New York Times, Monday, September 8, 2003

Author: Leslie H. Nicoll
Editor: Will Shortz
Leslie H. Nicoll
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Nicoll. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Dutch bloom : TULIP
6. School session : TERM
10. Capital of Latvia : RIGA
14. "I can take ___!" : AHINT
15. Mishmash : OLIO
16. Grandson of Adam : ENOS
17. His friends sat in the Peanut Gallery : BUFFALOBOBSMITH
20. Big Apple ballpark : SHEA
21. Coup d'___ : ETAT
22. Caffè ___ : LATTE
23. Calf's meat : VEAL
25. Sunsweet item : RAISIN
26. His friends joined him under the Big Top : BOZOTHECLOWN
31. Scarlett of Tara : OHARA
32. Soldier under Robt. E. Lee : REB
33. Like molasses : SLOW
37. Massachusetts' Cape ___ : ANN
38. Driver's need : LICENSE
42. Actress Gardner : AVA
43. North Pole "exports" : TOYS
45. Rug rat : TOT
46. Xbox enthusiast : GAMER
48. His friends visited his Neighborhood : MISTERROGERS
52. Blue moon, e.g. : RARITY
55. Simplicity : EASE
56. Revises, as text : EDITS
57. The U.N.'s ___ Annan : KOFI
59. Religious offshoot : SECT
63. His friends came into his Treasure House : CAPTAINKANGAROO
66. Tommie of the Miracle Mets : AGEE
67. Black, as roulette numbers : NOIR
68. Like a gymnast : AGILE
69. One of the Ivies : PENN
70. Flower part : STEM
71. Popular skin cream : PONDS
1. Soda can features : TABS
2. "No way!" : UHUH
3. Bygone picture weekly : LIFE
4. On the side (of) : INFAVOR
5. School org. : PTA
6. Flute sound : TOOTLE
7. Isle where Napoleon was exiled : ELBA
8. Unruly event : RIOT
9. Group making an 8-Down : MOB
10. Stays behind : REMAINS
11. "Everything ___ place" : INITS
12. John who was called the Dapper Don : GOTTI
13. Whitish : ASHEN
18. Wife of Jacob : LEAH
19. Side dish with fried clams : SLAW
24. List ender : ETAL
25. Snatches a purse from, say : ROBS
26. Ketch or yawl : BOAT
27. "Yikes!" : OHNO
28. Off-the-wall : ZANY
29. Aegean vacation locale : CRETE
30. Spy novelist Deighton : LEN
34. Like some excuses : LAME
35. Done with : OVER
36. "Star ___" : WARS
39. ___-bitsy : ITSY
40. Camp bed : COT
41. People with big heads have them : EGOS
44. Struck by Cupid : SMITTEN
47. Way back when : AGESAGO
49. Midwife's words before boy or girl : ITSA
50. Till again, as land : REFARM
51. Shower : RAIN
52. Make a long story short : RECAP
53. Wise saying : ADAGE
54. Turn red, perhaps : RIPEN
57. Tight tie : KNOT
58. Merle Haggard's "___ From Muskogee" : OKIE
60. Leprechaun land : ERIN
61. Chilled : COLD
62. Little piggies : TOES
64. ___ and outs : INS
65. Mountain pass : GAP

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