New York Times, Wednesday, January 9, 2002

Author: Susan Harrington Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Susan Harrington Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Ms. Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Skinny tie : BOLO
5. Specimen holder : VIAL
9. Barely maintaining, with "out" : EKING
14. Jannings of "The Blue Angel" : EMIL
15. "That ___ excuse!" : ISNO
16. "Long time ___" : NOSEE
17. Start of a thought by 29-Across : TOOMUCHOF
19. Trough diners : SWINE
20. Upright : HONEST
21. Imitated a peacock, maybe : STRUTTED
23. Tedious business : CHORE
25. ___-Magnon : CRO
26. Start of a Doris Day song title : QUESERA
29. See 17-Across : MAEWEST
33. Java holder : URN
34. ___-dink : RINKY
36. Pythagorean triangle? : DELTA
37. German article : EINE
39. Thought, part 2 : AGOOD
41. "Titanic" soundtrack singer : DION
42. It'll make you sweat : SAUNA
44. Silas Marner's foundling : EPPIE
46. Green light : AOK
47. Thought, part 3 : THINGIS
49. Major keys? : ISLANDS
51. Prov. bordering Hudson Bay : ONT
52. Fancy-dress dos : GALAS
53. Light into : LAMBASTE
57. Seat of Parliament : OTTAWA
61. Jump for joy : EXULT
62. End of the thought : WONDERFUL
64. Path in Paris : ALLEE
65. "My Life as ___" (1985 film) : ADOG
66. Ural River city : ORSK
67. Exploits : DEEDS
68. Golf's Ballesteros : SEVE
69. One of Maris's overtakers : SOSA
1. "Little Women" woman : BETH
2. Sequel to Melville's "Typee" : OMOO
3. MGM icon : LION
4. Mexican natives of old : OLMECS
5. "We are not amused" speaker : VICTORIA
6. Suffix with bull or bear : ISH
7. Win by ___ : ANOSE
8. Send up : LOFT
9. Guaranteed : ENSURED
10. Bowed and scraped : KOWTOWED
11. "From where ___ ..." : ISIT
12. Hawaiian goose : NENE
13. Made a right turn : GEED
18. Family name in a Poe story : USHER
22. Camcorder maker : RCA
24. Extends : RANGES
26. Pilgrimage : QUEST
27. Bathsheba's husband : URIAH
28. Lassitude : ENNUI
29. Mr. Magoo's problem : MYOPIA
30. Name in 2000 headlines : ELIAN
31. Prepared for the anthem, say : STOOD
32. Aquariums : TANKS
35. Keystone fellow : KOP
38. Exalted : ENNOBLED
40. Knock loose : DISLODGE
43. Relatives on father's side : AGNATES
45. Make happy : ELATE
48. Roy Orbison's "___ Over" : ITS
50. Nolan Ryan and others : ASTROS
52. Sparkly paperweight : GEODE
53. Front-runner's edge : LEAD
54. Wheel shaft : AXLE
55. Stubborn sort : MULE
56. Start of a Yuletide reading : TWAS
58. 1970's coif : AFRO
59. Weak one : WUSS
60. ___-Seltzer : ALKA
63. Remembrance Day mo. : NOV

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