New York Times, Tuesday, June 12, 2001

Author: Alfio Micci
Editor: Will Shortz
Alfio Micci
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQWXZ} This is puzzle # 101 for Mr. Micci. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. What you pay : COST
5. Mideast theocracy : IRAN
9. Mustard choice : DIJON
14. English painter John ___ : OPIE
15. Crèche trio : MAGI
16. Put up : ERECT
17. "The Wild Bunch" director : PECKINPAH
19. Fergie, formally : SARAH
20. Rorschach test stuff : INK
21. Martini's partner : ROSSI
22. Go out with : SEE
23. Varnish resin : ELEMI
25. Ballet bend : PLIE
27. Soccer standout Hamm : MIA
30. Stengel's Yankees, e.g. : DYNASTY
33. Pulls the plug on : DRAINS
35. Gossamery : SHEER
37. "Finally!" : ATLAST
38. Jacob's first wife : LEAH
41. Theme of this puzzle? : SAYAH
43. Frighten away : SHOO
44. In high spirits : UPBEAT
46. ___ Gay : ENOLA
48. Mind teaser : RIDDLE
49. Not good at schmoozing : ASOCIAL
53. Euro forerunner : ECU
54. Pull an all-nighter : CRAM
57. Scene : VENUE
58. Canterbury can : LOO
60. Nouveau ___ : RICHE
63. Pendulum's path : ARC
64. Shi'ite's deity : ALLAH
66. Big Indian : MAHARAJAH
68. "Swell!" : NEATO
69. Skip by : OMIT
70. Go out with : DATE
71. With 45-Down, C2H5OH : ETHYL
72. Ready to pluck : RIPE
73. From the U.S.: Abbr. : AMER
1. Made a mimeo of : COPIED
2. Forthright : OPENLY
3. Make queasy : SICKEN
4. 1990's sci-fi series "___War" : TEK
5. "___ Angel" (Mae West film) : IMNO
6. Séance noises : RAPS
7. Visibly horrified : AGASP
8. It meant nothing to Nero : NIHIL
9. Feast finale : DESSERT
10. "Dies ___" : IRAE
11. Book before Lamentations : JEREMIAH
12. Mozart's "L'___ del Cairo" : OCA
13. Ultimate in degree : NTH
18. From Kilkenny : IRISH
24. Potato option : MASHED
26. Some potatoes : IDAHOS
28. ___ many words : INSO
29. Regarding : ASTO
31. Lab worker, perhaps : TESTER
32. Vote of support : YEA
34. ___-Lorraine : ALSACE
36. Ham holder : RYE
38. Angler's purchase : LURE
39. "Beowulf," for one : EPIC
40. First king of Jordan : ABDULLAH
42. Santa ___ winds : ANA
45. See 71-Across : ALCOHOL
47. What "-phile" means : LOVER
50. Stuck : INAJAM
51. Compound of gold : AURATE
52. Dirty old man : LECHER
55. Jouster's garb : ARMOR
56. Dolphins' home : MIAMI
59. Like Cheerios : OATY
61. Pentium product : CHIP
62. Can't stomach : HATE
64. Actress Sue ___ Langdon : ANE
65. Court do-over : LET
67. Toothpaste-endorsing org. : ADA

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