New York Times, Monday, March 19, 2001

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Beasts of burden : ASSES
6. Tennis great Arthur : ASHE
10. Kills, in mob slang : OFFS
14. Kind of acid : AMINO
15. Simba, for one : LION
16. Jockey's whip : CROP
17. One who prays to Vishnu : HINDU
18. Dog food brand : ALPO
19. When said three times, a 1970 war film : TORA
20. Greek vowel : ETA
21. Manager's catchphrase : TIMEISMONEY
24. Spy novelist Len : DEIGHTON
26. Likely : APT
27. Increases : UPS
28. They're integrated into microchips : CIRCUITS
33. Fettuccine, e.g. : PASTA
36. Sandwich seller : DELI
37. It has a ball at the circus : SEAL
38. Ottawa's prov. : ONT
39. "Alas!" : WOEISME
42. TV manufacturer : RCA
43. Soft ball material : NERF
45. ___ Major : URSA
46. Like some colognes : MUSKY
48. Towering over : DWARFING
50. "Antiques Roadshow" shower : PBS
51. "Charlotte's ___" : WEB
52. Potato chip accompanier : ONIONDIP
57. Saying about romance : LOVEISBLIND
61. Before, in poetry : ERE
62. Declare openly : AVOW
63. Yield : CEDE
64. Ancient Peruvians : INCAS
66. Introduction to physics? : META
67. Oscar winner Guinness : ALEC
68. Muse of lyric poetry : ERATO
69. Hunted animals : PREY
70. Neck hair : MANE
71. Yeggs' targets : SAFES
1. Oohed and ___ : AAHED
2. Strike down : SMITE
3. Egyptian peninsula : SINAI
4. Terminus : END
5. Lefty : SOUTHPAW
6. Memorable mission : ALAMO
7. Librarian's motto, perhaps : SILENCEISGOLDEN
8. Arizona Indian : HOPI
9. "The Dukes of Hazzard" spinoff : ENOS
10. One that's armed and dangerous? : OCTOPUS
11. Limits of achievement : FRONTIERS
12. Duffer's cry : FORE
13. Fix, in a way : SPAY
22. For what ___ worth : ITS
23. PC alternative : MAC
25. Disembowel : GUT
29. Rick's love, in "Casablanca" : ILSA
30. Backboard attachment : RIM
31. Zigzag movement : TACK
32. Delight, slangily : SLAY
33. Duck's home : POND
34. Freshly : ANEW
35. Poll that's just for fun : STRAWVOTE
36. Actress Laura : DERN
40. Opposite of non : OUI
41. Personifies : EMBODIES
44. Many an interstate : FREEWAY
47. Admiral's org. : USN
49. G-man's org. : FBI
50. Wrestling win : PIN
53. Family girl : NIECE
54. Coffee before bedtime : DECAF
55. Angry : IRATE
56. Mexican moolah : PESOS
57. Light source : LAMP
58. Walkie-talkie word : OVER
59. Swindle : SCAM
60. Composer Bartók : BELA
65. Pres. Charlton Heston's group : NRA

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