New York Times, Wednesday, June 12, 2002

Author: Nancy Salomon and Bill Zais
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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1.581521
Bill Zais
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1412/1/19996/25/20095
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9022100
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1.64240

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKVZ} This is puzzle # 88 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Zais. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cuts blades : MOWS
5. Slack-jawed : AGAPE
10. Fit together : MESH
14. Sound return : ECHO
15. Cut up : SHRED
16. Photographer's setting : AUTO
17. Photograph bands? : SHOOTHOOPS
19. 1963 role for Liz : CLEO
20. In concert : ASONE
21. Dallas sch. : SMU
22. Out in front : AHEAD
23. Writer : PEN
24. Make a video about lowlifes? : TAPEWORMS
26. More just : FAIRER
29. Sparkler : GEM
30. Old inits. in tele-communications : ITT
31. Tire filler : TUBING
35. Sorry to say : ALAS
39. Censor's target : SMUT
41. Problem-solving advice appropriate for this puzzle? : FOCUS
42. "Liquor is quicker" poet : NASH
43. Pueblo Indian : HOPI
44. Pilot, slangily : FLYBOY
46. Cultural funding org. : NEA
47. Close one : PAL
49. N.Y.S.E. alternative : NASDAQ
51. Take pictures of heads? : SNAPBEANS
57. IV units : CCS
58. OPEC land : LIBYA
59. Catwoman, to Batman : FOE
60. Meteorological effects : HALOS
63. Where to get off : EXIT
64. Make an X-rated movie, perhaps? : FILMSTRIPS
66. Dumb cluck : DODO
67. Jazzman Shapiro : ARTIE
68. Score after deuce : ADIN
69. Old-fashioned knife : SNEE
70. Certain cup maker : REESE
71. Epitomes of busyness : BEES
1. Arizona city : MESA
2. Publisher Adolph : OCHS
3. Celebrate noisily : WHOOPITUP
4. Cornhusker archrival : SOONER
5. Shade of blonde : ASH
6. Hamlet's father, e.g. : GHOST
7. Bouquet : AROMA
8. Give some zing : PEPUP
9. Newspaper staffers, for short : EDS
10. Guy's guy : MACHOMAN
11. Noted blind mathematician : EULER
12. It may be let off : STEAM
13. Gangsters : HOODS
18. Basic belief : TENET
22. Leave 5-Across : AWE
25. Spurs : EGGSON
26. School group? : FISH
27. Prefix with sphere : ATMO
28. Mess up : RUFFLE
32. La Paz's land: Abbr. : BOL
33. Ultra-aloof : ICY
34. Gist : NUB
36. One-sided victory : LANDSLIDE
37. Cruising : ASEA
38. ___ attack : SHAQ
40. What a child may stand on : TIPPYTOE
45. Millionaire's transport : YACHT
48. Attorney's org. : ABA
50. Egyptian beetle : SCARAB
51. Mushers' vehicles : SLEDS
52. Resigned president : NIXON
53. Put up with : ABIDE
54. In flames : AFIRE
55. Nick of "Affliction" : NOLTE
56. Some playoffs : SEMIS
61. Aunt Bee's boy : OPIE
62. ID's for the I.R.S. : SSNS
64. Where achievers go : FAR
65. "What'd I tell you?!" : SEE

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