New York Times, Saturday, October 13, 2001

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Page
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FQZ} This is puzzle # 78 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Paperback publisher founded in 1953 : ACE
4. Chem lab collection : ACIDS
9. Unexciting, low-paid work, in modern lingo : MCJOB
14. Library abbr. : VOL
15. Janitor's supply : LYSOL
16. Qom resident : IRANI
17. California Gold Rush song : OHSUSANNA
19. Not approved : NIXED
20. Take orders : WAITONTABLES
22. Show contempt : SNEER
23. 1972 Olympics site : SAPPORO
27. Part of a French oath : SACRE
31. Like some cakes : TIERED
32. Have no particular place to go : GAD
35. Tailor's business : NEEDLETRADE
37. Unimaginative : ARID
39. It may be in a poker player's hand : CIGAR
40. Errors, e.g. : STAT
41. Powerful Indian : MEDICINEMAN
44. One-striper: Abbr. : ENS
45. Break open : UNSEAL
46. With 36-Down, 1989 Nobel Peace Prize winner : DALAI
48. Sugar : TOOTSIE
50. Truth modifier : NAKED
54. Internet explorer? : SEARCHENGINE
58. Mexico City daily : ELSOL
61. Sword lily : GLADIOLUS
62. ___ dog's life : LEADA
63. Stomach protrusion : OUTIE
64. TV planet : ORK
65. Tropical nutcracker : MACAW
66. Hospital bill list : TESTS
67. Its, to Irène : SES
1. Owns : AVOWS
2. "Little Johnny Jones" composer : COHAN
3. Decorator de Wolfe : ELSIE
4. Unsuccessful person : ALSORAN
5. ___ blue : CYAN
6. That special leader? : ISNT
7. Portuguese title : DONA
8. Pitchers' rubbers : SLABS
9. Place to look for the silver lining? : MINEPIT
10. Refrigerator parts : CRISPERS
11. Florida port, for short : JAX
12. It's heard before a liftoff : ONE
13. Contractor's figure : BID
18. N.C.A.A.'s Runnin' ___ : UTES
21. Like some thinking : LATERAL
24. Captivate the crowd, maybe : ORATE
25. V-shaped fortification : REDAN
26. "Night Music" playwright : ODETS
28. Patron saint of music : CECILIA
29. Pull (in) : REIN
30. Sharp-___ : EDGED
32. Sweep : GAMUT
33. "There ___ stupid questions" : ARENO
34. Sassy retort : DIDSO
36. See 46-Across : LAMA
38. Tab, e.g. : DIETSODA
42. It's not legislated : CASELAW
43. Girl watchers, perhaps : NANNIES
47. Parrot in "Aladdin" : IAGO
49. Problem for a grain farmer : ERGOT
51. Converted pounds : KILOS
52. Habituate : ENURE
53. Classroom row : DESKS
55. Sleuth's need : CLUE
56. They may be cocked : HATS
57. Correct, in a way : EDIT
58. Symbol of Massachusetts : ELM
59. Untilled tract : LEA
60. Utricle : SAC

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