New York Times, Wednesday, February 27, 2002

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: none – this is a pangram Scrabble average: 1.88 This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Possible title for this puzzle : ATOZ
5. 1990-92 French Open winner : SELES
10. Cattle rancher's tool : PROD
14. Long, for short : MAXI
15. Ready to joust : ATILT
16. Ashcroft's predecessor at Justice : RENO
17. Gulf port : ADEN
18. Earl Hines, familiarly : FATHA
19. Promise, e.g. : OLEO
20. Noted celebrity photographer : ANNIELEIBOVITZ
23. Cross letters : INRI
24. Fake drake : DECOY
25. Switch from plastic to paper? : REBAG
28. Digital document outputter : IMAGER
32. Abbey Theatre playwright : OCASEY
34. Alive with talk : ALLABUZZ
38. One reggae fan to another : MON
39. Santa ___ : ANITA
41. "Sprechen ___ Deutsch?" : SIE
42. The Rock : ALCATRAZ
45. Broadway producer Liz, Tony winner for "Elephant Man" and "Amadeus" : MCCANN
48. Let off : VENTED
50. Monteverdi opera : ORFEO
51. Hive's head : QUEEN
54. "Alfred" composer : ARNE
56. Ornette Coleman genre : AVANTGARDEJAZZ
62. Dancer's dress : TUTU
63. HCl and others : ACIDS
64. Chicken ___ : KIEV
66. Winglike parts : ALAE
67. Singer Tucker : TANYA
68. French 101 word : ETRE
69. "Doggone it" : RATS
70. Provide with funding : ENDOW
71. New Look designer : DIOR
1. Doc bloc : AMA
2. "I did it!" : TADA
3. Big bovines : OXEN
4. Showy annuals : ZINNIAS
5. Not so chancy : SAFER
6. Phrase of inclusion : ETALII
7. For dieters : LITE
8. K-12 : ELHI
9. Try : STAB
10. Nugget for Franklin : PROVERB
11. Excavation find : RELIC
12. "Takes ___ know ..." : ONETO
13. Lulu : DOOZY
21. "Where's Daddy?" dramatist : INGE
22. Ancient concert halls : ODEA
25. Alitalia destination : ROMA
26. E.P.A. concern: Abbr. : ECOL
27. Court seat : BANC
29. Indian corn : MAIZE
30. Computer key abbr. : ALT
31. David Bowie genre : GLAM
33. Kitten's plaything : YARN
35. B-2 letters : USAF
36. Fan mag : ZINE
37. Paradoxical Greek : ZENO
40. Basketball coach Holman : NAT
43. Fifth and others : AVENUES
44. Fair spot : TENT
46. And, e.g.: Abbr. : CONJ
47. Sounded old : CREAKED
49. Cool cat : DADDYO
51. Oil-rich land : QATAR
52. Throat dangler : UVULA
53. Bother : EATAT
55. Further shorten, maybe : RESAW
57. Box office take : GATE
58. Open ___ of worms : ACAN
59. Melon protector : RIND
60. Tubes on the table : ZITI
61. Goose egg : ZERO
65. Part of a chap. : VER

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