New York Times, Monday, June 24, 2002

Author: Trip Payne
Editor: Will Shortz
Trip Payne
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. West Point institution, for short : USMA
5. Made a gaffe : ERRED
10. Bathroom powder : TALC
14. Enter : GOIN
15. Exit : LEAVE
16. Is in arrears : OWES
17. Quick race : HUNDREDYARDDASH
20. Sisters' daughters : NIECES
21. It's connected to the left ventricle : AORTA
22. Sportscaster Garagiola : JOE
24. Sault ___ Marie : STE
25. Basketball hoop : RIM
27. Patriotic women's org. : DAR
28. Insurance company with a duck in its TV ads : AFLAC
30. Lament : MOURN
32. Engine additive letters : STP
33. Munchie in a brownie, perhaps : WALNUT
35. Doesn't wander : STAYS
37. Rock band with the platinum album "The Downward Spiral" : NINEINCHNAILS
41. Sleeping disorder : APNEA
42. Kind of valve in a car : INTAKE
44. "Leaving ___ Vegas" : LAS
47. Commit to memory : LEARN
49. Spacey of "American Beauty" : KEVIN
50. Granola morsel : OAT
51. Egyptian reptile : ASP
52. Praiseful poem : ODE
54. Big galoot : APE
55. Eventual oak : ACORN
57. Imaginary : UNREAL
59. 1979 nuclear accident site : THREEMILEISLAND
64. Pay attention to : HEED
65. Gift recipient : DONEE
66. Onetime Atlanta arena : OMNI
67. At loose ___ : ENDS
68. Oodles : SCADS
69. Light blade : EPEE
1. "How revolting!" : UGH
2. Old French coin : SOU
3. Liza ... with a Z : MINNELLI
4. "Me, myself ___" : ANDI
5. Put into power : ELECT
6. Cash in : REDEEM
7. Suntanners catch them : RAYS
8. Sister of Zsa Zsa : EVA
9. Architect Mies van ___ Rohe : DER
10. Kind of list : TODO
11. Medals and trophies, e.g. : AWARDS
12. Vampire in Anne Rice novels : LESTAT
13. D flat's equivalent : CSHARP
18. Salvation for someone stranded in the Arctic, say : RESCUEPLANE
19. "Whatever Lola Wants" musical : DAMNYANKEES
22. Long feature of a crocodile : JAW
23. In the blink ___ eye : OFAN
25. Book after Judges : RUTH
26. Citizen of Tehran : IRANI
29. Ballerina Pavlova : ANNA
31. Recognition from "the Academy" : OSCAR
34. Food spearers : TINES
36. Location : SITE
38. ___ tide : NEAP
39. Groovy light source : LAVALAMP
40. Gambol : SKIP
43. Chemical suffix : ENE
44. Despise : LOATHE
45. German city near the Belgian border : AACHEN
46. In an attic : STORED
48. "Really, you don't have to" : NONEED
53. Towels off : DRIES
56. Dark wines : REDS
57. Bone by the humerus : ULNA
58. Balm ingredient : ALOE
60. Physicians, for short : MDS
61. Quadrennial games org. : IOC
62. SSW's reverse : NNE
63. Casino cube : DIE

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