New York Times, Wednesday, May 22, 2002

Author: Sherry O. Blackard
Editor: Will Shortz
Sherry O. Blackard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {HQ} This is puzzle # 15 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Treaty subject : ARMS
5. Broadway's Bob : FOSSE
10. Org. of which Nancy Lopez was once champion : LPGA
14. Hang over one's head : LOOM
15. For the birds? : AVIAN
16. Neighbor of Azerbaijan : IRAN
17. Prediction basis #1 : TAROTCARDS
19. Author ___ Neale Hurston : ZORA
20. Biblical landfall : ARARAT
21. Diving bird : AUK
23. Chess champ before and after Botvinnik : TAL
24. Hem again : RESEW
25. Prediction basis #2 : ASTROLOGY
28. 60's campus org. : SDS
29. Card balance : DEBT
31. Draws out : EDUCES
32. Old yellers? : CRIERS
34. Was second-best : LOST
35. Prediction basis #3 : CRYSTALBALL
38. English painter John : OPIE
40. Buttinskies : SNOOPS
41. Prod : URGEON
44. Robt. E. Lee, e.g. : GENL
45. Côte ___, France : DOR
48. Prediction basis #4 : TEALEAVES
50. "The Three Faces ___" : OFEVE
52. Car ad abbr. : APR
53. Hoop grp. : NBA
54. Wept wildly, maybe : EMOTED
55. Ties up the line : GABS
57. Prediction basis #5 : OUIJABOARD
60. Suffix with stink : EROO
61. Cause to swell : BLOAT
62. Adriatic resort : LIDO
63. Like a pinup : SEXY
64. Check mates? : STUBS
65. Toil wearily : SLOG
1. Sacred places : ALTARS
2. Laughed loudly : ROARED
3. Swampy area : MORASS
4. Chocolaty campfire treat : SMORE
5. Almanac bit : FACT
6. Egg cells : OVA
7. Lady's man : SIR
8. 1978 Peace co-Nobelist : SADAT
9. Guarantee : ENSURE
10. Gossipy Smith : LIZ
11. The right stuff? : PROTOCOL
12. Some sale sites : GARAGES
13. Assayer, e.g. : ANALYST
18. Cheaply showy : TAWDRY
22. Sent to the mat : KOD
25. Cases the joint for, say : ABETS
26. Way out : STRANGE
27. Slow times : LULLS
30. Frozen Wasser : EIS
32. Angler's basket : CREEL
33. Tart fruits : SLOES
35. Container with a lid that flips : CIGARBOX
36. Voyage beginning? : BON
37. Self-confidence : APLOMB
38. Power problems : OUTAGES
39. Whip up : PREPARE
42. Vintner's prefix : OEN
43. Moguls : NABOBS
45. Micromanager's concern : DETAIL
46. Carry too far : OVERDO
47. Football blitz : REDDOG
49. Safe place : VAULT
51. Nincompoops : FOOLS
54. Takes in : EATS
56. Sauce source : SOY
58. Promise to pay : IOU
59. The "one" of a one-two : JAB

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