New York Times, Wednesday, January 23, 2002

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lively : PERT
5. "Get outta here!" : PSHAW
10. Shock : JOLT
14. Ruthless boss : AXER
15. Aromatic herb : ANISE
16. Sondheim's "___ Like That" : ABOY
17. Singer's football tackles? : TENORSACKS
19. Invitation letters : RSVP
20. Prognosis : OUTLOOK
21. Leavenworth and others: Abbr. : FTS
23. Souvenir shop item, for short : TEE
24. Completely : INALL
25. Prefix with terrorism : ECO
27. Reproductive needs : OVA
29. Cardinal's nest?: Abbr. : STL
30. Sounds of a broom-beating? : FLOORWHACKS
35. Play the host to : SEEIN
36. Scream : HOLLER
37. Moore of film : DEMI
40. Skip : ELIDE
42. 1970's Chevy : VEGA
43. Person who switches lines? : EDITOR
45. Whoopi's role in "The Color Purple" : CELIE
47. Expensive carpeting supplies? : LUXURYTACKS
49. USA alternative : TBS
52. Pollution control grp. : EPA
53. 2001 Will Smith title role : ALI
54. Mr. Moto portrayer : LORRE
56. Quirky : ODD
58. Test locale : LAB
60. Stone work : PLATOON
62. Globes : ORBS
64. Truckers' cry? : TOTHEMACKS
66. Passion : ZEAL
67. City on the Seine : ROUEN
68. First president of South Korea : RHEE
69. Tense : EDGY
70. Enron Field player : ASTRO
71. Pinings : YENS
1. Dialect : PATOIS
2. Old-fashioned stage direction : EXEUNT
3. Blockbuster transaction : RENTAL
4. Sing : TROLL
5. El ___ : PASO
6. Traveling medicine show purchase : SNAKEOIL
7. Sot's sound : HIC
8. Requisition : ASKFOR
9. Wild ___ : WEST
10. Shake : JAR
11. Roadblock : OBSTACLE
12. 15 preceder : LOVE
13. Sort : TYPE
18. Husband of Pocahontas : ROLFE
22. Manhattan neighborhood : SOHO
26. Like a tepee : CONICAL
28. Pipe feature : VALVE
31. Hesitant : LEERY
32. Marine snail : WHELK
33. It's tapped : KEG
34. Madrid Mme. : SRA
35. Exercise unit : SITUP
37. Atl. Coast state : DEL
38. Web address ending : EDU
39. Mélange : MIXEDBAG
41. Figure out : DECIPHER
44. Kind of argument : ORAL
46. 53-Across's faith : ISLAM
48. Bans : TABOOS
49. Medicine lozenge : TROCHE
50. Kaput : BROKEN
51. Noted quintet : SENSES
55. Eared seal : OTARY
56. Sludge : OOZE
57. Harriet Beecher Stowe novel : DRED
59. Gillette product : ATRA
61. Late-night name : LENO
63. Tricky : SLY
65. His tomb was found in 1922 : TUT

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