New York Times, Tuesday, April 22, 2003

Author: Nancy Kavanaugh
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Kavanaugh
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQWX} This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Kavanaugh. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Very dry, as wine : BRUT
5. Future blooms : BUDS
9. Witch trials site : SALEM
14. Minstrel's instrument : LUTE
15. Put ___ writing : ITIN
16. Wear away : ERODE
17. Went ___ smoke : UPIN
18. Foolishly enthusiastic : GAGA
19. Spooky : EERIE
20. Hundreds in New York, perhaps : RECORDHIGHS
23. Kitchen pest : ANT
24. ___ Baby : BEANIE
25. Russian empresses : TSARINAS
27. Pesky e-mails : SPAM
29. School of Buddhism : ZEN
30. Workout site : GYM
33. Back problem : SLIPPEDDISK
39. Ark builder : NOAH
41. Floral necklace : LEI
42. Time past : YORE
43. Polynesian restaurant offering : PUPUPLATTER
48. Holiday drink : NOG
49. 1989 General Motors debut : GEO
50. First of all : ADAM
52. Inspects again : RECHECKS
57. Lack of vigor : ANEMIA
61. J.F.K. posting : ETA
62. House exterior choice : VINYLSIDING
64. Prefix with millionaire : MULTI
66. Algerian seaport : ORAN
67. Forearm bone : ULNA
68. Runs with minimal power : IDLES
69. Whistler's whistle : TUNE
70. Barely read : SKIM
71. Impart knowledge : TEACH
72. Sailboat feature : SPAR
73. Headed for foreign ports : ASEA
1. Brief ad : BLURB
2. Indian coin : RUPEE
3. Ancient city NW of Carthage : UTICA
4. Mortise insertions : TENONS
5. "So what?!" : BIGDEAL
6. Where the first transcontinental railroad was completed : UTAH
7. Finger, say : DIGIT
8. Hitches : SNAGS
9. Is plenty angry : SEESRED
10. See 31-Down : ARE
11. System for pilots : LORAN
12. City near Minneapolis : EDINA
13. Runs into : MEETS
21. Places for patches : RIPS
22. Part of many a summer forecast : HAZE
26. ___ 500 : INDY
28. "___ 18" (Uris novel) : MILA
30. Econ. measure : GNP
31. With 10-Down, 1983 Lionel Richie hit : YOU
32. Traveler's guide : MAP
34. Most preferred : PET
35. Kind of sandwich : PITA
36. Saturn model : ION
37. Sellout indicator : SRO
38. Center of a blowout, maybe : KEG
40. Actor Grant : HUGH
44. Easily irritated : PEEVISH
45. Places : LOCI
46. Lou Grant portrayer : EDASNER
47. Hindu princess : RANI
51. Snaky-locked woman of myth : MEDUSA
52. "Please ___" (invoice stamp) : REMIT
53. Practice piece : ETUDE
54. Arum lily : CALLA
55. Stomachs may be in them : KNOTS
56. Pancake topper : SYRUP
58. Exploits : MILKS
59. Bellybutton type : INNIE
60. Brightly-colored lizard : AGAMA
63. Actress Wood of "Peyton Place" : LANA
65. Investigator, slangily : TEC

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