New York Times, Monday, June 18, 2001

Author: Sherry O. Blackard
Editor: Will Shortz
Sherry O. Blackard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Leader until 1917 : CZAR
5. Dinner for Dobbin : OATS
9. Said, old-style : SPAKE
14. Starring ___ : ROLE
15. Radar screen image : BLIP
16. Football's Merlin : OLSEN
17. Impresses greatly : AWES
18. Actress Anderson : LONI
19. In the cards : FATED
20. 1915 Lillian Gish film, with "The" : BIRTHOFANATION
23. Filming site : SET
24. Tiny member of a colony : ANT
25. Deuce follower, in tennis : ADIN
26. Member of Old MacDonald's farm : PIG
27. Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
28. Brit. playwright : GBS
31. Dummkopf : IDIOT
34. Opening stake : ANTE
35. Do some manicuring : FILE
36. 1997 Roberto Benigni film : LIFEISBEAUTIFUL
39. Liberals, with "the" : LEFT
40. Over-50 grp. : AARP
41. What is more : EXTRA
42. Home for a 26-Across : STY
43. Ian Fleming villain : DRNO
44. Imitate : APE
45. Steinbeck family name : JOAD
46. "___ to Billy Joe" : ODE
47. Agt.'s take : PCT
50. 1978 Peter Ustinov film : DEATHONTHENILE
54. Carried : BORNE
55. Post-It : NOTE
56. ___ Velva : AQUA
57. Hot temper : ANGER
58. At all : EVER
59. Wishes undone : RUES
60. Spars : MASTS
61. "I double-___ you!" : DARE
62. Hand over : CEDE
1. Grouches : CRABS
2. "Ooh-la-la!" : ZOWIE
3. On one's toes : ALERT
4. Take five : REST
5. Stretched figure : OBLONG
6. Up in the air : ALOFT
7. ___ Fey of "Saturday Night Live" : TINA
8. Rob Reiner's mock rock band : SPINALTAP
9. Pushover : SOFTIE
10. Unadorned : PLAIN
11. About : ASTO
12. Razor-sharp : KEEN
13. Cutoff point : END
21. Port-au-Prince is its capital : HAITI
22. Flowery "ta-ta" : ADIEU
26. Shelley, for one : POET
27. When to say "Feliz Año Nuevo" : ENERO
28. Knack : GIFT
29. Bad photo : BLUR
30. Actress Ward : SELA
31. Misfortunes : ILLS
32. Reduced in calories : DIET
33. In doubt : IFFY
34. Walked out on : ABANDONED
35. Idée ___ : FIXE
37. Jazz singer Vaughan : SARAH
38. Home on the range : TEPEE
43. Motherly sorts : DOTERS
44. Cling (to) : ADHERE
45. Attorney General Reno : JANET
46. Bewhiskered animal : OTTER
47. Huff : PIQUE
48. Tipped off : CLUED
49. Lolita, e.g. : TEASE
50. Lady of Spain : DONA
51. Bits of work : ERGS
52. Bossa ___ : NOVA
53. Nonuniformed police officer : NARC
54. Collision sound : BAM

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