New York Times, Friday, February 23, 2001

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJQV} This is puzzle # 46 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Secret holder : DOSSIER
8. Like some blankets : THERMAL
15. Like a waltz : INTHREE
16. The very start : WORDONE
17. Music : STRAINS
18. "1984" land : EURASIA
19. Toasts : CHARS
20. They have bishops : CHESSSETS
22. Newspaper publisher Whitelaw ___ : REID
23. Pale yellow : MAIZE
24. Was on the bottom? : SAT
25. Like Bacon and Lamb: Abbr. : ENG
26. Rang : CALLEDUP
29. "How stupid of me!" : DOH
30. Toe loop alternatives : AXELS
31. Funnyman Elliott : CHRIS
35. Strips on a map : ISTHMI
37. Nowheresville : PODUNK
38. Chaff : TEASE
39. Old-fashioned farm apparatus : CHURN
42. Sprint alternative : MCI
43. Attacked, as a bag of chips : TOREOPEN
45. Cartoonist Keane : BIL
46. Tough wood : ASH
49. Super Bowl XXXIII M.V.P. : ELWAY
50. Carpenter's groove : DADO
51. Best on the balance beam, maybe : STEADIEST
54. Like fall leaves : RAKED
55. Does in, in a way : POISONS
56. Major disruption : RIOTING
58. "Told you so!" : IKNEWIT
59. Core : ESSENCE
60. "Mont Sainte-Victoire" painter : CEZANNE
61. Surfaces : EMERGES
1. Drag through the mud : DISCREDIT
2. To a T : ONTHENOSE
3. Kind of student : STRAIGHTA
4. Dig discovery : SHARD
5. Electra's daughter : IRIS
6. Literary contraction : EEN
7. Alter, as an image : RESCALE
8. Is plucky? : TWEEZES
9. Put up : HOUSED
10. Stumbles : ERRS
11. Figures to be maintained? : RDAS
12. Purported Pentateuch penner : MOSES
13. With 21-Down, Clarence Thomas's accuser : ANITA
14. Kind of resistance? : LEAST
21. See 13-Down : HILL
23. Long, as a garment : MAXI
26. Part on the side? : CAMEO
27. 1999 N.C.A.A. hoops champs : UCONN
28. A grad may be working on it : PHD
32. Xavier Cugat's nickname : RUMBAKING
33. Frequency : INCIDENCE
34. Some vacation accommodations : SKILODGES
36. He upset T.E.D. in 1948 : HST
37. Game, maybe : PREY
39. Babar's wife : CELESTE
40. "___ that again?" : HOWS
41. Cornered : UPATREE
44. Check : REININ
46. Jellied garnish : ASPIC
47. Stir up : STOKE
48. Pickle producer : HEINZ
50. Post office gizmo : DATER
52. Like many hurricanes : ASEA
53. Depressed : DOWN
54. York symbol : ROSE
57. Follower of Lenin or Stalin : ISM

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