New York Times, Thursday, May 22, 2003

Author: Dan Reichert
Editor: Will Shortz
Dan Reichert
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FJKQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Reichert. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: MAN + MAN needs to be read as MEN.
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1. Leading lady : DIVA
5. It's said when taking off : TATA
9. Take off : STRIP
14. Kaffiyeh sporter : ARAB
15. Score after deuce : ADIN
16. People concerned with feet : POETS
17. President Taft's alma mater : YALE
18. It may be driven during a storm : SAND
19. Namely : IDEST
20. Like a line : ONEDIMENSIONAL
23. Coll. hoops competition : NIT
24. Beam : RAY
25. Place for a shore dinner, maybe : MARINA
29. Height enhancer : HEEL
31. "Listen, ___ ..." : SON
34. "The Brady Bunch" housekeeper : ALICE
35. Self-starter? : AUTO
36. Ear piece : LOBE
37. They're packed during the holidays : DEPARTMENTSTORES
40. Suffix for high-tech gadgets : TRON
41. Groundless : IDLE
42. Take forcefully : WREST
43. Teutonic name part : VON
44. Don't take off : STAY
45. Sky pilots, so to speak : PADRES
46. Animal with a mane : GNU
47. Hegelian article : EIN
48. Hit Broadway play of 1945, with "The" : GLASSMENAGERIE
55. Walk together : TROOP
57. ___ end : ATAN
58. Major gold-mining area, with "the" : RAND
59. Certain backwater : BAYOU
60. Member of an instrument family : ALTO
61. Fizzy wine, familiarly : ASTI
62. 59-Across relative : SWAMP
63. Wax makers : BEES
64. One that gets tongue-tied? : SHOE
1. Harry Belafonte catchword : DAYO
2. Home of many mullahs : IRAN
3. Hollow between hills : VALE
4. Not up yet : ABED
5. State adjoining the Bass Strait : TASMANIA
6. Unlikely to reconsider : ADAMANT
7. Pantry containers : TINS
8. "___ quote ..." : ANDI
9. Like some injuries : SPINAL
10. Now : TODAY
11. Whirl : REEL
12. Possessive pronoun : ITS
13. Hrs. in the West : PST
21. Private : INNER
22. Lunchbox treats : OREOS
25. Show with skits : MADTV
26. Olds model : ALERO
27. Really tease : RIPON
28. Self-confident assertion : ICAN
29. By any practical means : HUMANLY
30. Ranch add-on? : ETTE
31. More tender : SORER
32. Past plump : OBESE
33. Egg holders : NESTS
35. Heather's "Melrose Place" role : AMANDA
36. Powerful person : LORD
38. Shakespeare's Andronicus : TITUS
39. Nashville sound? : TWANG
44. Buy in a hurry : SNAPUP
45. "Grand" things : PIANOS
46. Opposite of cheer : GLOOM
47. Spring (from) : EMANATE
48. Maja painter : GOYA
49. General Motors division : SAAB
50. Famed "7" wearer : MANTLE
51. Times to remember : ERAS
52. Ill-considered : RASH
53. Turned on by : INTO
54. Falco of "The Sopranos" : EDIE
55. Cable's Superstation : TBS
56. Like some deals : RAW

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