New York Times, Monday, April 15, 2002

Author: James P. Sharp
Editor: Will Shortz
James P. Sharp
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Sharp. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. 1692 witch trials setting : SALEM
6. Alan of "Manhattan Murder Mystery" : ALDA
10. Blues singer James : ETTA
14. Run off together : ELOPE
15. Archaeological site : RUIN
16. Claim on property : LIEN
17. Dieting? : WAISTMANAGEMENT
20. Lady of Spain : SENORA
21. Haley who wrote "Roots" : ALEX
22. Function : USE
23. Distance runner : MILER
25. Made big cuts : LOPPED
27. Scottish cap : TAM
30. Siamese ___ : CAT
31. Pal from Down Under : MATE
32. Utah city : OREM
34. Cry made while the reins are pulled : WHOA
36. Silly : INANE
40. Going in a pit without a helmet? : MINERINFRACTION
43. Mecca resident : SAUDI
44. Allergic reaction : ITCH
45. Florence's river : ARNO
46. Many a Cecil B. DeMille film : EPIC
48. It may have an extra electron : ION
50. "Absolutely" : YES
51. Leftovers : SCRAPS
54. ___ Antoinette : MARIE
56. Live : ARE
57. Misplace : LOSE
59. Does figure eights, e.g. : SKATES
63. Inn mergers? : HOSTELTAKEOVERS
66. "What's gotten ___ you?" : INTO
67. Wrapped up : DONE
68. Minimal : LEAST
69. Superlative : BEST
70. "Like taking candy from a baby!" : EASY
71. Pompous ones : ASSES
1. Stitches : SEWS
2. Wings: Lat. : ALAE
3. Cut of meat : LOIN
4. English racetrack site : EPSOM
5. Like grams and liters : METRIC
6. Coach Parseghian : ARA
7. Moon-related : LUNAR
8. Obsolescent phone part : DIAL
9. Actress Lansbury : ANGELA
10. "A Nightmare on ___ Street" : ELM
11. Traffic jam : TIEUP
12. Drawn tight : TENSE
13. Chipped in : ANTED
18. Neighbor of Zambia : MALAWI
19. Rare and wonderful : EXOTIC
24. Like some humor : ETHNIC
26. Five: Prefix : PENTA
27. Male turkeys : TOMS
28. Operatic song : ARIA
29. Waiter's card : MENU
31. One of TV's Brady girls : MARCIA
33. Mythical sorceress : MEDEA
35. Frequently, to Frost : OFT
37. Breezy : AIRY
38. Zero : NONE
39. Slaughter of baseball : ENOS
41. Miniwave : RIPPLE
42. What Richard III offered "my kingdom" for : AHORSE
47. Tristan's love : ISOLDE
49. Inventor Tesla : NIKOLA
51. Sir, in India : SAHIB
52. Witch : CRONE
53. Catches one's breath : RESTS
54. Intends : MEANS
55. Overhangs : EAVES
58. Ancient portico : STOA
60. Afternoon socials : TEAS
61. Scottish Gaelic : ERSE
62. Concordes : SSTS
64. Preschooler : TOT
65. Shift, tab or caps lock : KEY

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