New York Times, Wednesday, July 4, 2001

Author: John Beck
Editor: Will Shortz
John Beck
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Beck. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Aerobic bit : STEP
5. Managing, with "out" : EKING
10. Leader in a beret : CHE
13. Stay in the closet, say : HIDE
14. Written record : ANNAL
15. Classic detective : CHAN
16. Strange-sounding city? : ERIE
17. First territorial capital of Alaska : SITKA
18. Posterior : HIND
19. Start of a patriotic sports trio : DETROITREDWINGS
22. Many a storm : SHE
23. Anthropologist Fossey : DIAN
24. More, in Managua : MAS
27. Warmonger : ARES
30. "Juno and the Paycock" writer : OCASEY
34. Actor Werner of "Ship of Fools" : OSKAR
36. Salt, to a chemist : NACL
38. F.D.R.'s mother : SARA
39. Middle of a patriotic sports trio : CHICAGOWHITESOX
42. Mr., in Munich : HERR
43. Important wine region : ASTI
44. Operatic villains, often : BASSI
45. Capers : ANTICS
47. Number of sides on an "alto" sign : OCHO
49. Word on a Ouija board : YES
50. 50.1%+ : MOST
52. Singleton : ONE
54. Ironically, end of a patriotic sports trio : TORONTOBLUEJAYS
62. Rack's partner : RUIN
63. Approves : OKAYS
64. "Tickle Me" boy : ELMO
65. Unctuous : OILY
66. "From the Earth to the Moon" writer : VERNE
67. Kind of leaves : COCA
68. Designer monogram : YSL
69. Paradises : EDENS
70. Furniture wood : TEAK
1. Tool site : SHED
2. Spare item : TIRE
3. Modify : EDIT
4. They might cause pressure : PEERS
5. Simpler : EASIER
6. Make bootees, say : KNIT
7. Foreword: Abbr. : INTR
8. In an embarrassing position, maybe : NAKED
9. Colorful, spiky flowers : GLADIOLI
10. It may be stroked : CHIN
11. "___ it all!" : HANG
12. Completes : ENDS
15. Taiwan is in it : CHINASEA
20. Butler's companion? : OHARA
21. W.W. II female : WAC
24. Coffee flavor : MOCHA
25. Pale : ASHEN
26. Avoid : SKIRT
28. Baseball's Slaughter : ENOS
29. Tended : SAWTO
31. Bygone teen magazine : SASSY
32. Notched, as a leaf : EROSE
33. Vertical graph component : YAXIS
35. Bitterness : ACRIMONY
37. In : CHIC
40. Kitchen appliance : GASSTOVE
41. Hearty entree : TBONE
46. Jailbird : CON
48. Two halves of Congress : HOUSES
51. Puffed, illegally : TOKED
53. Walkman button : EJECT
54. Priam's home : TROY
55. French accords? : OUIS
56. Brook : RILL
57. Reveal : BARE
58. Boston suburb : LYNN
59. Medicinal juice : ALOE
60. Gym site : YMCA
61. Drunkard : SOAK

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