New York Times, Tuesday, February 13, 2001

Author: Michael Shteyman
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Shteyman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {C} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Warsaw Pact land : USSR
5. 1990's Philippine leader Fidel : RAMOS
10. What "m" is in F = ma : MASS
14. Singer Turner : TINA
15. Off from the center : ASIDE
16. Amo, amas, ___ : AMAT
17. Label on some sportswear : IZOD
18. 1985 Glenn Close film : MAXIE
19. Cuban boy : NINO
20. Track star Carl : LEWIS
22. Main point : GIST
23. What might follow catch or latch : ONTO
24. Y : FORKINTHEROAD
27. See 41-Down : ALL
29. Storekeeper's stock: Abbr. : INV
30. Et ___ (footnote abbr.) : SEQ
31. Campus locale : QUAD
33. Large shoe specification : EEE
35. Self-mover's rental : UHAUL
40. Y : UNKNOWNVARIABLE
44. "Mission possible" group? : ATEAM
45. "___ you nuts?" : ARE
46. Jazzman Herbie : MANN
47. "___ likely!" : NOT
50. British rule in colonial India : RAJ
52. Rebel Turner : NAT
53. Y : SPANISHFORAND
59. Rat's learning place : MAZE
60. Lined up : AROW
61. Maine forest sight : MOOSE
64. Musical work : OPUS
65. Russian writer Maxim : GORKI
67. Don Juan's mother : INEZ
68. Go-___ : KART
69. "The door's open!" : ENTER
70. Lightly burn : SEAR
71. Farm mothers : EWES
72. "Ta-ta!" : SEEYA
73. Poet ___ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
1. Electricity or water: Abbr. : UTIL
2. 42 Long, e.g. : SIZE
3. Six-sided figure : SNOWFLAKE
4. Pilot's communicator : RADIO
5. Dodge product : RAM
6. Without questioning or debate : ASAGIVEN
7. Add, as an ingredient : MIXIN
8. Writers for old literary columns : ODISTS
9. Boil : SEETHE
10. Large estate : MANOR
11. ___ acid : AMINO
12. December drop-in : SANTA
13. Prepared to sing the national anthem : STOOD
21. ___ Lanka : SRI
25. Was positive : KNEW
26. Prefix with lateral : EQUI
27. Swimming pool shade : AQUA
28. Stage actor Alfred : LUNT
32. Focus of a genome study : DNA
34. Early 60's singer Little ___ : EVA
36. Order with eggs : HAM
37. Left : ABANDONED
38. Armbone : ULNA
39. Gave for a while : LENT
41. Prefix meaning 27-Across : OMNI
42. Cursor mover : ARROWKEY
43. Derrière : REAR
48. Oil-rich Indians : OSAGES
49. Seat of power : THRONE
51. Toast topper : JAM
53. Light up : SMOKE
54. Sweet fruit : PAPAW
55. Sky-blue : AZURE
56. They may go out on a limb : NESTS
57. Strong suit : FORTE
58. Clamor : NOISE
62. Rapper Combs : SEAN
63. Poet Pound : EZRA
66. It may be money in the bank: Abbr. : IRA

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