New York Times, Thursday, March 1, 2001

Author: Nancy S. Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy S. Ross
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKX} This is puzzle # 54 for Ms. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Goldberg Variations" composer : BACH
5. Like Beethoven : DEAF
9. Crisp cookies : SNAPS
14. "The Intimate ___" (1990 jazz album) : ELLA
15. Empire builder : INCA
16. Zipped, so to speak : QUIET
17. Start of some campus graffiti : NIETZSCHE
19. Extreme : ULTRA
20. Spode item : TEACUP
21. Lands, as a fish : REELSIN
23. TV inits. : HBO
24. Doctor's cupful, maybe : DOSE
25. Teachers' org. : NEA
28. Graffiti, part 2 : ISPIETZSCHE
34. First and second : ORDINALS
36. Wharton's Frome : ETHAN
37. To the ___ : HILT
38. Du Pont trademark : LYCRA
41. Music box music : LILT
42. City whose name is derived from a Timucua Indian name : OCALA
44. Rubber stamp : APPROVER
46. Graffiti, part 3 : WHILESARTRE
49. Canton ender : ESE
50. 1960's revolutionary Mark : RUDD
51. Snack : EAT
53. Collage, e.g. : ARTFORM
57. Not so valuable furs : STOATS
61. Experts : GURUS
62. End of the graffiti : ISSMARTRE
65. National competitor : ALAMO
66. In ___ (not piecemeal) : TOTO
67. Beef ___ : STEW
68. Oppose : REPEL
69. Coloraturas' performances : SOLI
70. Till compartment : ONES
1. Inclination : BENT
2. "___ of the Mind" (Sam Shepard play) : ALIE
3. "The Alexandria Quartet" finale : CLEA
4. Deck opening : HATCH
5. Kitchen sink device : DISPOSAL
6. Business letter abbr. : ENC
7. Essen interjection : ACH
8. ___ Islands, between Scotland and Iceland : FAEROE
9. Very narrow fit : SQUEEZE
10. Valueless : NULL
11. River isles : AITS
12. Prefix with scope : PERI
13. Cartoonist Drake : STAN
18. Maestro Mehta : ZUBIN
22. D.C. is on it : EST
24. It's not part of a play : DISCARD
25. Adverb disdained by English teachers : NOHOW
26. Author ___ Maria Remarque : ERICH
27. Ike challenger : ADLAI
29. Layer : PLY
30. Manche capital : STLO
31. Relative of a leek : CHIVE
32. Compels to go : HALES
33. ___ nous : ENTRE
35. "___ never work!" : ITLL
39. Employee's wrap-up: Abbr. : RPT
40. Time for le déluge? : APRESMOI
43. Pfffsss producer : AEROSOL
45. Gaucho's rope : REATA
47. Big ___ : SUR
48. Shows honesty, in a way : ADMITS
52. Gallery installation : TORSO
53. Thickening agent : AGAR
54. Do or don't : RULE
55. Fat mouth : TRAP
56. Cause for opening a window : FUME
58. Business letter abbr. : ATTN
59. Ring site : TREE
60. Wraps (up) : SEWS
63. ___ Canals : SOO
64. N.L. Central team inits. : STL

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