New York Times, Saturday, February 23, 2002

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 155 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Isn't clueless : HASLEADS
9. Tricks : ANTICS
15. Exactly right : ONTARGET
16. Cover : CLOTHE
17. Hotel posting : ROOMRATE
18. Not so cool : TENSER
19. Bank check? : DIKE
20. Ghost, e.g. : PARLORGAME
22. Hydrocarbon suffix : ENE
23. María Luisa, for one : REINA
24. Missile feature : FIN
25. Range : STRAY
27. Doozy : LULU
29. Amazon Basin creature : PACA
30. Mobile-to-Huntsville dir. : NNE
32. Kind of wheel : MAG
33. Learning ctr. : ACAD
34. Most tender : FONDEST
38. Play stopper : WHISTLE
40. "___ out?" : INOR
41. 1968 battle period : TET
43. Mach 1 breaker : SST
44. Super ending : ETTE
45. Berg's "Der Wein," e.g. : ARIA
47. Old Ottoman title : PASHA
51. Home financer since '34 : FHA
52. Ocean phenomenon : SPRAY
54. Head shop? : PUB
55. 1996 A.L. Rookie of the Year : DEREKJETER
59. Heels : CADS
60. "Twelfth Night" countess : OLIVIA
61. Insignificant : ONEHORSE
63. More confusing : MAZIER
64. TV character first seen on "Cavalcade of Stars" : EDNORTON
65. Is repulsive, in a way : SMELLS
66. Still : STAGNANT
1. Big numbers : HORDES
2. Smear : ANOINT
3. Old railroad employee : STOKER
4. Getting hardly any laughs : LAME
5. Lapse : ERR
6. Visibly shocked : AGAPE
7. Bit of custom work : DETAIL
8. Rib connection : STERNUM
9. Part of a Spanish play : ACTO
10. Card, for one : NLER
11. Half a tea service tool : TONG
12. "No kidding!" : ITSAFACT
13. Kind of agent : CHEMICAL
14. Victor Herbert operetta, with "The" : SERENADE
21. Four-time Emmy-winning drama : LALAW
23. Baseballer Sandberg : RYNE
26. Tire-maker Michelin : ANDRE
28. Short pans : UGHS
29. Noodles : PASTA
31. Spanish form of "to be" : ESTA
34. Lordships : FIEFDOMS
35. Running : ONTHELAM
36. Certify : NOTARIZE
37. Clipped : TERSE
39. 1960's adventure series : ISPY
42. Goes quietly : TIPTOES
46. "Origins of Totalitarianism" author : ARENDT
48. Where Cleomenes ruled : SPARTA
49. 1611 mutiny victim : HUDSON
50. Cutting out : ABSENT
53. Bowl : ARENA
56. Damnable : EVIL
57. German city on the Baltic : KIEL
58. Rattles : JARS
59. Some humor : CORN
62. Monopolize : HOG

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