New York Times, Tuesday, November 13, 2001

Author: Nancy Salomon and Bob Peoples
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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1.581521
Bob Peoples
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392/11/20012/26/20116
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1.55200

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44 Missing: {FJXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 78 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Great buy : STEAL
6. Bar in a kitchen : SOAP
10. Twinkle-toed : SPRY
14. Major gold exporter of Africa : GHANA
15. Fully fit : ABLE
16. Campus hangout : QUAD
17. Carpet fasteners : TACKS
18. Dry run : TEST
19. "Battle Cry" novelist : URIS
20. Start of a riddle : WHATDOYOUCALL
23. Successes : WINS
24. Scale abbr. : LBS
25. "Thank U" singer Morissette : ALANIS
29. Middle of the riddle : ASHORT
33. Pierced places : LOBES
34. Poker declaration : IMIN
37. Kanga's kid : ROO
38. End of the riddle : PSYCHICONTHELAM
42. The Pointer Sisters' "___ So Shy" : HES
43. Vichyssoise ingredient : LEEK
44. Came up : AROSE
45. With 52-Across, answer to the riddle : ASMALL
48. Goings-on : EVENTS
49. Drama in Kyoto : NOH
50. Lot of loot : PILE
52. See 45-Across : MEDIUMATLARGE
58. Beat to a pulp : MASH
59. Long for : MISS
60. "The Cider House Rules" Oscar winner : CAINE
62. Guesstimate words : ORSO
63. Aware of : ONTO
64. Around-the-world trip : ORBIT
65. Catty comment : MEOW
66. Stink : REEK
67. Gardeners' woes : WEEDS
1. Pepper, for one : SGT
2. Sign of spring : THAW
3. A throw : EACH
4. "Puppy Love" singer : ANKA
5. Something that may be asked from bed : LASTWISH
6. Squelched : SATON
7. Listens to : OBEYS
8. What's more : ALSO
9. Prone to pique : PETULANT
10. Racket game : SQUASH
11. Knit one, ___ two : PURL
12. Means of shipping : RAIL
13. QB's gains: Abbr. : YDS
21. Bad-mouth : DIS
22. "Murder, She Wrote" airer : CBS
25. ___ Phi Omega : ALPHA
26. Misplaces : LOSES
27. Deep cavity : ABYSM
28. Computer giant : NEC
30. Fabric that travels well : ORLON
31. Friars Club event : ROAST
32. Weighty books : TOMES
34. Swelling reducer : ICE
35. "The Simpsons" bartender : MOE
36. Publicity, say : INK
39. Bad spirits : ILLHUMOR
40. Go ballistic : HAVEACOW
41. Prior to, to Prior : ERE
46. "You said a mouthful!" : ANDHOW
47. It's passed in a sénat : LOI
48. Pipe joint : ELL
50. Cheap jewelry : PASTE
51. Reassuring words : ITSOK
52. Stud's mate : MARE
53. Exxon predecessor : ESSO
54. Greedy cry : MINE
55. Hard to find : RARE
56. Bronx cheer : GIBE
57. Camelot lady : ENID
58. Celebrated apple-pie maker : MOM
61. S.A.T. company : ETS

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