New York Times, Tuesday, July 17, 2001

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 81 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Check point? : BANK
5. Like Swiss cheese : HOLEY
10. Tartan garb : KILT
14. Iris's place : UVEA
15. Dean Martin song subject : AMORE
16. Eligible for service : ONEA
17. "So long" : SEEYALATER
19. Pull the plug on : STOP
20. Much of the surface of Mars : CRATERS
21. Carried : BORNE
22. Most Foreman wins, informally : KOS
23. "Farewell" : AUREVOIR
26. Purplish red : MAGENTA
30. Aria : SOLO
31. Essay page, for short : OPED
32. "... and ___ a good-night" : TOALL
34. Nile slitherer : ASP
37. International writers' org. : PEN
38. "Adieu" : GOODBYE
40. Strong alkali : LYE
41. Approx. number : EST
42. Textile trademark : ARNEL
43. Carry on : RANT
44. Mussolini, e.g. : DUCE
45. Crucial element : ESSENCE
48. "Toodle-oo" : SAYONARA
52. ___ Xing : PED
53. Campaign speech, e.g. : EVENT
54. Way-out : STRANGE
58. Colonel or corporal : RANK
59. "Until next time ..." : TAKEITEASY
62. Nosh : BITE
63. "The Story of ___ H" : ADELE
64. Give as an example : CITE
65. Do in : SLAY
66. Ruth ___ Ginsburg : BADER
67. Was able to answer on a test : KNEW
1. Kind of stop : BUS
2. With: Fr. : AVEC
3. ___-do-well : NEER
4. Traveled like an Inuit : KAYAKED
5. Most vigorous : HALEST
6. Gen. Bradley : OMAR
7. "___ luck!" : LOTSA
8. Bard's "before" : ERE
9. "So's ___ old man!" : YER
10. Where 48-Down fought in 1999 : KOSOVO
11. Words from an emcee : INTRO
12. Actress Téa : LEONI
13. Come to a point : TAPER
18. Lots : ATON
21. Scarlett O'Hara, e.g. : BELLE
24. Of service : USABLE
25. ___-poly : ROLY
26. Wear a long face : MOPE
27. Bronx Zoo houseful : APES
28. Lady's escort : GENT
29. Act of Contrition reciter : ATONER
33. Poem of praise : ODE
34. Greenspan of the Fed : ALAN
35. Lip-___ : SYNC
36. Tampa-St. ___ : PETE
38. Obese's opposite : GAUNT
39. Predatory whale : ORCA
43. Not the most refined fellow : REDNECK
44. Mule's father : DONKEY
46. More nimble : SPRIER
47. Musical chairs goal : SEAT
48. European group : SERBS
49. To no ___ : AVAIL
50. Buttinsky : YENTA
51. Made a request : ASKED
55. Prefix with drama : TELE
56. Yardage pickup : GAIN
57. Villa d'___ : ESTE
59. Bar bill : TAB
60. Orthodontists' org. : ADA
61. Fine-grained wood : YEW

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