New York Times, Monday, September 2, 2002

Author: Norma Johnson and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Norma Johnson
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Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JKQXYZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Johnson. This is puzzle # 92 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
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1. "Peanuts" boy : LINUS
6. Lady's man : GENT
10. Fizzling-out sound : PFFT
14. Make amends (for) : ATONE
15. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
16. Title role for Peter Fonda : ULEE
17. Tunneling tusker? : BORINGBOAR
19. Sinn ___ (Irish organization) : FEIN
20. Brown in the kitchen : TOAST
21. Hurt or irritate : OFFEND
23. Suzanne of "Three's Company" : SOMERS
26. Sultry Hayworth : RITA
28. The "I" of T.G.I.F. : ITS
29. Fruity coolers : ADES
30. Central street : MAIN
32. Brown on the beach : TAN
34. Basketball's Alcindor : LEW
35. Florida home of Busch Gardens : TAMPA
36. Not weighing much : LIGHT
39. Mauna Loa, e.g. : VOLCANO
41. Bought : PAIDFOR
43. Bad breath cause, maybe : ONION
44. Exhaust : USEUP
46. Prevaricate : LIE
47. Holiday quaff : NOG
48. New Jersey hoopsters : NETS
49. Clutter : MESS
50. Musician's date : GIG
52. Better ___ than never : LATE
54. Goodies : TREATS
56. Playful child : ROMPER
58. Cook, as clams : STEAM
60. Needle case : ETUI
61. Grizzly doing a striptease? : BARINGBEAR
66. Powder ingredient : TALC
67. Writing on the wall : OMEN
68. Spine-tingling : EERIE
69. Sailing : ASEA
70. Amusement park lure : RIDE
71. Small drinks of liquor : DRAMS
1. Chem class : LAB
2. "How was ___ know?" : ITO
3. Common conjunction : NOR
4. Joins forces : UNITES
5. One who may hear "Si, si!" : SENOR
6. Yaks : GABS
7. Vain voyage? : EGOTRIP
8. Gunner's grp. : NRA
9. Fortuneteller's card : TAROT
10. Bit of smoke : PUFF
11. Pest that's beating it? : FLEEINGFLEA
12. Misleading maneuver : FEINT
13. Minds, as a bar : TENDS
18. Certain meter reader : GASMAN
22. Result of a punch in the mouth : FATLIP
23. Artillery burst : SALVO
24. Old-fashioned music hall : ODEON
25. Big-eared blubberer? : MEWLINGMULE
27. Sulking : INAPET
31. Quantity : AMOUNT
33. Help : AID
35. Snarl : TANGLE
37. Raise : HOIST
38. Long lock : TRESS
40. Dove's sound : COO
42. "Pride and Prejudice" author : AUSTEN
45. Boils over : SEESRED
49. Dues payer : MEMBER
50. Reclusive Garbo : GRETA
51. Itsy-bitsy bits : IOTAS
53. Ann ___, Mich. : ARBOR
55. Showed fury : RAGED
57. Typesetter's unit : PICA
59. Fork feature : TINE
62. French friend : AMI
63. End of an ___ : ERA
64. Something to take, carefully : AIM
65. Lawyer's thing : RES

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