New York Times, Thursday, November 2, 2000

Author: Henry Hook
Editor: Will Shortz
Henry Hook
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Hook. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Unaccompanied : STAG
5. Bob Seger's "___ Got Tonite" : WEVE
9. Patrick Dennis's aunt : MAME
13. Pseudo-aesthetic : ARTY
14. Regarding : ANENT
16. Xerox insert: Abbr. : ORIG
17. With 6-Down, doctor's observation : YOURENOTGETTING
20. "Finlandia" composer : SIBELIUS
21. Spring nymph : NAIAD
22. Paderewski's "Minuet ___" : ING
23. 1993 standoff site : WACO
24. One of his listeners got cut off : VANGOGH
28. Bowling ball material : EBONITE
32. Atka dweller : ALEUT
33. Gives the coup de grâce : FELLS
35. Mathematician's "ta-da" : QED
36. Lamentation : MOAN
37. Authoritative text : BIBLE
38. O.R. doings : SURG
39. Crock : POT
40. Harry Kemelman's whodunit hero, e.g. : RABBI
41. Leaf collection? : QUIRE
42. 1974 World's Fair site : SPOKANE
44. Not barren : FRUITED
46. 29- or 30-day month : ADAR
47. ___ Maria : TIA
48. When Revere made that ride : APRIL
50. Onions' kin : SHALLOTS
55. See 23-Down : TRUEILLEATMYHAT
57. Crowning point : ACME
58. Ukrainian city : YALTA
59. Mexican child : NINA
60. "Pow!" : WHAM
61. Quarterback's tactic : PASS
62. Unduly interested : NOSY
1. Word after "he" and "she" : SAYS
2. "Star Trek: T.N.G." role : TROI
3. Swift's "The Tale of ___" : ATUB
4. Circular course : GYRE
5. On the decline : WANING
6. See 17-Across : ENOUGHFIBER
7. 11/11 honorees : VETS
8. Chang's closest relative : ENG
9. Parliamentary proposal : MOTION
10. Oratorio portion : ARIA
11. Attention : MIND
12. Dinosaur's start : EGG
15. Like a good debater's arguments : TENABLE
18. "Four Quartets" poet : ELIOT
19. Fiesta fare : TACOS
23. With 55-Across, patient's reply : WELLIFTHATS
24. Soloists' lead-ins, maybe : VAMPS
25. Knocked for ___ : ALOOP
26. "Rad!" : NEATO
27. Automatic, for one : GUN
29. "Uncle!" : IQUIT
30. It borders la mer : TERRE
31. Barely defeated : EDGED
34. Fall back : EBB
37. Sans freshness : BANALLY
38. ___ juris (legal phrase) : SUI
40. They meet in the middle : RADII
41. Reservation : QUALM
43. First name in the N.B.A., once : KAREEM
45. Oater props : RIATAS
48. Coyly roguish : ARCH
49. Reebok rival : PUMA
50. Actress Ward : SELA
51. Spacek biopic role : LYNN
52. Where Ivory soap and the pop-top can were invented : OHIO
53. Responds to UV rays : TANS
54. Reinforcement : STAY
55. Spotted, to Tweety : TAW
56. Napkin holder : LAP

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