New York Times, Tuesday, November 28, 2000

Author: Richard Hughes
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Hughes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Kind of code : ZIP
4. Krypton, e.g. : PLANET
10. Did the crawl, say : SWAM
14. Eddie Cantor's wife : IDA
15. Treat with carbon dioxide : AERATE
16. Yearn : PINE
17. Easter preceder? : NOR
18. Fair fare : COTTONCANDY
20. "Downtown" singer Petula : CLARK
22. One of five : SENSE
23. Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
24. Smile broadly : BEAM
26. End of a #2 : ERASER
28. Daydreamer : WOOLGATHERER
33. The lot : ALL
34. Film star Flynn : ERROL
35. Shakers and others : SECTS
39. X-ray vision blocker : LEAD
41. Fuzzy fruits : KIWIS
43. "Beat it!" : SHOO
44. Short-straw drawer : LOSER
46. Artery problems : CLOTS
48. Barley bristle : AWN
49. Well-to-do : SILKSTOCKING
52. Freshman language course : LATINI
55. Early late-night host : PAAR
56. Verdi's "___ tu" : ERI
57. Genesis : START
61. Polk's predecessor : TYLER
64. 1948 Rosalind Russell film, with "The" : VELVETTOUCH
67. Something up the sleeve? : ACE
68. ___-European : INDO
69. More than dislike : LOATHE
70. Joanne of "Abie's Irish Rose" : DRU
71. This-and-that dish : STEW
72. Assumes, as a character : ENDUES
73. "Uh-huh" : YUP
1. Galvanizing metal : ZINC
2. Golden calf : IDOL
3. Some plane curves : PARABOLAS
4. Parcel : PACKAGE
5. Gorcey of the Dead End Kids : LEO
6. Some are performing : ARTS
7. Hoopster Archibald : NATE
8. Harrow rival : ETON
9. More uptight : TENSER
10. Where to sweat it out? : SPA
11. Saxes, trumpets and such : WINDS
12. "The Giant" of wrestling : ANDRE
13. Mobster Lansky : MEYER
19. Largest asteroid : CERES
21. Bro., e.g. : REL
25. Inflated currency of the 20's : MARK
27. God of war : ARES
28. Washington's Vietnam Memorial, e.g. : WALL
29. Grocery stick : OLEO
30. Halloween option : TRICK
31. Is helpless with laughter : HOWLS
32. George or T. S. : ELIOT
36. Gavel wielder : CHAIRLADY
37. Burg : TOWN
38. Psalm : SONG
40. Lucy's partner : DESI
42. Cop's cry : STOP
45. Dentist's directive : RINSE
47. Criticizes harshly : SCATHES
50. Teensy : LITTLE
51. Mary ___ cosmetics : KAY
52. Durable trousers : LEVIS
53. Don't exist : ARENT
54. España has one : TILDE
58. Like ___ of bricks : ATON
59. Motorway : ROAD
60. South African Peace Nobelist : TUTU
62. Neutral color : ECRU
63. Start another hitch : REUP
65. "I do," for one : VOW
66. Friend of Fidel : CHE

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