New York Times, Wednesday, October 31, 2001

Author: Mary Pat Hidding
Editor: Will Shortz
Mary Pat Hidding
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Hidding. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Home of Goodyear : AKRON
6. Go well together : MESH
10. Unappetizing cafeteria serving : GLOP
14. Severe Athenian lawmaker : DRACO
15. "For a long and healthy life" sloganeer : ALPO
16. Spot for a comb : HIVE
17. Halloween success story? : MONSTERHIT
19. Gen. Bradley : OMAR
20. It comes out of a pen : INK
21. Pine dripping : RESIN
22. Hymn : PSALM
23. Corn feature : TASSEL
25. 8:00-8:30, e.g., on a schedule : SLOT
27. Skin-covered canoe : KAYAK
30. Foolish : UNWISE
34. RCA or EMI : LABEL
37. Scene setters : BACKDROPS
39. European car : OPEL
40. Free-for-all : MELEE
41. "What's ___ for me?" : INIT
42. It's still made : FIREWATER
44. Affirm : STATE
45. Gong : TAMTAM
46. Like Halloween candy in December : STALE
48. Dental school exam? : ORAL
50. AAA, maybe : NARROW
54. Pickling liquid : BRINE
57. They come out of pens : OINKS
60. Lawyers' org. : ABA
61. Radio format : ROCK
62. Halloween shrub? : WITCHHAZEL
64. Lotion ingredient : ALOE
65. Field : AREA
66. Like a maple leaf : EROSE
67. Plead innocent to : DENY
68. Cologne mister : HERR
69. Utterances of "Trick or treat"? : DARES
1. "You have to ___ ..." : ADMIT
2. Swedish money : KRONA
3. Puts first or second, say : RANKS
4. Place for future Lts. : OCS
5. Fake : NOTREAL
6. Sci-fi setting : MARS
7. Like some textbook publishers : ELHI
8. Whirls : SPINS
9. Baking : HOT
10. Halloween correspondent? : GHOSTWRITER
11. City founded by Pizarro : LIMA
12. Racetrack : OVAL
13. Wave maker : PERM
18. Sinuous : EELY
22. Fishing site : POND
24. Item on a Halloween ring? : SKELETONKEY
26. Perry of "90210" : LUKE
28. Help at a holdup : ABET
29. Cabbage types : KALES
31. St. Columba's island : IONA
32. Polish's partner : SPIT
33. Direction in which el sol rises : ESTE
34. Upper story : LOFT
35. Samoan capital : APIA
36. Wall of earth : BERM
38. U.S.D.A. stamp abbr. : CERT
40. Person who hears "goo-goo" : MAMA
43. Item of merchandise : WARE
44. Greatly reduced : SLASHED
47. Egyptian cross : ANKH
49. French river : LOIRE
51. Blade holder : RAZOR
52. Overweight : OBESE
53. Dylan Thomas's home : WALES
54. Thin nail : BRAD
55. Lady Macbeth, e.g. : ROLE
56. Click site : ICON
58. Roman way : ITER
59. Tar Heel State: Abbr. : NCAR
62. Comic strip cry : WAH
63. Coach Parseghian : ARA

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