New York Times, Monday, January 14, 2002

Author: Michael Shteyman
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Shteyman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QVX} Spans: 3 Scrabble average: 2.27 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Little lies : FIBS
5. "___ 'er up!" : FILL
9. Yuri's love, in a Pasternak book : LARA
13. Fit of fever : AGUE
14. Most qualified to serve? : ONEA
15. Wind-borne toys : KITES
16. Nick's wife in "The Thin Man" : NORA
17. 2002 Olympics locale : UTAH
18. W.W. II sub : UBOAT
19. Response to a vet, maybe : GRRRRRRRRRRRRRR
22. Motorist's org. : AAA
23. "This ___ test ..." : ISA
24. Sacred song : PSALM
27. Phone hook-up : JACK
29. Mischievous : BAD
32. B.M.I. alternative : ASCAP
33. Designer Chanel : COCO
34. McGwire's onetime home-run rival : SOSA
35. "Quiet, please!" : SHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
38. Weapons in shootdowns, for short : SAMS
39. "___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
40. New coins : EUROS
41. Couple : TWO
42. Grain holders : BINS
43. Artist Max : ERNST
44. Long time : EON
45. Suffix with absorb : ENT
46. Hive output? : BZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ
55. Children's song refrain : EIEIO
56. Mysterious: Var. : EERY
57. Woodwind : OBOE
58. Gyrates : SPINS
59. Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
60. Narrow street : LANE
61. London's ___ Gallery : TATE
62. Mislay : LOSE
63. Greek war god : ARES
1. Cobra's weapon : FANG
2. Frankenstein's assistant : IGOR
3. Extrashort haircut : BURR
4. Burn : SEAR
5. Early time to arise : FOURAM
6. Prefix with venous : INTRA
7. Shakespearean king : LEAR
8. Bert of "The Wizard of Oz" : LAHR
9. Person born October 1 : LIBRA
10. Suffix with origin : ATOR
11. Bring up : REAR
12. Study of the stars: Abbr. : ASTR
15. Ill-fated Russian sub of 8/12/00 : KURSK
20. Designer Lauren : RALPH
21. Big copier company : RICOH
24. "I don't believe it!" : PSHAW
25. Jerk : SCHMO
26. Satisfied sounds : AAHS
27. ___ Hopkins University : JOHNS
28. Fluish feeling : ACHE
29. Father-and-son Nobel Prize winners in physics : BOHRS
30. Like ___ in the dark : ASHOT
31. Partners of dits : DAHS
32. Aide: Abbr. : ASST
33. Where a sock goes? : CHIN
34. Stay away from : SHUN
36. Ketchup brand : HEINZ
37. Avis rival : HERTZ
42. Clowns : BOZOS
43. Pepsin, e.g. : ENZYME
44. Online publication : EZINE
45. Poet Pound and others : EZRAS
46. Tops : BEST
47. "___-Dee-Doo-Dah" : ZIPA
48. Time: Ger. : ZEIT
49. Ardor : ZEAL
50. Nil : ZERO
51. Writer Émile : ZOLA
52. Letter-shaped construction piece : ZBAR
53. Part of DMZ : ZONE
54. Sleep symbols : ZEES

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