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New York Times, Wednesday, March 6, 2002

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 108 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0306 ( 19,111 )
Across
1
90 degrees : EAST
5
Place for a cypress : SWAMP
10
Attempt : STAB
14
Be a monarch : RULE
15
Staples Center player : LAKER
16
Hack : TAXI
17
"Magnet and Steel" singer Walter : EGAN
18
Word to a knight : ARISE
19
Aspirin, e.g. : ACID
20
Reduce one's feelings of weariness? : CUTDOWNTOSIGHS
23
Check for fit : TRYON
24
Looped handle : ANSA
25
Actress Campbell : NEVE
28
Heavenly edible : MANNA
33
Court decision : LET
36
Play baseball with cheeses? : BATTHEBRIES
40
Water color : AQUA
42
Seafood entree : SCROD
43
Perplexity : KNOT
44
Badly bruised president? : PURPLEHAYES
47
Rock producer Brian : ENO
48
Kind of bean : PINTO
49
Over : ANEW
51
Dutch export : EDAM
55
Canadian peninsula : GASPE
59
Master at wielding a tongue depressor? : THEWIZARDOFAHS
64
Monopoly square : JAIL
65
Piano specialist : TUNER
66
Cut, as film : EDIT
67
Pac 10 school : UCLA
68
Grimalkin : CRONE
69
Steam up : RILE
70
Keep at it : GOON
71
King of Judea : HEROD
72
Sibyl : SEER
Down
1
Be constructive? : ERECT
2
Foreshadow : AUGUR
3
Dark bluish-gray : SLATY
4
Muscle/bone connector : TENDON
5
Common side order : SLAW
6
Put on notice : WARN
7
Japanese dog : AKITA
8
Elementary particle : MESON
9
Urge : PRESS
10
Dateless : STAG
11
Dial on the dash : TACH
12
Central line : AXIS
13
Didn't pass : BID
21
First-floor apartment : ONEB
22
Shakespeare's foot? : IAMB
26
Bud holder : VASE
27
Make an artistic impression : ETCH
29
Famous holder of pairs : ARK
30
1982 Tony musical : NINE
31
Broadway brightener : NEON
32
Regarding : ASTO
33
Arctic native : LAPP
34
Prefix akin to iso- : EQUI
35
Change colors : TURN
37
Singing syllable : TRA
38
Georgetown athlete : HOYA
39
Adam's apple area? : EDEN
41
Fitting : APT
45
MGM Studios founder : LOEW
46
Utah's state flower : SEGO
50
Thin treats : WAFERS
52
Get rid of : DITCH
53
Lapis lazuli : AZURE
54
House of lords : MANOR
56
"Sexy" Beatles girl : SADIE
57
Audio attachment? : PHILE
58
Any acetate, chemically : ESTER
59
Food whose name means, literally, wadding : TACO
60
Hawaiian port : HILO
61
Zing : ELAN
62
Attorney general from Miami : RENO
63
Stowe book : DRED
64
Water carrier : JUG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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