New York Times, Tuesday, April 16, 2002

Author: Sarah Keller
Editor: Will Shortz
Sarah Keller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {HJQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 14 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Understand : GRASP
6. Ill-gotten gains : PELF
10. One of the Three Bears : MAMA
14. With 59-Down, like some winds : SANTA
15. Mimic : APER
16. Shortstop Rodriguez : ALEX
17. Invalidate : ANNUL
18. Beaujolais, e.g. : WINE
19. Swamp : MIRE
20. Something followed on a screen : BOUNCINGBALL
23. Sun or moon : ORB
26. 64-Across and others: Abbr. : MTS
27. Blots out : ERASES
28. Bet taker : BOOKIE
30. Light snack : BITE
32. Astronomer Hubble : EDWIN
33. Jacques of "Mon Oncle" : TATI
34. Lazarus or Goldman : EMMA
38. Something followed in a classic movie : YELLOWBRICKROAD
41. Mediocre : SOSO
42. Diner sign : EATS
43. Very angry : IRATE
44. Violins and violas: Abbr. : STRS
45. Shoe part : INSTEP
46. French city on the Strait of Dover : CALAIS
50. Inc., in London : LTD
51. Boozer : SOT
52. Something followed at school : INSTRUCTIONS
56. Medicine bottle : VIAL
57. It goes across the board : IRON
58. Make into law : ENACT
62. "Cómo ___?" : ESTA
63. Dialing need : TONE
64. Whence the Ten Commandments : SINAI
65. Dick Tracy's Trueheart : TESS
66. Try at roulette : SPIN
67. It may follow a split : SPARE
1. Govt. property overseer : GSA
2. Accepted the nomination, say : RAN
3. ___ Darrow of "King Kong" : ANN
4. Not much of a pencil : STUB
5. Trigger, e.g. : PALOMINO
6. Hocks : PAWNS
7. Michael Jackson's record label : EPIC
8. Filmmaker Riefenstahl : LENI
9. Not just fast-paced : FRENETIC
10. Deadly African snake : MAMBA
11. Son of Sam, e.g. : ALIAS
12. Blackbird : MERLE
13. Skating jumps : AXELS
21. Colorado native : UTE
22. College sr.'s test : GRE
23. Follows : OBEYS
24. Roping venue : RODEO
25. Some championship games : BOWLS
29. Narc's find, maybe : KILO
30. St. ___ (New York church, informally) : BARTS
31. Inflammatory suffix : ITIS
33. Aid to skiers : TBAR
34. Goofs : ERRS
35. Castle protectors : MOATS
36. San ___, Calif. : MATEO
37. Skilled : ADEPT
39. Divers' garb : WETSUITS
40. Benevolence : KINDNESS
44. "To ___ With Love" : SIR
45. Ice skater Midori : ITO
46. Spotted cat : CIVET
47. Liqueur flavoring : ANISE
48. Exams for would-be attys. : LSATS
49. Book that readers think the world of : ATLAS
50. It's kept in a closet : LINEN
53. Clip : CROP
54. Singer Tennille : TONI
55. Scissors sound : SNIP
59. See 14-Across : ANA
60. Saturn or Mercury : CAR
61. Dead heat : TIE

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