New York Times, Monday, May 7, 2001

Author: Nancy Salomon and Bob Frank
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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1.581521
Bob Frank
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511/16/19982/17/20044
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0410000
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1.55000

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 73 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Frank. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Faint from surprise : PLOTZ
6. Manger contents : HAY
9. Big fissure : CHASM
14. Snake charmer's snake : COBRA
15. Juice drink suffix : ADE
16. Line from the heart : AORTA
17. Officer in charge of a ship's rigging, informally : BOSUN
18. State west of Mont. : IDA
19. Part of a ranch herd : STEER
20. Proofreader's asset : EYEFORDETAIL
23. Slanted type: Abbr. : ITAL
26. Head-turning letter turner : VANNA
27. Annapolis sch. : USNA
28. Sit in jail : DOTIME
30. High tennis shot : LOB
32. Violinist's asset : EARFORMUSIC
36. Cumberland ___ : GAP
39. Gallic goodbye : ADIEU
40. Nile viper : ASP
41. Songstress Lena : HORNE
43. Govt. old-age insurer : SSA
44. Reporter's asset : NOSEFORNEWS
47. Place to lay money on horses: Abbr. : OTB
48. Pussy : PETCAT
49. Camping stuff : GEAR
52. Sheeplike : OVINE
56. ___ d'oeuvre : HORS
57. Possible title for this puzzle : ITMAKESSENSE
60. German wine valley : RHINE
61. Neighbor of Leb. : ISR
62. Called balls and strikes : UMPED
66. Long-limbed : LEGGY
67. Kind of feeling : GUT
68. Myopic Mr. ___ : MAGOO
69. Blackthorn fruits : SLOES
70. Big inits. in electronic games : NES
71. Bridges : SPANS
1. Chem. contaminant : PCB
2. Place for a pit stop in London : LOO
3. Delivery docs, for short : OBS
4. Real : TRUELIFE
5. Wacky : ZANY
6. Port city north of Tel Aviv : HAIFA
7. Annex : ADDON
8. Thirst (for) : YEARN
9. 24 cans : CASE
10. Jacuzzi product : HOTTUB
11. Precincts : AREAS
12. Ale holder : STEIN
13. One Mrs. Trump : MARLA
21. At any time : EVER
22. Surrealist Salvador : DALI
23. "Don't get any funny ___!" : IDEAS
24. Little hoppers : TOADS
25. Skylit rooms : ATRIA
29. Everest, for one : MOUNT
31. Earth tone : OCHRE
33. Pas' mates : MAS
34. Bring into play : USE
35. Tanning lotion letters : SPF
36. ___-Roman wrestling : GRECO
37. Nobelist Sadat : ANWAR
38. Annoyers : PESTS
42. Known, geographically speaking : ONTHEMAP
45. Long, thin musical instrument : OBOE
46. Store door sign : OPEN
47. Halloween hue : ORANGE
49. Little women : GIRLS
50. Lucy's landlady on "I Love Lucy" : ETHEL
51. Pal : AMIGO
53. Churchillian symbol : VSIGN
54. Unit of Time : ISSUE
55. "Hogwash!" : NERTS
58. Things on rings : KEYS
59. Totals : SUMS
63. Links org. : PGA
64. Unit of time : EON
65. Parties : DOS

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