New York Times, Saturday, April 21, 2001

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 72 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pioneering film in stop-motion animation : KINGKONG
9. Synthetic polyamide used in fiber-making : ARAMID
15. Soft drink bottle size : ONELITER
16. Expedition : SAFARI
17. Heir, often : ALLOTTEE
18. Is part of, as a committee : SITSON
19. Actress Kedrova : LILA
20. To come : SLATED
22. H.S. requirement : ENG
23. Have ___ to pick : ANIT
24. North Sea feeder : YSER
25. Maroon : RED
26. Recreation for two : SEESAW
29. Discommode, with "at" : EAT
30. Pedestal part : DADO
31. Ginsberg and others : BEATS
33. John H. ___, Jackson's first Secretary of War : EATON
34. Threw a change-up, in baseball lingo : PULLEDTHESTRING
39. Words starting a response to "What?" : ISAID
40. Kind of system : MERIT
41. Title courtesan in an 1880 novel : NANA
42. Super-duper success : WOW
43. College official : BURSAR
48. Ensured: Abbr. : GTD
49. "Hard Road to Glory" author : ASHE
51. View from Catania : ETNA
52. "Eldorado" poet : POE
53. Design : INTEND
55. Univ. worker : LECT
56. Adjective for a "Ripley's Believe It or Not!" feature : ODDEST
58. Saint of Hollywood : EVAMARIE
60. Classic work of existentialism : NAUSEA
61. Mountain curve requirement : LOWSPEED
62. Shortchanged : GYPPED
63. Like some voices : SINGSONG
1. Cuddly-looking critters : KOALAS
2. Obeying : INLINE
3. Emile's love on Broadway : NELLIE
4. Crows, maybe : GLOATS
5. Young ferret : KIT
6. Baseballers Ed and Mel : OTTS
7. "Valley of the Dolls" woman : NEELY
8. Make it easier to go : GREASETHEWHEELS
9. Hold : ASSERT
10. Bust : RAID
11. Stern view? : AFT
12. Quattroporte maker : MASERATI
13. Applied, in a way : IRONEDON
14. Announcement of a visitor : DINGDONG
21. Promo : TEASER
27. Lying, maybe : ABED
28. "___ rather go naked than wear fur" (slogan) : WED
30. ___ es Salaam : DAR
32. Not more than : ATMOST
33. Brute leader? : ETTU
34. Olympic game since 1988 : PINGPONG
35. Paper in four sections : USATODAY
36. Finally reached, with "in" : LANDEDUP
37. ___ Fail, Ireland's coronation stone : LIA
38. Family member : SIB
42. It may show an opening : WANTAD
44. Goes further ahead of, in a race : RELAPS
45. Typed intro? : STEREO
46. ___ régime : ANCIEN
47. For everyone : RATEDG
50. Ballade stanza : ENVOI
53. "Oh, that's what you mean" : ISEE
54. Arise : DAWN
57. Psych. research topic : ESP
59. E-mail, e.g.: Abbr. : MSG

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