New York Times, Tuesday, April 3, 2001

Author: Nancy Salomon and Sherry O. Blackard
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQUXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 71 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 8 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Seemingly forever : AGES
5. Heaps and heaps : ATON
9. Really big shows : EPICS
14. Proverbial heirs : MEEK
15. Kind of wolf : LONE
16. Untagged? : NOTIT
17. Hatcher of "Lois & Clark" : TERI
18. Bausch & ___ : LOMB
19. Laughfests : RIOTS
20. 1955 role for 49-Across : SKYMASTERSON
23. Food in bars : OLEO
24. "Nashville" director Robert : ALTMAN
28. 1972 role for 49-Across : DONVITOCORLEONE
33. Slender blades : EPEES
34. Crones : HAGS
35. First-rate : TOP
36. Con's place : STIR
37. Needle : TEASE
39. Some transfusions : SERA
40. You can believe it : ISM
41. Campaign news : POLL
42. Bringing ruin (to) : FATAL
43. 1951 role for 49-Across : STANLEYKOWALSKI
47. More chic : TONIER
48. Witch's feature : WART
49. Star of this puzzle, born 4/3/24 : MARLONBRANDO
55. Spills the beans : BLABS
58. Brain wave : IDEA
59. Beat-up : WORN
60. Coin equivalent of a sawbuck : EAGLE
61. They're sometimes put on : AIRS
62. Pre-med course: Abbr. : ANAT
63. Fall blossom : ASTER
64. Fishnet, e.g. : MESH
65. Fluctuate wildly : YOYO
1. Tsp. and tbsp. : AMTS
2. Social misfit : GEEK
3. Like a King novel: Var. : EERY
4. Read through quickly : SKIMOVER
5. Ready to go : ALLSET
6. Tastelessly affected : TOOTOO
7. "Dinner's ___" : ONME
8. Wyo. neighbor : NEBR
9. Signs up : ENROLLS
10. ___ Claire, Que. : POINTE
11. Lance of the bench : ITO
12. Op. ___ (footnote abbr.) : CIT
13. D and C, in D.C. : STS
21. Baba and others : ALIS
22. Barracks boss : SARGE
25. Choral compositions : MOTETS
26. Arctic coat : ANORAK
27. Katmandu native : NEPALI
28. Stop it : DESIST
29. Decides one will : OPTSTO
30. Sports artist LeRoy : NEIMAN
31. Poolroom need : CHALK
32. W. Hemisphere grp. : OAS
37. "___ is human" : TOERR
38. Bridge guru Culbertson : ELY
39. Put in the bank : SALTAWAY
41. Crowd favorite : PLEASER
42. Klinger player on "M*A*S*H" : FARR
44. Light-footed : NIMBLE
45. One side in baseball negotiations : OWNERS
46. Terre Haute's river : WABASH
50. Neeson of "Nell" : LIAM
51. Comics pooch : ODIE
52. Fudge, e.g., to a dieter : NONO
53. Strong cart : DRAY
54. Not fooled by : ONTO
55. Co-star of Betty, Rue and Estelle : BEA
56. Part of U.N.L.V. : LAS
57. Ten-percenter: Abbr. : AGT

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