New York Times, Monday, December 25, 2000

Author: Adam G. Perl
Editor: Will Shortz
Adam G. Perl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Perl. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Eve's man : ADAM
5. Devise, as a plot : HATCH
10. Went down a firehouse pole, e.g. : SLID
14. Coke, for one : COLA
15. Met offering : OPERA
16. Stereo knob : TONE
17. HO : MODELTRAINGAUGE
20. ___ of Good Feeling : ERA
21. Hoo-has : ADOS
22. ___ out (declined) : OPTED
23. Leo, astrologically : LION
24. Thwart : FOIL
26. Storefront cover : AWNING
29. Huge headlines : BANNERS
32. Word in French restaurant names : CHEZ
33. "Olympia" painter : MANET
34. Airport posting: Abbr. : ETA
36. HO : HAWAIIANCROONER
40. Summer on the Riviera : ETE
41. Jawbreakers, e.g. : CANDY
42. Swarm : TEEM
43. Claims without proof : ALLEGES
45. Adjusts, as a suit : ALTERS
47. Half of an old radio duo : AMOS
48. Nabisco cookie : OREO
49. W.W. II conference site : YALTA
52. Contrived : MADE
53. Old hand : PRO
56. HO : VIETNAMESERULER
60. Toledo's lake : ERIE
61. Place to wash up : BASIN
62. Mentally fit : SANE
63. Burn the surface of : SEAR
64. Take it easy : COAST
65. Finales : ENDS
1. Pinnacle : ACME
2. Entryway : DOOR
3. Actor Alan : ALDA
4. Li'l Abner's Daisy ___ : MAE
5. "Hooray!" : HOTDOG
6. It has strings attached : APRON
7. Tetley offerings : TEAS
8. Dernier ___ : CRI
9. Chinese dynasty : HAN
10. Alternative to a paper clip : STAPLE
11. Boor : LOUT
12. "Picnic" playwright : INGE
13. Monopoly card : DEED
18. Reposed : LAIN
19. Choose, as a career : GOINTO
23. Minnelli of stage and screen : LIZA
24. It may be tickled : FANCY
25. Lollapalooza : ONER
26. Marathoner's woe : ACHE
27. "___ Fool Believes" (1979 hit) : WHATA
28. Banister post : NEWEL
29. The Beatles, Stones, etc. : BANDS
30. Zellweger of "Jerry Maguire" : RENEE
31. Beef on the hoof : STEER
33. Flowing tresses : MANES
35. Second Amendment subject : ARMS
37. Delivery person of old : ICEMAN
38. Shakespearean villain : IAGO
39. Sgt. Snorkel's dog : OTTO
44. Former's opposite : LATTER
45. Passionate : ARDENT
46. Look that may offend : LEER
48. Place for a date? : OASIS
49. Part of Y.S.L. : YVES
50. Suffix with concession : AIRE
51. Princess who battles the Death Star : LEIA
52. Hopi Indian locale : MESA
53. Blueprint : PLAN
54. Rip apart : REND
55. Raw metals : ORES
57. Disney division : ABC
58. ___ Zedong : MAO
59. Take habitually : USE

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