New York Times, Tuesday, December 12, 2000

Author: Nick Grivas
Editor: Will Shortz
Nick Grivas
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Grivas. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Media barrage : BLITZ
6. "Woe is me!" : ALAS
10. Last mustachioed president : TAFT
14. Luminous radiations : AURAE
15. Pusher pursuer : NARC
16. Dynamic start? : AERO
17. Exaggerated melodrama : BLOODANDTHUNDER
20. Soaks up rays : SUNS
21. Susan of "L.A. Law" : DEY
22. Fibber and Molly : MCGEES
23. Kind of kite : BOX
24. Easter Island statues, e.g. : COLOSSI
25. Tries to tag : CHASES
29. "Hold it!" : WHOA
30. Cartoon mirages : OASES
31. Sen. McCain's state: Abbr. : ARIZ
32. Up to the task : ABLE
36. Hard labor : SWEATOFONESBROW
39. Peter or Nicholas : TSAR
40. The head Corleone : VITO
41. Ho preceder : HEAVE
42. "Take this!" : HERE
43. Electrician's alloy : SOLDER
44. Analogize : COMPARE
48. Unruly mane : MOP
49. Depth charge targets : UBOATS
50. Roadside rescuers: Abbr. : AAA
51. Type of type : PICA
55. Little Anthony and the Imperials hit : TEARSONMYPILLOW
58. "___ It Romantic?" : ISNT
59. "Star Wars" princess : LEIA
60. Triangular formation : DELTA
61. Capone nemesis : NESS
62. Ruby and Sandra : DEES
63. Smart-mouthed : SASSY
1. Streisand, in fanzines : BABS
2. Humdinger : LULU
3. Mesabi Range deposit : IRON
4. New Mexico town famous for 8-Down : TAOS
5. Last letter in Leeds : ZED
6. Architectural addition : ANNEX
7. Lord's mate : LADY
8. See 4-Down : ART
9. Chew the fat : SCHMOOZE
10. "It takes two" dance : TANGO
11. Feared mosquito : AEDES
12. Unleashes : FREES
13. Many human sculptures : TORSI
18. Fusses : ADOS
19. Bruins' sch. : UCLA
23. Numero uno : BEST
24. Uniform fabric : CHINO
25. Price basis : COST
26. Hems' partners : HAWS
27. On the briny : ASEA
28. Affix a brand to : SEAR
29. E-mailed, e.g. : WROTE
31. Blazing : AFIRE
32. First victim : ABEL
33. Actor Pitt : BRAD
34. It means nothing to Navratilova : LOVE
35. Pitcher with a spout : EWER
37. Hyped to excess : OVERSOLD
38. Mall tenant : SHOP
42. Bowler and boater : HATS
43. "General Hospital," e.g. : SOAP
44. Words after "May I" : CUTIN
45. More than plump : OBESE
46. Fun house sounds : MOANS
47. Labor's partner : PARTS
48. Yucatán natives : MAYAS
50. Female friend of François : AMIE
51. "No contest," for one : PLEA
52. Pandora's release : ILLS
53. Camp beds : COTS
54. On the road : AWAY
56. Society page word : NEE
57. Driver's lic. et al. : IDS

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