New York Times, Tuesday, May 14, 2002

Author: Barry Callahan
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry Callahan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWX} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Callahan. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Purple bloomer : LILAC
6. Hardly tanned : PALE
10. Vegan's no-no : MEAT
14. Staffordshire stench : ODOUR
15. Factual : REAL
16. First name in scat : ELLA
17. Dire early morning warning? : COCKADOODLEDOOM
20. Sort : ILK
21. Ga. neighbor : TENN
22. Takes potshots : SNIPES
23. Used up : SPENT
25. Cools down : ICES
26. Doll's cry : MAMA
28. Big cheeses : TOPDOGS
32. Author Jong : ERICA
34. Do damage to : HARM
35. To and ___ : FRO
38. Joey's place? : LITTLEKANGAROOM
42. "Lah-di-___!" : DAH
43. Kauai keepsakes : LEIS
44. Pan-fry : SAUTE
45. Most fearless : BOLDEST
48. Golfer's selection : IRON
49. Hood's blade : SHIV
51. Snitches (on) : TELLS
53. Orbital high point : APOGEE
55. Blood fluids : SERA
56. Jefferson Davis's org. : CSA
59. Buzz over New York City animals? : CENTRALPARKZOOM
62. Powerful shark : MAKO
63. Enlarge, as a hole : REAM
64. Spooky : EERIE
65. Gaelic tongue : ERSE
66. ___ a soul : NARY
67. Lively dances : REELS
1. Centers of activity : LOCI
2. Teen fave : IDOL
3. Yale person? : LOCKSMITH
4. Diving bird : AUK
5. Rugged box : CRATE
6. "Right away!" : PRONTO
7. Long, long time : AEON
8. Little shaver : LAD
9. New wings : ELLS
10. Army docs : MEDICS
11. Skip the big wedding : ELOPE
12. Balm additives : ALOES
13. Highland hats : TAMS
18. Fender blemish : DENT
19. Riddles : ENIGMAS
24. Nafta, for one : PACT
26. Pinochle combo : MELD
27. Diva's delivery : ARIA
29. Part of a lunar cycle : PHASE
30. Newsman Rather : DAN
31. Nonprofit's U.R.L. ending : ORG
33. Here, there and everywhere : ALLOVER
35. Gettysburg Address opener : FOURSCORE
36. Old newspaper section : ROTO
37. Foreboding : OMEN
39. Fish caught in a pot : EEL
40. Tease : KID
41. Alternative to air or highway : RAIL
45. Often-stubbed digit : BIGTOE
46. Hot and humid : STEAMY
47. Status before statehood: Abbr. : TERR
49. Asparagus unit : SPEAR
50. Sounds of frustration : HONKS
52. Los Angeles hoopster : LAKER
53. Pinnacle : ACME
54. Make, as money : EARN
55. Debate (with) : SPAR
57. Make dirty : SOIL
58. Home of Iowa State : AMES
60. Pasture : LEA
61. Tappan ___ Bridge : ZEE

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