New York Times, Monday, February 12, 2001

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 88 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Chooses, with "for" : OPTS
5. Soup scooper : LADLE
10. Follow orders : OBEY
14. Pronoun in a wedding pledge : THEE
15. Kayak paddler : ALEUT
16. Boorish : RUDE
17. Bees? : HONEYBUNCH
19. Rake ___ (get rich) : ITIN
20. ___ nous (between us) : ENTRE
21. Podium feature : MIKE
22. Giant Mel and others : OTTS
23. Listen to again, as arguments : REHEAR
25. ___ Beach, S.C. : MYRTLE
27. It's below the knee : SHIN
29. Any "Seinfeld" episode now : RERUN
32. Fly traps : WEBS
35. Bluto's rival : POPEYE
39. Blubber : CRY
40. Egg cells : OVA
41. Foot, informally : TOOTSIE
42. Bring into play : USE
43. Women's ___ : LIB
44. Hereditary : INNATE
45. Falling-out : SPAT
46. Small handbill : FLYER
48. Besides that : ELSE
50. They're rough on golf greens : CLEATS
54. "Oh, what am I to do?" : DEARME
58. Dressed : CLAD
60. Particles in particle accelerators : IONS
62. A 10-, 11- or 12-year old : TWEEN
63. Take to the trail : HIKE
64. Kind of contract : SWEETHEART
66. Continuously : EVER
67. Jungle vine : LIANA
68. Border : EDGE
69. Clutter : MESS
70. Put an ___ (halt) : ENDTO
71. Not a natural blonde : DYER
1. "On the ___ hand ..." : OTHER
2. Call : PHONE
3. The last amendment in the Bill of Rights : TENTH
4. Woman with a future? : SEERESS
5. See 58-Down : LAB
6. Grad : ALUM
7. Casual Friday wear : DENIM
8. Like a four-leaf clover : LUCKY
9. Cousin of chloroform : ETHER
10. Baltimore bird : ORIOLE
11. Yellow flower : BUTTERCUP
12. Blue-pencil : EDIT
13. Hankerings : YENS
18. "You bet" : YEAH
24. Wisconsin college or its town : RIPON
26. Squirrel's home : TREE
28. Shootout time, maybe : NOON
30. ___ Major : URSA
31. No, in Moscow : NYET
32. "Little Red Riding-Hood" villain : WOLF
33. "Who knows what ___ lurks ..." : EVIL
34. 1989 Ricki Lake TV movie : BABYCAKES
36. School org. : PTA
37. Villa d'___ : ESTE
38. Give way : YIELD
41. Michelin product : TIRE
45. Iodine source : SEAWEED
47. Tribal V.I.P.'s : ELDERS
49. Actor Green of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" : SETH
51. Wedding walkway : AISLE
52. Bring to the auto repair : TOWIN
53. Golfer Sam : SNEAD
55. Prepared : READY
56. Join forces : MERGE
57. PC key : ENTER
58. With 5-Down, where reactions take place : CHEM
59. Walk the earth : LIVE
61. In the mail : SENT
65. Chinese ideal : TAO

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