New York Times, Tuesday, April 2, 2002

Author: Janice M. Putney
Editor: Will Shortz
Janice M. Putney
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQVXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Putney. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. High land : MESA
5. Brewers' needs : HOPS
9. Red Cross supplies : SERA
13. Spoken : ORAL
14. Got close to : BEFRIENDED
16. With 37- and 57-Across, a common warning : PASTPERFORMANCE
18. Taco holders : SHELLS
19. Sudden burst : SPATE
20. Friend of Pooh : ROO
21. Six-pointers, for short : TDS
24. Cold war foe : USSR
25. Corn bread : PONE
28. Spy's device : WIRETAP
31. Italian dramatist Pirandello : LUIGI
33. Prize that Pirandello won in 1934 : NOBEL
34. Pitcher's asset : ARM
37. See 16-Across : ISNOTAGUARANTEE
40. Pilot's announcement, briefly : ETA
41. Haughty ones : SNOBS
42. Kind of blade : ROTOR
43. Cuff site : PANTLEG
45. The Big Board: Abbr. : NYSE
46. Choir member : ALTO
49. WNW's opposite : ESE
50. Make stuff up : LIE
52. Bow parts : LOOPS
54. Present and future : TENSES
57. See 16-Across : OFFUTURERESULTS
62. More than great : STUPENDOUS
63. Covered : CLAD
64. Sound of a leak : SSSS
65. In ___ (existing) : ESSE
66. Bowlers and boaters : HATS
1. Swab : MOP
2. Memorable times : ERAS
3. Obi : SASH
4. Mr. Hyde, to Dr. Jekyll : ALTEREGO
5. One of a pair of vanity plates : HERS
6. Not working : OFF
7. Favoring : PRO
8. "My dear man" : SIR
9. Take quickly : SNAPUP
10. Ferber and others : EDNAS
11. Four-sided figs. : RECTS
12. "Doe, ___ ..." : ADEER
14. Not on deck : BELOW
15. Dash lengths : EMS
17. Arafat's grp. : PLO
21. What ignoring this puzzle's warning may mean : TROUBLE
22. Knock down : DEBASE
23. Suffix with young : STER
25. Ballet bend : PLIE
26. Depose : OUST
27. Ship of 1492 : NINA
29. Gold bars : INGOTS
30. Winglike : ALAR
32. Guy Lombardo's "___ Lonely Trail" : ITSA
34. A.B.A. member: Abbr. : ATTY
35. Classic cars : REOS
36. A ___ child : MERE
38. Author Rice : ANNE
39. Paragon : NONESUCH
43. Easy outs : POPUPS
44. Unaccompanied part songs : GLEES
46. At ___ for words : ALOSS
47. Upper levels : LOFTS
48. Soy foods : TOFUS
51. Elected ones : INS
53. Sault ___ Marie : STE
54. Align : TRUE
55. Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
56. Urgent in the E.R. : STAT
58. French one : UNE
59. Hwys. : RDS
60. Goddess of the morning : EOS
61. 1960's radical grp. : SDS

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