New York Times, Wednesday, August 15, 2001

Author: Karen Young Bonin
Editor: Will Shortz
Karen Young Bonin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Bonin. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Skiing mecca : ASPEN
6. Cross of Egypt : ANKH
10. Weather indicator : VANE
14. Taco topper, perhaps : SALSA
15. Needy : POOR
16. Intestinal parts : ILEA
17. Where ordinary folks play tennis? : THEPEOPLESCOURT
20. Controversial spray : ALAR
21. Tarkenton of Minnesota : FRAN
22. Actor Edward James ___ : OLMOS
23. Othello's ensign : IAGO
25. "The Last Days of Pompeii" heroine : IONE
27. Enthusiastic response to a tennis shutout? : AINTLOVEGRAND
32. ___-cone : SNO
33. Glimmering : IDEA
34. Household ___ : INCOME
37. Weapon that can cross the Atl. or Pac. : ICBM
39. Expensive transport : SST
41. First name in daredeviltry : EVEL
42. Daddy Warbucks's henchman : THEASP
45. Architect Saarinen : EERO
48. Where some M.D.'s work : ERS
49. What standers and waiters do in tennis? : THEYALSOSERVE
52. Ridicule : JEER
53. Rare bills : TWOS
54. Be friends (with) : GETON
57. Field opening : GATE
59. Siamese : THAI
63. Soothing words to a tennis player? : ITSNOTYOURFAULT
66. Crow : BRAG
67. Black card : CLUB
68. Legend's locale : ATLAS
69. Composer Alban : BERG
70. Dole (out) : METE
71. Hardly Mr. Nice Guy : MEANY
1. Dog of detective fiction : ASTA
2. Comic Mort : SAHL
3. "Don't hurt me!," for one : PLEA
4. Bon vivant's gift : ESPRIT
5. Highlands negative : NAE
6. Stamps, maybe : APPROVES
7. Town where Augustus died : NOLA
8. Chekov player on "Star Trek" : KOENIG
9. Many mins. : HRS
10. Reason for an "R" : VIOLENCE
11. Wound application : ALUM
12. He ordered Seneca's death : NERO
13. Grub : EATS
18. Attila, the Scourge ___ : OFGOD
19. First name in late-night TV : CONAN
24. Clay, today : ALI
26. "... ___ quit!" : ORI
27. ___ were : ASIT
28. Tiny amount of progress : INCH
29. Gambler's pass : NOBET
30. Oil holder : EASEL
31. White cliffs locale : DOVER
35. TV's Griffin : MERV
36. Other : ELSE
38. Game played in "The Joy Luck Club" : MAHJONGG
40. Place for a lab experiment : TESTTUBE
43. "___ evil" : SEENO
44. Poet laureate before Southey : PYE
46. Crew member : ROWER
47. Spanish bear : OSO
50. Sock type : ARGYLE
51. Net worth : ESTATE
54. Singing brother of 60's-90's pop : GIBB
55. French 101 verb : ETRE
56. Bygone despot : TSAR
58. Juillet's follower : AOUT
60. Waikiki wiggle : HULA
61. Author Paton : ALAN
62. Teeny : ITSY
64. Cable sta. for cinema buffs : TCM
65. Grp. of relatives : FAM

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