New York Times, Wednesday, April 4, 2001

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQ} This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Pickup spot? : NAPE
5. Women's group, of a sort : HAREM
10. Both ways, to an electrician : ACDC
14. "Fred Basset" cartoonist Graham : ALEX
15. Place for a toothpick : OLIVE
16. Honey : DEAR
17. ___ Peak, in the Sierra Nevada : ALTA
18. Like windows : PANED
19. Wild : ZANY
20. Hitchhiker's specialty : CATCHINGRIDES
23. Suffix with neo- and zoo- : PHYTE
24. The path of virtue : TAO
25. I : EGO
28. Hwys. : RTES
32. Mass offering? : WAFER
34. Brest friend : AMI
37. Stroller wear : BABYBUNTING
40. Novelist Simpson : MONA
42. Like a ___ bricks : TONOF
43. Part of a fantasia : ARIA
44. Courting : PITCHINGWOO
47. Velvet finish? : EEN
48. Glacial ridge : ARETE
49. Old name in oil : ESSO
50. Gramm or Graham: Abbr. : SEN
51. Grammy category : RAP
54. Gymnast Comaneci : NADIA
59. One-upmanship on the set : SCENESTEALING
64. Fan's sound : WHIR
66. Object of many knightly quests : GRAIL
67. With 45-Down, words after "Pssst!" : OVER
68. Good source of protein : TOFU
69. Kind of suit : LIBEL
70. Legendary loser : HARE
71. "The flood of deadly hate": Milton : STYX
72. Get away from : ELUDE
73. Penny, perhaps : ANTE
1. Org. for Kweisi Mfume : NAACP
2. Object of many prayers : ALLAH
3. Picayune : PETTY
4. Precise : EXACT
5. Kachina doll makers : HOPI
6. Mathematician Turing : ALAN
7. Best man's charge : RING
8. Six-time U.S. Open champ : EVERT
9. Press : MEDIA
10. Cutting tool : ADZE
11. Halt : CEASEFIRE
12. Blocker of "Bonanza" : DAN
13. Make a plea for sympathy, maybe : CRY
21. Angelica, for one : HERB
22. Swallow : DOWN
26. One who makes dreams come true : GENIE
27. Ballpark fixture : ORGAN
29. Comic Jacques : TATI
30. Dark, to poets : EBON
31. "The Playboy of the Western World" author : SYNGE
33. ___ glance : ATA
34. Oscars' org. : AMPAS
35. Wavy pattern : MOIRE
36. Pick up : INTENSIFY
38. Hair decorations : BOWS
39. Govt. secrets? : UFOS
41. Function : ACT
45. See 67-Across : HERE
46. Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
52. Trig figure : ANGLE
53. Threat : PERIL
55. ___ Bowl : ALOHA
56. Couch : DIVAN
57. Like krypton : INERT
58. Say yes : AGREE
60. Heart : CRUX
61. "Elephant Boy" star : SABU
62. Needing overtime : TIED
63. Allure competitor : ELLE
64. Gym gear: Abbr. : WTS
65. Popular : HOT

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