New York Times, Monday, October 8, 2001

Author: Monica Krausse
Editor: Will Shortz
Monica Krausse
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Krausse. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Ex-leader of Iran : SHAH
5. "Look over here!" : PSST
9. Part of an act : SCENE
14. ___ avail : TONO
15. Elevator inventor : OTIS
16. Light bulb gas : ARGON
17. On ___ (needing no human intervention) : AUTO
18. Diva Horne : LENA
19. If a = b and b = c, then a = c, e.g. : LOGIC
20. Scrabble space : TRIPLEWORDSCORE
23. Mess up : FLUB
24. Chatter : YAK
25. Put fizz in : AERATE
27. "___ Loves You" : SHE
29. Word after cream or powder : PUFF
33. Jeanne or Thérèse: Abbr. : STE
34. "___ la vista, baby!" : HASTA
36. Necessity for an organ transplant : DONOR
37. Clue space : THECONSERVATORY
40. Norelco product : RAZOR
41. Captured : TAKEN
42. Rd. or hwy. : RTE
43. Humdinger : ONER
44. Pop the question : ASK
45. Mother superior's charge : SISTER
47. Aye's opposite : NAY
49. Computer department : TECH
50. Monopoly space : READINGRAILROAD
58. ___ salts : EPSOM
59. Step on a ladder : RUNG
60. Kind of hands that are "the devil's playthings" : IDLE
61. Neutral shade : BEIGE
62. Sheltered : ALEE
63. Rapid growth : BOOM
64. Have a hunch : SENSE
65. Kittens' cries : MEWS
66. Split personalities? : EXES
1. Free throw percentage, e.g. : STAT
2. 2:00 or 3:00 : HOUR
3. Winter engine necessity : ANTIFREEZE
4. Ado : HOOPLA
5. Vinelike vegetable : POLEBEAN
6. One-dish meal : STEW
7. ___-American relations : SINO
8. Ex-leader of Russia : TSAR
9. Lively dance music : SALSA
10. Slow cooker : CROCKPOT
11. Breakfast food brand name : EGGO
12. Film ___ : NOIR
13. Suffix with refer : ENCE
21. Superman enemy Lex ___ : LUTHOR
22. Go blond, perhaps : DYE
25. Houston ballplayer : ASTRO
26. Patriot Allen : ETHAN
27. Porterhouse, e.g. : STEAK
28. "Listen!" : HARK
30. Hardly ordinary : UNORTHODOX
31. Strong point : FORTE
32. Tender chicken : FRYER
35. Fast fliers : SSTS
36. Lions' den survivor : DANIEL
38. Food items served on sticks : CORNDOGS
39. Remnants : VESTIGES
44. Author Rand : AYN
46. Writer for hire : SCRIBE
48. Evangelist ___ Semple McPherson : AIMEE
50. Soldiers in gray : REBS
51. Sporting blade : EPEE
52. Z ___ zebra : ASIN
53. Tiny weight unit : GRAM
54. Reign : RULE
55. Over : ANEW
56. Soothing succulent : ALOE
57. G.O.P.'s rivals : DEMS

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