New York Times, Tuesday, April 23, 2002

Author: Bob Peoples and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Peoples
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1.55200
Nancy Salomon
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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1.581521

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Peoples. This is puzzle # 86 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Light bulb unit : WATT
5. Up and about : ASTIR
10. Gung-ho : AVID
14. Like a 911 call: Abbr. : EMER
15. Captain Nemo's creator : VERNE
16. Playing with a full deck : SANE
17. Group of packers? : BOXINGRING
19. High school breakout : ACNE
20. Tiny bit : TRACE
21. Afrikaner : BOER
22. Heavy smoker's voice, maybe : RASP
23. Use for expensive wood : VENEER
25. Summer show, often : RERUN
27. Certain sports event : PROAM
30. Not on the up and up? : TILTED
33. They may be picked up in bars : TABS
36. ___ McAn shoes : THOM
38. Casals's instrument : CELLO
39. Friend of François : AMI
40. Group of freezer repairers? : ICEPACK
42. The Buckeyes, briefly : OSU
43. You use gray ones : CELLS
45. Think (over) : MULL
46. Have the lead : STAR
47. Borrowed : ONLOAN
49. Michelangelo masterpiece : PIETA
51. Toys on strings : YOYOS
53. Closing number : FINALE
57. Down with something : SICK
59. Hostilities ender : PACT
62. Newsman Newman : EDWIN
63. Buddies : PALS
64. Group of masseurs? : RUBBERBAND
66. Fluish feeling : AGUE
67. N.B.A.'s Shaquille : ONEAL
68. Nonsmoking ___ : AREA
69. After-bath wear : ROBE
70. Humor columnist Dave : BARRY
71. Lady's man : GENT
1. Modern news and entertainment source : WEBTV
2. Dean Martin's "That's ___" : AMORE
3. George Bush, for one : TEXAN
4. Arm muscle : TRICEPS
5. Student's stat. : AVG
6. Belgrade native : SERB
7. The Magi, e.g. : TRIO
8. ___ circle : INNER
9. Wish undone : REGRET
10. Usually : ASARULE
11. Group of airheads? : VACANTLOT
12. Rural retreats : INNS
13. Like a billionaire's pockets : DEEP
18. ___-do-well : NEER
24. Some campus marchers: Abbr. : ROTC
26. "Casablanca" cafe owner : RICK
28. Interrupter's word : AHEM
29. Clean, as a spill : MOPUP
31. Designer Schiaparelli : ELSA
32. Sullen : DOUR
33. Crunchy munchie : TACO
34. End of grace : AMEN
35. Group of male goats? : BILLYCLUB
37. Timbuktu's land : MALI
40. "My word!" : ISAY
41. Staff symbol : CLEF
44. Visual survey : LOOKSEE
46. Bank fortifier : SANDBAG
48. "Piece of cake!" : NOPROB
50. Seating section : TIER
52. Spa spot : SAUNA
54. With it : AWARE
55. Some bedding : LINEN
56. Conclude by : ENDAT
57. Practice punching : SPAR
58. "Othello" villain : IAGO
60. Smokey spotter : CBER
61. Way uphill : TBAR
65. Noted cathedral town : ELY

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