New York Times, Friday, May 3, 2002

Author: William I. Johnston
Editor: Will Shortz
William I. Johnston
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {KQZ} Spans: 8 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Johnston. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Like laps in a pool : SWUM
5. Secret society : MAFIA
10. Spar : MAST
14. Mesa people : HOPI
15. Superior : ELECT
16. Brand that's canned : ALPO
17. 2000 Britney Spears hit : OOPSIDIDITAGAIN
20. Sponges, so to speak : USERS
21. ___ viveur (man about town) : BON
22. Actor Vaughn : VINCE
23. Schoolbag item : THREERINGBINDER
26. Frontier friend : PARD
27. Gobs : ALOT
28. Highway cloverleaf principle : GRADESEPARATION
35. Sci-fi lip-reader : HAL
36. Babe, so to speak : FOX
37. Key letter : PHI
38. Tot's song : IMALITTLETEAPOT
45. Immodest exclamation : TADA
46. "Six Feet Under" son : NATE
47. Some party decorations : CHINESELANTERNS
54. End of May? : LONGA
55. Blockhead : LUG
56. Pain: Suffix : ALGIA
57. Higgledy-piggledy : INALLDIRECTIONS
60. Staff member? : NOTE
61. African grazer : RHINO
62. Northern Ireland lough : ERNE
63. Western author : GREY
64. Traitor : JUDAS
65. Curious George's creators : REYS
1. Tallyho, e.g. : SHOUT
2. Rushing sound: Var. : WOOSH
3. Historic part of Germany : UPPERPALATINATE
4. Take tit for tat? : MISREAD
5. Kind of school : MED
6. Out : ALIBI
7. Devoured : FEDON
8. It may have flower decorations : ICING
9. Part of a popular collect call number : ATT
10. Noted 1920's-30's French war minister : MAGINOT
11. Former Washington duo : ALANDTIPPERGORE
12. Jazz (up) : SPICE
13. Cartridge contents : TONER
18. River of Grenoble : ISERE
19. Walled city of Spain : AVILA
24. Ways to go: Abbr. : RDS
25. Where spirits are located : BAR
28. Phone trio : GHI
29. Batter : RAM
30. Newt, once : EFT
31. Newt, once : POL
32. Fire truck item : AXE
33. Exclamation of surprise : OHO
34. Annual sports event: Abbr. : NIT
39. NASA research center : LANGLEY
40. Thumbelina doll maker : IDEAL
41. Ones having the burden of prof? : TAS
42. Cable sta. : TNN
43. Corrode : EATAT
44. Where pictures may be made : ATELIER
47. Stick : CLING
48. Nobel, e.g. : HONOR
49. "Rubáiyát" illustrator Vedder : ELIHU
50. Sensational : LURID
51. Booster : AGENA
52. Fool : NINNY
53. MS. adjuncts : SASES
58. 70's-80's court figure : DRJ
59. A.&P. and Amex, e.g. : COS

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