New York Times, Wednesday, September 26, 2001

Author: Stephen Budiansky
Editor: Will Shortz
Stephen Budiansky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44 Missing: {JKQVXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Budiansky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Con game : SCAM
5. "There ought to be ___!" : ALAW
9. For all to hear : ALOUD
14. Fill with freight : LADE
15. Spymaster's worry : MOLE
16. Hiatus : PAUSE
17. Shortly : ANON
18. ___ et Chandon : MOET
19. Coincide : AGREE
20. Confused ornithologists becoming lousy speakers? : WORDBOTCHERS
23. Pick up on : SENSE
24. Superlative end : EST
25. "Monty Python" airer : BBC
28. Fishing gear : WADERS
32. Room in a casa : SALA
33. Some signs are posted in it : ESPANOL
36. ___ throat : STREP
37. Confused locomotive buffs becoming Iberian tourists? : SPAINTROTTERS
40. Sauce maker? : STILL
41. Pain relievers : OPIATES
42. Corn bread : PONE
43. It regularly blows its top : GEYSER
45. Mimic : APE
46. Forty-niner's tool : PAN
47. Delhi division : CASTE
52. Confused fencers becoming river crossing guides? : FORDSIGHTERS
56. "... and ___ a good night!" : TOALL
59. Cry of dismay : OHNO
60. Inky mess : BLOT
61. "A Delicate Balance" playwright : ALBEE
62. City on the Brazos : WACO
63. Lotion ingredient : ALOE
64. They're sometimes wild : IDEAS
65. Trumpeter in the park : SWAN
66. Recipe amts. : TSPS
1. Some sides : SLAWS
2. Tippy transport : CANOE
3. Bedeck : ADORN
4. Fixes : MENDS
5. Magazine supplies : AMMO
6. Sack : LOOT
7. Knighted Guinness : ALEC
8. Gelded ram : WETHER
9. One way to fall : APART
10. Falls behind : LAGS
11. "___ Gang" : OUR
12. Treat shabbily : USE
13. Wallace of "E.T." : DEE
21. Mourn : BEWAIL
22. Road curve : ESS
25. Vermont city : BARRE
26. Give approval to, in a way : BLESS
27. Mortarboard : CAP
29. Cape ___ : ANN
30. Morse E : DOT
31. Young Jetson : ELROY
32. Editor's "let it be" : STET
33. Thwart in court : ESTOP
34. Porcupine's pointer : SPINE
35. Wan : PALE
36. Photosynthesis product : STARCH
38. Harvest goddess : OPS
39. Unsatisfying game result : TIE
40. Place for a massage : SPA
43. Needlefish : GAR
44. Furnishes (with) : ENDOWS
46. Onetime explorers' goals : POLES
48. In the box : ATBAT
49. Vends : SELLS
50. Hike : TROOP
51. 1950's Sen. Kefauver : ESTES
52. Pet's pest : FLEA
53. Clarinetist Artie : SHAW
54. Builder at Cuzco : INCA
55. Hired heavy : GOON
56. ___ chi : TAI
57. With 58-Down, Civil War battle eagle named after the president : OLD
58. See 57-Down : ABE

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