New York Times, Monday, October 30, 2000

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJKQVWXZ} This is puzzle # 86 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dieter’s lunch : SALAD
6. Microwave maker : AMANA
11. Prefix with owned or occupied : PRE
14. Sidekick, south of the border : AMIGO
15. Cheapskate : MISER
16. Physicists get a charge out of it : ION
17. Bureaucrat, say : PAPERPUSHER
19. Hallucinogen : LSD
20. Sail holder : MAST
21. “Dallas” matriarch Miss ___ : ELLIE
23. Exit, as a 747 : DEPLANE
27. Fur trader : TRAPPER
29. U.F.O. crew : ALIENS
30. French 101, e.g. : COURSE
31. Laughing : RIANT
32. Side dish for a hot dog : BEANS
33. 2-Down members : DRS
36. Beach shades : TANS
37. Word with tacks or knuckles : BRASS
38. One who’s swooned over : IDOL
39. ___-cone : SNO
40. Outer pie part : CRUST
41. ___ Lama : DALAI
42. Jolly Roger flier : PIRATE
44. Busy person’s reading : DIGEST
45. Soup cracker : SALTINE
47. Kicks out of the country : DEPORTS
48. Unrefined : CRASS
49. 1988 World Series M.V.P. Hershiser : OREL
50. At all : ANY
51. Wet blanket : PARTYPOOPER
58. Be untrustworthy : LIE
59. Thrill to death : ELATE
60. Thomas of “That Girl” : MARLO
61. Pay-___-view : PER
62. Boot camp experience : RIGOR
63. Came up : AROSE
1. Tree juice : SAP
2. Health grp. : AMA
3. Back talk : LIP
4. 65, say, for retirement : AGE
5. Inactive : DORMANT
6. Make smile : AMUSE
7. Rain forest feature : MIST
8. ___ Wednesday : ASH
9. Born, in Bordeaux : NEE
10. Money owed : ARREARS
11. Physician, disparagingly : PILLPEDDLER
12. Daytime TV host O’Donnell : ROSIE
13. Rear-___ (certain accident) : ENDER
18. Partner of pots : PANS
22. The Beatles’ “Revolver,” “Abbey Road,” etc. : LPS
23. Pub pastime : DARTS
24. Cuban boat boy Gonzalez : ELIAN
25. Tickler of the ivories : PIANOPLAYER
26. Periscope piece : LENS
27. Creamed chipped beef base : TOAST
28. Baseball tally : RUNS
30. Discontinue : CEASE
32. Savage : BRUTE
34. Outdoor dinner : ROAST
35. Vent features : SLITS
37. Raisin ___ : BRAN
38. “Othello” ensign : IAGO
40. Refrigerator part : CRISPER
41. Graduation handout : DIPLOMA
43. The “I” in T.G.I.F. : ITS
44. Like Crater Lake : DEEP
45. Resell for profit : SCALP
46. Golfer Palmer, informally : ARNIE
47. Clothesline alternative : DRYER
49. Sgt. Snorkel’s dog : OTTO
52. Ring king : ALI
53. Dustcloth : RAG
54. Rowboat rower : OAR
55. Tennis instructor : PRO
56. Overhead trains : ELS
57. Precious eggs : ROE

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