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New York Times, Monday, April 8, 2002

Author:
Richard Chisholm
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Chisholm

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Chisholm. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0408 ( 19,144 )
Across
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Decoration on an Indian moccasin : BEAD
5
Sound of astonishment : GASP
9
Relative of a croc : GATOR
14
Therefore : ERGO
15
Long (for) : ACHE
16
Blazing : AFIRE
17
"You said it!" : AMEN
18
Tall tale teller : LIAR
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Like property for businesses : ZONED
20
"Good Will Hunting" actress : MINNIEDRIVER
23
Beneath : UNDER
24
Ferdinand's queen : ISABELLA
28
Shooter pellet : PEA
29
Compete (for) : VIE
32
Storage places : CLOSETS
33
Theater district : RIALTO
35
Helps out : AIDS
36
St. Paul's twin : MINNEAPOLIS
39
Kindergartners learn them : ABCS
41
Competed at Henley : CREWED
42
Least healthy : SICKEST
45
6-0 or 7-6, in tennis : SET
46
Opponent : FOE
49
Nylon and others, chemically speaking : POLYMERS
51
180° reversal : UTURN
53
Electronic development of the 1960's : MINICOMPUTER
56
Thread holder : SPOOL
59
Mafia boss : CAPO
60
Latvian capital : RIGA
61
The "L" of AWOL : LEAVE
62
Choir voice : ALTO
63
Sorry failure : FLOP
64
"Holy cow!" : YIKES
65
For fear that : LEST
66
Transmitted : SENT
Down
1
Transport to the Enterprise, say : BEAMUP
2
Luxury fur : ERMINE
3
"To do" list : AGENDA
4
"No man is an island" writer : DONNE
5
Forceful wind : GALE
6
Citric ___ : ACID
7
Puppeteer Lewis : SHARI
8
U-boat features : PERISCOPES
9
Garden structure : GAZEBO
10
Previously mentioned : AFORESAID
11
With 12-Down, source of metal for cans : TIN
12
See 11-Down : ORE
13
Scarlet : RED
21
Rea ___, noted New Yorker cartoonist : IRVIN
22
Actor Kilmer : VAL
25
Oahu wreaths : LEIS
26
Inc., abroad : LTD
27
Ninny : ASS
30
James Bond creator Fleming : IAN
31
Like house wiring : ELECTRICAL
33
Double-crossing a Mafia boss, e.g. : RISKYMOVE
34
Blacken : TAR
36
1250, in old Rome : MCCL
37
Be indebted to : OWE
38
Abate : LETUP
39
Nile biter : ASP
40
Life lines? : BIO
43
Writer Zola and others : EMILES
44
Member of Cong. : SEN
46
Pointless : FUTILE
47
Salem's home : OREGON
48
Transported : ENRAPT
50
Climb : SCALE
52
Home territories : TURFS
54
Chooses : OPTS
55
Not worth debating : MOOT
56
Foxy : SLY
57
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame architect : PEI
58
Durable wood : OAK

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

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