New York Times, Monday, April 3, 2000

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJKQX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 81 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Pinball message : TILT
5. Saloon orders : ALES
9. "A Lesson From ___" : ALOES
14. Soprano's song, maybe : ARIA
15. Nod off : DOZE
16. One of the senses : TASTE
17. Hiker's woe : CORN
18. Colorado skiing destination : VAIL
19. Follow : ENSUE
20. Intermittently : ONAGAINOFFAGAIN
23. A single time : ONCE
24. "___ it or lose it" : USE
25. Frequently, to Shakespeare : OFT
28. Exterminator's target : TERMITE
31. Nod off : NAP
34. Arc de Triomphe locale : PARIS
36. Mexican gold : ORO
37. "Livin' la Vida ___" (Ricky Martin song) : LOCA
38. Intermittently : EVERYNOWANDTHEN
42. Surf's sound : ROAR
43. Shipment to a mill : ORE
44. Rephrases : EDITS
45. Guggenheim display : ART
46. Brand-new business : STARTUP
49. Nintendo product : TOY
50. Expire : DIE
51. Lennon's in-laws : ONOS
53. Intermittently : INFITSANDSTARTS
61. Sailors are famous for them : TALES
62. Fur, say : COAT
63. Down-to-earth : REAL
64. Pal : AMIGO
65. Excited about : INTO
66. Food for Fido : ALPO
67. Reveal : LETON
68. Like a billionaire's pockets : DEEP
69. Wall Street inits. : NYSE
1. Word before shell or Bell : TACO
2. Remove the wrinkles from : IRON
3. Peseta : Spain :: ___ : Italy : LIRA
4. Argentine dance : TANGO
5. Reply from Ann Landers : ADVICE
6. Repair shop substitute : LOANER
7. Basso Pinza : EZIO
8. The first "S" in S.A.S.E. : SELF
9. "Relax, soldier!" : ATEASE
10. Jessica of "Tootsie" : LANGE
11. Bones, to a doctor : OSSA
12. Pins and needles holder : ETUI
13. Spotted : SEEN
21. On pins and needles : ANTSY
22. Fold-up mattress : FUTON
25. Where to hear a 14-Across : OPERA
26. Party handout : FAVOR
27. "Trick or ___" : TREAT
29. Necessity at a golf club : MOWER
30. George Gershwin's brother : IRA
31. Like a pitcher's perfect game : NOHIT
32. Vinegar: Prefix : ACETO
33. Colorful violet : PANSY
35. Abbr. on sale items : IRR
37. Inc., in Britain : LTD
39. Jottings : NOTES
40. "...man ___ mouse?" : ORA
41. Train station : DEPOT
46. Squelches : SITSON
47. Until now : TODATE
48. Remove a clog from : UNSTOP
50. Muralist Rivera : DIEGO
52. Kitchen wrap : SARAN
53. Slanted type: Abbr. : ITAL
54. Identify : NAME
55. Fly like a butterfly : FLIT
56. Amino, for one : ACID
57. Second to ___ : NONE
58. Bank (on) : RELY
59. Memorial Day solo : TAPS
60. ___ gin fizz : SLOE

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