New York Times, Thursday, May 2, 2002

Author: Dave and Diane Epperson
Editor: Will Shortz
Dave Epperson
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Diane Epperson
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQXYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Epperson. This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Epperson. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Magic practicer : SHAMAN
7. What "Bethesda" means : CHAPEL
13. Shout of praise : HOSANNA
15. Goblet : CHALICE
16. With 37- and 38-Across, a musing : IWONDERWHERETHE
18. Lap dogs : PEKES
19. Eastern "way" : TAO
20. Community spirit : ETHOS
21. "Brian's Song" or "Roots" : DOCUDRAMA
24. Big inits. in bowling : AMF
27. Historian Durant : ARIEL
28. ___-Bo exercise : TAE
31. Person with a stick : MAESTRO
34. Beautyrest company : SIMMONS
37. See 16-Across : MOTHER
38. See 16-Across : BEARIS
39. They may get quarters downtown : ARCADES
41. Speech impediment? : GAGRULE
42. Govt. medical agency : NIH
43. Kind of center : REHAB
45. Sound after a puncture : SSS
46. 1958 Edna Ferber novel : ICEPALACE
50. St. Teresa's town : AVILA
53. Year in the Amazon : ANO
54. "___ the loneliest number" : ONEIS
58. 16-, 37- and 38-Across, e.g. : FAMOUSLASTWORDS
61. Olympic Airways founder : ONASSIS
62. Troublemaker : HELLION
63. Tenant : RENTER
64. Gauge : ASSESS
1. U.P.S., say : SHIP
2. British vice admiral in the American Revolution : HOWE
3. "Dilbert" intern : ASOK
4. Like a lion : MANED
5. "___ It Goes" (Ellerbee book) : ANDSO
6. San Antonio-to-Ft. Worth dir. : NNE
7. "Evita" role : CHE
8. Women's group : HAREM
9. Prince Valiant's wife : ALETA
10. Kind of helmet : PITH
11. Off-the-wall reply : ECHO
12. Bottom of the barrel : LEES
14. Conductor Toscanini : ARTURO
15. Washing dishes, taking out the garbage, etc. : CHORES
17. Dry wash : WADI
22. Actress Tia : CARRERE
23. "Arabian Nights" hero : ALIBABA
24. Mideast capital : AMMAN
25. New Zealander : MAORI
26. Dogs do it : FETCH
28. Geometrical solid : TORUS
29. "___ Ghost" (Michael Ondaatje novel) : ANILS
30. Parts of car test courses : ESSES
32. ___ Na Na : SHA
33. Film director Kotcheff : TED
35. Computer unit, for short : MEG
36. Fold, spindle or mutilate : MAR
40. Poppy parts : SEPALS
41. Rubber : GALOSH
44. Mandlikova of tennis : HANA
46. "___ My Sugar in Salt Lake City" (1943 hit) : ILOST
47. Grounds : CAUSE
48. Hooded covers : COWLS
49. Organic compounds : ENOLS
50. Get an ___ effort : AFOR
51. Turbine part : VANE
52. One-named supermodel : IMAN
55. Iroquoian Indian : ERIE
56. Union agreements? : IDOS
57. I.R.S. ID's : SSNS
59. Military address : SIR
60. Word with black or green : TEA

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