New York Times, Thursday, May 31, 2001

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert H. Wolfe
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 46 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rich, raisiny cake : BABA
5. Knuckler alternative : FASTBALL
10. Court helper : BALLBOY
14. Work in the media : EDIT
15. Jazz pianist Marsalis : ELLIS
16. Museo work : ARTE
17. Fathers' robes : ALBS
18. Cheery : RIANT
19. Broadway luminary? : NEON
20. It rises in Lake Victoria : NILE
21. ___ X : GEN
22. Throws off : ADDLES
24. In-line skate part : BALLBEARING
26. Start of a simple game : TIC
27. "___ a perfumed sea ...": Poe : OER
28. Synchronize anew : REPHASE
32. Commode component : BALLCOCK
36. Flap : ADO
38. Ride in a shuttle : SALLY
39. Tale of Vikings, perhaps : SAGA
40. Cartoon aficionado's purchase : CEL
41. Comment after the fog clears : ISEE
42. Manual consultants : USERS
44. Fish of the genus Electrophorus : EEL
45. Cold war ammunition? : SNOWBALL
46. She ranks : PEERESS
48. ___-Pitch : SLO
50. In addition : YET
51. Mess up at a critical moment : DROPTHEBALL
56. He stopped smoking cigars in 1985 : CASTRO
59. Hockey shutout : OOO
60. Hockey position : WING
61. Symbol of life : ANKH
62. Gives the nod to : OKAYS
64. One-two connector : ANDA
65. In ___ (even) : ATIE
66. Caribbean port : PONCE
67. Footnote word : IDEM
68. Tennis miss : NETBALL
69. Rounded end : BALLPEEN
70. Revealing work of art? : NUDE
1. Dangerous pitch : BEANBALL
2. Unrehearsed : ADLIB
3. Job site? : BIBLE
4. One way to be lost : ATSEA
5. Former Windsor in-law, informally : FERGIE
6. "Star Trek" peoples : ALIENRACES
7. Talk on the street : SLANG
8. Foil material : TIN
9. Hoosier university : BALLSTATE
10. Jailbird's burden : BALLANDCHAIN
11. Belgian balladeer : BREL
12. Missouri's ally, once : OTOE
13. Desires : YENS
23. Market corrections : DIPS
25. Seoul soldier : ROK
28. Big wheel's wheels : ROLLSROYCE
29. Plus : ALSO
30. Offed : SLEW
31. Look at : EYEBALL
32. Muddles : BALLSUP
33. Possessive, e.g. : CASE
34. S-curve : OGEE
35. Be in charge : CARRYTHEBALL
37. River to the North Sea : DEE
43. Nostradamus, for one : SEER
45. Saturate : SOP
47. Street game : STOOPBALL
49. Relax : LOOSEN
51. College in Crete, Neb. : DOANE
52. "What Is Man?" essayist : TWAIN
53. Caste member : HINDU
54. Through : ENDED
55. It may follow the national anthem : BALLGAME
56. "Slither" star, 1973 : CAAN
57. ___ meridiem : ANTE
58. Little play : SKIT
63. Comical lawman : KOP

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