New York Times, Monday, January 21, 2002

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {J} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 77 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Norway's capital : OSLO
5. Person in a puffy white hat : CHEF
9. Latin dance : MAMBO
14. Comparable (to) : AKIN
15. Part of U.A.W. : AUTO
16. Farewell : ADIEU
17. Contents of some tablets : TENCOMMANDMENTS
20. Popeye's son : SWEEPEA
21. Shakespeare's last play, with "The" : TEMPEST
22. Muscle quality : TONE
24. Blubber : FAT
25. Was forced : HADTO
29. Do a great job : EXCEL
31. P. Diddy's music : RAP
34. Courtyard : ATRIUM
36. Attila, for one : HUN
37. Opening in a sweater? : PORE
38. Classic parlor game : TWENTYQUESTIONS
41. Effortless : EASY
42. Total : SUM
43. Bothers greatly : EATSAT
44. Salk and Pepper: Abbr. : DRS
45. Have the helm : STEER
47. Passover staple : MATZO
48. Take to court : SUE
49. Relief pitcher's goal : SAVE
51. "Top Hat" star Fred : ASTAIRE
55. Boo-boo : MISTAKE
60. Hit 1980's-90's series : THIRTYSOMETHING
62. Chutney fruit : MANGO
63. Whole bunch : SLEW
64. Creme-filled cookie : OREO
65. See-through : SHEER
66. Handicapper's calculation : ODDS
67. Delicatessen loaves : RYES
1. Horse feed : OATS
2. Distort : SKEW
3. Queue : LINE
4. Fairy tale opener : ONCE
5. Small role : CAMEO
6. Compassionate : HUMANE
7. Pilot's prediction, for short : ETA
8. Type choice : FONT
9. Bear or hare, e.g. : MAMMAL
10. Skilled : ADEPT
11. Outfielder's cry : MINE
12. Handicappers' actions : BETS
13. Remove from office : OUST
18. Decide not to take part : OPTOUT
19. Side on a football field : DEFENSE
23. Disinters : EXHUMES
25. Detested : HATED
26. Battling : ATWAR
27. Slip cover? : DRESS
28. Very small : TINY
30. Billiard stick : CUE
31. Fowl pole? : ROOST
32. "I Love Lucy" star : ARNAZ
33. Basil-based sauce : PESTO
35. Whodunit : MYSTERY
37. Falafel bread : PITA
39. "____ Sera, Sera" : QUE
40. Least wild : TAMEST
45. Pitcher of woo : SUITOR
46. Rear-ended : RAMMED
48. Boot camp boss : SARGE
50. Opinions : VIEWS
51. Cash dispensers, for short : ATMS
52. Former Iranian leader : SHAH
53. Fork part : TINE
54. A gas from the past : ESSO
56. God of thunder : THOR
57. Full of breezes : AIRY
58. Patella's place : KNEE
59. Freudian topics : EGOS
61. Aged : OLD

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