New York Times, Wednesday, April 10, 2002

Author: Gregory Casagrande
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory Casagrande
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QYZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Casagrande. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Polish partner? : SPIT
5. Figure for negotiation : OFFER
10. Blue books? : SMUT
14. Epitaph starter : HERE
15. 1965 King arrest site : SELMA
16. It's said with a raised hand : OATH
17. Color combo #1: Communist Beatles movie? : ORANGESUBMARINE
20. "Beats me!" : DUNNO
21. Town officials in New England : SELECTMEN
22. Not playing : IDLE
24. Organic suffix : ENE
25. Bumps : JARS
28. The same : IDEM
30. Volumes : TOMES
35. Whiz : ACE
36. Wear a puss : POUT
37. Strauss opera : SALOME
38. Color combo #2: Depressed Beantown nine? : BOSTONPURPLESOX
41. Curtain call eliciters : BRAVOS
42. Agnus ___ (religious figures) : DEIS
43. Nice warm days? : ETE
44. Menachem's co-Nobelist : ANWAR
45. It may be stacked : DECK
46. Husky's burden : SLED
47. Millennium start : MMI
49. Long, long time : AEON
51. Art expert, at times : APPRAISER
56. Stir up : ROUSE
60. Color combo #3: Cowardly IBM and GE shares? : GREENCHIPSTOCKS
62. Hamlet or Ophelia : ROLE
63. Coty and Clair : RENES
64. 401(k), e.g. : PLAN
65. Took off on : APED
66. "Golden Boy" dramatist : ODETS
67. Gorge : SATE
1. Rough finish? : SHOD
2. Big copper exporter : PERU
3. Qom home : IRAN
4. It has its faults : TENNIS
5. Sugar suffix : OSE
6. Came clean : FESSEDUP
7. Smoke conveyor : FLUE
8. Bull moose, to Roosevelt : EMBLEM
9. Clear soup : RAMEN
10. Categorize : SORT
11. Hurt : MAIM
12. ___ Reader (eclectic magazine) : UTNE
13. That time : THEN
18. Word in a 16-Across : GOD
19. Colorless solvents : ACETALS
23. Side in a Colosseum battle : LIONS
25. Obese "Star Wars" character : JABBA
26. ___ squash : ACORN
27. Further shorten : RESAW
29. Musical exercise : ETUDE
31. Comedic Olsen : OLE
32. Metz's river : MOSEL
33. Act badly? : EMOTE
34. Popular high school class, informally : SEXED
36. Have-not : POORMAN
37. Shoot up : SPIKE
39. F.D.R. project: Abbr. : TVA
40. Cover the floor anew : RECARPET
45. Gossiped : DISHED
46. Nosy Parkers : SNOOPS
48. Film intro? : MICRO
50. Scrap : ORT
51. City on the Jumna : AGRA
52. Play thing : PROP
53. Former Cosmos star : PELE
54. Harmonium part : REED
55. "___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
57. Bruins' home : UCLA
58. 32-card game : SKAT
59. Crossword worker? : ESNE
61. Old lottery org. : SSS

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