New York Times, Tuesday, April 17, 2001

Author: Greg Staples
Editor: Will Shortz
Greg Staples
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Staples. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Daffy : BATS
5. Put up : ERECT
10. S on a dining table : SALT
14. Oodles : ALOT
15. Most arias : SOLOS
16. Paris's home, in myth : TROY
17. Novelist Morrison : TONI
18. Duck aside? : QUICKQUACK
20. Cooling off : ONICE
22. August 1 birth : LEO
23. Disentangle : UNTIE
24. Four-in-hand, for one : NECKTIE
26. Résumé info : AGE
28. Alphabetizes, e.g. : SORTS
30. Fixes a seam, say : RESEWS
35. Where a star might lead? : FOOTNOTE
38. Not completely : INPART
39. Resort near Snowbird : ALTA
40. Verges on : NEARS
42. Words said with a nod : ISEE
43. Kind of nut : LITCHI
45. Not outspoken : RETICENT
47. Witness : LOOKON
48. Burn soother : SALVE
49. British sports cars : MGS
51. Hive material : BEESWAX
55. Bowl over : AMAZE
59. "___ the season ..." : TIS
61. One in a black suit : SPADE
62. Small estate? : MINORMANOR
65. Money guru Greenspan : ALAN
66. Verve : ELAN
67. The "U" of UHF : ULTRA
68. Muse of history : CLIO
69. Quaver or semiquaver : NOTE
70. Shakespeare's theater : GLOBE
71. Pull down : EARN
1. Majorette's need : BATON
2. Single-handedly : ALONE
3. Mixer : TONIC
4. Kindling? : STICKSTACK
5. Abbr. on a shingle : ESQ
6. Inspiration for "Wheel of Fortune" : ROULETTE
7. Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
8. Quik ingredient : COCOA
9. "Come, come" : TSK
10. Zap : STUN
11. "I smell ___" : ARAT
12. Sets of points : LOCI
13. Small fry : TYKE
19. Outcome of many a chess promotion : QUEEN
21. School with historic playing fields : ETON
25. Pressing one's suit? : IRONING
27. Steak defect : GRISTLE
29. ___ Tower : SEARS
31. Kitchen rack? : SPICESPACE
32. Proficiency : EASE
33. Little chirper : WREN
34. "Keep it in" : STET
35. Ladder danger : FALL
36. Miscellany : OLIO
37. ___ von Bismarck : OTTO
41. Bring back in : REABSORB
44. McGwire specialty : HOMER
46. Currier's partner : IVES
50. Jet engine problem : STALL
52. When doubled, a Washington city : WALLA
53. Firefighter Red : ADAIR
54. Element in arc lamps : XENON
55. Brother's word? : AMEN
56. Venus de ___ : MILO
57. Sci. class : ANAT
58. Basketball defense : ZONE
60. Keen about : INTO
63. Make a face : MUG
64. Norma Webster's middle name : RAE

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