New York Times, Wednesday, August 14, 2002

Author: David Levinson Wilk
Editor: Will Shortz
David Levinson Wilk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Wilk. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Backs, anatomically : DORSA
6. Plants : FLORA
11. Bouncers' requests : IDS
14. Shackles : IRONS
15. Like some anesthesia : LOCAL
16. Rolodex no. : TEL
17. With 31-, 46- and 61-Across, comment from Franz Kafka : ABOOKMUSTBE
19. Kidnappers in 70's news : SLA
20. Body build : FRAME
21. Masterful : EXPERT
23. Online columnist Drudge : MATT
25. Abbr. on a business letter : ENCL
28. "Would ___?" : ILIE
29. Fugard's "A Lesson From ___" : ALOES
31. See 17-Across : THEAXEFOR
34. Off-the-cuff stuff : IMPROV
36. Butler's request : ENTER
37. Ed.'s in-box filler : MSS
38. One using a delete key : NEGATOR
40. Hesitation sound : HEM
43. Bother no end : EATAT
44. City near Bologna : MODENA
46. See 17-Across : THEFROZEN
50. Checks for contraband, maybe : XRAYS
51. Lash mark : WELT
52. Together, musically : ADUE
54. Q.E.D. part : ERAT
55. Counterpart of a delete key : ERASER
58. Nervous feeling : ANGST
60. Umpire's call : LET
61. See 17-Across : SEAINSIDEUS
66. Compete : VIE
67. For a specific purpose : ADHOC
68. Loo sign : GENTS
69. Put the kibosh on : END
70. Time unit? : ISSUE
71. Picture within a picture : INSET
1. 24 horas : DIA
2. Sun, e.g. : ORB
3. They may be pitched : ROOFTOPS
4. Bull, at times : SNORTER
5. "___ silly question ..." : ASKA
6. Polished, languagewise : FLUENT
7. Part of U.C.L.A. : LOS
8. U.N. Day mo. : OCT
9. Broccoli ___ (leafy vegetable) : RABE
10. Football's Karras : ALEX
11. "... is fear ___": F.D.R. : ITSELF
12. Texas border city : DELRIO
13. One working with heavy tiles : SLATER
18. M.'s mate : MME
22. Waterfront walk : PIER
23. Cripple : MAIM
24. Poor box filler : ALMS
26. Bilked : CHEATED
27. Fast time? : LENT
30. Blip maker : SONAR
32. Pion's place : ATOM
33. Copy : XEROX
35. Literally, "I forbid" : VETO
39. Strip in the news : GAZA
40. Gives hope to : HEARTENS
41. "Pure Moods" singer : ENYA
42. It's rigged : MAST
43. Red-spotted critters : EFTS
45. City on the Elbe : DRESDEN
46. Jury, often : TWELVE
47. Self-referencing contract term : HEREIN
48. Walking on air : ELATED
49. Subtle distinction : NUANCE
53. U.S.N.A. grad : ENS
56. Actor Morales : ESAI
57. Cinergy Field players : REDS
59. Best Picture of 1958 : GIGI
62. Spa sounds : AHS
63. Marker letters : IOU
64. Western tribesman : UTE
65. One of a fleet fleet : SST

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