New York Times, Friday, May 25, 2001

Author: Bob Peoples
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Peoples
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Comment after a compliment : AWSHUCKS
9. Dr. Seuss character : SAMIAM
15. Try to get off easier, perhaps : COPAPLEA
16. Exaggerate : OVERDO
17. Rosencrantz or Guildenstern : COURTIER
18. Monthly : MENSAL
19. Einstein's birthplace : ULM
20. Theoretically : ONPAPER
22. Org. with an influential journal : AMA
23. Not hidden : SEEN
25. Old lampshade material : TOLE
26. Used-up checkbook, perhaps : STUBS
28. Result : ENDUP
30. Originally : NEE
31. There are 12 in a year : IDES
32. Big name in diamonds : DEBEERS
35. Daily riser : TIDE
36. Mr. High-and-Mighty : HISNIBS
39. Corsair crew : PIRATES
41. Opera opener : ACTI
42. Get to the point of? : SHARPEN
44. Kite part : BEAK
45. Jargon suffix : ESE
46. Cholesterol, e.g. : LIPID
50. Deep cavity : ABYSM
52. Part of Nascar: Abbr. : ASSN
54. With 5-Down, approached : CAME
55. They may be real or imaginary: Abbr. : NOS
56. "Cato" playwright : ADDISON
59. Brother : MAC
60. Smoke out : EXPOSE
62. Conscience : SUPEREGO
64. Deli order : REUBEN
65. Took unwanted steps : TRAVELED
66. Relatives of sunflowers : ASTERS
67. A little night music : SERENADE
1. Charge : ACCUSE
2. Like some caps : WOOLEN
3. Spewed forth : SPUMED
4. Bit of feigned laughter : HAR
5. See 54-Across : UPTO
6. Singer Black : CLINT
7. Not panic : KEEPONESHEAD
8. Cake maker : SARALEE
9. A smattering of : SOME
10. Swears : AVERS
11. Door sign : MEN
12. Dodger's comeuppance? : IRSAUDIT
13. Eliot novel : ADAMBEDE
14. Slow flower : MOLASSES
21. A teen may succumb to it : PEERPRESSURE
24. Bores : NUDNIKS
27. Mammoth : TITANIC
29. Dallas City Hall designer : PEI
33. Shot from an air rifle : BBS
34. Nurse : SIP
36. "Carmen" highlight : HABANERA
37. Slammer isolation cells : ICEBOXES
38. Sits tight : STAYSPUT
40. Sem. study : REL
43. Hockey stat : ASSISTS
47. "Dallas" role : PAMELA
48. Painted a mental picture of : IMAGED
49. Make sense of : DECODE
51. Electromagnetic wave amplifier : MASER
53. Without face value : NOPAR
57. Some holes in the ground : DENS
58. "Scream" star Campbell : NEVE
61. Eng. award : OBE
63. Cartoon dog : REN

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