New York Times, Thursday, January 24, 2002

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. With 5-Down, Microsoft co-founder : PAUL
5. ___ unto itself : ALAW
9. Naval Academy newcomer : PLEBE
14. "The Weakest Link" host Robinson : ANNE
15. ___ land : LALA
16. Play against : RIVAL
17. Laissez-faire doctrine : SOCIALDARWINISM
20. Kay Kyser's "___ Reveille" : TIL
21. Earthshaking? : SEISMIC
22. W.W. II vessel: Abbr. : LST
23. "Music for Airports" composer : ENO
24. It may be bitter : END
25. Article in Le Monde : UNE
26. Board mem., maybe : DIR
27. 1916-18 post for Calvin Coolidge: Abbr. : LTGOV
29. Concert array : AMPS
31. It may wind up on the side of a house : HOSE
32. Motor City monogram : REO
34. 1940's Giants manager : OTT
35. Belle's counterpart : BETE
36. Wet blanket : PARTYPOOPER
39. Housecat's perch : SILL
41. Snicker syllable : HEE
42. Piece activists?: Abbr. : NRA
43. Piece : OPUS
44. What it is in Italy : ESSA
46. Surround snugly : EMBED
50. One that shoots the breeze? : FAN
51. Sixth-century date : DLI
52. Electric's partner : GAS
54. Margin : RIM
55. Director ___ Lee : ANG
56. City near South Bend : ELKHART
58. Actress/singer Tatyana ___ : ALI
59. Minor obsession : BEEINONESBONNET
62. Some Mideast dignitaries : EMIRS
63. Guesstimate words : ORSO
64. German border river : ODER
65. Matisse's "La ___" : DANSE
66. Small dam : WEIR
67. Nobelist Morrison : TONI
1. Many a Degas : PASTEL
2. Consecrate : ANOINT
3. Open, in a way : UNCLOG
4. Souvenir with a scent : LEI
5. See 1-Across : ALLEN
6. Oh-so-genteel : LADIDA
7. Cry after failing : ALAS
8. Become friendly with : WARMUPTO
9. Tag line? : PRICE
10. China's ___ Piao : LIN
11. A saint he ain't : EVILDOER
12. One of the strings : BASSIST
13. Bay State emblem : ELMTREE
18. Invariably : ASEVER
19. Nascar sponsor : WINSTON
28. Challenging tests : ORALS
30. Depression, with "the" : MOPES
31. Letter-shaped girder : HBEAM
33. Murderous Moor : OTHELLO
36. Begin impetuously : PLUNGEIN
37. "That's nothing new to me" : YESIKNOW
38. Magic word : PRESTO
39. Overnight guest's spot : SOFABED
40. Beach in a 1964 hit song : IPANEMA
45. 1999 U.S. Open champ : AGASSI
47. 1972 Oscar refuser : BRANDO
48. Soprano Farrell : EILEEN
49. Composer Shostakovich : DMITRI
51. Doltish : DENSE
53. Shady plot : ARBOR
57. Now's partner : HERE
60. C.P.A. hirer : IRS
61. Word in a denial : NOT

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