New York Times, Wednesday, December 5, 2001

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Will Shortz
Frances Hansen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FJKQ} This is puzzle # 116 for Ms. Hansen. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. ___-Kettering Institute : SLOAN
6. Assist in high jinks : ABET
10. SLEEPY : ANOD
14. Persistent bad luck : CURSE
15. Dashboard item, for short : TACH
16. Nincompoop : BOZO
17. Prince Valiant's princess : ALETA
18. Comment at International Falls, Minn. : BRRR
19. Filmed : SHOT
20. MICKEY MOUSE : BUSHLEAGUE
22. Fork part : TINE
23. Gambling game : MONTE
24. HAPPY : ELATED
26. Cuba or Aruba : ISLAND
29. Onetime Japanese immigrant : ISSEI
31. BASHFUL : SHY
32. Sea eagle : ERNE
34. DOPEY : INANE
38. Kind of warning : MIRANDA
41. Blood bank collections : PLASMAS
43. Oil source : SHALE
44. Tubular pasta : ZITI
46. Surgeons' locales: Abbr. : ORS
47. Sophia of "Two Women" : LOREN
49. DOC : MEDICO
52. Detective Lupin : ARSENE
55. English dramatist George : PEELE
57. GRUMPY : DOUR
58. Inspiration for this puzzle, born 12/5/01 : WALTDISNEY
63. Salyut 7 cosmonaut Atkov : OLEG
64. Sloe-eyed nanny : AMAH
65. Steak ___ : DIANE
66. Do-___ (moolah) : REMI
67. Pilaf staple : RICE
68. Senator Sam of the Watergate hearings : ERVIN
69. One of the higher-ups : EXEC
70. Forest denizens : DEER
71. Accomplishments : DEEDS
1. Union foe : SCAB
2. Lollapalooza : LULU
3. They come out at the seams : ORES
4. Spring woe, maybe : ASTHMA
5. Kevin formerly of "S.N.L." : NEALON
6. Up : ATBAT
7. Arrive impolitely : BARGEIN
8. Creamlike : ECRU
9. Triplets : THREES
10. Doesn't say yes or no : ABSTAINS
11. Like a pitcher's dream game : NOHIT
12. Form of oxygen : OZONE
13. Loved not wisely, but too well? : DOTED
21. Over : ENDED
25. "Star Wars" princess : LEIA
26. Things to believe in : ISMS
27. ___ Tzu (toy dog) : SHIH
28. Constellation next to Hercules : LYRA
30. Aug. follower : SEPT
33. Level : RAZE
35. Mine, in Marseille : AMOI
36. Buster : NARC
37. "Put a tiger in your tank" company : ESSO
39. SNEEZY : ALLERGIC
40. Cryogenic refrigerant : NEON
42. Like well-cared-for lawns : LIMED
45. Situated correctly : INPLACE
48. Poster heading : REWARD
50. Omitted in speaking : ELIDED
51. Fancy : DESIRE
52. Love : ADORE
53. Watch word? : ROLEX
54. "So ___!" : SUEME
56. Upper region of space : ETHER
59. French girlfriend : AMIE
60. Pew area : NAVE
61. Tennyson lady : ENID
62. Cravings : YENS

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