New York Times, Tuesday, December 18, 2001

Author: Sarah Keller
Editor: Will Shortz
Sarah Keller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Did away with : SLEW
5. Lake Titicaca's range : ANDES
10. Fail to see : MISS
14. Jacob's first wife : LEAH
15. Seder, e.g. : FEAST
16. "A Death in the Family" writer : AGEE
17. Gillette razor : ATRA
18. Like some alarms : FALSE
19. City on the Tiber : ROME
20. À la the author of "Candide" : VOLTAIREAN
22. Graph pattern : GRID
23. Tangle up : ENSNARL
24. ___ chi : TAI
26. "Golly!" : OHMYGOODNESS
32. Fairway vehicles : CARTS
35. Goofs : ERRS
36. Copacabana site : RIO
37. Beehive State natives : UTES
38. Some are inert : GASES
40. ___ Fein : SINN
41. Drag queen's wrap : BOA
42. Brewer's oven : OAST
43. Feud family member : MCCOY
44. Hollywood Bowl, e.g. : AMPHITHEATER
48. Córdoba cry : OLE
49. Wood in Hollywood : NATALIE
53. Edward ___, cardinal of New York : EGAN
56. Nectar-eating avian : WATTLEBIRD
59. Step : PACE
60. "I'd walk ___ for ..." : AMILE
61. ___ B'rith : BNAI
62. Cutlass or Delta 88 : OLDS
63. Aden's land : YEMEN
64. Riga native : LETT
65. Religious offshoot : SECT
66. Hägar's dog : SNERT
67. "___ Tu" (1974 hit) : ERES
1. Aida was one : SLAVE
2. Allow to be known : LETON
3. Some nobles : EARLS
4. Bric-a-brac holders : WHATNOTS
5. Declare true : AFFIRM
6. Just about : NEARLY
7. Chip's cartoon chum : DALE
8. She, in Siena : ESSA
9. Loud speakers : STENTORS
10. Place for doodles : MARGIN
11. Stravinsky or Sikorsky : IGOR
12. Highway jackknifer : SEMI
13. Start a garden : SEED
21. Cries at a circus : AAHS
25. Magazine features : ADS
27. "Beau ___" : GESTE
28. Mine find : ORE
29. Writer Ambler : ERIC
30. Chinese: Prefix : SINO
31. PlayStation 2 maker : SONY
32. Bay of Pigs location : CUBA
33. Something to smash : ATOM
34. Harvest : REAP
38. Entry points : GATEWAYS
39. Cigar residue : ASH
40. Tiles are laid in it : SCRABBLE
42. Black gold : OIL
43. Dole, with "out" : METE
45. Like Abe : HONEST
46. Buck topper : ANTLER
47. Scout's quest, maybe : TALENT
50. Lid or lip application : LINER
51. Steamed : IRATE
52. Cuts and pastes : EDITS
53. "Beowulf," e.g. : EPOS
54. Nor'easter : GALE
55. Electrical letters : ACDC
57. "Absolutely!" : AMEN
58. Test proctor's call : TIME

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