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New York Times, Thursday, January 31, 2002

Author:
Bruce F. Adams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bruce Adams

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Adams. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0131 ( 19,077 )
Across
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"An instructor of great sagacity": Emerson : FEAR
5
Radar unit? : MASH
9
Rectory : MANSE
14
Dog dish filler : ALPO
15
Shivering fit : AGUE
16
Something to shoot for : IDEAL
17
Sidesplitter : RIOT
18
Self-titled WB comedy : REBA
19
___ Kea : MAUNA
20
Men went to the moon in it : APOLLOSPACEPROGRAM
23
Sounds of pain : OOFS
24
Sugar suffix : OSE
25
What "V" means to a string player : UPBOW
28
"That ___ lie!" : ISA
29
Dish manufacturer : RCA
32
Our planet, grandly : SPACESHIPEARTH
35
Adriatic port : BARI
36
Yucatán natives : MAYAS
37
Capo ___ capi (big boss, in 35-Across) : DEI
38
Dried out : SOBER
39
Reps. : AGTS
40
Billboard line : WATCHTHISSPACE
42
Formerly : NEE
43
Cereal plant portion : EAR
44
Nets : EARNS
45
One of Mickey's exes : AVA
46
City southwest of Bogotá : CALI
48
It began with the Big Bang : SPACETIMECONTINUUM
55
Spill source, perhaps : OILER
56
Info : POOP
57
Interlace : KNIT
59
Voters' surprise : UPSET
60
Sicilian smoker : ETNA
61
De Valera's land : EIRE
62
Peter and Paul : TSARS
63
Owner's acquisition : DEED
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Mythological ferry locale : STYX
Down
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Outlying : FAR
2
"A Chapter on Ears" essayist : ELIA
3
Each : APOP
4
Old newspaper part : ROTO
5
"Tamburlaine the Great" playwright : MARLOWE
6
Words with Reason or Aquarius : AGEOF
7
Areas within areas : SUBSPACES
8
Bunch : HEAP
9
Brunch drink : MIMOSA
10
Saw : ADAGE
11
Prefix with -algia : NEUR
12
Arab capital : SANA
13
Biblical kingdom : ELAM
21
Roller-coaster features : LOOPS
22
Beginning, in Hebrew : ROSH
25
What a meter might measure : USAGE
26
Plant: Suffix : PHYTE
27
Bent : BIAS
28
Suffix with arthr- : ITIC
29
Peace agreement signer of 9/13/93 : RABIN
30
Salad green : CRESS
31
Planes need permission to enter it : AIRSPACE
32
One on a mission, maybe : SPACEMAN
33
Shevat follower : ADAR
34
Abbr. after an officer's name : RET
35
Pioneer in quantum theory : BOHR
38
Get a bad mark on? : STAIN
40
W.W. II server : WAAC
41
Landing place on a roof : HELIPAD
43
Turns inside out : EVERTS
45
Arabic for "commander" : AMEER
46
Franklin is on it : CNOTE
47
Compensate (for) : ATONE
48
Enter la-la land : SPACEOUT
49
Sirloin parts : TIPS
50
Mrs. Victor Laszlo : ILSA
51
Modern newspaper part : OPED
52
Little strings? : UKES
53
Knot or watt : UNIT
54
Boglike : MIRY
58
Cowboy's moniker : TEX

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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