New York Times, Thursday, November 1, 2001

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 149 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ring leader? : REF
4. Postpone : TABLE
9. Curtain fabric : SCRIM
14. Bambi's aunt : ENA
15. Mystiques : AURAS
16. "___ Dream" (1967 hit) : IHADA
17. Dolt's attire? : CHUMPSUIT
19. Some bugs : MIKES
20. Work with enthusiasm : HAVEATIT
21. Occupy : LIVEAT
22. Seat of Garfield County, Okla. : ENID
23. "___ crime?" : ISITA
25. Salinger girl : ESME
26. R.N. measures : CCS
27. Insinuative remarks : SNEERS
28. Bank : TIER
29. Two-master : KETCH
31. Family nickname : SIS
32. Harding and Wilson : ANNS
33. Ballyhoo : HYPE
36. Parlor game : POOL
38. Madison Avenue award : CLIO
41. Balloonist's figure: Abbr. : ALT
43. Vermont's ___ Mountain Resort : OKEMO
47. Some yarn : HANK
48. "Take your time" : NORUSH
51. Book after Ezra: Abbr. : NEH
52. North Carolina motto beginning : ESSE
53. Economy-size : GIANT
54. First person : ADAM
55. Gets in over one's head? : SCUBAS
57. Disciplines : CHASTENS
59. Claw : TALON
60. Bulky letters? : CHUNKMAIL
61. "Middlemarch" author : ELIOT
62. Word of thanks : MERCI
63. New Deal prog. : REA
64. They may be broken in the military : RANKS
65. Appointments : DATES
66. Flagstaff-to-Phoenix dir. : SSW
1. Assure the accuracy of : RECHECK
2. Magnify : ENHANCE
3. Matisse, for one : FAUVIST
4. Snack with cerveza : TAPA
5. L.B.J. Library site : AUSTIN
6. Shiner, e.g. : BRUISE
7. Worship groups : LAITIES
8. Braggart's suffix : EST
9. California's ___ Valley : SIMI
10. Spicy chat? : CHIVETALK
11. Amasses : RAKESIN
12. Think tank types : IDEAMEN
13. Annual sporting event, with "the" : MASTERS
18. ___ school : MED
21. Rope : LASSO
24. Fall preceder? : TRIP
27. Retiring : SHY
30. Wrestler's manual? : CHOKEBOOK
34. Throbs : PANGS
35. "The Time Machine" race : ELOI
37. Response to daredeviltry : OOH
38. "Gunsmoke" deputy : CHESTER
39. Milan attraction : LASCALA
40. Kind of shot : INSULIN
42. Airway : TRACHEA
44. Brings close : ENDEARS
45. Stinkers : MEANIES
46. i = v/r : OHMSLAW
49. Without a scratch : UNHURT
50. Hitting position : STANCE
54. PIN requester : ATM
56. Hill dwellers : ANTS
58. Items transported on car tops : SKIS
60. Mil. authority : CMD

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