New York Times, Thursday, October 31, 2002

Author: Dave and Diane Epperson
Editor: Will Shortz
Dave Epperson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Epperson. This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Epperson. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Representatives from farm states, e.g. : BLOC
5. Belafonte or Lewis : SHARI
10. Not handle gently : MASH
14. Medical symptom : RASH
15. Hercules : HEMAN
16. Pilot's setting, perhaps : AUTO
17. Madonna's "La ___ Bonita" : ISLA
18. Go in circles : ORBIT
19. Peculiar: Prefix : IDIO
20. Author who'll never make a name for himself : GHOSTWRITER
23. Publicity, slangily : INK
24. Can opener : TAB
25. Aeschylus' "Oresteia," e.g. : TRILOGY
27. DNA source : GENEPOOL
32. TV's Science Guy : NYE
33. Get rid of : AXE
34. Yours, in Tours : ATOI
36. Slugger's opportunity : ATBAT
40. Smithsonian attraction : SPIRITOFSTLOUIS
44. Kind of opposite : POLAR
45. Hoosegow : STIR
46. Nutritionist's fig. : RDA
47. In honor of : FOR
49. Cineplex feature : SNACKBAR
52. One who loves a good bouquet : VINTNER
56. "You don't mean me?!" : MOI
57. ___ flash : INA
58. Pugilist in training : SHADOWBOXER
64. Vexes : BUGS
66. Province abutting Madrid : AVILA
67. Alluring : SEXY
68. Morales of "La Bamba" : ESAI
69. Destitute : NEEDY
70. It may be slapped : KNEE
71. Fixes : SETS
72. Bonds : GLUES
73. Get smart : SASS
1. Punishment for a sailor, maybe : BRIG
2. Punishment for a sailor, maybe : LASH
3. Northern capital : OSLO
4. Innocent : CHASTE
5. Exhibitionist : SHOWBOAT
6. Frau's mate : HERR
7. Prefix with sexual : AMBI
8. Singer Bonnie : RAITT
9. Apprentice : INTERN
10. When Labor Day is celebrated in France : MAI
11. Part of a TV feed : AUDIO
12. Kind of operation : STING
13. Play ___ : HOOKY
21. Draft outlet : TAP
22. Money of Qatar : RIYAL
26. "My So-Called Life" actor Jared : LETO
27. Show shock : GASP
28. Fair : EXPO
29. Playwright Simon : NEIL
30. Part of the Winnebago nation : OTOS
31. Church galleries : LOFTS
35. "The doctor ___" : ISIN
37. Outlying district, for short : BURB
38. 2000 Broadway hit : AIDA
39. Peter, e.g. : TSAR
41. Slew : RAFT
42. Fetters : IRONS
43. Peak-to-peak transports : TRAMWAYS
48. Move, as a picture : REHANG
50. Inner ear? : COB
51. Selling points? : KIOSKS
52. Feelings : VIBES
53. Occupied : INUSE
54. Needle : NAGAT
55. "Bolero" composer : RAVEL
59. "Mon ___!" : DIEU
60. Start of some inn names : OLDE
61. TV's warrior princess : XENA
62. Group for Liz Taylor : EXES
63. Some bar supplies : RYES
65. Family girl : SIS

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