New York Times, Tuesday, February 6, 2001

Author: Sherry O. Blackard
Editor: Will Shortz
Sherry O. Blackard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
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1. Wedding entertainers : BAND
5. Wine containers : CASKS
10. Like fine wine : AGED
14. "Your turn," to a 5-Down : OVER
15. Cheerless : BLEAK
16. Trout's home : LAKE
17. Leon Uris's "___ 18" : MILA
18. On "E" : EMPTY
19. "You got that right!" : AMEN
20. Sherlock Holmes in "The Woman in Green" : BASILRATHBONE
23. When to return from lunch, maybe : ATONE
24. "___-hoo!" : YOO
25. ___ Beta Kappa : PHI
28. Hankering : YEN
29. Place holders : TABS
33. Alien landings, telepaths, etc. : XFILES
35. Computer key : DELETE
37. Italian dearie : CARA
38. Betty Haynes in "White Christmas" : ROSEMARYCLOONEY
43. First czar of Russia : IVAN
44. Like sauerkraut and strudel : GERMAN
45. Ingredient : FACTOR
48. Bankrupt : SUNK
49. Great respect : AWE
52. Antlered animal : ELK
53. Batman and Robin, e.g. : DUO
55. Old-timer : ELDER
57. Blanche Devereaux in TV's "The Golden Girls" : RUEMCCLANAHAN
62. Close to closed : AJAR
64. Gentleman callers : BEAUX
65. Small dog, informally : PEKE
66. Isinglass : MICA
67. Egg size : LARGE
68. Makes angry : IRES
69. Labor leader I. W. ___ : ABEL
70. Ceased : ENDED
71. Mailed : SENT
1. Its port is known as the Gateway to India : BOMBAY
2. Pilot : AVIATE
3. Ozzie or Harriet : NELSON
4. Sink feature : DRAIN
5. Many a trucker : CBER
6. ___ mater : ALMA
7. Back-to-school time: Abbr. : SEPT
8. Oscar winner Bates : KATHY
9. V.I.P.'s seating locale : SKYBOX
10. Fed chairman Greenspan : ALAN
11. Coach's strategy : GAMEPLAN
12. Squeeze (out) : EKE
13. Cub's home : DEN
21. Gershwin's "___ Eat Cake" : LETEM
22. Response to a punch in the stomach : OOF
26. Roll call response : HERE
27. Mary Higgins Clark's "Before ___ Good-Bye" : ISAY
30. In the manner of : ALA
31. Chunk in the Arctic Ocean : BERG
32. Eye sores : STYES
34. James Dean or Marilyn Monroe : ICON
35. Job for a body shop : DENT
36. Beige : ECRU
38. Widespread : RIFE
39. White House office shape : OVAL
40. Company picnic activity : SACKRACE
41. K-O connection : LMN
42. Like some old buckets : OAKEN
46. Flowery verse : ODE
47. Gang fight : RUMBLE
49. Stick (to) : ADHERE
50. Undermine : WEAKEN
51. Frank's partner in the comics : ERNEST
54. "Wavy waste," to Thomas Hood : OCEAN
56. ___ lazuli : LAPIS
58. Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
59. Cutup : CARD
60. Downhill racer : LUGE
61. Canned : AXED
62. G.P.'s grp. : AMA
63. Sloop's sail : JIB

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