New York Times, Thursday, February 22, 2001

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 69 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
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1. XXX : CHIS
5. Unnatural, in a way : POSED
10. Place for some icons : APSE
14. Up-to-the-minute : LAST
15. Opponent for Ike : ADLAI
16. Brown-and-white : ROAN
17. What is more : ALSO
18. What old enemies may do : REARM
19. Window-rattling : LOUD
20. Start of a quip : SOURGRAPES
22. "___ be in England ..." : OHTO
23. "Cheerio!" : SEEYA
24. Flop : DUD
26. A pop : PER
27. Measures of some losses: Abbr. : YDS
28. Gymnast's place : BEAM
32. Big leagues : MAJORS
34. When things don't go right : OFFDAY
36. Who "is alone" in a 1987 Sondheim title : NOONE
37. Middle of the quip : MAKESOMEOFTHE
40. Seed coverings : ARILS
41. Volleys : SALVOS
42. Jack and the missus : SPRATS
44. Go back and forth (with) : SPAR
45. Kind of mask : SKI
48. Book after Philemon: Abbr. : HEB
49. Soak (up) : SOP
51. Fifth- or sixth-grader : TWEEN
53. Bumper ___ : CARS
55. End of the quip : BESTWHINES
59. Take ___ (rest) : ANAP
60. Spanish 101 verb : ESTAR
61. "An Essay on Criticism" writer : POPE
62. Microwave : NUKE
63. "Veni" : ICAME
64. Idle fellow? : ERIC
65. Hearty dinner : STEW
66. Colossus : TITAN
67. Go on and on : RANT
1. Swank : CLASSY
2. Having a certain glow : HALOED
3. Time releases : ISSUES
4. Alibi : STORY
5. One of Henry VIII's six : PARR
6. Old music halls : ODEA
7. Sound before "Thanks, I needed that!" : SLAP
8. Dog-___ : EARED
9. Chinatown offering : DIMSUM
10. Singer Guthrie : ARLO
11. Diminish : POOHPOOH
12. Semisweet white wine : SAUTERNE
13. Sign on the dotted line : ENDORSE
21. Bull sessions : GABFESTS
25. William ___, who founded Ralston Purina : DANFORTH
29. A lot of fluff : EFS
30. Hullabaloos : ADOS
31. Half of a 60's quartet : MAMAS
33. Tittles : JOTS
34. Kans. neighbor : OKLA
35. Cry out : YELP
37. Monocled advertising figure : MRPEANUT
38. Mechanical device that operates by compression : AIRBRAKE
39. Eggs : OVA
40. Waste holders : ASHCANS
43. "Very well" : SOBEIT
45. Woman of la casa : SENORA
46. Constrain : KEEPIN
47. Treehopper, e.g. : INSECT
50. "Lethal Weapon 2," "... 3" and "... 4" actor : PESCI
52. Rain check : WIPER
54. Shoot : SPEW
56. Sportscaster's tidbit : STAT
57. Author Janowitz : TAMA
58. Songbird : WREN

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