New York Times, Monday, January 15, 2001

Author: Janet R. Bender
Editor: Will Shortz
Janet R. Bender
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 16 for Ms. Bender. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Smelter's waste : SLAG
5. The Amazon and others : RIOS
9. Item a fisherman uses ... or removes : SCALE
14. Angel's headwear : HALO
15. Place for a keystone : ARCH
16. Streaker in the night sky : COMET
17. VW or Volvo : AUTO
18. Stride : PACE
19. Pizzeria fixtures : OVENS
20. Tourist attraction in 31-Across : FRENCHQUARTER
23. Sticky stuff : TAR
24. Wig, essentially : HAIR
25. Clothing : ATTIRE
28. Grief : WOE
29. Finder of secrets : SPY
30. Video producer, for short : CAM
31. City founded in 1718 by the Sieur de Bienville : NEWORLEANS
36. Roof overhang : EAVE
37. Sheeplike : OVINE
38. Computer's core, briefly : CPU
39. Title holder : OWNER
40. Length of yarn : HANK
41. Nickname for 31-Across : THEBIGEASY
43. Hardly ordinary : ODD
44. Philosophical ideal : TAO
45. "Treasure Island" monogram : RLS
46. Prince Edward's earldom : WESSEX
48. Arctic phenomenon : FLOE
50. Great Leap Forward leader : MAO
53. 31-Across entertainment : DIXIELANDJAZZ
56. Hotelier Helmsley : LEONA
58. ___ avis : RARA
59. Put ___ words : INTO
60. Egyptian dam site : ASWAN
61. "Mystery!" host Diana : RIGG
62. Legal claim : LIEN
63. Patron saint of France : DENIS
64. ___-eyed : SLOE
65. Doily material : LACE
1. Mine passage : SHAFT
2. Hillary's successor as first lady : LAURA
3. Lengthen or shorten : ALTER
4. Thug : GOON
5. "Sistine Madonna" artist : RAPHAEL
6. Many a Kurd : IRAQI
7. Take place : OCCUR
8. Where the Mets play : SHEA
9. "Star Trek engineer : SCOTTY
10. Wish for : COVET
11. Some cultural artifacts : AMERICANA
12. Author Deighton : LEN
13. S.A.T. org. : ETS
21. Mowing or raking, e.g. : CHORE
22. Knocks : RAPS
26. Four-star reviews : RAVES
27. Polishing substance : EMERY
28. Policy expert : WONK
29. Rudely ignore : SNUB
31. Slangy negative : NOHOW
32. Steer clear of : EVADE
33. Gently comes to a close : WINDSDOWN
34. Canyon sound : ECHO
35. Gibbon or gorilla : APE
36. Rams' ma'ams : EWES
39. Looked at lustfully : OGLED
41. It has a horn and charges : TAXI
42. Early period in human history : IRONAGE
44. Lone Star Staters : TEXANS
47. Mideast peninsula : SINAI
48. Swing wildly : FLAIL
49. Slow, musically : LARGO
50. Craze : MANIA
51. Early Mexican : AZTEC
52. Ultraviolet ray blocker : OZONE
54. Flubs : ERRS
55. Jack's partner : JILL
56. Stripling : LAD
57. Opposite WNW : ESE

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