New York Times, Tuesday, October 2, 2001

Author: Richard Hughes
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Hughes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVWXZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Fires : CANS
5. Pinup's legs : GAMS
9. Hard to resolve : MESSY
14. Away from the wind : ALEE
15. Burn treatment : ALOE
16. W.W. II conference site : YALTA
17. "Not to worry!" : NOPROBLEM
19. Super bargain : STEAL
20. Big muddle : SNAFU
21. Join forces : UNITE
23. Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
24. Early communications satellite : TELSTAR
26. U.S. currency: Abbr. : DOL
27. "It's a snap!" : PIECEOFCAKE
33. Part of the backbone : SACRUM
37. Cereal grain in Cap'n Crunch : OAT
38. Unwell, perhaps : ABED
39. Milk-Bone, e.g. : TREAT
40. Request for a Milk-Bone? : ARF
41. Eyed impertinently : OGLED
42. "___ well that ends well" : ALLS
43. ___ nuevo : ANO
44. Unsettling : CREEPY
45. "Smooth sailing!" : NOTHINGTOIT
48. Needlefish : GAR
49. Molded, as metal : DIECAST
54. Jefferson Davis was its pres. : CSA
57. Good to have around : UTILE
59. Quebec's ___ Peninsula : GASPE
60. First letter : ALPHA
62. "Like water off a duck's back!" : EASYASPIE
64. Port on the Korea Strait : PUSAN
65. Señor's affirmative : SISI
66. Duration : TERM
67. Last letter : OMEGA
68. Pitfall : TRAP
69. "The Dukes of Hazzard" spinoff : ENOS
1. Art able to : CANST
2. Singly : ALONE
3. Climbers' vacation spot : NEPAL
4. Lowly workers : SERFS
5. Gossip : GAB
6. Glamour : ALLURE
7. Big name in faucets : MOEN
8. Hard of hearing : SEMIDEAF
9. Whitman's "Song of ___" : MYSELF
10. Dig in : EAT
11. Toy attached to a rope : SLED
12. Marquee-name entertainer : STAR
13. Part of the Ivy League : YALE
18. Production : OUTPUT
22. Train whistle sound : TOOT
25. Purpose : AIM
28. "Le Repos" artist : COROT
29. Zoo fixture : CAGE
30. Qualified : ABLE
31. Refuse to release : KEEP
32. Small whirlwind : EDDY
33. Baseball's Musial : STAN
34. Woody's musical son : ARLO
35. Irishman or Welshman : CELT
36. Impulsive : RASH
40. Least likely to forgive : ANGRIEST
41. 1980's Nicaraguan leader : ORTEGA
43. Med. sch. course : ANAT
44. DX divided by V : CII
46. Spiny-crested lizard : IGUANA
47. "The ___ File" (Forsyth novel) : ODESSA
50. Kind of system : CASTE
51. Colorado music festival site : ASPEN
52. Vice President Agnew : SPIRO
53. Abounds (with) : TEEMS
54. Mafia leader : CAPO
55. Run-down area : SLUM
56. Far end of a church : APSE
58. Den : LAIR
61. Cauldron stirrer : HAG
63. Pup's bark : YIP

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