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New York Times, Tuesday, February 13, 2001

Author:
Michael Shteyman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Shteyman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {C} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Warsaw Pact land : USSR
5
1990's Philippine leader Fidel : RAMOS
10
What "m" is in F = ma : MASS
14
Singer Turner : TINA
15
Off from the center : ASIDE
16
Amo, amas, ___ : AMAT
17
Label on some sportswear : IZOD
18
1985 Glenn Close film : MAXIE
19
Cuban boy : NINO
20
Track star Carl : LEWIS
22
Main point : GIST
23
What might follow catch or latch : ONTO
24
Y : FORKINTHEROAD
27
See 41-Down : ALL
29
Storekeeper's stock: Abbr. : INV
30
Et ___ (footnote abbr.) : SEQ
31
Campus locale : QUAD
33
Large shoe specification : EEE
35
Self-mover's rental : UHAUL
40
Y : UNKNOWNVARIABLE
44
"Mission possible" group? : ATEAM
45
"___ you nuts?" : ARE
46
Jazzman Herbie : MANN
47
"___ likely!" : NOT
50
British rule in colonial India : RAJ
52
Rebel Turner : NAT
53
Y : SPANISHFORAND
59
Rat's learning place : MAZE
60
Lined up : AROW
61
Maine forest sight : MOOSE
64
Musical work : OPUS
65
Russian writer Maxim : GORKI
67
Don Juan's mother : INEZ
68
Go-___ : KART
69
"The door's open!" : ENTER
70
Lightly burn : SEAR
71
Farm mothers : EWES
72
"Ta-ta!" : SEEYA
73
Poet ___ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
Down
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Electricity or water: Abbr. : UTIL
2
42 Long, e.g. : SIZE
3
Six-sided figure : SNOWFLAKE
4
Pilot's communicator : RADIO
5
Dodge product : RAM
6
Without questioning or debate : ASAGIVEN
7
Add, as an ingredient : MIXIN
8
Writers for old literary columns : ODISTS
9
Boil : SEETHE
10
Large estate : MANOR
11
___ acid : AMINO
12
December drop-in : SANTA
13
Prepared to sing the national anthem : STOOD
21
___ Lanka : SRI
25
Was positive : KNEW
26
Prefix with lateral : EQUI
27
Swimming pool shade : AQUA
28
Stage actor Alfred : LUNT
32
Focus of a genome study : DNA
34
Early 60's singer Little ___ : EVA
36
Order with eggs : HAM
37
Left : ABANDONED
38
Armbone : ULNA
39
Gave for a while : LENT
41
Prefix meaning 27-Across : OMNI
42
Cursor mover : ARROWKEY
43
Derrière : REAR
48
Oil-rich Indians : OSAGES
49
Seat of power : THRONE
51
Toast topper : JAM
53
Light up : SMOKE
54
Sweet fruit : PAPAW
55
Sky-blue : AZURE
56
They may go out on a limb : NESTS
57
Strong suit : FORTE
58
Clamor : NOISE
62
Rapper Combs : SEAN
63
Poet Pound : EZRA
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It may be money in the bank: Abbr. : IRA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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