. Lincoln's maiden name : TODD
18. Shrub that yields indigo : ANIL
19. Mozart's "Le Nozze di ___" : FIGARO
23. Fine-tune : TWEAK
25. Game with a ball : JACKS
26. Betelgeuse's constellation : ORION
27. Hall of Fame catcher : BERRA
29. Barbershop band : STROP
31. Improvised bit : RIFF
32. Of interest to bird-watchers : AVIAN
33. Anklebone : TALUS
34. Tennis player Dementieva : ELENA
36. Rocky outlook : SCAR
38. Gymnast's feat : SPLIT
41. Loosen, in a way : UNLACE
42. 1940's Holmes player : RATHBONE
47. Features before main features : SHORTS
49. Smart : HURT
52. Concede : ADMIT
54. Talk show interviewee : GUEST
55. Concert gear : AMPS
56. Laugh ___ : RIOT
57. Margin : EDGE
58. Speck : ATOM
59. Foil alternative : EPEE
61. 1960's Cosby show : ISPY
62. Satirist Freberg : STAN
63. Salinger heroine : ESME
65. "6 Rms ___ Vu" (play) : RIV

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