New York Times, Tuesday, March 5, 2002

Author: Marjorie Richter
Editor: Will Shortz
Marjorie Richter
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Richter. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Nav. officers : ADMS
5. Muscle contraction : SPASM
10. Madcap : ZANY
14. Con ___ (vigorously) : BRIO
15. Nametag word : HELLO
16. Soothing plant extract : ALOE
17. China/Korea border river : YALU
18. Disney's ___ Center : EPCOT
19. Church seating : PEWS
20. Brainy : SMARTASAWHIP
23. Kind of orange : MANDARIN
24. Tex-Mex restaurant dip : SALSA
28. Surgery locales: Abbr. : ORS
29. Gridiron great Groza : LOU
31. "You've got mail" co. : AOL
32. Words from Caesar : ETTU
35. "Beyond Good and Evil" author : NIETZSCHE
38. Brainy : BRIGHTASABUTTON
41. Egotistical : BIGHEADED
42. Mindless repetition : ROTE
43. Biblical verb ending : ETH
44. Attorneys' org. : ABA
45. Bring to bear : USE
47. Coup ___ : DETAT
49. Symbol of Americanism : APPLEPIE
54. Brainy : SHARPASATACK
57. Guitarist Hendrix : JIMI
60. "Secrets & Lies" director Mike : LEIGH
61. Roman 152 : CLII
62. Vicinity : AREA
63. "Exodus" actor Sal : MINEO
64. "___ in Full" (Tom Wolfe novel) : AMAN
65. Succotash tidbit : BEAN
66. Uneasy feeling : ANGST
67. Summoned help, maybe : RANG
1. Vast gulf : ABYSM
2. "Law & Order," e.g. : DRAMA
3. Where to see "The Last Supper" : MILAN
4. San Francisco bread : SOURDOUGH
5. Clippers : SHEARS
6. Coke competitor : PEPSI
7. Highway to Fairbanks : ALCAN
8. Gradual : SLOW
9. Sweater eater : MOTH
10. Inventor of the Mothers of Invention : ZAPPA
11. Ginger ___ : ALE
12. Right away : NOW
13. "You bet!" : YES
21. Roofer's supply : TAR
22. Rodeo producer : ISUZU
25. Milk: Prefix : LACTO
26. Not ___ (mediocre) : SOHOT
27. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
29. One of two ballroom dancers : LEAD
30. Horse picker's hangout, for short : OTB
32. Flowed back : EBBED
33. Clichéd : TRITE
34. Too snug : TIGHT
35. Zip, to Zapata : NADA
36. Suffix with expert : ISE
37. San Francisco transport : STREETCAR
39. Shrubby land : HEATH
40. Keyboard key : TAB
45. Outcome : UPSHOT
46. Patty Hearst's kidnap grp. : SLA
48. From the Orient : ASIAN
49. Imitating : APING
50. Buzzes, say : PAGES
51. Director Brian De ___ : PALMA
52. Suffix with beaut- : ICIAN
53. Stretching (out) : EKING
55. ___ mater : ALMA
56. Jockey strap : REIN
57. Abrupt thrust : JAB
58. Wrath : IRE
59. ___ culpa : MEA

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