New York Times, Wednesday, January 3, 2001

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 79 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. British sex symbol Diana : DORS
5. Tortilla, to a burrito : WRAP
9. Food often cut in eighths : PIZZA
14. Plimpton book subtitled "An American Biography" : EDIE
15. Good sign? : HALO
16. "Up the creek," e.g. : IDIOM
17. Eskimo prospector? : COLDMINER
19. 1,000 kilograms : TONNE
20. Like some coffee orders : AULAIT
21. Feeling of pain : STAB
23. Dark time for poets : EEN
24. Defatted, as a whale : FLENSED
26. Not quite yet : ANON
28. Eskimo hot dog topping? : CHILLYSAUCE
33. Have hands-on experience? : FEEL
37. Tram filler : ORE
38. Suppress : SITON
39. More than suggest : URGE
40. Waits on : TENDS
43. Sight from the crow's-nest : LAND
44. Maggie's mate, in the comics : JIGGS
46. "Well, lah-di-___" : DAH
47. Cows and sows : SHES
48. Eskimo words of enlightenment? : ICYITALLNOW
52. Attire worn with sandals : TOGA
53. Was of use : AVAILED
58. Wanted-poster letters : AKA
61. Hang : PEND
63. Salad green : ENDIVE
64. Remove errors from : DEBUG
66. Eskimo street? : COOLDESAC
68. Mississippi's ___ State University : DELTA
69. Vogue competitor : ELLE
70. Designer Gucci : ALDO
71. "The sweetest gift of heaven": Virgil : SLEEP
72. Critic Rex : REED
73. Look of a wolf : LEER
1. Joltless joe : DECAF
2. Two-time batting champ Lefty : ODOUL
3. Lunar valley : RILLE
4. Roomy vehicle : SEDAN
5. Impassioned : WHITEHOT
6. Showed : RAN
7. Pub potables : ALES
8. Way in : PORTAL
9. Casino honcho : PITBOSS
10. Swearing-in words : IDO
11. Fans' publication, for short : ZINE
12. Defense type : ZONE
13. "You said it!" : AMEN
18. Junk drawer abbr. : MISC
22. "___ takers?" : ANY
25. Calamitous : DIRE
27. Epitome of toughness : NAILS
29. Three-time U.S. Open winner Ivan : LENDL
30. Zion National Park home : UTAH
31. Dunce cap shape : CONE
32. Winds up : ENDS
33. Honshu peak : FUJI
34. Grid great Dickerson : ERIC
35. Like zabaglione : EGGY
36. Kosher : LEGIT
41. Andrews or Carvey : DANA
42. Cleared of snow : SHOVELED
45. Temporary fix : STOPGAP
49. Ripen : AGE
50. Cavalry member : LANCER
51. Tinker Bell prop : WAND
54. Worth a ten : IDEAL
55. Fine cotton thread : LISLE
56. Give the slip to : EVADE
57. Furnishings : DECOR
58. Throws in : ADDS
59. Boat's backbone : KEEL
60. Fully qualified : ABLE
62. Loser in 1996 : DOLE
65. Western Amerind : UTE
67. Pamplona cry : OLE

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