New York Times, Tuesday, March 12, 2002

Author: Sarah Keller
Editor: Will Shortz
Sarah Keller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXYZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Artist Chagall : MARC
5. Rams' mates : EWES
9. Hairy-chested ones : HEMEN
14. Former Expos manager Felipe : ALOU
15. À la mode : CHIC
16. Use a soapbox : ORATE
17. Scorch : SEAR
18. Frequent quarreler with Zeus : HERA
19. Chop finely : MINCE
20. Oil container #1 : SUNFLOWERSEED
23. On the briny : ATSEA
24. Melody : AIR
25. ___-de-France : ILE
28. Oil container #2 : WHALEBLUBBER
33. Neighbor of Syr. : LEB
36. Downfall : RUIN
37. Pitcher Ryan : NOLAN
38. "The Intimate ___" (1990 jazz album) : ELLA
40. Disgusted : FEDUP
43. Capone's nemesis : NESS
44. English actors Bates and Rickman : ALANS
46. Granola bits : OATS
48. Play thing : SET
49. Oil container #3 : PICTUREFRAME
53. "Naughty!" : TSK
54. Many a crossword clue : PUN
55. Follow : ENSUE
59. Oil container #4 : HURRICANELAMP
64. Novel or essay : PROSE
66. Desert bordered by steppe land : GOBI
67. French cleric : ABBE
68. "The House of the Seven Gables" locale : SALEM
69. Place for a spending spree : MALL
70. Apple throwaway : CORE
71. Nobel, for one : SWEDE
72. One way to orient a boat : ALEE
73. Greek H's : ETAS
1. Tuscan city noted for its marble quarries : MASSA
2. Alaskan native : ALEUT
3. Dappled horses : ROANS
4. A time to remember? : CURFEW
5. Reverberate : ECHO
6. "That was a close one!" : WHEW
7. Leprechaun's land : EIRE
8. Sacred beetle : SCARAB
9. Big hit : HOMERUN
10. Enemies of the Iroquois : ERIE
11. Lower jaws : MANDIBLES
12. Often-repeated abbr. : ETC
13. Maiden name preceder : NEE
21. Bert of "The Wizard of Oz" : LAHR
22. The "S" in R.S.V.P. : SIL
26. Rent : LEASE
27. Young's partner in accounting : ERNST
29. ___ Wiedersehen : AUF
30. Tell tall tales : LIE
31. At the ___ one's rope : ENDOF
32. "___ voyage!" : BON
33. Vaulted : LEAPT
34. "Less Than Zero" novelist : ELLIS
35. Very attractive body? : BLACKHOLE
39. Queen's subject, possibly : ANT
41. Old Mideast inits. : UAR
42. "Harper Valley ___" : PTA
45. Above all others : SUPREME
47. "Peter Pan" character : SMEE
50. Capek play : RUR
51. Riddle : ENIGMA
52. Unite threads : ENLACE
56. Wooden shoe : SABOT
57. Planetary shadow : UMBRA
58. Fencing needs : EPEES
60. Secondhand : USED
61. Brat's stocking stuffer : COAL
62. Highly adroit : ABLE
63. Blue or White follower : NILE
64. Supp. writings : PSS
65. Untreated : RAW

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