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New York Times, Thursday, January 17, 2002

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sherry O. Blackard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 12 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0117 ( 19,063 )
Across
1
Reworking of old material : HASH
5
Look closely : DELVE
10
Vaulted area, perhaps : APSE
14
Comics canine : OTTO
15
Barbara of "Gone With the Wind" : ONEIL
16
Five-time U.S. Open champ : GRAF
17
Fighting words : THEGLOVESAREOFF
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Threaten to fall : TEETER
21
Dove with a Pulitzer : RITA
22
___ particle : TAU
23
Separates : UNLINKS
25
Ropes : TETHERS
27
See 52-Down : BASE
28
___ Pensacola (mil. center) : NAS
30
Smelly smoke : STOGIE
31
Christmas wish : BONUS
33
They may fill yards : ALES
34
What 17- and 54-Across indicate : PAYBACKTIME
37
Sofer of soaps : RENA
38
"The Tempest" sprite : ARIEL
39
Rah-rah : GUNGHO
41
Sushi selection : EEL
42
Base of a crocus stem : CORM
46
It may be shown on a tree : LINEAGE
48
One with a yen : DESIRER
50
Feminizing suffix : INA
51
Old radio's "My Friend ___" : IRMA
53
Go with the wind : VANISH
54
Fighting words : NOMOREMRNICEGUY
57
Donizetti's "Tornami a dir che m'ami," e.g. : DUET
58
Rest stop sights : SEMIS
59
Having southerly breezes : MILD
60
Lieutenant: Abbr. : ASST
61
Beehive, e.g. : STYLE
62
Hand demand? : ANTE
Down
1
Place to feel a jet stream? : HOTTUB
2
Classical symbol of wisdom : ATHENA
3
Toughens : STEELS
4
Shackle : HOGTIE
5
Necessity for an opening act? : DOORKNOB
6
It may get stuffed: Abbr. : ENV
7
48-Across's look : LEER
8
Stop-off : VISIT
9
Doesn't just please : ELATES
10
Cause of some spots : AGE
11
Jane Goodall, to Louis Leakey : PROTEGEE
12
Trips overseas : SAFARIS
13
Flow out : EFFUSE
18
Football Hall-of-Famer Dawson : LEN
19
Kind of comb : RATTAIL
24
Yemen's capital : SANAA
26
Evergreen oak : HOLM
29
South American capital : SUCRE
31
Just barely : BYAHAIR
32
Raced down? : SKIED
34
Lewis Carroll and others : PENNAMES
35
Haloed one, in Le Havre : ANGE
36
Air : TELEVISE
37
Catastrophic : RUINOUS
39
Good witch of note : GLINDA
40
Bad witch, e.g. : OGRESS
42
Big California industry : CINEMA
43
Wellspring : ORIGIN
44
Product : RESULT
45
Stevenson scoundrel : MRHYDE
47
Hanged Irish patriot : EMMET
49
Algonquian-speaking people : SAC
52
With 27-Across, Fort Lee, e.g. : ARMY
55
The Little Giant : OTT
56
Nonexistent : NIL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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