New York Times, Tuesday, January 23, 2001

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BFZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 66 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. The Marines, e.g. : CORPS
6. Mafia bosses : DONS
10. Venus de Milo's lack : ARMS
14. Take as one's own : ADOPT
15. Guinness who was knighted : ALEC
16. "Star Wars" princess : LEIA
17. Game : READYANDWILLING
20. Submissions to eds. : MSS
21. What the booby prize winner scored : LEAST
22. "Money ___ object" : ISNO
23. Purim honoree : ESTHER
25. Yellow-ribboned tree : OAK
27. N.B.A.'s Erving, informally : DRJ
29. Space race acronym : NASA
30. Rules maven : HOYLE
32. Squeeze (out) : EKE
33. Wedding guide : USHER
36. Hosted, as 3-Down : EMCEED
38. Game : HUNTERSQUARRY
41. Chinese dumpling : WONTON
42. Best : OUTDO
43. "What Kind of Fool ___?" : AMI
44. Wrinkled fruit : PRUNE
46. "___ there?" (part of a knock-knock joke) : WHOS
50. Gen-___ : XER
51. Martini maker : GIN
52. Tomorrow, in Tijuana : MANANA
54. Roman wrap : TOGA
56. Director DeMille : CECIL
59. "Oy ___!" : VEY
60. Game : MONOPOLYORCHESS
63. Was in the hole : OWED
64. Disrobe : PEEL
65. Writer Joyce Carol ___ : OATES
66. Means justifiers : ENDS
67. "Check this out!" : PSST
68. Exxon alternative : AMOCO
1. It opens in a public square in Seville : CARMEN
2. Forsyth's "The ___ File" : ODESSA
3. Friars Club events : ROASTS
4. Mail order abbr. : PPD
5. Edwardian or Victorian : STYLE
6. Gillian's role on "The X-Files" : DANA
7. An 88, e.g. : OLDS
8. Child's wish for Christmas : NEWTOY
9. Biol. or chem. : SCI
10. Whittier poem "___ Well" : ALLS
11. Dancer's partners : REINDEER
12. Beethoven's Ninth is in one : MINORKEY
13. Give in to gravity : SAG
18. ___ Lingus : AER
19. At a feverish pace : LIKEMAD
24. Hangout : HAUNT
26. Sealskin wearer, maybe : ALEUT
28. Pa Clampett : JED
30. The Beatles' "And I Love ___" : HER
31. Bean on the screen : ORSON
34. Makeshift : STOPGAP
35. Artist Matisse : HENRI
37. Queen topper : CROWN
38. Where you're from : HOMETOWN
39. Having a pressing need? : UNIRONED
40. What's what in Spain : QUE
41. Car wash option : WAX
45. What many brothers are also : UNCLES
47. Must : HAVETO
48. "I'll be right there!" : ONESEC
49. States as fact : SAYSSO
52. Russian space station : MIR
53. Big name in kitchen foil : ALCOA
55. Mount Olympus dwellers : GODS
57. Baby blues : EYES
58. Kentucky Derby prospect : COLT
60. A Stooge : MOE
61. Across the street from: Abbr. : OPP
62. Stage hog : HAM

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