New York Times, Monday, December 11, 2000

Author: Myles Callum
Editor: Will Shortz
Myles Callum
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Callum. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Pogo" cartoonist Kelly : WALT
5. Pepsi or RC : COLA
9. "Beggars can't be choosers," e.g. : ADAGE
14. Brainstorm : IDEA
15. Den : LAIR
16. Like notebook paper : LINED
17. Tire (out) : POOP
18. Director Preminger : OTTO
19. Put ___ to (finish) : ANEND
20. Author, 1899-1961 : ERNESTHEMINGWAY
23. Shortage : DEARTH
24. Pro ___ : RATA
25. Type size : PICA
27. Paul Simon's "Slip ___ Away" : SLIDIN
32. Quatrain rhyme scheme : ABBA
36. Big dachshund features : EARS
38. Put out, as a light : DOUSE
39. Author, 1340-1400 : GEOFFREYCHAUCER
42. One year's record : ANNAL
43. College sports org., for short : NCAA
44. Gardener's spring purchase : SEED
45. Sketch again : REDRAW
47. Showy bloom : IRIS
49. Bryn ___ College : MAWR
51. Mind twister : RIDDLE
56. Author, 1903-87 : ERSKINECALDWELL
61. Kind of situation : NOWIN
62. Dresden's river : ELBE
63. "Holy smokes!" : EGAD
64. Hang on (to) : CLING
65. ___ ex machina : DEUS
66. Fabric with gold or silver threads : LAME
67. Release : LETGO
68. N.Y.-Paris carriers : SSTS
69. Ruler until 1917 : TSAR
1. Exhausted, with "out" : WIPED
2. Be crazy about : ADORE
3. Hotelier Helmsley : LEONA
4. Become narrower : TAPER
5. One with suitable work? : CLOTHIER
6. Inauguration declaration : OATH
7. What 20-, 39- and 56-Across might travel in : LITERARYCIRCLES
8. Skunk cabbage has a strong one : AROMA
9. He was Hawkeye Pierce on "M*A*S*H" : ALANALDA
10. Small dent : DING
11. From the top : ANEW
12. Actress Rowlands : GENA
13. Small whirlpool : EDDY
21. Gas station product : STP
22. "___ in the bag" : ITS
26. Late San Francisco columnist Herb : CAEN
28. Markers : IOUS
29. Fascist leader, in Italy : DUCE
30. Shrink's reply : ISEE
31. Dweeb : NERD
32. Gel made from seaweed : AGAR
33. Nota ___ : BENE
34. Get-out-of-jail money : BOND
35. Way off : AFAR
37. Fight reminder : SCAR
40. Kitschy lawn figure : FLAMINGO
41. Bald : HAIRLESS
46. Pale : WAN
48. Caesar of comedy : SID
50. Cigs : WEEDS
52. Lived : DWELT
53. Impressionist Edgar : DEGAS
54. Fine Peruvian wool : LLAMA
55. Church officer : ELDER
56. Abbr. on a business letter : ENCL
57. Part to play : ROLE
58. Emmy-winner Loretta : SWIT
59. Picture card : KING
60. Neighbor on : ABUT

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