New York Times, Monday, September 24, 2001

Author: Norma Steinberg
Editor: Will Shortz
Norma Steinberg
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVWXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 51 for Ms. Steinberg. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Tax pros, for short : CPAS
5. Highway : ROAD
9. Pork or veal cuts : CHOPS
14. "All ___!" (cry in court) : RISE
15. Jazzy Fitzgerald : ELLA
16. Media lawyer's subject : LIBEL
17. Contribution to a pot : ANTE
18. Vegetarian's no-no : MEAT
19. Make up for, as sins : ATONE
20. First third of an out : STRIKEONE
22. Overturn : UPEND
23. Sounded like an owl : HOOTED
24. Baby's first word, maybe : DADA
26. Putin's refusal : NYET
29. Opposite of a split : MERGER
33. Got some shut-eye : SLEPT
37. Item beside an easy chair : LAMP
39. Singer Guthrie : ARLO
40. Whopper : LULU
41. Drops from the payroll : FIRES
42. Lucy's husband : DESI
43. ___ empty stomach : ONAN
44. Sculling equipment : OARS
45. "The Philosophy of Right" philosopher : HEGEL
46. Mexico's ___ Villa : PANCHO
48. Bush's alma mater : YALE
50. Symbol of goodness : HALO
52. Inviting smells : AROMAS
57. "I ___ return" : SHALL
60. Some Marx Brothers humor : SLAPSTICK
63. Kosher : LEGIT
64. Haul : CART
65. The O'Hara spread : TARA
66. Actress Papas : IRENE
67. Bullets : AMMO
68. Give off : EMIT
69. Headscratcher : POSER
70. Grate : RASP
71. "Ticket to ___" : RIDE
1. Hit the hay : CRASH
2. Kind of bean : PINTO
3. Prefix with physics : ASTRO
4. "Try to ___ my way ..." : SEEIT
5. Panacea : REMEDY
6. Toast topping : OLEO
7. Banking chief Greenspan : ALAN
8. Went with : DATED
9. Composer Debussy : CLAUDE
10. Countdown of top tunes : HITPARADE
11. Woodwind : OBOE
12. Novelist/poet Robert ___ Warren : PENN
13. Winter toy : SLED
21. Superman's surname : KENT
25. Bandstand boxes : AMPS
27. Essayist Lamb : ELIA
28. Loiter : TARRY
30. Diver Louganis : GREG
31. "... or ___!" : ELSE
32. Stir up : ROIL
33. Feed, as pigs : SLOP
34. Moon over Milano : LUNA
35. Panache : ELAN
36. Joke's end : PUNCHLINE
38. Steep-sided plateau : MESA
41. Put one over on : FOOL
45. Towel pronoun : HERS
47. Horse owner's equipment : HALTER
49. Computer-on-the-go : LAPTOP
51. Award for "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" : OSCAR
53. Aquatic animal : OTTER
54. Dolphin's home : MIAMI
55. Eye-stinging : ACRID
56. Ice-___ : SKATE
57. Lingerie item : SLIP
58. Deli sandwich : HERO
59. Mellows : AGES
61. Tibetan monk : LAMA
62. Supplies with weapons : ARMS

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