New York Times, Tuesday, January 29, 2002

Author: Zack Butler
Editor: Will Shortz
Zack Butler
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Butler. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Boris Godunov" singer : BASSO
6. Egg holder : NEST
10. Man in Eden : ADAM
14. Whirling : ASPIN
15. "___, Brute?" : ETTU
16. Back of the neck : NAPE
17. Girl in the family : NIECE
18. Blasé : UNEXCITED
20. Stick in pick-up-sticks : JACKSTRAW
22. Collect : AMASS
23. Light switch settings : ONS
24. As well : TOO
25. Well-bred horse : ARAB
26. 1966 Rolling Stones hit : PAINTITBLACK
31. Primitive fishing tool : SPEAR
34. Table scraps : ORTS
35. Ocean : SEA
36. Impose, as taxes : LEVY
37. It can follow the end of 20-, 26-, 43- or 54-Across : BERRY
39. One of the Ivies : PENN
40. Jackie O's husband : ARI
41. Helvetica, e.g. : FONT
42. Wallop : PASTE
43. Respected person : VILLAGEELDER
47. M.D.'s : DOCS
48. Galley implement : OAR
49. Profs' helpers : TAS
52. Over : ABOVE
54. Burrower : WOODCHUCK
57. Quick rests : BREATHERS
59. Vietnam's capital : HANOI
60. Arctic Ocean hazard : BERG
61. Gaelic : ERSE
62. Tennis star Chris : EVERT
63. Facility : EASE
64. Menial laborer : PEON
65. Father-and-daughter Hollywood duo : DERNS
1. Bluegrass instrument : BANJO
2. From 59-Across, e.g. : ASIAN
3. Glasses, for short : SPECS
4. Not well : SICK
5. Poor movie rating : ONESTAR
6. Brain cell : NEURON
7. 11,000-foot Italian peak : ETNA
8. Fret : STEW
9. Formal wear, informally : TUX
10. Mole or mule : ANIMAL
11. Stores of information : DATABASES
12. Forest swingers : APES
13. Club ___ (resorts) : MEDS
19. Atkins diet no-nos : CARBS
21. You, on the Riviera : TOI
25. A.B.A. member: Abbr. : ATTY
26. Treat : PAY
27. Dessert not for the diet-conscious : TORTE
28. Like some sale clothes: Abbr. : IRR
29. Division of a euro : CENT
30. Welles character : KANE
31. Eastern European : SLAV
32. Prefix with scope or meter : PERI
33. Demons : EVILDOERS
37. Peat sources : BOGS
38. 67.5 deg. : ENE
39. Target score : PAR
41. Aspect : FACET
42. Sat : PERCHED
44. European herb used in soups : LOVAGE
45. Unbuckle : LOOSEN
46. Pop : DAD
49. Piano technician : TUNER
50. Squirrel's staple : ACORN
51. Sketches : SKITS
52. French cleric : ABBE
53. La ___ tar pits : BREA
54. "Now ___ talkin'!" : WERE
55. Approximately : ORSO
56. Be bound (to) : HAVE
58. Jivey : HEP

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