New York Times, Tuesday, October 9, 2001

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 69 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. H&R Block employees : CPAS
5. Start : ONSET
10. Yard sale caution : ASIS
14. Present : HERE
15. With 26-Across, a Sri Lankan export : PEKOE
16. Actress Rowlands : GENA
17. Determines : ASCERTAINS
19. When Hamlet dies in "Hamlet" : ACTV
20. F.B.I. file : DOSSIER
21. Walk softly : TIPTOE
23. Familiar saying : OLDSAW
26. See 15-Across : TEA
27. Not early or late : ONCUE
30. California wine valley : NAPA
32. Pep rally shout : RAH
35. Spam, ham or lamb : MEAT
36. "Under Siege" star Steven : SEAGAL
38. George Gershwin's brother : IRA
39. When D.S.T. begins : APR
40. Face-lift, e.g. : SURGERY
41. Balloon filler : AIR
42. It might go over your head : HAT
43. Last car? : HEARSE
44. Annoying insect : GNAT
45. Pub pint : ALE
46. "Cómo ___ usted?" : ESTA
47. "Steppenwolf" author : HESSE
48. Elton John, since 1998 : SIR
50. Frittata : OMELET
53. Carpentry tool : CHISEL
56. Percussion instrument : MARIMBA
60. Get better : HEAL
61. Late, great violinist : ISAACSTERN
64. Author Rice : ANNE
65. Flick : MOVIE
66. Leave off : OMIT
67. "Hey!" : PSST
68. Milky gems : OPALS
69. "Name That Tune" clue : NOTE
1. Punch card fallout : CHAD
2. Cuban currency : PESO
3. Parabolic paths : ARCS
4. Escorts to the door : SEESOUT
5. Chose : OPTED
6. Approaches : NEARS
7. Go downhill, maybe : SKI
8. Time in a waiting room, seemingly : EON
9. Step in getting a license : TEST
10. Visibly shocked : AGAPE
11. Members of religious factions : SECTARIANS
12. Enthusiastic about : INTO
13. Goalie's goal : SAVE
18. Irritate : RILE
22. It surrounds San Marino : ITALY
24. 17-Across or 11- or 29-Down, to 61-Across : ANAGRAM
25. Carries on : WAGES
27. D-Day beach : OMAHA
28. Country with a five-sided flag : NEPAL
29. Followers of philosopher René : CARTESIANS
31. Scale down : PARE
33. Divas' offerings : ARIAS
34. Writer Bret : HARTE
36. Litigates : SUES
37. Sister of Urania : ERATO
40. Sex researcher Hite : SHERE
44. Begin, slangily : GETITON
47. Vanity plate in a two-car household : HERS
49. ___ of Langerhans : ISLET
51. It might arrive with a beep : EMAIL
52. Parts of boxing gloves : LACES
53. Bloke : CHAP
54. Nest egg protectors? : HENS
55. Bride and groom's vehicle : LIMO
57. Office communiqué : MEMO
58. Liverpudlian, e.g. : BRIT
59. Pay for a hand : ANTE
62. Drench : SOP
63. Gardner of film : AVA

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