New York Times, Saturday, March 17, 2001

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {KQZ} This is puzzle # 140 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Monitors' requests : HALLPASSES
11. Cracked : AJAR
15. Eloquent : ORATORICAL
16. Relief : CURE
17. Expresses condolences, perhaps : SENDSANOTE
18. De bene ___ : ESSE
19. Writing shortcut : ETC
20. Followers of tax cheats : TMEN
21. Home of Lafayette College : EASTON
23. Foreign leader exiled in Hawaii, 1960 : RHEE
25. Breaks down : WEEPS
27. Doña ___, New Mexico's second-largest county : ANA
28. Colorful garments : SARIS
30. Bar : ESTOP
31. Attack word : SIC
32. Extinguished : DEAD
34. Most vicious : EVILEST
36. Behind in the regatta : ASTERN
39. Pitches, in a way : ERECTS
40. Aromatic herb used in soups and salads : CHERVIL
42. Chart with many lines : TREE
43. Gore follower? : TEX
44. "Enchanted April" setting : ITALY
46. Facetious : DROLL
50. Conversation, for some : ART
51. Ice skater's spin : CAMEL
52. Chaser, in a way : SHOO
53. Emblem of victory : LAUREL
55. Make or break : VERB
58. Reunion Arena player, briefly : MAV
59. Another, abroad : OTRO
60. Express a thought : OPINIONATE
63. Brushoffs : NOES
64. Awesome : OUTOFSIGHT
65. Breaks off : ENDS
66. Writer's request : STYLESHEET
1. Swindlers, slangily : HOSERS
2. 1968 album subtitled "Lady Soul" : ARETHA
3. Halberdier's opponent : LANCER
4. Ford's Crown Victoria, e.g. : LTD
5. Appointment : POST
6. "Eugene ___" (1832 Bulwer-Lytton novel) : ARAM
7. Strengthened : SINEWED
8. Quick breads : SCONES
9. Have : EAT
10. Teen party, maybe : SLEEPOVER
11. Super-duper : ACES
12. "Hold on" : JUSTASEC
13. Incendiary : ARSONIST
14. Plays over : REENACTS
22. Aimed : ASPIRED
24. Quilt filler : EIDER
26. When Nancy bakes? : ETE
29. Army, for one : SERVICE
33. "A Girl Like I" autobiographer : ANITALOOS
35. Looks askance : LEERS
36. Eschew assistance : ACTALONE
37. Like some English furniture : SHERATON
38. Not smooth : TEXTURED
41. Beat ... or beat it : LAM
42. Product in a 1982 recall : TYLENOL
45. Funny business : LEVITY
47. Resistance figure : OHMAGE
48. Not fancy at all : LOATHE
49. "The Road to Ensenada" singer : LOVETT
54. Lord in Shakespeare's "Richard II" : ROSS
56. Teeming : RIFE
57. Chief : BOSS
61. Wager : PUT
62. U.S. Library of Medicine maintainer : NIH

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