New York Times, Monday, October 1, 2001

Author: Janice M. Putney
Editor: Will Shortz
Janice M. Putney
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Putney. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Hold it right there!" : WHOA
5. Saintly glow : HALO
9. Scout's mission : RECON
14. Metrical foot : IAMB
15. Pitcher : EWER
16. Prefix with centric : ETHNO
17. Mmes., in Madrid : SRAS
18. Letterman of late-night : DAVE
19. Anthracite and bituminous : COALS
20. See 40-Across : PINOTGRIGIO
23. Bread for a ham sandwich : RYE
24. Saxophone and oboe : REEDS
25. Elmer who hunts wabbits : FUDD
27. Truth stretcher : FIBBER
30. Indian child : PAPOOSE
33. Suffix with serpent : INE
34. Philanthropist : DONOR
37. General Foods coffee : SANKA
38. Party with leis : LUAU
40. Subject of this puzzle : WINES
42. Hitch : SNAG
43. Burst : ERUPT
45. Excite : KEYUP
47. Had lunch : ATE
48. Celebrate : REJOICE
50. Showing more age, maybe : GRAYER
52. Aware of : ONTO
53. "... to fetch ___ of water" : APAIL
55. Sal of song, e.g. : GAL
57. See 40-Across : REDBURGUNDY
62. Lasso : RIATA
64. Wyatt of the West : EARP
65. Farm sounds : MOOS
66. Bonehead : IDIOT
67. Predecessor of Exxon : ESSO
68. Painting not for the demure : NUDE
69. Phony gems : PASTE
70. Like one side of a pool : DEEP
71. "___ out?" (pet's choice) : INOR
1. Bit of smoke : WISP
2. Spy Mata ___ : HARI
3. Arabian Peninsula land : OMAN
4. Soak up : ABSORB
5. Many an estate border : HEDGEROW
6. Oscar or Tony : AWARD
7. 501's : LEVIS
8. Calif. neighbor : OREG
9. Gets back : RECOUPS
10. D.D.E.'s W.W. II command : ETO
11. See 40-Across : CHARDONNAY
12. Left Turn ___ (street sign) : ONLY
13. The scenter of things? : NOSE
21. Ticked (off) : TEED
22. "___ Man Answers" (1962 flick) : IFA
26. "___ I say, not ..." : DOAS
27. Secretary, at times : FILER
28. Get used (to) : INURE
29. See 40-Across : BEAUJOLAIS
30. Mice, to cats : PREY
31. In-line item : SKATE
32. Itching to go : EAGER
35. "Just do it" sloganeer : NIKE
36. Start of a long distance call : ONE
39. Atop : UPON
41. Sweet drink : SUGARPOP
44. Test the strength of, chemically : TITRATE
46. Fussy sort : PRIG
49. Miler Sebastian : COE
51. Graduates : ALUMNI
53. Humiliate : ABASE
54. Derby prize : PURSE
55. Handshake : GRIP
56. Broadway hit co-written by Elton John : AIDA
58. Owner's certificate : DEED
59. It could be proper : NOUN
60. Extinct bird : DODO
61. River of Belgium : YSER
63. Preschooler : TOT

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