New York Times, Saturday, December 23, 2000

Author: Bob Klahn
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Klahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 24 Missing: {FZ} This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Front man in 60's pop : SAMTHESHAM
11. Pharaohs' sacred symbols : ASPS
15. Nickname since 1959 : ALOHASTATE
16. It might be patted on the back : TALC
17. Parts of movie romances : LOVESCENES
18. Serviceable? : ONEA
19. Thick-haired dog from Holland : KEESHOND
20. Albanian coin : QINTAR
22. Tuna at a sushi restaurant : TORO
23. Lock, stock and barrel holder : GUNCASE
24. Stuck : INARUT
27. Ancient warships : TRIREMES
28. Lifeboat lowerer : DAVIT
29. Twaddle : PRATE
30. "So it's you!" : AHA
31. Individually : APOP
32. Dennis the Menace's mother : ALICE
33. Wax : GROW
34. What a pickup might pick up? : TON
35. Early Romantic William : BLAKE
36. Magician's cry : VOILA
37. Irving Berlin standard : ALLALONE
39. Undesirable condition : MALADY
40. Excoriate : REAMOUT
41. Light : LAND
42. Part of medieval attire : BODICE
43. Wag : JOKESTER
47. "Idylls of the King" character : ENID
48. Frightful group : THEGESTAPO
50. Extends : LIES
51. Marching band section : TENORSAXES
52. Tick off : LIST
53. Go-betweens : EMISSARIES
1. ___ Institute for Biological Studies : SALK
2. Dried bitter juice : ALOE
3. Impatient order : MOVE
4. Las Vegas locale : THESTRIP
5. Discuss in detail : HASHOUT
6. Squire : ESCORT
7. Pool party : STENO
8. Bunch : grapes :: ___ : bananas : HAND
9. Came to a fast stop? : ATE
10. City east of Dallas : MESQUITE
11. Right off : ATONCE
12. Historic ship : SANTAMARIA
13. Telephone line : PLEASEHOLD
14. Spooks : SCARESAWAY
21. About : INRE
23. Adorn : GRACE
24. "The History of the Standard Oil Company" journalist : IDATARBELL
25. King nicknamed "l'Aiglon" : NAPOLEONII
26. Frequent callers : AVONLADIES
27. Early transport : TRIKE
29. Many a housewarming gift : PLANT
32. Classic children's song : ALOUETTE
33. School commendation : GOLDSTAR
35. Union : BLOC
36. Popular female name coined by Jonathan Swift : VANESSA
38. In : AMIDST
39. Wrights : MAKERS
41. Colophons : LOGOS
43. Stand-up comic Richard ___ : JENI
44. Picker-upper : TAXI
45. It's almost pointless : EPEE
46. "The Goodbye Girl" director Herbert : ROSS
49. Bottom line : HEM

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