New York Times, Tuesday, May 21, 2002

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. High school outbreak? : ACNE
5. Afternoon affairs : TEAS
9. Witty Wilde : OSCAR
14. Person of action : DOER
15. Sitar master Shankar : RAVI
16. Fern-to-be : SPORE
17. Rapscallions : IMPS
18. McCain's state: Abbr. : ARIZ
19. Spills the beans : TALKS
20. Thomas Mann classic : DEATHINVENICE
23. Home of the Braves: Abbr. : ATL
24. Photo ___ (camera sessions) : OPS
25. See 48-Across : CAESAR
28. Bakes, as eggs : SHIRRS
30. Place for pennies : JAR
32. Inc., abroad : LTD
33. Angry : IREFUL
35. Classic toothpaste : IPANA
37. Halving : DIVIDINGINTWO
40. Partner of dined : WINED
41. Golfer's concern : STANCE
42. Jiffy : SEC
43. "Gotcha!" : AHA
44. "ER" extras : NURSES
48. With 25-Across, speaker of the quote hidden in 20-, 37- and 53-Across : JULIUS
51. Watch chain : FOB
52. Abba's "Mamma ___" : MIA
53. Nearby : INTHEVICINITY
57. Dunkable treat : DONUT
59. Hamlet, e.g. : DANE
60. Old English letters : ETHS
61. Grenoble's river : ISERE
62. Astronaut Shepard : ALAN
63. Newshawk's query : WHEN
64. Passover supper : SEDER
65. Tuna ___ : MELT
66. Newbie : TYRO
1. Nike competitor : ADIDAS
2. O'Neill title ender : COMETH
3. Himalayan denizen : NEPALI
4. Start with while : ERST
5. Walked about : TRAIPSED
6. Brings in : EARNS
7. Tel ___ : AVIV
8. XXL, e.g. : SIZE
9. Old port on the Tiber : OSTIA
10. #, to a proofreader : SPACE
11. Deli dish : COLESLAW
12. Object of Indiana Jones's quest : ARK
13. In medias ___ : RES
21. Abominable : HORRID
22. A.T.M. maker : NCR
26. ___ time (never) : ATNO
27. Nutritional fig. : RDA
29. Tear apart : RIVE
30. Coup d'état group : JUNTA
31. Seaweed, for one : ALGA
34. Drop a line? : FISH
35. Spirits that victimize the sleeping : INCUBI
36. Wing: Prefix : PTER
37. Prie-___ (prayer bench) : DIEU
38. Not level : INCLINED
39. Like a lamb : INNOCENT
40. Financial daily, initially : WSJ
43. Bat wood : ASH
45. Shop with an anvil : SMITHY
46. Choice word : EITHER
47. Refuses : SAYSNO
49. Habituate : INURE
50. Out-and-out : UTTER
51. Big test : FINAL
54. Dutch cheese : EDAM
55. Greece's ___ of Tempe : VALE
56. Adult eft : NEWT
57. Speak ill of, in slang : DIS
58. Sugar suffix : OSE

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