New York Times, Wednesday, September 5, 2001

Author: Lyell Rodieck
Editor: Will Shortz
Lyell Rodieck
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BJQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Rodieck. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Catbird seat? : ROOST
6. Grunters : PIGS
10. View disrupter : SMOG
14. Big trunk : AORTA
15. Just : ONLY
16. Tennis star Mandlikova : HANA
17. Start of a cat haiku : THERULEFORTODAY
20. To be, in ancient Rome : ESSE
21. Nebraska natives : OTOS
22. Paul Gallico's "Mrs. ___ Goes to Paris" : ARRIS
23. Boris Godunov, for one : TSAR
25. One who's shaking? : SALTER
27. Cat haiku, part 2 : TOUCHMYTAILI
31. Kind of male : ALPHA
32. Bobble : ERR
33. Like pie? : EASY
37. Ring around the collar? : LEI
38. Sweet : HONEYED
42. Tasman ___ : SEA
43. Alcatraz population, once : CONS
45. Holder for 6- or 43-Across : PEN
46. Less friendly : ICIER
48. Cat haiku, part 3 : CLAWYOURHAND
52. Is of use to : AVAILS
54. Old knife : SNEE
55. Treasure : ADORE
56. Prego competitor : RAGU
58. Sicilian spouter : ETNA
62. End of the haiku : NEWRULETOMORROW
65. Whimsical Swiss artist : KLEE
66. Wine: Prefix : OENO
67. Stay stationary with bow to windward : LIETO
68. Maintained : HELD
69. Slog : PLOD
70. Hardly Mr. Sophisticated : YOKEL
1. Be judgmental : RATE
2. Expressions of joy : OOHS
3. These can be found in pockets : ORES
4. Part of a pitch : STRETCH
5. ___ cross : TAU
6. Works with meters : POETRY
7. Poop : INFO
8. Book addendum : GLOSSARY
9. Leb. neighbor : SYR
10. Shrimp : SHORTIE
11. Bebé holder : MADRE
12. Studio sign : ONAIR
13. Some Armistead Maupin characters : GAYS
18. Rich soil : LOAM
19. Fanciful : TALL
24. Peacock Throne occupant : SHAH
26. Frigid add-on : AIRE
27. Bath powder : TALC
28. Dairy case item : OLEO
29. Go ___ flames : UPIN
30. Itsy-bitsy : TEENY
34. ___ Minor : ASIA
35. Viewed : SEEN
36. Place to play : YARD
39. Shade of blue : OPAL
40. Movie preceder, once : NEWSREEL
41. Dreadful : DIRE
44. Damaged, as a psyche : SCARRED
47. "Ta-ta" : CHEERIO
49. Place : LIEU
50. Newsman Charles : OSGOOD
51. I, to Claudius : UNUM
52. Jane Eyre's pupil : ADELE
53. I, e.g. : VOWEL
55. Egyptian symbol of life : ANKH
57. Au's is 79 : ATNO
59. Voyage : TREK
60. Scribbling : NOTE
61. Base criminal? : AWOL
63. Cut off : LOP
64. Popular beer, for short : OLY

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