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New York Times, Thursday, November 22, 2001

Historical French region bordering Brittany

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 140 for Mr. Silvestri.
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J
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© 2001, The New York Times11/22/01 ( No. 19,007 )
Across
1
Nephrite : JADE
5
It may be mad : DASH
9
Smith, perhaps : ALIAS
14
Setting of "The Plague" : ORAN
15
"The Time Machine" people : ELOI
16
Sonata movement : RONDO
17
Final Four game : SEMI
18
Terrarium plant : FERN
19
Crazy : GONZO
20
Spends 24 hours at the hockey rink? : HASANICEDAY
23
Specialty of some artists : CON
24
Except if : UNLESS
28
Washboard ___ : ABS
31
Consort of Zeus : HERA
34
Took the Concorde : JETTED
36
False : NOTSO
38
Apropos of : ASTO
40
Place for an ace : HOLE
41
"Romeo and Juli"? : WORKWITHOUTANET
44
End in ___ (require overtime) : ATIE
45
Poetic negative : NEER
46
Brief bridge bid : ONENO
47
Preacher's directive : REPENT
49
Nautical guy : STAY
51
Lisa Simpson plays it : SAX
52
Discourages : DETERS
54
Lobster coral : ROE
56
Choose one of the brown pigments? : TAKEANUMBER
62
Eight gills : QUART
66
Run while standing : IDLE
67
Hacking tool : BOLO
68
Studio accessory : EASEL
69
Is prone : LIES
70
Dutch export : EDAM
71
Impel : DRIVE
72
Bottom of the barrel : LEES
73
Newton part : DYNE
Down
1
Rib : JOSH
2
Part of WATS : AREA
3
Hungry Horse and Mossyrock : DAMS
4
Early computer : ENIAC
5
Demarcate : DEFINE
6
Smart guy? : ALEC
7
Ticked off : SORE
8
Caste member : HINDU
9
Sock pattern : ARGYLE
10
John, to Ringo : LOO
11
Country place : INN
12
Wood-shaping tool : ADZ
13
"That is ___ 80's!" : SOO
21
Not in any way : NOHOW
22
Historical French region bordering Brittany : ANJOU
25
One of the Allens : ETHAN
26
Mick's group : STONES
27
1997 Jennifer Lopez title role : SELENA
28
Menachem's co-Nobelist : ANWAR
29
Started, in a way : BOOTED
30
Chevron component : STRIPE
32
Clip : RATE
33
Result of a flare-up? : ASHES
35
Dry out, informally : DETOX
37
Shooting sport : SKEET
39
Trespass, e.g. : TORT
42
Prefix meaning "within" : INTRA
43
"Happy birthday" follow-up : TOYOU
48
Irk : NETTLE
50
"Gunsmoke" star : ARNESS
53
Facility : SKILL
55
Fix firmly : EMBED
57
Emmy winner Falco : EDIE
58
Position at sea : ALEE
59
Principal part : BODY
60
Verve : ELAN
61
1960 Olympics site : ROME
62
Theorem prover's sign-off : QED
63
Former Mideast inits. : UAR
64
Start of the St. Ives riddle : ASI
65
Gun : REV

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

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