New York Times, Wednesday, September 12, 2001

Author: Philip Lew
Editor: Will Shortz
Philip Lew
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Lew. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Mojave Desert state: Abbr. : CALIF
6. Be worried (over) : STEW
10. Out of range, maybe : AFAR
14. Collected works : OPERA
15. Within range, maybe : NEAR
16. Blanchett of "Elizabeth" : CATE
17. Janet Reno's former jurisdiction : DADECOUNTY
19. Informal greeting : HIYA
20. Bit of work : ERG
21. Exile isle : ELBA
22. Dependent, often : MINOR
23. Brosnan TV role : STEELE
25. Impetus : MOMENTUM
28. Turns sharply : ZIGS
30. Fab Four name : RINGO
31. Tower over : DWARF
34. Worry, it's been said : AGER
36. Place to relax : DEN
39. Apt title for this puzzle? : RELATIVELYSHORT
43. Sushi morsel : EEL
44. Harts' sweethearts : DOES
45. Shul scroll : TORAH
46. Bowl over : FLOOR
49. Popular auction site : EBAY
51. Home of baseball's "Bums" : BROOKLYN
54. Creamsicle color : ORANGE
58. 51-Across and others, for short : BOROS
59. "Is so!" rebuttal : AINT
61. Louvre display : ART
62. "Dilbert" intern : ASOK
63. End of a cheer : SISBOOMBAH
66. Singles bar icebreaker : LINE
67. Play opener : ACTI
68. Got stage fright : FROZE
69. Look like a lecher : LEER
70. Chaps : GUYS
71. Cereal stuff : FIBER
1. Things to crack : CODES
2. In pieces : APART
3. It may be just outside your window : LEDGE
4. Pique condition? : IRE
5. Modernization : FACELIFT
6. Social slight : SNUB
7. Midmorning time : TENAM
8. Take in : EAT
9. Like Will Rogers commentary : WRY
10. In pain : ACHING
11. What a sensitive nose may detect : FAINTODOR
12. "Here's looking ___!" : ATYOU
13. Undo détente : REARM
18. Designer to Jackie : OLEG
22. Rest room sign : MEN
24. Pound of verse : EZRA
26. Choice words? : ORELSE
27. Like a bog : MIRY
29. Lip-smacking : SAVORY
31. Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
32. Teensy : WEE
33. Part of a unity pledge : ALLFORONE
35. "I didn't know that!" : GEE
37. Old NOW cause : ERA
38. Utmost : NTH
40. Poster boy? : IDOL
41. Begin : STARTOFF
42. Georgetown hoopster : HOYA
47. Comely one : LOOKER
48. Green-lights : OKS
50. Pro ___ : BONO
51. "Hoops" : BBALL
52. First name in daytime TV : ROSIE
53. Foul : NASTY
55. Fat cat : NABOB
56. 8-Down, as grass : GRAZE
57. Early anesthetic : ETHER
60. Hieroglyphics bird : IBIS
63. Droop : SAG
64. Incubator spot: Abbr. : ICU
65. Hosp. diagnostic : MRI

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