New York Times, Thursday, January 4, 2001

Author: Nancy S. Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy S. Ross
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 53 for Ms. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. One of the Three Bears : PAPA
5. Shouts with both hands raised, maybe : AMENS
10. Cowboy, informally : POKE
14. First-rate, slangily : ACES
15. Like an old apartment : RELET
16. Ties with bows : OBIS
17. With 38-Across, poem by 24-Down : STOPPINGBYWOODS
20. Rossini opera : TANCREDI
21. U.S.-Mexico border city : LAREDO
22. Very, musically : ASSAI
23. "The Woman ___" (1984 film) : INRED
25. Tanner : SUN
27. Small bone : OSSICLE
32. Bump : JAR
35. Gift ___ : OFGAB
37. Unpleasant guest : BOOR
38. See 17-Across : ONASNOWYEVENING
42. British royal : ANNE
43. Akron AA baseball team : AEROS
44. Durocher, astrologically(!) : LEO
45. Ailing : NOTWELL
48. Local political div. : TWP
49. Home to 33 mil. : CALIF
51. Shampoo instruction : RINSE
56. A Virgin Island : STJOHN
60. Not so good, as a photo : GRAINIER
62. Poem by 24-Down : THEROADNOTTAKEN
64. Squander : LOSE
65. Fighting ___ : IRISH
66. Certificate : NOTE
67. What tags may produce : OUTS
68. Methods: Abbr. : SYSTS
69. Baseball's Slaughter : ENOS
1. Noodles, maybe : PASTA
2. Serve in the capacity of : ACTAS
3. Hardly bigwigs : PEONS
4. It may have a pet project : ASPCA
5. Racer Luyendyk : ARIE
6. Poem by 24-Down : MENDINGWALL
7. ___ Marbles, British Museum magnet : ELGIN
8. Colo. neighbor : NEB
9. Does salon work : STYLES
10. D : POOR
11. Kin to a clarinet : OBOE
12. Noted captain : KIDD
13. Petrol seller : ESSO
18. "Fidelio" setting : PRISON
19. Bankrolls : WADS
24. Much-quoted poet : ROBERTFROST
26. Amateur video subject, maybe : UFO
28. Arab name part : IBN
29. Kind of spring : COIL
30. Isolated : LONE
31. Therefore : ERGO
32. Rivers of New York : JOAN
33. ___ Domini : ANNO
34. Bombast : RANT
36. "Yes, Scottie" : AYE
39. Wrap (up) : SEW
40. "I shall return," e.g. : VOW
41. Lively wit : ESPRIT
46. She loved Narcissus : ECHO
47. Oahu verandas : LANAIS
50. Roman fire : IGNIS
52. Silly : INANE
53. Popular camera : NIKON
54. Look after : SEETO
55. Sea birds : ERNES
56. 1944 battle site : STLO
57. G : THOU
58. Bit of banter : JEST
59. Malachite and others : ORES
61. Olympians: Abbr. : ATHS
63. No longer producing : DRY

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