New York Times, Monday, September 3, 2001

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQV} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 65 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
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1. Old Russian autocrat : CZAR
5. Line-___ veto : ITEM
9. Postmark parts : DATES
14. Brand of spaghetti sauce : RAGU
15. Pictionary, e.g. : GAME
16. Cook, as chestnuts : ROAST
17. Puts on TV : AIRS
18. The "U" of B.T.U. : UNIT
19. Calm : ALLAY
20. Scottish town once popular with elopers : GRETNAGREEN
23. 59, to Cato : LIX
24. "I told you so!" : SEE
25. Singer Yoko : ONO
26. Delete : XOUT
28. Mediocre : OFASORT
31. Table salt, to a chemist : NACL
34. Chip dip : SALSA
37. Mink coat : FUR
38. Crossword hint : CLUE
39. Big rigs : TRACTORTRAILERS
43. Utah ski resort : ALTA
44. Fish eggs : ROE
45. Tree houses? : NESTS
46. Afrikaner : BOER
47. Storefront shaders : AWNINGS
50. Future atty.'s exam : LSAT
52. Jack of "Barney Miller" : SOO
53. School grp. : PTA
56. With 64-Across, World Cup soccer star : MIA
58. Virginia city : NEWPORTNEWS
62. What a sec. guard might check : IDTAG
64. See 56-Across : HAMM
65. Bustles : ADOS
66. Paris's river : SEINE
67. Length x width, for a rectangle : AREA
68. Record on video : TAPE
69. Suez, for one : CANAL
70. Gull-like bird : TERN
71. Shade trees : ELMS
1. Rugged rocks : CRAGS
2. Old name for Kinshasa's country : ZAIRE
3. Concur : AGREE
4. What stainless steel doesn't do : RUST
5. Large lizard : IGUANA
6. Dances to "Hernando's Hideaway" : TANGOS
7. Qatari leader : EMIR
8. Allot, with "out" : METE
9. Liquid-Plumr rival : DRANO
10. CompuServe is part of it : AOL
11. Fanciful stories : TALLTALES
12. Actor Morales : ESAI
13. Charon's river : STYX
21. Phrase on a diet food label : NOFAT
22. Cry repeated before "Read all about it!" : EXTRA
27. Remus and Sam, e.g. : UNCLES
28. Movie awards : OSCARS
29. Frequently : OFTEN
30. Capek play : RUR
32. Abrupt : CURT
33. Not as much : LESS
34. Pierce with a fork : STAB
35. Singer Guthrie : ARLO
36. Language from which many English words are derived : LATELATIN
40. Give a speech : ORATE
41. Propel a boat : ROW
42. Block of gold : INGOT
48. Chemical cousin : ISOMER
49. "Psycho" psycho : NORMAN
51. California ballplayer : ANGEL
53. Accelerator, e.g. : PEDAL
54. Time in New York when it's noon in Phoenix : TWOPM
55. Pack animals : ASSES
56. "Other" category: Abbr. : MISC
57. Clever thought : IDEA
59. "Say ___?" : WHAT
60. Peel : PARE
61. Basketball's Archibald : NATE
63. Santa ___, Calif. : ANA

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