New York Times, Friday, August 17, 2001

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 78 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Flash light? : STROBE
7. Duchess of ___ (Goya model) : ALBA
11. Queen ___ : MUM
14. Head cases? : CRANIA
15. Runs over : GOESLONG
17. Peak performances? : YODELS
18. Prime-time times : EVENINGS
19. Notorious courtroom strategy of 1979 : TWINKIEDEFENSE
21. Pilot's accessory : HEADSET
22. Pilot's problem : YAW
23. Effective leveler : TNT
25. Wright wing : ELL
26. Sandbank site : SHOAL
28. Kill, in a way : VETO
29. Cut corners? : MITER
31. Too : OVERLY
33. Nile crosser : ASWAN
36. Break dancing accompaniment : RAP
38. They may carry burdens : ASSES
39. Lays out : SPENDS
41. Bait : TAUNT
43. See 3-Down : TIRE
44. It originally included 51 states : THEUN
46. Physics Nobelist Landau : LEV
49. A camel may be executed on it : ICE
50. With 61-Across, bigwig: Var. : POO
51. Like a gymnast : LISSOME
54. Best seat in the house? : ERGONOMICCHAIR
57. Sloth : OTIOSITY
58. Borneo creatures : ORANGS
59. Firearm, after firing : RECOILER
60. More than look up to : REVERE
61. See 50-Across : BAH
62. Banks on the runway : TYRA
63. Not optional : NEEDED
1. Swath producer : SCYTHE
2. It may turn up some dirt : TROWEL
3. With 43-Across, Michelin product : RADIAL
4. Successively : ONEND
5. Chisels : BILKS
6. Like the path of least resistance : EASIEST
7. Like some ports : AGED
8. Words accompanying a smack : LOVEYA
9. Fusion cuisine? : BEEFALO
10. Good ___ (fixed) : ASNEW
11. Scream elicitors : MONSTERS
12. Rough : UNGENTLE
13. British cars : MGS
16. Artist Maya : LIN
20. Preoperative delivery of old : ETHER
24. Playpen pile : TOYS
27. Spout rhetoric : ORATE
28. It may be under a jacket : VEST
29. Locks in a barn? : MANE
30. Kind of candidate: Abbr. : IND
32. Moving option : VAN
33. Sparkling wine, familiarly : ASTI
34. Indian refreshment : SPICETEA
35. Cry after a lucky strike? : WERERICH
37. King of Greece, 1947-64 : PAULI
40. Without expression : STONILY
42. Figure in some mysterious 15th-century tapestries : UNICORN
45. Unhappy audience member, maybe : HOOTER
46. Advanced : LOANED
47. New citizen, perhaps : EMIGRE
48. Up on, with "in" : VERSED
50. Take as a given : POSIT
52. Rocky debris : SCREE
53. Make smooth, in a way : SHAVE
55. Schmaltz : GOO
56. Dame Hess : MYRA
57. Moon, e.g. : ORB

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