New York Times, Tuesday, August 21, 2001

Author: Sarah Keller
Editor: Will Shortz
Sarah Keller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Color-enhancing apple spray : ALAR
5. "Don't take another step!" : HALT
9. Flavor : SAPOR
14. Outfielder's call : MINE
15. Director Kazan : ELIA
16. Barker or Barnes : CLIVE
17. Dismounted : ALIT
18. Down ___ (Maine) : EAST
19. Kingly : REGAL
20. Wide receiver? : SATELLITEDISH
23. Teatro alla ___ : SCALA
24. What a tire fits around : RIM
25. "C'___ la vie!" : EST
28. Vanity item, perhaps : LICENSEPLATE
33. Telecom giant : GTE
36. Pro ___ : RATA
37. Africa's largest country : SUDAN
38. Not imagined : REAL
40. Punch bowl item : LADLE
43. Salon supply : GELS
44. Japanese immigrant : ISSEI
46. Cyclotron bits : IONS
48. River to the North Sea : DEE
49. Subject of many a tabloid photo : FLYINGSAUCER
53. Center X or O : TAC
54. Hyundai alternative : KIA
55. Like Odin : NORSE
59. California amphitheater : HOLLYWOODBOWL
64. Ham's site : STAGE
66. Countess's husband : EARL
67. Think tank nugget : IDEA
68. Breaks one's back : TOILS
69. Red beans go-with : RICE
70. "Cool!" : NEAT
71. Peace Nobelist Shimon : PERES
72. Without a date : STAG
73. Teed off : SORE
1. Stock up on : AMASS
2. Purplish bloom : LILAC
3. Baker of soul : ANITA
4. Explain anew : RETELL
5. No Mr. Nice Guy : HEEL
6. Jai ___ : ALAI
7. Mailing to Santa : LIST
8. Spuds : TATERS
9. Pinches pennies : SCRIMPS
10. Pub potables : ALES
11. Obstinate : PIGHEADED
12. Eggs : OVA
13. Fam. member : REL
21. Place to hibernate : LAIR
22. It may be loaded : DIE
26. Past the shelf date : STALE
27. On edge : TENSE
29. Pres. Coolidge : CAL
30. Pilot's update, for short : ETA
31. Gymnast Comaneci : NADIA
32. Schlep : LUG
33. Make money by conning : GRIFT
34. Inventor Nikola : TESLA
35. Comfy spot : EASYCHAIR
39. Hula hoop? : LEI
41. Mary's TV boss : LOU
42. Env. extra : ENC
45. Like a brand-new fountain pen : INKLESS
47. Fax or FedEx : SEND
50. Diamond great Hodges : GIL
51. Football Hall-of-Famer Gale : SAYERS
52. Redbreasts : ROBINS
56. Beverly Hills' ___ Drive : RODEO
57. Say "#@$%!" : SWEAR
58. Fill with joy : ELATE
60. Look at a looker, perhaps : OGLE
61. "Hold on!" : WAIT
62. Shamu, for one : ORCA
63. Designer Cassini : OLEG
64. "The Racer's Edge" sloganeer : STP
65. Corn site : TOE

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