New York Times, Saturday, March 23, 2002

Author: Adam Cohen
Editor: Will Shortz
Adam Cohen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JPQ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Cohen. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Anna Moffo made her American debut in it : LABOHEME
9. Least satisfactory : LAMEST
15. Microorganism discharge : EXOTOXIN
16. Having clean lines : SVELTE
17. Unlike a slacker : DILIGENT
18. Old Testament survivor : DANIEL
19. .0001 tesla : GAUSS
20. An earlier one may be recalled : ERA
22. Don't be a chicken : DARE
23. Urban transportation : ELS
24. Performed a duel action? : DREW
25. Muslim doctor : HAKIM
26. It's all there is : UNIVERSE
29. It may have a big head : ALE
30. Repeated part in "Get a Job" : SHANANA
33. Saw attachment? : YER
34. Unpopular spot : ZIT
35. Explosion of a sort : TIRADE
36. Like Hell : ABLAZE
38. Abilene-to-Waco dir. : ESE
39. Get to : IRK
41. Colander, e.g. : DRAINER
42. Premium preceder : ATA
43. Bead separator : RONDELLE
45. They're flaky : MICAS
47. Hanger-on? : EAVE
48. Sainte-___, Que. : FOY
51. Altar exchange : IDOS
52. It's H-shaped : ETA
53. Powwow fare : MAIZE
55. Frees from : RIDSOF
58. Cicero's home : ILLINOIS
60. Feature of some jacks : ONEEYE
61. Headache : NUISANCE
62. Like Matryoshka dolls : NESTED
63. "The Odd Couple" director : GENESAKS
1. Flowerpot spot : LEDGE
2. Kind of skeleton : AXIAL
3. Tough pill to swallow : BOLUS
4. Williams of the Temptations : OTIS
5. They take too much : HOGS
6. Computer filename extension : EXE
7. Sage woman : MINERVA
8. Biggest plate, perhaps : ENTREE
9. Trip producer : LSD
10. One of Frank's exes : AVA
11. The Bee Gees' "How Can You ___ Broken Heart" : MENDA
12. Honorary 1999 Oscar recipient : ELIAKAZAN
13. Pass through fire, perhaps : STERILIZE
14. Surveyor's tool : TELEMETER
21. Off : AWRY
24. Bread : DINERO
25. Like some remedies : HERBAL
26. A as in Arezzo : UNA
27. Depths : NADIRS
28. Celebrex manufacturer : SEARLE
30. Hand-held hisser : STEAMIRON
31. Constituent of many proteins : HISTIDINE
32. New York City has five : AREACODES
37. Be positioned : LIE
40. Spot for a jerk? : KNEE
41. Depreciate : DEVALUE
44. Mother-daughter talk topic : DATING
46. It's not a bad thing : ASSET
48. Apple in a recording studio : FIONA
49. "The Puttermesser Papers" author : OZICK
50. Nods : YESES
53. ___-en-scène : MISE
54. Miscellanies : ANAS
56. Spanish attention getter : OYE
57. Narc, say : FED
59. Vietnam Memorial designer : LIN

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