New York Times, Friday, April 20, 2001

Author: Chuck Deodene
Editor: Will Shortz
Chuck Deodene
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQVWXZ} This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Playing for meal money : SEMIPRO
8. Bottom drawer, maybe : CRISPER
15. Constituent of pitchblende : URANIUM
16. 800 number, perhaps : HOTLINE
17. "The Case of the Musical Cow" writer : GARDNER
18. Is rife : ABOUNDS
19. Depleted : ATEUP
20. "To know me ___ ..." : ISTO
22. Bridgelike game : SKAT
23. Heater : ROSCOE
25. Bow : ARC
26. Mister, abroad : HERR
27. Upend : TIP
28. It may be pitched : ROOF
30. Philippe, e.g. : ROI
31. California college : POMONA
34. Famed Rio hotspot, with "the" : COPA
35. 252 wine gallons : TUN
36. Discrete : APART
37. Three Gorges project : DAM
38. Flip-flop feature : THONG
40. ___ Hoek (cartoon pooch) : REN
41. Coins displaying fleurs-de-lis : ECUS
43. Part of a ballpark : STANDS
44. Angular head? : TRI
45. Fumble-fingers : DOLT
46. Word repeated before Marie in a 1918 song title : OUI
47. Hurtle : RACE
49. Worldcom partner : MCI
50. Skin-related : DERMAL
54. Conductor Markevitch : IGOR
55. Snaps : PICS
57. Sting, in a way : SNARE
58. Pampers : DOTESON
60. Like noodles, often : ALDENTE
62. Be too precious : GETCUTE
63. Tidy type : NEATNIK
64. United Nations member since 1993 : ERITREA
65. Acquiesces : SAYSYES
1. Dollface : SUGAR
2. Goddess pictured with a lyre and a crown of roses : ERATO
3. Some bays and grays : MARES
4. Circuitry coil : INDUCTOR
5. Zeroed in on : PINPOINTED
6. Fret over, maybe : RUE
7. Katz of "Dallas" : OMRI
8. Information Age salon : CHATROOM
9. Cyborg enforcer : ROBOCOP
10. Mame's butler in "Auntie Mame" : ITO
11. Cooling drink : SLUSH
12. Sleuth from Glasgow : PINKERTON
13. Evasive maneuver in football : ENDAROUND
14. Does some work in a tennis shop : RESTRINGS
21. Full of barbs : SARCASTIC
24. Eco-friendly feds : EPA
29. Big Easy bacchanal : FATTUESDAY
31. Quaillike bird : PARTRIDGE
32. Donizetti fan, e.g. : OPERAGOER
33. Baked tubes : MANICOTTI
37. Don Quixote's doña : DULCINEA
39. Mess headgear : HAIRNETS
42. Bowl with a base and stem : COMPOTE
43. Ground cover : SOD
48. Posture-perfect : ERECT
51. Four-time baseball All-Star ___ Trillo : MANNY
52. First name in jazz : ARTIE
53. Stew ingredients : LEEKS
56. Lacking : SANS
59. Ivry-___-Seine (Paris suburb) : SUR
61. Pastureland : LEA

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