New York Times, Thursday, May 23, 2002

Author: John Underwood
Editor: Will Shortz
John Underwood
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWX} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Underwood. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. *Disdain ... rank ... high-hat : SNOB
5. Film "citizen" : KANE
9. *Rio ... rhythm ... ballroom : SAMBA
14. Off-limits: Var. : TABU
15. Parodied : APED
16. Like some hallowed walls : IVIED
17. *Mideast ... pipeline ... embargo : OPEC
18. Israeli mount : ZION
19. *Marching ... rings ... stripes : BANDS
20. Field that may include 36-Across : PSYCHOANALYSIS
23. Long time : AEON
24. PC key : ALT
25. *Sweat ... hormones ... thyroid : GLANDS
28. Places to stay : INNS
30. *Friday ... York ... Pepper : SGT
33. Was laid up : AILED
34. *Opera ... coloratura ... "Eri tu" : ARIA
35. *Blacksmith ... Mother Goose ... tongue : SHOE
36. How to solve this puzzle's starred clues : FREEASSOCIATION
39. "M*A*S*H" actor : FARR
40. Farm sound : OINK
41. Not lost : SAVED
42. N.Y.C. zone : EST
43. *Trapshooting ... Ali ... kiln : CLAY
44. Flares : SPLAYS
45. Whiz : PRO
46. *Wind ... cruise ... canvas : SAIL
47. Origin of 36-Across responses : THEUNCONSCIOUS
54. Honors : LAUDS
55. *"Famous" ... Andy ... prophet : AMOS
56. "Yes ___?" : ORNO
57. Showy display : ECLAT
58. A Dumas : PERE
59. Major alliance : NATO
60. *Opera ... wine ... boot : ITALY
61. *Bills ... column ... binary code : ONES
62. *Opening ... machine ... schedule : SLOT
1. *Sign ... organ ... telegram : STOP
2. Drops off : NAPS
3. Observe : OBEY
4. *Adventure ... treasure ... Tampa : BUCCANEER
5. Toy tooters : KAZOOS
6. Beelike : APIAN
7. No. 10 : NEON
8. Writer Buchanan : EDNA
9. Female oracles : SIBYLS
10. Order at sea : AVAST
11. *Skirt ... van ... computer : MINI
12. *Queens ... oysters ... flowers : BEDS
13. *TV ... want ... clutter : ADS
21. Gossipy Hopper : HEDDA
22. The Pineapple Island : LANAI
25. Howler : GAFFE
26. Turkish money : LIRAS
27. *Siren ... danger ... perked up : ALERT
28. Swiftian device : IRONY
29. Cause for a Band-Aid : NICK
30. Part of a Hindu trinity : SHIVA
31. Like roasted marshmallows : GOOEY
32. Inclines : TENDS
34. *Eastern ... vast ... Marco Polo : ASIA
35. *Prancing ... male ... mares : STALLIONS
37. Wise lawmaker : SOLON
38. Molded salad : ASPIC
43. Like some bread : CRUSTY
44. Mouths off : SASSES
45. *Piano ... bike ... loom : PEDAL
46. Cause for earplugs : SNORE
47. Oafs lack it : TACT
48. *Hawaii ... grass skirts ... Bowl : HULA
49. Syndicate chief : CAPO
50. *Eclipse ... black cat ... future : OMEN
51. *Exam ... dentist ... Roberts : ORAL
52. Golden rule word : UNTO
53. *Sweep ... coal ... Santa : SOOT
54. Island ring? : LEI

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