New York Times, Wednesday, May 23, 2001

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Quirky 70's-80's band : DEVO
5. "Evita" role : CHE
8. Give confidence to : ASSURE
14. Mountain stat. : ELEV
15. Agreement abroad : OUI
16. See 62-Across : STATES
17. Previous : FOREGONE
19. Attacked violently : TOREAT
20. Bejeweled adornment : TIARA
21. Bush Sr. headed it : CIA
23. "Ici on ___ français" : PARLE
24. Like a street urchin : WITHOUTAHOME
27. Jungle queen of 50's TV : SHEENA
30. Retaliation, in part? : TIT
31. They're affected by the ionosphere : RADIOWAVES
34. Totenberg of NPR : NINA
38. True up : ALIGN
39. Island off India's coast : DIU
40. Theaters : CINES
41. Father of Enos : SETH
42. Spread out, timewise : OVERMONTHS
44. Cup at a grease joint : JOE
45. James of "Marcus Welby, M.D." : BROLIN
46. Movie house popcorn choice : LARGEORGIANT
52. Tryon novel, with "The" : OTHER
53. You might need a paddle to do this : BID
54. Brilliance : ECLAT
58. Stingers? : CROOKS
60. Went around in circles? : DIDAHORA
62. With 16-Across, the theme of this puzzle : HIDDEN
63. Too late for the E.R. : DOA
64. Oddball : KOOK
65. Big name in swimwear : SPEEDO
66. Pay stub abbr. : YTD
67. Frank or Francis : ANNE
1. Skilled : DEFT
2. "The Time Machine" people : ELOI
3. Designer Wang : VERA
4. Oppress : OVERWEIGH
5. Bill's partner : COO
6. Funny feeling : HUNCH
7. Children's song refrain : EIEIO
8. Halifax clock setting: Abbr. : AST
9. Pull into : STOPAT
10. Fergie, formally : SARAH
11. In ___ (unborn) : UTERO
12. Empire : REALM
13. Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
18. Begin to catch up with : GAINON
22. Filmmaker with total creative control : AUTEUR
25. Spotted, to Tweety : TAW
26. "Angela's Ashes" follow-up : TIS
27. Sp. ladies : SRAS
28. In good health : HALE
29. Get to work on Time? : EDIT
32. Modifying word : ADVERB
33. Go for the gold : VIE
34. 1939 Garbo role : NINOTCHKA
35. Worldwide: Abbr. : INTL
36. Beverage brand : NEHI
37. Org. : ASSN
40. Eye bank donation : CORNEA
42. Scoreboard line under RHE, maybe : OOO
43. George W. deg. : MBA
44. Sun-dried, as beef : JERKED
46. Ness et al. : LOCHS
47. Ready, as a sail : ATRIP
48. ___ Island red : RHODE
49. Hollow rock : GEODE
50. Lightheaded : GIDDY
51. No-brainer? : IDIOT
55. Nutcase : LOON
56. The King's middle name : ARON
57. Profits : TAKE
59. ___-Cone : SNO
61. Pops : DAD

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