New York Times, Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JVX} This is puzzle # 77 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Watch feature, perhaps : DATE
5. Anacin alternative : BAYER
10. Lhasa ___ (dog) : APSO
14. Fictional hunchback : IGOR
15. "___ hooks" : USENO
16. Bryn ___ College : MAWR
17. Virgin Isls., e.g. : TERR
18. Metal-cutting tool : COLDCHISEL
20. Some sorority women : ZETAS
22. Result of careful planning it's not : FLUKE
23. "Come to think of it ..." : SAY
24. Fascinated by : INTO
26. Good shot in quoits : RINGER
28. Jason's theft : GOLDENFLEECE
32. Leatherworker's tool : AWL
33. Uncooperative one : MULE
34. Great Lakes tribesmen : ERIES
38. Burst of laughter : PEAL
40. Darlin' : SUGAR
43. Calvary inscription : INRI
44. English exam finale, often : ESSAY
46. Words after "hmmm" : ISEE
48. Dog command : SIC
49. Works perfectly : DOESTHETRICK
53. Strong and dark, cigarwise : MADURO
55. Gladly : FAIN
56. Bawl : SOB
57. Midnight fridge visits : RAIDS
60. W. C. Fields persona : SOUSE
63. Piece in the lower left corner of the board : QUEENSROOK
66. Lobster serving : TAIL
67. Ratio phrase : ISTO
68. Spine-tingling : EERIE
69. Sundance Kid's girlfriend ___ Place : ETTA
70. Untouchable Eliot : NESS
71. Serta rival : SEALY
72. Not walk straight : REEL
1. Airhead : DITZ
2. Wordsmith/ illustrator Jon : AGEE
3. Burrito wrappers : TORTILLAS
4. Gofer's job : ERRAND
5. Tampa Bay player, for short : BUC
6. Dating from : ASOF
7. Cry out loud : YELL
8. Hang in there : ENDURE
9. Coors Field player : ROCKIE
10. "What ___, chopped liver?" : AMI
11. Out of fashion : PASSE
12. Say "*&%@#!" : SWEAR
13. French air hub : ORLY
19. From this moment on : HENCE
21. Iris part : STEM
25. Blame : ONUS
27. Former Spice Girl Halliwell : GERI
28. Stare open-mouthed : GAPE
29. Has chits out : OWES
30. Fever cause : FLU
31. Absolutely fair : LEGIT
35. Suggest artfully : INSINUATE
36. Speed skater Heiden : ERIC
37. Mentally twisted : SICK
39. "Shane" star Alan : LADD
41. ___ Lawn (James Monroe's home) : ASH
42. Natural barrier : REEF
45. Backwoods possessive : YOURN
47. LAX postings : ETAS
50. Wipes away : ERASES
51. Evening do : SOIREE
52. Water cannon target : RIOTER
53. Point-and-click gadget : MOUSE
54. Shills for, e.g. : ABETS
56. Area meas. : SQIN
58. "Dumb" comics girl : DORA
59. Potting need : SOIL
61. Webmaster's creation : SITE
62. Airline to Tel Aviv : ELAL
64. Dawn goddess : EOS
65. One of 88 on an eighty-eight : KEY

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