New York Times, Monday, January 8, 2001

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 87 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Hot chocolate containers : MUGS
5. Bloke : CHAP
9. Wire nails : BRADS
14. "___ something I said?" : ISIT
15. Timber wolf : LOBO
16. Disprove : REBUT
17. Toy block brand : LEGO
18. Steps in human evolution : APES
19. Place for a beach : OCEAN
20. Exasperate, as a motorist? : DRIVEUPTHEWALL
23. "So what ___ is new?" : ELSE
24. Egyptian cobra : ASP
25. Toy gun noisemaker : CAP
28. Orkin target : TERMITE
31. Grand Coulee, e.g. : DAM
34. Crockett's last stand, with "the" : ALAMO
36. "... ___ he drove out of sight" : ERE
37. Summon electronically, say : PAGE
38. Exasperate, as a neurologist? : GETONONESNERVES
42. Newsman Sevareid : ERIC
43. Butter serving : PAT
44. Gird one's ___ : LOINS
45. Animal with a pouch, informally : ROO
46. Goblet material : CRYSTAL
49. Hog's home : STY
50. Burnt ___ crisp : TOA
51. Bright thought : IDEA
53. Exasperate, as a masseur? : RUBTHEWRONGWAY
60. Burgundy grape : PINOT
61. Blacken : CHAR
62. Oscar night transport : LIMO
63. Kind of acid : AMINO
64. Take cover : HIDE
65. ___ about (approximately) : ONOR
66. Full complement of dwarfs : SEVEN
67. Newspaper page : OPED
68. Lead-in for -aholic : WORK
1. Not burning the mouth much : MILD
2. Cable subscriber : USER
3. "Thank Heaven for Little Girls" musical : GIGI
4. Where a cook cooks : STOVE
5. Contract provision : CLAUSE
6. Lottery equipment : HOPPER
7. Help in crime : ABET
8. Swanky : POSH
9. Shop without anything particular in mind : BROWSE
10. Summation : RECAP
11. Cain's brother : ABEL
12. Twofold : DUAL
13. Train stop: Abbr. : STN
21. John who sang "Rocket Man" : ELTON
22. Moth-___ : EATEN
25. Basketballer : CAGER
26. Oldsmobile model : ALERO
27. Barbecue site : PATIO
29. Track contests : MEETS
30. April initials : IRS
31. California Gov. Gray ___ : DAVIS
32. Ten-percenter : AGENT
33. Not neat : MESSY
35. Slip-on shoe, briefly : MOC
37. Old hand : PRO
39. TV's Winfrey : OPRAH
40. Not yea : NAY
41. Barkin or Burstyn : ELLEN
46. T-shirt material : COTTON
47. Tongue-lashing : TIRADE
48. Loved to bits : ADORED
50. Juicy steak : TBONE
52. Burning : AGLOW
53. Icy coating : RIME
54. Harvard or Stanford: Abbr. : UNIV
55. Reverberate : ECHO
56. Horse trainer's aid : WHIP
57. Bowery bum : WINO
58. Love, Spanish-style : AMOR
59. Part of N.Y.C. : YORK
60. Faux ___ : PAS

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